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Daily Archives: August 27, 2021

Mali ex-PM Boubeye Maiga arrested over corruption claims

Mali ex-PM Boubeye Maiga arrested over corruption claims

Mali’s former prime minister, Boubeye Maiga, has been arrested for his role in the purchase of a presidential plane during the rule of deposed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, his lawyer has said. The exact reason for the arrest was not [...]

August 27, 2021 Government and politics, Law
NNPC posts first profit of N287 billion after 44 years

NNPC posts first profit of N287 billion after 44 years

Known for loss making in the past 44 years of its existence, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has declared a N287 billion profit after tax (PAT). Although the audited report, which produced the figure is yet to be released, [...]

August 27, 2021 Business
136 Niger school pupils freed 86 days after abduction

136 Niger school pupils freed 86 days after abduction

The 136 abducted pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, have been released. They were released on Thursday night in Birnin Gwari LGA of Kaduna State after 86 days in captivity. Birnin [...]

August 27, 2021 Security
Court Restores Uche Secondus As PDP National Chairman

Court Restores Uche Secondus As PDP National Chairman

Justice Nusirat. I. Umar, a vacation judge of the Kebbi State High Court on Thursday, ordered Prince Uche Secondus to return to his position as the National Chairman. Giving the order in a suit brought before her in Birnin Kebbi, [...]

August 27, 2021 Government and politics
ISWAP, Boko Haram Clash In Borno, 27 Terrorists Killed

ISWAP, Boko Haram Clash In Borno, 27 Terrorists Killed

Scores of ISWAP and Boko Haram members have been killed during a deadly clash between the terrorist groups in Northern Abadam, Borno State. According to a news agency, PRNigeria, Boko Haram militants who had planned to surrender came under heavy [...]

August 27, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror