Army threatens to invoke Cyber law against peddlers of fake videos

Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai: Army threatens to sue peddlers of fake videos on Boko Haram attack By Rabiu Sani/Maiduguri The Nigerian Army has threatened to sue purveyors of fake videos and other images, in connection with the recent Boko Haram attack on troops at Metele in Borno State. It was the […]

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Madrid mauled at Eibar, new coach Solari in trouble

Eibar’s players seem to say they have the power over Madrid Santiago Solari proved the perfect caretaker but his debut as permanent coach of Real Madrid on Saturday ended in a disastrous 3-0 defeat at Eibar. Four wins while in temporary charge earned Solari a contract until 2021 over the international break, only for Real […]

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons whip E/Guinea to AWCON’s semi-final

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala: records hat trick against Equatorial Guinea A hat-trick from Asisat Oshoala helped Nigeria’s Super Falcons to a 6-0 whipping of Equatorial Guinea to advance to the semi-finals of the 11th African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana. The Super Falcons progressed with South Africa, which drew 1-1 with Zambia […]

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Buhari shocked over Metele attack, vows Nigeria will prevail

File Photo: President Buhari, with Lt. General Tukur Buratai, defence minister and Governor Shettima in Monguno, 150kms to Maiduguri President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military men in Metele village of Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists. He also gave an assurance that immediate measures are being taken to ensure […]

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Metele attack: Surviving soldiers send SOS to Buhari

Nigerian soldiers in Metele, Borno send SOS to President Buhari By Rabiu Sani/Maiduguri Some soldiers who survived the attack by Boko Haram on the military formation in Metele have sent an SOS to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to probe the quality of weapons procured by the military authorities and save them from further avoidable […]

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We’ll hold Buhari to his words on 2019 elections, says Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has said that Nigerians should hold President  Muhammadu Buhari to his words for the conduct of a free, credible, violence-free general elections in 2019. Abubakar said this in Abuja at the 2018 Second Annual General Meeting […]

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Niger govt to privatise Bida, Badeggi rice mills

Niger State government is making arrangements with private partners to invest in its Bida and Badeggi rice mills toward boosting rice production in the state. Malam Haruna Dukku, the state Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development disclosed this on Saturday at a press briefing in Minna. “Our discussion with Elephant Group to take over Bida […]

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