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NNPC gets NHIS accreditation to provide medical services to Nigerians

Ongoing efforts by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to provide qualitative healthcare services to Nigerians in all walks of life received a major boost over the weekend with the formal accreditation of the NNPC Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army urges calm in South-East, Cross River over troops movement

The Nigerian Army has urged South-East and Cross River state residents not to panic over massive movement of troops, military vehicles and weapons as it holds a week-long military exercise.

Police arrest woman for locking orphan in kennel

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor shuns Sallah as troops repel insurgents in town

Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday visited Gubio Local Government Area, after soldiers of the 5 Brigade repelled dozens of Boko Haram fighters, who stormed the council.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari orders Army HQ to investigate Taraba police killing

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence an immediate investigation of the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted in the death of three police officers and a civilian.

Enugu government directs air surveillance as clerics, IPOB protest murder of Catholic priest

Enugu State Government, security agencies and church leaders in the state yesterday rose from an emergency meeting over the killing of a Catholic Priest, Fr. Paul Offu, in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church Ugbawka in Enugu State and resolved to establish air surveillance as a way of dealing with the challenge of insecurity in the state.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army warns prospective recruits against fraudsters

The Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria has cautioned prospective recruits seeking enlistment into the Nigerian Army to beware of fraudsters.
The assurance came yesterday, on the heels of a new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major-General Anthony Omozoje, during his courtesy visit to Governor Seyi Makinde in his office at Agodi, Ibadan.

Nigerian Army to synergise with government to tame security challenges

The Nigerian Army has again assured of its readiness to synergise with governments at levels to tame the spate of security challenges bedevilling the nation.

Restaurant owner drags FAAN to court over alleged missing N950,000

The owner of a restaurant at Margaret Ekpo international Airport, Calabar, Cross River State, Mr. Effanga Offiong Inyang, has dragged Management of Federal Airport Authority (FAAN) to court over alleged missing N950, 000.
NPFL Champions, Enyimba International, Kano Pillars, Enugu Rangers, and Niger Tornadoes get CAF opponent for the 2019-20 Champions League and Confederation Cup campaign.

Enyimba, Pillars, Enugu Rangers , Tornadoes get CAF opponents

NPFL Champions, Enyimba International, Kano Pillars, Enugu Rangers, and Niger Tornadoes get CAF opponents for the 2019-20 Champions League and Confederation Cup campaign.

General Buratai approves army officers postings, appointments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments for officers of the Nigerian Army.

Customs: Officer who appeared with DCG rank is mentally unstable

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, Nura Dahiru, who appeared in the office wearing the rank of a Deputy Comptroller-General (DCG) on Monday was not in the right frame of mind.
Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA) has dissociated itself from statements on social media which capitalized on what it called dastardly acts carried out by Okada riders at the headquarters of the traffic managers.

Kwartma dissociates self from false statements on social media

Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA) has dissociated itself from statements on social media which capitalized on what it called dastardly acts carried out by Okada riders at the headquarters of the traffic managers.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.

Federal government to inaugurate SEC board Monday

The Federal Government will on Monday inaugurate the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to be chaired by Mr Olufemi Lijadu.

15 police officers in detention over extortion

The leadership of the Abia State Police Command says it has arrested 15 police personnel under its command for allegedly extorting money from motorists and other members of the public.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said major challenges witnessed during Nigeria’s 2019 elections were caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act.

Governor Wike: How President Buhari caused 2019 election challenges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said major challenges witnessed during Nigeria’s 2019 elections were caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act.
Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

NEMA: 18 LGs in Rivers to suffer severe flooding in 2019

Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

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A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games begins in Morocco

What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium.
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Mike Pompeo: Release of Iranian tanker unfortunate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had been allowed to leave.