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Troops of the 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday allegedly invaded the Azagbene community in the Ekermor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and burnt down houses after chasing away residents.
Ini Umotong scored a goal as Brighton thrashed Crystal Palace 5-1 to launch their preseason training activities in style.
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Mele Kyari, over alleged $1.8bn owed the Federal Government by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (ExxonMobil).
The Defence Headquarters yesterday said its operations launched to wipe out banditry, kidnapping and robbery in the North West part of the country have killed 132 armed bandits, recovered 39 firearms and 2,437 rounds of ammunitions between May and July.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and other diary products into the country will soon become effective.
Within a three-month period, covering January to March this year, the Federal Government spent the sum of N610.2bn paying interest on its domestic debts.
The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.
Zamfara Governor, Mr Bello Matawalle, has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its role in helping to “force” bandits, terrorising innocent people in the state to negotiating table.
An Ibadan-based trader, Mrs. Bushira Salawudeen, has prayed a Mapo Customary Court, to plead with her husband, Rafiu, to forgive her and stop the divorce proceedings.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed with the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.