Mailafia’s Claim on Boko Haram Commander Fake News – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has criticised the claim by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, that a governor from the north is the leader of the Boko Haram sect. In a statement issued on Friday, DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, described the claim as fake news, saying it only lends credence to the …

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Spain shuts nightclubs, bans smoking as cases spike

All Spanish regions have agreed to order the closure of nightclubs and to ban smoking in outdoor areas when keeping a safe distance is impossible, among other measures aimed at curbing a rise in coronavirus infections, Health Minister Salvador Illa said. Illa also advised against meetings of more than 10 people, and warned young people specifically not to gather outside …

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Air Strikes Crush Terrorists’ Enclave, Kill Scores of ISWAP Fighters in Borno

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has eliminated scores of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters and destroyed compounds housing them at Tongule in the Lake Chad area of Northern Borno. This according to the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations Major General John Enenche is in continuation of the air offensive against terrorist elements in the North …

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Navy, NEXIM Bank Sign Mou Towards Opening Up Inland Waterways For International Trade

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), to open up the nation’s inland waterways to boost maritime movement of goods and service. The MoU is aimed at enhancing economic trade and movement of goods and services within the country and across the West Africa region for a more wholesome economic …

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Ebonyi natives write Buratai, hail COAS over Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, other achievements

Some well-meaning indigenes of Ebonyi State have applauded the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. T.Y Buratai for the siting of the Nigerian Army Reference Hospital in Abakiliki, the state capital. In an open letter on Friday, the group, under the auspices of Association of Ebonyi Indigenes in Abuja (AEIA) also commended the COAS for the success of various …

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