Troops Kill Several Bandits, Recover Over 700 Rustled Livestock

  Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed scores of bandits during a daring aggressive clearance operation, the military has said. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, explained in a statement on Sunday that it was in furtherance of the operational mandate to decisively stamp banditry out of the North-West region. … Continue reading Troops Kill Several Bandits, Recover Over 700 Rustled Livestock

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Lagos Doctors To Begin Warning Strike On Monday

  Doctors in Lagos State under the aegis of the Medical Guild are set to begin a three-day warning strike from Monday. The Chairman of the guild, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, announced this on Sunday while addressing a press conference in Lagos State. According to him, the medical practitioners took the decision to embark on industrial … Continue reading Lagos Doctors To Begin Warning Strike On Monday

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NAF Attacks Bandits’ Camp, Kill Several In Zamfara Forest

  The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has attacked another armed bandits’ camp in the south-western part of Kwiambana Forest in Zamfara State. In a statement on Sunday, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations Major General John Enenche said scores of bandits were killed during the operation. He explained that the operation was conducted … Continue reading NAF Attacks Bandits’ Camp, Kill Several In Zamfara Forest

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Pope ‘Very Distressed’ Over Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Conversion To Mosque

  Pope Francis said Sunday he was “very distressed” over Turkey’s decision to convert the Byzantine-era monument Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. “My thoughts go to Istanbul. I’m thinking about Hagia Sophia. I am very distressed,” the pope said in the Vatican’s first reaction to a decision that has drawn international criticism. The Vatican … Continue reading Pope ‘Very Distressed’ Over Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Conversion To Mosque

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Cybercrime: Police Rescue U.S. Citizen Confined In Lagos Hotel For 16 Months

  Police operatives have rescued an American citizen who was confined in a hotel in Lagos State for more than one year. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the Nigeria Police said the victim who hails from Washington DC and is a retired civil servant in the US, was held at the hotel against … Continue reading Cybercrime: Police Rescue U.S. Citizen Confined In Lagos Hotel For 16 Months

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How National Arts Theatre Rehabilitation Will Generate About 10,000 Jobs – FG

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has explained how the planned restoration and upgrade of the National Arts Theatre will generate about 10,000 jobs during and after the restoration. He gave the explanation on Sunday in Lagos during the formal handover of the edifice and the adjoining 134-hectare fallow land to the … Continue reading How National Arts Theatre Rehabilitation Will Generate About 10,000 Jobs – FG

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56 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos State

  Fifty six more recovered COVID-19 patients were on Sunday discharged in Lagos State.  This is according to a statement by the Lagos State Ministry of Health which said the former COVID-19 patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus. While giving a breakdown of the discharged persons, the Ministry noted that they comprise … Continue reading 56 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos State

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APC Screening: Ignore My Disqualification Rumour, Says Akeredolu

  Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has condemned the reports that he has been disqualified by the Governorship Election Screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Oyewamide Ojo, the governor insisted that he was very much in the race. He … Continue reading APC Screening: Ignore My Disqualification Rumour, Says Akeredolu

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Tottenham Defeat Leaves Arsenal’s Europe Dreams Hanging In Balance

    Tottenham on Sunday defeated North London rivals, Arsenal 2-1, leaving the Gunners hopes of securing a place in Europe hanging.  Details later…

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COVID-19: Florida Reports 15,000 Cases In A day, A US Record

    Florida has registered more than 15,000 new cases of coronavirus in a day, easily breaking a record for a US state previously held by California, according to official numbers published Sunday. The total of 15,299 cases in the hard-hit southeastern state was up sharply, 47 percent above the previous day’s total, the Florida … Continue reading COVID-19: Florida Reports 15,000 Cases In A day, A US Record

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