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Today's Headlines: Fire guts Army Headquarters, Another Northern Emir Dies

The Emir of Karaga, Niger state, Alhaji Salihu Tanko is dead.

Former Kaduna Senator, @ShehuSani confirmed the demise of the Emir via twitter on Tuesday.

He said, “I received the sad news of the death of the Emir of Kagara, Niger State, Alhaji Salihu Tanko.

Senate Confirms Service Chiefs’ Appointment

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of the new Service Chiefs following the consideration of the report of the Committee on Defence which recommended their confirmation.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, last Wednesday referred the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the new service chiefs, to the Committee on Defence.

Fire guts Army headquarters

The Nigerian Army has reported a fire outbreak at its Headquarters complex in Abuja.

It attributed the cause of the inferno to faulty electrical installations.

According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima: “Electrical fault sparked a minor fire incident at the Army Headquarters Complex, Abuja, Tuesday morning.

I’m overjoyed over release of school girls – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “overwhelming joy” over the release of abducted female students in Zamfara State.

279 students of the Government Girls’ Science Secondary School (GGSSS), Jangebe, Zamfara State, were released around 4am on Tuesday.

UN Begin Evacuation Of Aide Work ers in Borno.

The United Nations (UN) has commenced evacuation of aid workers out of humanitarian hubs in Monguno and Ngala, Northern Borno, Northeast Nigeria, following the recent overrunning of Dikwa and the siege on the organisation’s compound by terrorists.

Gunmen Attack Iboko Police Station In Ebonyi

Armed men have attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi local government of Ebonyi State.

Though details of the attack were still sketchy at the time of this report, it was gathered that the attack took place around 1 am on Monday.

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