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Africa

Fall of Sambisa: Buratai Bags Africa Leadership Magazine’s Award in Johannesburg.

 Following the fall of Sambisa Forest and the defeat of Boko Haram by the Nigerian Military, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai has been awarded the African Leadership Magazine Award in recognition of the strategic and commanding roles he played in achieving the feat.   Several foreign countries particularly African countries had wondered […]

Africa, News

Ekweremadu advices against military action in Gambia

Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has warned against military action in the Gambia following that country’s presidential election, saying such action could threaten the security of the entire sub-region. The warning was contained in a statement issued by Ekweremadu’s Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, on Tuesday in Abuja. Ekweremadu said such action […]

Africa, News

Buhari pledges Nigeria’s support to Guinea Bissau.

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that as the Chairman of ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea Bissau, he will do his best to ensure that the country did not relapse into crisis. Receiving the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umar El-Mukhtar Sissoco-Embola, at the State House, the President expressed satisfaction on the gradual return of normalcy […]

Africa, News

Shock, Disbelief as Customs intercepts container of Jollof Rice, Yam Porridge, Egusi, from India

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20ft container of Nigerian foods such as Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, and Yam Porridge imported from India. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf, disclosed this in a statement made available to the media in Lagos by the Public Relations Officer […]

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Buhari orders construction 1,000 km pipeline from Niger Republic to Kaduna refinery

Group Managing Director, (GMD) Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, (NNPC), on Friday said the corporation will construct a 1,000 kilometer pipeline from Agadam Niger Republic, to supply crude oil to Kaduna refinery. The GMD made the disclosure during a visit to the Kaduna Refinery Petrochemical Company Limited (KRPC) in Kaduna. Baru said high level contacts have […]

Africa, Featured, News

Jonathan @59-You saved Nigeria & Africa from Catastrophic Civil War-Fani-Kayode.

 Jonathan @59-You saved Nigeria & Africa from Catastrophic Civil War-Fani-Kayode.   Former minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has joined millions of Nigerians to felicitate with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 59th Birthday, saying, “But for that single and historic decision that you made to concede the election last year and congratulate your opponent, […]

Africa, Featured, News, Terrorism

Boko Haram: How Lt. Colonel Abu Ali, Nigerian Army’s ‘Lord of War’ died; gets post-humus promotion to Colonel.

Boko Haram: How Lt. Colonel Abu Ali, Nigerian Army’s ‘Lord of War’ died; gets post-humus promotion to Colonel.  After Lt. Col Abu Ali led fighting troops to foil an attempt by over 60 Boko Haram terrorists, heavily armed with anti-tank weapons, anti-Aircraft guns, GPMGs and several AK 47 rifles who attempted to overrun Mallam Fatori […]