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How Sambisa fell under ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ – Buratai

The professionalism and determination of ‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa Forest in the North East part of the country. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai,  said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on  Saturday  in Apapa,

Army donates educational materials to IDPs

The Nigerian Army has donated educational materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Maj.-Gen. Idris Musa, Chief of Administration, who represented the Chief of Army Staff, said that the gesture was aimed at enhancing the standard of education in the area as well as

Oil prices jump, Brent crude hits $70

Oil prices jumped on Friday, with Brent crude futures hitting their highest in more than two weeks as U.S. stock prices rose. Investors covered short bets ahead of a weekend in which the U.S. news programme “60 Minutes” will air an interview with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. Brent futures rose to more

INEC inaugurated 13 member security sub-committee

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has inaugurated a 13-member security sub-committee for the 2019 general elections in Ebonyi. The sub-committee was inaugurated by Mr Titus Sumba-Lamorde, the Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi Command and chairman of the Inter Agency Consultative on Election Security (IACES), on Friday in Abakaliki. The 13-member sub -committee

Herdsmen: Benue buries Okpokwu 26

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The 26 dead victims of Fulani herdsmen attack on Omusu-Edumoga, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State were, on Thursday, buried amid tears. The funeral service which held at the open field of St. Bernard Primary School, Ugwu-Okpoga, headquarters of the local government, was attended by Governor Samuel Ortom,

FG has no money to fix refineries – Kachukwu

The Federal Government has said that it has no money to fix the nation's refineries. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The minister stated that he had given all

Buhari mocks Jonathan over Chibok, vows to rescue Dapchi girls

•Visits Dapchi, meets parents, teachers of missing schoolgirls Jude Johnson The Nigeria  President Muhammadu Buhari has taken another dig at his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan over his inability to rescue Chibok girls, vowing not to repeat same mistake with the missing Dapchi girls. Buhari on Wednesday in Damaturu, Yobe State capital explained the

Forensic accounting vital to fraud control-Expert

Babatunde Abiodun  The President, Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria (CIFIA) Mrs. Victoria Enape on Wednesday said forensic accounting was vital to fraud control in any country. Enape made this known during a Public Hearing organised by  Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service chaired by Sen. Emmanuel Paulker. The