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Unknown gunmen kidnap seven in Niger – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Niger, Dibal Yakadi, said gunmen on Friday kidnapped seven people in Munya Local Government area of the state.

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General Buratai: Nigeria passing through difficult period

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has declared that the nation is passing through difficult times, saying notwithstanding that, the army has been deployed in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, for the defence of the country’s territorial integrity.
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WHO convenes emergency meeting after Ebola spreads to Uganda

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda.
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Katsina bans farming in nine local councils over banditry, kidnapping

The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.

Federal government gives 40mw power generation licence to Green Energy

The Federal government via the Nigerian power sector regulator - Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) - has granted Green Energy International Limited (GEIL), the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal field an embedded licence for 40 megawatts of electricity (40 MW) power plant.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

2019 polls: God intervened to give us victory – Governor Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that God came down and personally intervened in the electoral turbulence of the state to give Rivers the desired victory.