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BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Ranked First In Internet-Based Criminal Act In Africa…

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) disclosed that Nigeria currently ranks third globally in cybercrimes. Nigeria comes behind the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Director General of NCC disclosed this at the ongoing 2017 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Lagos, Nigeria. Mr Danbatta stated […]

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ASUU Gives Federal Government 6 New Conditions To End Strike…

  University teachers have presented six new conditions for calling off their two-week old strike. But the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday pleaded with the lecturers to embrace peace for the sake of innocent students. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) is to discuss today the demands of the Academic Staff Union […]

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Suicide Bombing Kills 5, Injures 8 In A Bank Attack…

Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of an explosion near a bank in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo) A suicide bomber blew himself up at a bank close to the heavily protected U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding eight, the interior ministry said. […]

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BREAKING: ASUU Shuns Meeting With Federal Government…

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has shunned a meeting scheduled with the Federal Government on Tuesday to address the concerns raised in an earlier agreement between them for which ASUU has been on strike. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi told newsmen that the education body had submitted a proposal to the federal […]

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Benue Postpones The Implementation Of Anti-Grazing Law…

Stakeholders in Benue on Monday agreed to begin the implementation of the 2017 Anti-Open Grazing Law in November. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the law, which was signed by Governor Samuel Ortom in June, gave herdsmen a deadline of October to end open grazing and replace same with ranching from November 1. The […]

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Gov. Ortom Visits Flood Affected Areas In Makurdi, Pleads With FG To Release Ecological Funds (Photos/Video)…

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, earlier Yesterday visited areas affected by flood in Makurdi where many people have been rendered homeless. He sympathized with those affected by the flood and described the situation as sad and unfortunate. The Governor called on those living in flood prone areas across the state to relocate. He also […]

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Boko Haram: US Sells N181bn War Planes & Weapons To Nigeria…

  The Headquarters of the United States Department of Defence, the Pentagon, has informed the US Congress of the sale of 12 Super Tucano A-29 ground attack aircraft and weapons to Nigeria to fight the Boko Haram insurgency. Reuters reported that the Pentagon communicated the sale of the 12 ground attack aircraft valued at $593m […]

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