Viral Video: Nigeria Army Didn’t Destroy Farmland In Southeast

As a reaction to a viral video on social media showing officers and men of the Nigeria Army destroying a farmland in the Southeast, the Nigerian Army has dissociated its personnel from a viral video. The video showed troop’s clad in green camouflage uniforms storm a farm in the South-east and destroying crops. The Army said the video footage was doctored by secessionists, to denigrate and bring its image into disrepute adding that it has subjected the video to credible reverse image and discovered it was first published on YouTube…

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Kaduna State: Terrorists Release 28 Abducted Students Of Baptist High School

Information reaching our news desk has it that the 28 students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna have been released after 20 days after their abduction by the mindless terrorists that are operating without hitches in the state. Their release was confirmed by the Kaduna State chairman of Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab. The students were abducted by the terrorists from their school in Kaduna State on July 5, 2021. It would be recalled that the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai was one of the…

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Air Peace Passengers Escape Death As Plane Crash-lands In Ilorin

The reported crash-landing of an aircraft in the fleet of Air Peace, at the runway of the Ilorin International Airport has led to the closure traffic. Early reports have it that many passengers, including some highly placed Nigerians, narrowly escaped death as a result of the incident. All flights to Ilorin have also been canceled until the evacuation of the plane. Air Peace began operation from Ilorin Airport on June 16. According to investigation, the aircraft crashed around 9.30am on Friday morning upon landing in Ilorin from Abuja. The plane…

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COVID-19: 4, 000 Nigerian Children Now Orphans – World Bank Report

Statistics released by World Bank experts at the Imperial College of London has revealed that an estimated 4,000 Nigerian children lost one or both parents to the killer coronavirus (COVID-19)-associated deaths between March 2020 and July 2021. The report also revealed that over 4,100 Nigerian children lost one or both primary caregivers in the same timeframe, while 4,300 lost one or both primary and secondary caregivers. The Bank disclosed these in its latest blog post co-authored by Laura Rawlings, lead economist at World Bank and Susan Hillis, a senior technical…

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In Nigeria Bandits Are Acting with Impunity under ‘sleepy Buhari’ – Hanke

An American applied economist at John Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States, Steve H. Hanke, has stated that bandits are acting with impunity under a “sleepy” President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration within the territories of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Hanke, who is one of the Buhari-led administration’s critics, said Nigerians helplessly witness an upsurge in insecurity issues across the country. He said this in a reaction to the recent attack on a Nigeria Air Force jet by bandits. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha jet, that flew out of base for…

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Alpha Jet Aircraft Crashes In Zamfara State, Pilot Rescued

Press Release On 18 July 2021, at about 12.45 pm, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft, returning from a successful air interdiction mission between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna State, came under intense enemy fire which led to its crash in Zamfara State. Luckily, the gallant pilot of the aircraft, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, successfully ejected from the aircraft. Using his survival instincts, the pilot, who came under intense ground fire from the bandits, was able to evade them and sought refuge in nearby settlements awaiting sunset.…

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Six States In Nigerian Placed On Red Alert Over Resurgent COVID-19

In the wake of the emergence of the Delta variant of the rampaging coronavirus (COVID—19) infection in the country and the rising number of new cases and hospitalisations, Nigeria’s government has put six states and its Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on a red alert. The affected states, which are spread across four of the country’s six geopolitical zones of South-west, South-south, North-West and North-central are Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Kaduna, Kano, Plateau and the nation’s capital, FCT. A statement issued early Sunday morning and signed by the chairman of the Presidential…

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Violent Looting: South Africa Deploys Military In Bid To Crush Looters

Reports by the AFP has it that South Africa mustered its army reserves on Thursday in a bid to quell looting that has ravaged supplies of food and other essentials and dealt a crippling blow to its economy. “All reserve members are to report for duty at first light tomorrow morning 15 July 2021 at their respective units,” army chief Lieutenant-General Lawrence Mbatha said in orders issued overnight as the unrest entered its sixth day. Soldiers should “report ready with their necessary equipment,” the defence ministry said in a statement.…

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Igboho, Akintoye, Drag Buhari, Malami, Others To ICC

The Leader of Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye; Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho and other 49 Yoruba Self-Determination groups have filed a 27-page petition before the International Criminal Court (ICC). Several leaders of Yoruba Self-Determination groups appended their signatures on the petition. The petition we gathered was submitted at the ICC on behalf of Yoruba leaders by an International Lawyer, Aderemilekun Omojola, Esq. In the petition, some Nigerian leaders were accused of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Yoruba People of Ekiti, Oyo, Osun,…

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Nigeria Government Grants Amnesty To 2600 Inmates Over COVID-19

2,600 inmates spread across the various custodial centres in the country has secured presidential pardon and amnesty from the federal government. Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola who confirmed this recently during a presentation Lecture at the Third Annual Lecture on Economy and Security, Faculty of Arts, Ekiti State University, urged State Governments to imbibe this initiative. According to a press release signed by Mohammed Ali, Director of Press, the minister said that the yard stick and criteria used by FG to arrive at the selection of inmates to be…

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