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Nigeria Army Confirms the Death of Soldiers by Boko Haram Insurgents

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The Nigerian Army has confirmed that some soldiers including an officer were ambushed with some killed by the Boko Haram in a recent incident. PREMIUM TIMES reported how four soldiers were killed in the ambush on the military convoy. The soldiers were part of the troops escorting the convoy of a military commander who was heading to Maiduguri, the Borno State ...

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Office of CJN Confirms Justice Salami’s Resignation

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The office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and chairman, National Judicial Commission (NJC) yesterday confirmed the resignation of Justice Ayo Salami from his appointment as chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO). The office however stated that even though Salami said he had sent in his resignation, it was yet to reach the ...

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AUPCTRE successful elections a new dawn in campaign against water privatization – ERA/FoEN

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) for a successful national congress which saw Comrade Benjamin Anthony of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) Abuja emerge as the new president. The national congress which held in Ibadan, Oyo State on 18-19 October, 2017 had ...

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Justice Rejects Appointment to Handle Corruption Cases

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A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami has reportedly rejected his appointment as the Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee, COTRIMCO, based on principle and conscience. According to the Nation Newspaper, Salami is convinced that the committee may not work as “efficiently expected” because of the businesses of some members. He ...

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124,852 Women Vaccinated against Tetanus in Oyo State

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The first 2017 round of Maternal Neonatal tetanus Elimination Campaign had vaccinated 124,852 women against tetanus in seven local governments in Oyo State. Mr Steve Akinrinade of the South West zonal office of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made this disclosure while giving a feedback on the first round of trismus vaccination in these local governments with a high ...

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Omokri Alleges Buhari Approves Maina’s Reinstatement

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Reno Omokri, former Special Adviser on New Media to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was aware of the reinstatement of ex-head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Federal civil service. Omokri maintained that there is no way the former Pension boss was reinstated and given a “plum position” without Buhari’s ...

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Aare Ona Kakanfo: Gani Adams Announces Three New Appointments

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The office of the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams has announced Chief Femi Davies and Prince Segun Akanni as Special Adviser Events and Strategy and Chief of Staff respectively, just as Femi Adepoju has been appointed, Director of Media and Communication. According to a statement issued at the weekend by the Lagos office of the ...

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EFCC Seals Two Houses Belonging to Maina

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The anti-corruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has sealed two houses allegedly owned by the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Reform Team, Abdulrahseed Maina in Kaduna State. The two properties include a two-storey shopping plaza at number 2c Ibrahim Taiwo road and another one storey duplex at Katuru road all located in the state capital. An ...

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