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June 22, 2018 1:52 PM DSS Arrests Senator Abaribe

The Department of State Security has arrested the lawmaker representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. According to his Special Adviser, Mr. Nwokoma Okorie, Senator Abaribe was picked up on Friday morning at his barber’s shop in the Apo area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The DSS could not be reached for confirmation 18

June 20, 2018 8:19 AM Bayelsa indigenes flee homes over fear of ‘military invasion’

Many indigenes of Bilabiri 1 Community in Ekeremor Local Council of Bayelsa State have reportedly fled their homes for fear of military invasion. This followed the recent attack on Tunu flow-station and the killing of three soldiers in a shoot out with militants. The indigenes have sought refuge in forests and neighbouring communities, while schools 17

June 19, 2018 2:53 AM Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russian parliament

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is leading a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia. It is aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries. During the visit which begins today, Saraki would address the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly 18

June 15, 2018 6:02 AM Lagos to hold U-15 Deaf Sports School GamesThe Sun News

The Lagos State Sports Commission has concluded all arrangements to stage the Under-15 Deaf Sports School Games. The Tournament, which is in its 4th edition, will hold from 19-22 June, 2018 at the Agege Township Stadium popularly known as the “Soccer Temple “. The Games, sponsored by the Lagos State Government as part of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s 20

June 13, 2018 5:33 AM Boko Haram: Troops kill 23 terrorists in Borno

Troops of 153 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with Cameroonian Defence Forces while on clearance operation on Monday, 11 June, 2018, encountered Boko Haram terrorists. A statement on Tuesday, from Texas Chukwu, Brigadier General and Director Army Public Relations said, at least 23 of the terrorists were neutralized and several others were wounded 21

June 9, 2018 10:12 AM Nigerian troops kill five armed bandits, arrest two others in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has said that its troops of 1 Division Garrison, Kaduna on Friday killed five notorious bandits and arrested other suspects in the state. It said one Abdulkadri Samaila, a logistics supplier to bandits was arrested by troops of the ‘Operation Idon Raini’ while carrying out cordon and search at Dogon Dawa area of the state on Friday 25

June 8, 2018 12:30 PM Buhari’s impeachment will lead to violence, coup – Junaid Mohammed

Mohammed warned that impeaching Buhari may lead to the “Army” taking over control of governance in Nigeria. Speaking with DAILY POST over the impeachment threat by the National Assembly, the former lawmaker stressed that Nigeria may just be “Subjected to a military coup and there is nothing that can be done about it in the National Assembly.” The social 19

June 7, 2018 4:43 PM BREAKING: Osinbajo escapes tragedy following chopper’s emergency landing

A chopper that was to convey Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada in Abuja, was forced to land, few seconds after take off on Thursday. Osinbajo was in the school for the graduation ceremony of Senior Division Course 1/2018 participants. The chopper had earlier taken the Vice President to the college 23

June 5, 2018 12:23 PM Suspected illegal bunkers shoot soldier in Delta community

Suspected illegal Oil bunkers late Monday night allegedly shot and injured a soldier on guard duty at an oil facility at Escravos in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State. The Soldier, DAILY POST learnt was rushed in the pool of his blood to an undisclosed hospital in Warri for medical treatments same night. The incident has caused serious 25

June 4, 2018 10:47 AM Tunisia Migrant Death Toll Rises

Ministry of Defence has disclosed that the number of illegal immigrants killed after their boat sank off the southeastern coast of Tunisia on Sunday has risen to 48. According to the ministry’s press officer Rachid Bouhawala, a total of 75 people have been rescued people so far, including 60 Tunisians, five from Sub-Saharan Africa, two Moroccans and one Libyan 17