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[BREAKING] #EndSARS: Security Operatives Take Over Lekki Tollgate

Security operatives have taken over the Lekki toll gate ahead of the first anniversary of #EndSARS nationwide protests. We gathered that operatives of the police, soldiers and other agencies have stormed the tollgate. Recall that police authorities and the Lagos State Government had warned against another phase of protests. But groups have insisted that they would carry on with the protest on remembrance of those who lost their lives last year. Witnesses told The Nation that heavy presence of armed security operatives was spotted in some parts of Lekki and other areas of the State. The National Economic Council had
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President Buhari Makes New Appointment In Health Sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a new Medical Director (MD), Federal Medical Centre, Bida, Niger State, Dr Usman Abubakar. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, announced Abubakar’s appointment in a letter released on Thursday. The appointment of the new MD takes effect from Sept. 14, 2021 for a term of four years. Before his appointment, Abubakar was the Ag. Medical Director and the Head of Clinical Services and Training of the centre. Congratulating Usman, Buhari urged him to work hard to ensure that the hospital was positioned to provide quality health care services to
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BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Military General In Lagos

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith (retd.), in the Ajah area of Lagos State. Reports says that the abducted general is a cousin to a former Inspector-General of Police and current Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith. Sikiru Smith is currently the Chairman of Double Wealth Ventures Limited – a dredging and engineering firm. It was gathered that the retired military officer was supervising work on a site in the Ajah area of Lagos State on Monday when masked gunmen invaded the place and shot sporadically. Smith was reportedly taken away in
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BREAKING: STUDENTS COMMENCE MASSIVE ONLINE PROTEST ON TWITTER

The students of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, have taken another step further to signal their warnings and displeasures to the Edo State government and the general public to the effect of the ongoing strike embarked upon by the chapters Academic Staff Union of Universities (Asuu) since the 25th of March, 2021, aswell as that of the the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU)/ Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) that is almost three months old now, by taking their protest online. It's note worthy here that while Asuu strike is currently a month old, that of NASU/SSANU has
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Nigerians Reacts Over Ezekwesili’s “No word No closure” Statement to Buhari

Reactions and counter reactions has continued to trail over the recent statement made by Oby Ezekwesili concerning the Nigerian government and the president, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.).The Economic Advisor, Public Analyst and of course former Minister of Education Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, had in the early hours of noon today held a Lecture to commemorate the 7th year adversory of the abduction of over 200 Chibok girls by the insurgent Boko Haram Terrorist group in Borno State, on the 14th of April 2014.Subsequently, Dr. Ezekwesili took to her official Tweeter handle @Obyezeks to make known her displeasure concerning @MBuhari's inability to
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NAF TO FINALLY END TERRORISM, ACQUIRES 12 TUCANO COMBAT JETS

The Nigerian government has taken yet another step to finally put an end to terrorism and insecurity as the Nigerian Air Force acquires the sum of 12 Tucano Fighter Jets in readiness to combating and containing the menace of terrorists in the country. The above information was brought to public notice yesterday afternoon by Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the president of the Federation Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) via his official Twitter handle.Mallam Shehu posted @Garshehu a 59-seconds video of the said Tucano jet during a flight test operation for it.Subsequently, he further informed in
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