LATEST NEWS IN NIGERIA THIS EVENING, THURSDAY, JUNE 17TH, 2021

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Good evening and welcome to latest news updates for this evening, Thursday, June 17th, 2021.

Tight Security As President Buhari, Service Chiefs Arrive Maiduguri

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1. President Buhari Meet With Nigerian Troops In Borno, See What He Told Them

President Buhari Meet With Nigerian Troops In Borno

Addressing the troops of the Joint Task Force at Maimalari Cantonment parade ground in Maiduguri, Borno State capital on Thursday, Buhari commended the resilience of the military personnel but reminded them that there was still a lot of work to be CONTINUE READING

2. See Photo As Amotekun Arrests 2 Suspected Bandits With AK-47, Pump-Action Guns In Oyo

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See Photo As Amotekun Arrests 2 Suspected Bandits With AK-47, Pump-Action Guns In Oyo

The suspects were arrested by operatives of the Oyo State Security Network code-named Amotekun Corps. A statement by the media unit of the Oyo Amotekun said the suspects: Mumini Saliu, 45, and Ibrahim Suleiman, 25, who are Fulanis were apprehended in Ibarapa East Local Government command at CONTINUE READING

3. Meet 10 Nigerian Governors Who Sacked Appointees, Dissolved Executive Councils In 2021

Meet 10 Nigerian Governors Who Sacked Appointees, Dissolved Executive Councils In 2021

Governors including AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara; Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia; Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe; David Umahi of Ebonyi and some others have either dissolved their cabinets and retained some persons or sacked their political appointees. Checks by The Nation revealed that CONTINUE READING

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4. Gun Alone Can’t Stop Security Threats – Army

Gun Alone Can’t Stop Security Threats - Army

Speaking while taking over as Director Army Public Relations at the Army Headquarters in Abuja, Gen. Nwachukwu said: “Permit me to note here that it is an indisputable and very well established fact, that the sword or gun, cannot alone provide a panacea to the complex and multifaceted security challenges that CONTINUE READING

5. Gov Wike To President Buhari: It Is Not Only To Borrow Money For Nigeria That You’re In Charge

Wike To President Buhari - It Is Not Only To Borrow Money For Nigeria That You’re In Charge

Recall that during an interview with Arise TV on Thursday, Buhari said he told two south-west governors who came to meet him in Abuja, to return to their states and tackle the security challenges their people are facing because they also campaigned for their position just like him. Reacting to this while commissioning the CONTINUE READING

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6. Tight Security As President Buhari, Service Chiefs Arrive Maiduguri

Tight Security As President Buhari, Service Chiefs Arrive Maiduguri

The President who arrived via the Air Force based in Maiduguri around 10.10am was received by Governor Babagana Zulum. President Buhari is expected to visit the Palace of the Shehu of Borno, meet with troops of Operation hadin Kai and commission over 10,000 Housing units constructed for CONTINUE READING