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Buhari Asked Us To Focus On Northern Nigeria — World Bank

Buhari Asked Us To Focus On Northern Nigeria — World Bank

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request. Kim and the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, who spoke at separate press conferences in Washington DC, …

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40 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to NSCDC in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State says about 40 Boko Haram insurgents have indicated willingness to surrender to the Corps. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Abdullahi …

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Police arrest another Boko Haram suspect in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrested of one Mohammed Basha, suspected to be a member of the dreaded Boko Haram in Isua Akoko, Akoko South-East Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph, told Premium Times in a telephone interview that …

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Buhari calls for calm after herdsmen kill 19 in Plateau

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari appealed for calm and an end to communal violence on Saturday after police said armed herdsmen killed 19 people in the central state of Plateau. Local police said Fulani herdsmen attacked Ancha village, in the Bassa local government area of Plateau state, in the early hours …

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Nigerian Police debunk suicide rumour of officer posted to Borno

The Ebonyi Police Command has debunked the rumour making the rounds in Abakaliki that one of its officers committed suicide on Monday, over his posting to Maiduguri. Sgt. Donatus Oyibe was found dead inside a well at his premises in Abakaliki, while people insinuated that he committed suicide on learning …

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