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Masked Police Operatives storm hospital, whisk Dino Melaye from bed

  Masked police operatives have stormed the hospital where Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, was receiving treatment. The officers forced the lawmaker, who was on the hospital bed, into an unmarked vehicle and drove him to an undisclosed location,Premium Times reports. Mr Melaye was arrested last week after police laid siege

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INEC engages NDLEA for Drug Tests On Ad Hoc Staff​

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will engage the services of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to test its ad hoc staff for hard drugs. It also debunked rumours that the commission’s database has been hacked. Abduganiyu Raji, Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, said this in Ado

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China supports Nigeria’s fight against insurgency, donates N2billion

  The Chinese Government has promised to assist Nigeria in its counter insurgence efforts with the sum of N2 billion (50 million Yuan) to get more military equipment. Zhou Pingjan, Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, said this on Thursday at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Defence Minister Brigadier General

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Nigeria lost $2.8 billion to ‘oil-related crimes’ in 2018, UN says

  The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in revenues in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes. This is according to a new ‘Report by the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS)’ on Monday in New York. The report,

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