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Nigerian Govt Secures $3bn World Bank Loan for Power Sector

In an effort to boost the sector and improve the economy, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has confirmed that the country has secured a $3bn loan...

Borno Governor Takes Top Functionaries of Government to Boko Haram Territory for Retreat

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• Governor Babagana Umara of Borno State has dragged his commissioners and top aides to the Boko Haram “enclave” in the northern...

Banking Charges: Nigerian Govt Asks MTN, Others to Stop N4 Charge on USSD Access

About 24 hours to its implementation, the Nigerian government on Sunday asked MTN Nigeria and other mobile operators to halt charging customer the four naira (N4:00)...

7 Terrorists Blown Up, 8 Others Incapacitated By Own Bomb, Says Military

No fewer than seven terrorists were blown up and other eight incapacitated when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for Nigerian...

Torture Centres: Buhari Says Govt Will Not Support Criminality Under Any Guise

Following the consistent busting of illegal Islamic centres in the northern part of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said that he would not support...

World Bank, IMF Pledge to Help Low-income Nations Bolster Growth

Committed to reduction of poverty and boost shared prosperity• BY ROLAND OBIOMA OGBONNAYA with agency report• The World Bank Group, in cooperation with the...

Security Operatives Bust Another Illegal Islamic Centre in Kaduna

The Nigerian Police at the weekend raided another illegal Islamic rehabilitation centre in the Rigasa area of Kaduna State and recued about 147 inmates. This time, the...

Military will Not Rest Until Nigeria is Secure, Olonisakin Promises

Following the consistent terrorists, banditry attacks, cases of kidnapping and other crimes, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has assured that the...

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Loses Mother, Blames ‘Operation Python Dance’

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has lost his beloved mother. Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Kanu death was made public at the weekend. Though she...

NAF Obliterates Another Boko Haram Meeting Venue, Neutralises Several Terrorists at Ngoske in Borno

Maintains higher standards of discipline, regimentation as 40 personnel graduate from RSM course• BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• In another successful...