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Nigeria Will Strengthen Maritime Security – Buhari

Nigeria will team up with other countries to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged. Receiving the Executive Secretary of the Gulf of Guinea Commission, Ambassador (Mrs) Florentina Adenike Ukonga, at State House, Abuja, Thursday, the President said the Commission is of strategic importance, …

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The Confession Of A Millionaire Armed Robber Who Nearly Became Kogi State Chief Security Officer

At 30, Zakeri Isiaka is a millionaire and a frightening one. In political circles in Kogi State, Saturday PUNCHlearnt that a mere mention of his name sends shivers down the spines of those who are familiar with his activities. To Kogi State indigenes, Isiaka is a dreaded political thug, who killed …

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Lagos State Asks Supreme Court To Uphold Major Al-Mustapha’s Death Sentence

The Lagos State government has asked the Supreme Court to set aside the July 12, 2013 judgement of the Court of Appeal, which discharged and acquitted Major Hamza Al-Mustapha of the the murder of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola. Kudirat was a wife of the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 …

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Feel Free To Leave Nigeria If You Have Another Country – Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday, “If anybody has a country to go to, let him go, we will stay here and salvage our country.” The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement, quoted Buhari as saying this yesterday while meeting with …

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IDP Camps Crisis: Government Officials Sexually Abusing Women and Girls

Women and girls of 16 sexually abused by officials Victims stigmatised, feel angry, dejected and suicidal (Abuja) – Government officials and other authorities in Nigeria have raped and sexually exploited women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram. The government is not doing enough to protect displaced women …

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Buhari Meets Niger Delta Groups Today – Offers N3.5 trillion For Infrastructural Development

President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet Niger Delta stakeholders with a view to ending the militancy in the region which has led to a sharp decline in Nigeria’s oil revenue. Those expected at the meeting include all the governors, ministers and other political appointees from the Niger Delta region as …

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