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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command (AfriCom) conducted one (1) airstrike targeting an al-Shabaab compound in the vicinity of Saakow, Somalia, Dec. 24. In a statement, AfriCom confirmed the initial assessment concluded the strike damaged the compound and several al-Shabaab fighters fled, thwarting nefarious activity. The...
After a 9month stand off with the Nigerian government,  the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike that has kept students in their homes and universities under lock. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining...
To Sanctiom inbound travellers who fail to show up for post arrival covid-19 test President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 “for a further period till the end of March, 2021 bearing in mind the new surge in the number of...
A direct flight, which departed Lagos, Nigeria has arrived Montego Bay, Jamaica for the first time on Monday. The inaugural direct-flight operated by Air Peace was on Tuesday confirmed by the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement signed by the Spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwoye.   According to the Ministry, the inaugural...
Following the release of kidnapped 344 Kankara schoolboys in Katsina State Nigeria, the momentum for a new push against violent forces and their sponsors by military forces will now dominate the war against insurgency in the nation’s North-West. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu...
Nigerian troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed an armed bandit and arrested two others when they engaged the criminals with superior firepower during a night patrol at Bakinruwa Riverside in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State. In a statement on Saturday, by the Coordinator, Media Operations, Defence Headquarters...
The release of over 300 schools boys kidnapped by Boko Haram Terrorists on December 11 has been described as a vindication of the commitment and determination of President Muhammadu Buhari to rid the Nigeria of insecurity. This was said by the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) is determined to consolidate on the gains of democracy in the last two decades despite the challenges faced by the country. Lawan stated this in a keynote address delivered at the 2020 Conference of the...
Says Lagos Cannot Afford To Relax Battle Against Coronavirus Governor Directs Civil Servants From Grade Level 14 Below To Work From Home Following the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria and increase in number of coronavirus cases in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has banned carnivals, concerts and street...
The N20 USSD fee imposed by Nigerian telecommunications and National Identity Management Commission on subscribers for National Identification Number retrieval requests has been canceled. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami directed the Nigerian Communications Commission and the National Identity Management Commission to remove the fee. Recently, NCC directed...