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According to the Army spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, gallant troops of 115 Taskforce battalion deployed at Lassa in Borno State received a distress call about 7: 20pm yesterday from vigilantes at Maikadari village on movement of suspected Boko Haram Terrorists along Maikadari-Shuwari enroute Michika.

Exactly a week when the Supreme Court upheld Federal Government’s interim seizure of the $8.4million claimed to be owned by former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the apex court has also agreed to a similar forfeiture of another N2.4bn linked to the same first lady Mrs. Jonathan.

CCT: Justice Onnoghen Trial Adjourned To March 12

Crime Watch

The trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen resumed today March 11, 2019, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), just after the conclusion of the 2019 general elections.

8-Year-Nigerian Boy Becomes Child-Chess Star

Education

Eight (8) year-old Nigerian boy whose family allegedly fled Nigeria to seek alyssum in the United States has become a child-chess star in States. Findings revealed that Tanitoluwa Adewunmi parents sought asylum in 2018 after arriving in New York City and have since, been living in a shelter.

The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday suspended its three-month strike after reaching an agreement with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employee, Dr. Chris Ngige.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has finally suspended the long lingering industrial action which commenced since November last year. The Union has directed lecturers to immediately resume duty on 12th February.

Onnoghen Case Closed By FGN

Security

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Thursday 21st of March 2019, has closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), after calling three (3) out of the proposed six (6) witnesses.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in its plan to strengthen its armament for the fight against the insurgency in the Northwest is set to take delivery of “Augusta109” power helicopter from Italy. Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar made this statement in Abuja yesterday while holding a conference for the 2019 First quarter.

Senate Approves N30, 000 New National Minimum Wage

Security

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, 19th March 2019 approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. The approval is a sequel to the submission of the report of the ad hoc committee set up to review the minimum wage.

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern states and Abuja FCT have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for his victory as a returned president in the February 23rd presidential election. President Buhari was declared the winner of the Presidential election on Wednesday morning defeating his major challenger Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with over 4million votes.

The General Overseer of Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN), Prophet TB Joshua has denied releasing any prophecy regarding the forthcoming presidential election billed to be conducted in February. 

President Buhari's Christmas Message To Nigerians

Religion

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to embrace love, peace, and hospitality, especially this period that Christians are celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. The President who made the call on Monday in his message to the nation on occasion of Christmas urged the populace to reflect on the “message of hope, compassion, salvation, reconciliation, forgiveness, and peace that Jesus Christ embodies and conveys.”

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