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NSCDC arrest 22-year-old man in Maiduguri for alleged theft

The Nigeria Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested a 22-year-old man for alleged theft of 90 litres of fuel from a 250kv generator meant to power street light.

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President Buhari interacts with troops of HQ 1 BDE in Dansadau Zamfara State as part of the 2016 Nigerian Army Day celebration on 13th July

Northern group hails Buhari over Civillian JTF, advocates Amnesty for Boko Haram

The Northern Inter faith and Religious Organisation for Peace has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the absorption of some members of the Civilian Joint Taskforce known as civilian JTF fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in the north east into the military and Department of State Services (DSS), saying such move is in the interest of peace after the war on terrorism has been won.

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SERAP to Dogara: Refer N40bn budget padding allegation to EFCC, ICPC for investigation

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara to “urgently refer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for an effective and independent investigation the allegations that the leadership of the House attempted to pad this year’s budget to the tune of N40 billion and that the member who blew the whistle was victimized for opposing immunity for principal officers.”

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Fight over talks with FG: N-Delta militants reject pro-MEND negotiators

Amid the uncertainty surrounding the talks between the Federal Government and militants to resolve issues that led to renewed bombing of oil facilities in the Niger-Delta, some militant groups in the region, yesterday, rejected what they called the grandstanding of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) as their chief negotiator, even as they dismissed MEND’s selection of a group of persons, dubbed Aaron Team 2, to dialogue with government on militants’ behalf.

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