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IPOB: Hold Fani-Kayode, Senator Abaribe responsible for the escape of Kanu, man tells court

A plaintiff, Isaiah Ayugu, has urged Federal High Court, Abuja to hold Sen. Eyinnaya Abaribe and former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode culpable...

NHIS: I did not sue President Buhari, suspended Executive Secretary dismisses rumour

Alliance Law Firm, Lawyers representing the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, on Thursday described as false, news...

NHIS Crisis: FG appoints Ben Omogo to oversee agency

Ben Omogo, a Director from the Federal Ministry of Health, has been appointed to oversee the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Minister of Health,...

Boko Haram: NEMA says 2,940 persons were displaced by latest attack in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Thursday confirmed the death of eight persons in a coordinated attack by Boko Haram insurgents at four...

Security operatives vs Shi’ite: US expresses concern about killings, calls on President Buhari to...

The United States has broken silence on the clashes between Nigerian security agencies and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known...

13 die, several missing as Boko Haram launches fresh attack in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno. Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the Acting...

Shi’ite vs Military: CSO berates killings of harmless Nigerians, says violence not the solution

The Proactive Gender Initiative (PGI) has expressed the need for dialogue to resolve the clashes between the military and members of the Islamic Movement...

Gombe: Fresh cholera outbreak claims five lives, number of mortality increases to 13

Gombe State Government on Thursday said fresh outbreak of cholera had killed five people, while 16 others were hospitalised at the Primary Health Centre,...

Embattled NHIS boss sues Governing Board over his suspension

Usman Yusuf, the embattled Executive Secretary of the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has sued the governing board of the agency over his suspension. In...

Shi’ite uprising: FEC orders Minister for FCT to take urgent security action

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Bello Muhammad, to summon meeting of the territory’s security...