You Should Be Proud Of Fuel Imports From Niger Republic, FG Tells Nigerians

-Adewale Adetoyese The Federal Government on Monday said Nigerians should be proud that the it is set to resume the importation of petroleum products from neighbouring Niger Republic. TellAfrica gathered that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, made this known while featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Sylva said contrary to comments by critics of the government, the plan by the Federal Government to resume fuel importation from its West African brother should not be seen as ‘an embarrassment’ but rather as a means of encouraging intra-regional…

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70 -Year -Old Defiles A 8 -Year-Old Girl In Niger State

A 70-year-old Mohammed Sani Umar (Tela), has raped an eight-year-old girl in Chanchaga area of Minna, Niger State. Tela raped the girl twice, gave her N80 not and instructed her not to tell anybody about the rape. The girl’s mother noticed her abnormal behaviour and this led to interrogation of the girl who later revealed the incident. “She was sick for some weeks and after every treatment, she was still not very well. Then, a neighbour advised her mother to keep a close watch on the girl, which the mother…

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Statistic Shows That Number Of People Fleeing Nigeria Has Almost Tripled From Last Year

The violence in Northwest part of  Nigeria has accounted for about 23,000 refugees to flee to Niger since April 2020.   This movement has bothers on the deteriorating security situation of Nigeria according to the United Nations.   The numbers fleeing to neighbouring Niger have almost tripled from last year when the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported the first influx of 20,000 refugees following a rebellion and banditry in northern Nigeria, which killed hundreds and displaced thousands.   The latest influx of mostly women and children started after…

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DEADLIEST BOKO HARAM ATTACK AS OVER 90 SOLDIERS WERE LYNCHED

92 Chad soldiers killed in ‘deadliest’ Boko Haram attack -YOMMY AYILARA At least 92 soldiers from Chad have been killed in the deadliest-ever attack by the Boko Haram armed group on the country’s military forces. “We lost 92 of our soldiers, non-commissioned officers and officers,” stated President Idriss Deby after the overnight attack on Sunday in Boma. “It’s the first time we have lost so many men,” he added, after visiting the site of the incident in Lac province, which borders Niger and Nigeria. The attack on soldiers on the…

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