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The remain of General Alkali recovered from an abandoned well

Nigerian Army recovers remains of General Idris Alkali in abandoned well

The remains the former Head of Administration, Army Headquarters, Major General Idris Alkali (Rtd.) has been recovered from an abandoned well in a village known as Guchwet in Shen district of Jos south local government area in Plateau State.
Soldiers and their sniffer-dogs at the grave site where remains of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) were initially buried and later exhumed to an unknown destination by his suspected killers in Dura-Du near Jos, Plateau State… yesterday PHOTO: SUNDAY ADAH/BJO/NAN

Body of missing General Idris Alkali found in Jos

The body of the missing Army General, Retired Major General Idris Alkali, has been found, the Army said on Wednesday.
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Presidency: Going to court over Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate waste of time

Those challenging the non-submmision of academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari in court are abusing the judicial system in the country.
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Senators, stakeholders endorse federal polytechnic for Daura

They also endorsed the establishment of a ‎federal university of education, Aguleri, Anambra State, federal polytechnic Ikom, Cross River State and the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management, Uromi, Edo State.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP heads to court to challenge Muhammadu Buhari’s qualification to run in 2019

In spite of the clear provisions of the 1999 Constitution as amended that show that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to run for the nation’s presidency, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday that it would challenge the president’s suitability in court.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari certificate saga is dead issue

The Presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress have hit back at the Peoples Democratic Party after the opposition party took President Muhammadu Buhari to task over his Secondary School certificate.
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Watch: What Nigerian Army said about Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate in 2015

The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to attach his credentials to the forms he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable his seek reelection next year on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019 has generated another round of interest in the issue.
Soldiers and their sniffer-dogs at the grave site where remains of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) were initially buried and later exhumed to an unknown destination by his suspected killers in Dura-Du near Jos, Plateau State… yesterday PHOTO: SUNDAY ADAH/BJO/NAN

Nigerian Army: Community buried body of missing General Alkali secretly

Major General Benson Akinroluyo, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Nigerian Army, Jos, said body of missing Maj. Gen. Alkali Idris (retd) was allegedly buried secretly by Dura Du community.

Nigerian Army uncovers shallow grave of missing General Alkali

The Nigerian Army has discovered a shallow grave where a missing Major General Muhammed Alkali, was buried after he was killed.
Mohammed Idris Alkali, the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on Sept. 3.

Police declare district head wanted over General Idris Alkali’s disappearance

The Plateau state police command has declared the district head of Dura Du in Jos south local government area and seven others wanted in connection with the disappearance of Idris Alkali, a retired major general.
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Over N115,000 displaced persons return home in Benue

Over 115,000 Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) out of 180,000, who were affected by the herdsmen/farmers crisis in Benue State might have returned to their homes.
President Buhari receives in audience APC Aspirants from Kwara State 3

Muhammadu Buhari: Tunde Idiagbon was rare example of loyalty

President Muhammadu Buhari has described late Major General Tunde Idiagbon as a very rare example of what loyalty to fatherland and to a superior should be.
President Buhari receives in audience APC Aspirants from Kwara State 2

Muhammadu Buhari: APC’ll form government in Kwara

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, boasted that All Progressives Congress, APC, will form the government in Kwara State after the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian military resettles 145,000 IDPs in three states – commander

The Nigerian army has said it has facilitated the return of 145,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes in Benue, Taraba and parts of Nasarawa States.
The National Security Council (NSC) meeting held on Thursday on the security situation in the country and the effect on the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

Security council meets on peaceful elections

The National Security Council (NSC) meeting held on Thursday on the security situation in the country and the effect on the conduct of the 2019 general elections.
The Muslim Congress has urged governors and politicians in Nigeria to shun bitter politics.

TMC: Ayodele Fayose’s decision to shun Kayode Fayemi’s inauguration’ll promote politics of bitterness

The organisation explained that bitter politics was one of the factors responsible for crisis and violence witnessed during elections.

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) has conferred an honourary Doctorate in Management Sciences on Dr Muhammadu Indimi, the Executive Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, at its 26th Convocation ceremony in Kaduna.

Akinwumi Adesina, Muhammadu Indimi bag NDA doctorate award

Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) has conferred an honourary Doctorate in Management Sciences on Dr Muhammadu Indimi, the Executive Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, at its 26th Convocation ceremony in Kaduna.

Nigerian Army court-marshals three officers for cowardice

The Nigerian Army has court-marshalled three officers and two soldiers for offences bordering on cowardice, negligence and abduction.

Nigerian Army recovers two more vehicles in Jos pond

The Nigerian Army yesterday recovered two vehicles from the old mining pond in Lafendeg, Du District of Plateau’s Jos South Local Government Area where the Toyota Corolla car belonging to the missing Major-General Idris Alkali was recovered Saturday evening.
The car of the missing General Alkali found beneath a pond in Dura Du, Jos

Nigerian Army finds car of missing General Idris Alkali in Jos pond

Soldiers draining a pond in Dura Du in Jos, Plateau state, have found the vehicle of the missing Major General Idris Alkali.
NSA Monguno signing the Code of Conduct to join global effort against terror

Nigeria joins global fight against terror

The National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno, has signed a Code of Conduct, aimed at making Nigeria to join efforts by the global community to actively engage in the fight against terror in all its forms.

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IPOB is not Nigeria’s problem

Last week, an incredible development occurred wherein 75 organisations from northern Nigeria placed a N100m bounty on fugitive leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: National Assembly to support INEC to delineate electoral constituencies

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has stated that the National Assembly will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its bid to properly delineate electoral constituencies across the country ahead of the 2023 general election.
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Official: Kano governor lauds army for securing Falgore forest, flash points

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has applauded the efforts of troops of 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army for securing Falgore forest and other notorious forests in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 75 healthcare workers tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week across the country. Its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known at the national briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja.

Nigeria records 26 new coronavirus infections, total now 167,401

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 167,401.
The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has supported 32 Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) survivors in Borno.

UNFPA calls for laws, policies on bodily autonomy for women, girls to check GBV

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"His comments this week we regard as an interesting signal and we will wait to see whether they are followed up with any kind of more direct communication to us about a potential path forward," U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in an ABC News interview.

White House: Kim Jong Un’s comments are ‘interesting signal’

The United States on Sunday said it saw as an "interesting signal" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's comments this week saying he is ready for "dialogue and confrontation" but that Washington was still waiting for direct communication from Pyongyang to start talks towards the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) must be committed to its manifesto for it to succeed in governance.

House speaker: APC must be committed to its manifesto to succeed

The speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) must be committed to its manifesto for it to succeed in governance.
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Manchester United moves to seal deal on Jadon Sancho

English Premier League side Manchester United have made progress in their attempt to reach a deal with Borussia Dortmund for the Old Trafford-wanted Englishman Jadon Sancho, who is currently playing for the national team in the ongoing Euros 2020 competition.
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15 kidnap victims escape from captivity in Niger

Not less than 15 people recently kidnapped by bandits in Tegina town of Niger state at the weekend escaped from their Abductors.

Niger school attack: 15 kidnap victims escape sleeping guards

Fifteen Nigerian hostages have escaped from their abductors as they slept, weeks after they were among more than 130 pupils and teachers snatched by gunmen from an Islamic seminary, the school's headteacher told AFP Tuesday.