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Ambode Sympathises With Victims Of Lagos Building Collapse

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The Lagos State government has commiserated with victims of the collapsed three-storey building in Ita Faaji, Lagos Island area of the state. 

Nigerian Airforce Intensifies Surveillance Of Hot Spots In Kaduna

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The Nigerian Air Force has intensified aerial surveillance over identified hotspots and flashpoints in Kaduna state while sustaining its air patrol along Abuja-Kaduna highway.

Navy Host Multinational Maritime Exercise

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The Nigerian navy is to host this year’s edition of the multinational maritime exercise tagged “Obangame Express” from 15th to 20th March 2019.

Many Pupils Feared To Be Killed In Collapsed School Building

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Over 40 children have been rescued alive with many more still trapped after a building housing a school collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre.  

U.N. Says D.R. Congo Killings May Be Crimes Against Humanity

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The United Nations says the deaths of at least 535 men, women and children in fighting between two communities in the democratic republic of Congo in December may amount to crimes against humanity.

Kogi Police Commend Politicians And Electorate

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Kogi State Commissioner Of Police, Hakeem Busari has commended politicians and the electorate for their cooperation with security agents during the just-concluded elections across the state.

Airforce Denies Deploying Fighter Jets Against Election Violence

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The Nigerian air force has denied allegations that it is deploying fighter jets and attack helicopters against election violence.

Invasion Of The Residence Of Rivers State Commissioner By Security Agents

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The Nigerian Army says it has started conducting a forensic investigation of some video footages in circulation on social media, allegedly showing soldiers and other security agents invading the residence of the Rivers State Commissioner of Education, Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja.

Dickson Slams INEC Over Missing Card Readers

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The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has described recent announcement by the state INEC's resident electoral commissioner that sixty-three card readers were missing from the last presidential and national assembly elections in the state as a slap on the electoral umpire.

INEC Meets With Security Chiefs Over Governorship Polls

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has effectively tackled all challenges of logistics experienced during the presidential and national assembly elections.

 

Police Deploys 7 DIGS, 10 AIGS, 62 CPS And 72 DCPS For Gubernatorial/House Of Assembly Elections

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Ahead of Saturday’s 9th march gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections across the country, acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has deployed seven deputy inspectors general of police to the six geo-political zones of the country.

Army To Investigate Election Misconduct By Its Personnel

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The Nigerian army says it has set up a committee to investigate alleged cases of malpractice by its personnel during the presidential and national assembly elections.

 

Imo Residents In Abia Promise Block Votes For Emeka Ihedioha

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Imo residents living in Aba-Abia, state  have promised to deliver Emeka Ihedioha, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP during the 9th governorship election.

 

Massive Protests In Algeria Against Bouteflika’s 5th Term Bid

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Thousands of people in cities across Algeria have called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office in the country's biggest anti-government demonstrations since the Arab spring eight years ago.

Police Arrest Three Over Attack On Deputy Police Commissioner In Bayelsa

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The Nigeria Police says it has arrested three suspects including recently elected federal lawmaker for Nembe/Brass, Sunny Goli for allegedly attacking a Deputy Commissioner Of Police, Kola Okunola in Twon-Brass, Bayelsa State during last Saturday's presidential and national assembly elections.

 

Somali Troops Battle Al-Shabaab In Mogadishu

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Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu on Friday as Somali troops battled to dislodge Islamist insurgents holed up next to a hotel they bombed the previous evening. The death toll stemming from that attack neared 30.

Mixed Reactions Over Conduct Of Security Agencies During Elections In Zamfara

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There are mixed reactions about the conduct of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections in Zamfara state.

Katsina Immigration Boss Advises Youths Against Drugs

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Ahead Of Saturday, March 9th Governorship and State Assembly Elections, Katsina command of the Nigeria immigration service, NIS, says it will continue to collaborate with other sister security agencies to keep the state safe and peaceful before, during and after the polls.

National Peace Committee Chairman Wants Nigerians To Shun Violence

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Chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdusalami Abubakar wants Nigerians to shun violence and always endeavor to adopt a peaceful approach in conflict resolution. 

Airforce Strike ISWAP Fighters In Kolloram

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The Air Task Force of “Operation Lafiya Dole” has killed several Islamic State of WEST Africa PROVINCE (ISWAP) fighters as they assembled for a meeting at their hideout in Kolloram on the fringes of Lake Chad in the north of Borno state.