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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Military neutralises several terrorists, destroys logistics facilities in Sambisa

The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that several Boko Haram Terrorists have been neutralised in air strikes executed by the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole at Valangide in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Scores killed as NAF raid Sambisa forest

The dreaded Boko Haram Islamic Sect once more suffered heavy casualties as the Nigerian Air Force fighter jets their hideouts in Bula Koroge on the fringes of the Sambisa forest in Borno State.

Troops raid Plateau Fulani settlements, burns 100 homes over colleagues death

Soldiers of Operation Safe Haven retaliate the killing of two of their colleagues by Fulani herdsmen.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

NEPA/PHCN pensioners protest non-payment of N25 billion arrears

Pensioners of Nigeria Electricity Power Authority/Power Holding Company of Nigeria (NEPA/PHCN), yesterday, protested non-payment of their over N25 billion benefit arrears since 2012 till date.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

One dead, three injured as fire guts Kogi settlement

One person died and three others sustained injuries when a Fulani settlement at Jingbe, Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi, was completely gutted by an overnight fire.
Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.

Naira Marley hits US as court strikes out car theft charge

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed a car theft charge filed by the police against hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.
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Philip Shaibu takes over political leadership of Edo North from Adams Oshiomhole

Philip Shaibu, Edo State deputy governor, has taken over the political leadership of Edo North Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Ibrahim Magu

Official: EFCC would continue to partner credible CSOs on anti-graft war

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has assured credible civil society organisations, CSOs, of continued partnership in the task of combating economic and financial crimes.

Police nab five over ‘kidnapping, armed robbery’ in Niger

The Police in Niger has arrested five suspects for alleged kidnapping and armed robbery in Rafi and Mariga local government areas of the state.

Central bank mandates indirect PSP to obtain risk-based rating

As from November 11, any institution applying for an indirect participant in the nation’s Payments System must have a satisfactory risk-based rating from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Stakeholders seek end to incessant marriage break-up

Some stakeholders, on Tuesday, identified third-party influence and lack of trust among couples as factors responsible for the collapse of marriages nowadays.

Insecurity: Miyetti Allah to extend sensitisation to other Southeast states

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South-East zone says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in other states in the zone in the bid to purge itself of the violent elements.

No IPOB member arrested in Ebonyi – spokesperson

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Saturday, said no member of the group was arrested in Ebonyi state.

Kebbi governor urges herdsmen, farmers to live as family

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has urged herdsmen and farmers to live as members of same family in the state.

IPOB wants military checkpoints dismantled in Southeast

Following recent activities of officers of the Nigerian army in the Southeast, Abia in particular, members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has expressed rage over the killing of a commercial motorcycle operator by a happy-trigger soldier in Aba over his alleged refusal to pay N100 daily illegal toll at Ohanze, in Obingwa LGA of Abia State.

PDP blasts Governor Obaseki over silence on Ruga settlement

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of secretly conceding land to the federal government for a pilot scheme of the RUGA Settlement.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Edin Dzeko have caused defenders plenty of problems down the years, with Inter’s Milan Skriniar the latest to talk up their obvious qualities.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s rape suit dropped in Las Vegas

A rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo that made headlines when it was filed last year in Las Vegas has been quietly dropped.

Central bank: Value of money market assets outstanding hits N11.89 trillion

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that the total value of money market assets outstanding in the fourth quarter of 2018 was N11.897trillion.

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Sibanye-Stillwater to declare force majeure on South African platinum output

Platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater said on Monday it would declare force majeure on supply contracts for platinum group metals after it temporarily closed its South African mines to comply with a three-week national lockdown.
Neymar has decided he still wants to leave for Barcelona and a permanent reunion with Lionel Messi, according to reports.

Cafu: Neymar technically superior to Lionel Messi

Legendary Brazil right-back Cafu has rated compatriot Neymar a more technically gifted player compared to former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.
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Juventus cut Cristiano Ronaldo, Maurizio Sarri, others’ salaries

Shares in Italian football giants Juventus surged Monday after the club’s decision to cut their players’ salaries in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
It is unthinkable Wimbledon can go ahead while the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, said the German Tennis Federation vice-president, Dirk Hordorff. Andrew Redington-Getty Images

Wimbledon will be cancelled – German official

Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam this week due to the coronavirus pandemic, German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff has told Sky Sports.
The President of Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Kenneth Minimah, has urged private companies to support three tiers of government in promoting and sponsoring of boxing competitions and boxing tournaments in Nigeria.

Nigeria boxing federation favoured by Olympic postponement – board member

Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) board member Azania Omo Agege has stated that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the Covid-19 break is a bit of favour.