- Nigeria continues to win the
battle against Boko Haram terrorists as troops on Thursday discovered and
destroyed some terrorists’ camps, weapons and equipment at Nwalemer, Mallemiri,
Bale and Gwoza in the north East. This was disclosed by the Army spokesman,
Colonel Sani Usman.
- The Super Eagles, are now in
Swaziland for an encounter between them and the country for the 2018 FIFA World
Cup second round qualifier which has been scheduled for today (Friday). The
match will begin by 6pm.
- National Planning and
Budgeting Minister, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma has assured Nigerians that things
would surely turn around for the good of the country. Udoma who admitted that
things are currently tough in the country said change was imperative. He said
this on Thursday at a reception organised in his honour by the management of
National Planning Commission (NPC).
- Report says Golden Eaglets’
Striker, Victor Osimhen has signed for Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspur.
The 16-year-old striker who scored in every game at the just concluded U17
tournament played in Chile and emerged the highest goal scorer had reportedly
opened negotiation with the club through his agents while he was still in
- The Supreme Court on Thursday
in Abuja asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal to put on hold the trial of the
Senate President, Dr. Olubukola Abubakar Saraki on charges of false assets
declaration, pending the outcome of the appeal filed by the Senate President at
the apex court.
- Report has claimed that the
ICPC has commenced investigation into the reign of the recently sacked
Permanent Secretaries in the various ministries. It was gathered that the
investigation has now been taken more seriously after the sum of N292m was
uncovered in one of Perm. Sec’s accounts in the last five months.
- According to report, the
meeting earlier fixed for Friday between Eastern governors and Ohanaeza Ndigbo
over the ongoing agitation for Biafra has now been shifted to Tuesday next week
and the venue has equally been shifted from Owerri to Enugu city.
- The All Progressives Congress
(APC) has commended the choice of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers,
saying that while Buhari appointed technocrats that can deliver, former
President, Jonathan appointed miscreants, mistresses and thugs, as ministers.
- The Nigeria Police has debuked
social media reports that its men were engaged in the killing of members of
MASSOB and IPOB. A statement by the Force spokesperson, Bisi Kolawole said
despite provocation, the police had maintained and managed the situation with
high sense of responsibility and professionalism, hence stories on killings
- Hearing in the fundamental
rights enforcement suit filed against the Federal Government by the former
National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Mohammed Dasuki (rtd) will
commence today at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
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