NCC lied, Nigeria is ripe for electronic transmission of results – INEC and more
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Nigeria receives US planes for Boko Haram fight
The US-made aircraft were formally sold under the Trump administration in 2017. Nigeria wants the 12 attack planes to battle an Islamist insurgency; militants downed one of its jets this week.
Extradition: Tension as Cotonou court begins hearing in Sunday Igboho’s case and more
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Nigeria cracks down on separatists as security issues mount in the north
The arrest of another separatist activist wanted by Nigeria sends a clear message that President Buhari won't tolerate secessionist aspirations. But critics say there's much more at play than just arresting figureheads.
Nigeria: 100 kidnapped villagers released by bandits
The Nigerian authorities had negotiated with heavily armed gangs to secure the release of the villagers, according to local reports.
High cost deprive faithful of Sallah ram amid celebration and declining inflation
Notwithstanding the hike in the price of foodstuff, ram and other items in Nigeria due to Eid-el-Kabir, Muslims in Nigeria are celebrating the holy festival also known as Eid-al-Adha. However, with the price of a ram ranging between ₦120,000 and ₦400,000, not everyone is smiling as they observe the yearly ritual.
Interpol arrested Igboho, wife in Benin Republic —Lawyer and more
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How hero fighter jet pilot Abayomi Dairo survived bandit shut down
Nigeria almost lost another highly-trained military officer after a Nigerian Airforce fighter jet was shot down by so-called bandits between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna. But Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, against all odds, displayed why the motto of the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces is "Willing … Able … Ready."