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Sunday, 02-07-16, 16:47Navy Foils Hijack of Merchant Ship, Recues 25 Foreigners[Premium Times] The Nigerian Navy has foiled an attempt by suspected sea pirates to hijack and abduct 25 foreign nationals aboard a Maersk merchant ship carrying general cargo to Nigeria. read more...
Sunday, 02-07-16, 6:30How Govt Can Deliver On the Promise of Good Primary Care[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria has repeatedly been lauded for the detailed prevention strategy and considerable resources it pumped into its polio campaign. It is also praised for managing to contain the Ebola virus within three months of the outbreak in 2014. read more...
Sunday, 02-07-16, 2:21Buhari Proceeds On Vacation As Speculations Mount Over Health[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has begun a short vacation from yesterday February 5 to February 10, 2016. A terse statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina said while Buhari was on vacation, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo would perform the functions of the President. read more...
Saturday, 02-06-16, 18:35Police Recover 5 Camels, 111 Cows From Rustlers[Daily Trust] Zaria -The Zaria area command of the police has recovered five camels, 111 cows and 12 sheep from rustlers in the Pambeguwa district of Kubau local government area of Kaduna State. read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 14:03Buhari Begins Vacation, Osinbajo is Acting President[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has begun a short vacation, his office announced Friday. read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 11:05Labour Movements Plan Nationwide Rally Against Electricity Tariffs[Guardian] Abuja -The organised labour and its civil society allies have planned to embark on a march on major government offices across the country to protest against the 45 per cent hike in electricity tariff. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 14:58Authorities Suspend Use of Helicopter Type[Daily Trust] Lagos -Following Wednesday's controlled ditching of a Bristow Helicopter, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended the operation of the Bristow Helicopters Limited's Sikorsky S-76X++ type till further notice. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 10:40We're Using Minimum Force Against Boko Haram, Says Buhari[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that his administration has updated its rules of engagement in the fight against terrorism by using minimum force. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 10:40President Buhari - We're Using Minimum Force Against Terrorists[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that his administration has updated its rules of engagement in the fight against terrorism by using minimum force. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 5:41Saraki Blames Self, Public Office Holders Since 1999 for Nigeria's Problems[Premium Times] The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday blamed all public office holders since 1999 for the country's current political and economic woes. read more...

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