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MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Nigeria Receives Another War Aircraft From US; UK Speaks On 2023 Nigeria Elections

Nigeria Receives Another War Aircraft From US Nigeria has received the first batch of A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft from the United States. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post) There has been no official statement yet, according to a report, but Defence News Nigeria, which covers military activities and hardware, tweeted the news.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Nigeria Receives Another War Aircraft From US; UK Speaks On 2023 Nigeria Elections

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves Payment Of Outstanding Pension, PDP Elects New Chairman

Buhari approves payment of outstanding pension to retirees President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of outstanding pension liabilities to retired employees of treasury-funded ministries, departments, and agencies of the federal government (MDAs). Photo credit: Platinum Post The payments will be made to retirees under the contributory pension scheme, according to the National Pension Commission (PenCom) (CPS).

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves Payment Of Outstanding Pension, PDP Elects New Chairman

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:A Prominent Politician Slumps While Delivering Speech, Umahi Makes New Appointment

Another Politician Slumps While Delivering Speech The Minister of State for Industry Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji Katagun, slumped at an official function in Bauchi State on Monday. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post) The Minister, who was in Bauchi to launch an empowerment programme, slumped when she tried to deliver her speech at the ceremony which had the Deputy Governor, Senator Baba Tela, in attendance.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:A Prominent Politician Slumps While Delivering Speech, Umahi Makes New Appointment

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: I Protect Myself With Traditional Powers— Igboho, Suspect Arrested With $184,800

Guns displayed by DSS not mine, I protect myself with traditional powers— Igboho Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho has reacted to the statement by the Department of State Services (DSS) demanding that he should turn himself in. Photo credit: Platinum Post

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: I Protect Myself With Traditional Powers— Igboho, Suspect Arrested With $184,800

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Invade, Razes Another Northern Settlement, Bandits Beg For Forgiveness

Herdsmen Razes Another Northern Settlement No fewer than 10 persons were feared killed by bandits in fresh attack on Makarau Jankasa community in Zango Kataf Local Council of Kaduna State. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post) The bandits were said to have also set nine houses ablaze in the community.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Invade, Razes Another Northern Settlement, Bandits Beg For Forgiveness

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits Murdered 2 Mobile Policemen, Lagos Marks 70 Buildings To Be Demolished

Bandits Murdered 2 mobile Policemen Five people, two of them mobile policemen, have been killed in a raid by bandits on Kwampani Bobi town in the Mariga local government area of Niger state. Photos Credit: Platinum Post In the incident which occured between Thursday and Friday this week, two of those killed were women who were wives of the same husband with the fifth deceased being a member of the local vigilante.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits Murdered 2 Mobile Policemen, Lagos Marks 70 Buildings To Be Demolished

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: "I Won't Withdraw From Presidential Race" -Sani, Hope's Achievements Made me Dump PDP - Hilary

"I Won't Withdraw From Presidential Race" - Yerima A former Zamfara State governor and 2023 presidential aspirant, Senator Sani Yerima, has said he will step down from the presidential race if the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) zones the ticket to the South.

  10 months ago ago
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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Issues Directive To Security Agencies, SCOAN Speaks On Fire Outbreak

Buhari issues directive to security agencies President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security forces to secure the safe and prompt release of all kidnapped victims in Nigeria. Photo credit: Platinum Post Buhari issued the directive after bandits raided the Bethel Baptist boarding school in Kaduna State's Maramara Chickun Local Government Area and kidnapped scores of students.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Issues Directive To Security Agencies, SCOAN Speaks On Fire Outbreak

POLITICS

Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Leader Reveals How He Was Arrested In Kenya

Recently, Nnamdi Kanu who was Allegedly apprehended in Kenya has spoken for the first time from detention. Mr Kanu’s special counsel, Aloy Ejimakor, was allowed to meet with the IPOB leader on Wednesday, inside the detention facility, where he reportedly spoke with him for about three hours.

  10 months ago ago
Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Leader Reveals How He Was Arrested In Kenya

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Police Tracking Equipment Crumbles, Why I Support Southern President Says Ortom

hotos Quality: Google Police Tracking Equipment Crumbles. Key tracking equipment deployed by the police to go after kidnappers, bandits and terrorists has remained inactive since the beginning of the year amid raging violent crimes across the country, The PUNCH has reported. Photos Quality: Platinum Post

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Police Tracking Equipment Crumbles, Why I Support Southern President Says Ortom

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 2 Officers Killed In Kastina Fresh Attack, Police Allegedly Shoot Man Dead In Asaba

2 Immigration Officers Killed In Fresh Katsina Attack Some bandits on Wednesday stormed a village in Jibiya LGA of Katsina State around 11pm, killing two Immigration officers and rustling hundreds of cattle. Photos Credit: Platinum Post It was gathered from a reliable source, that the bandits surrounded Kadobe village, close to Immigration checkpoint, after they got information that many cows were sited in the village.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 2 Officers Killed In Kastina Fresh Attack, Police Allegedly Shoot Man Dead In Asaba

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Attack Another Police Station, “Surrender Now” – Ohanaeze Tells IPOB

Gunmen Attack Another Police Station The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed Saturday’s attack on its Udung Uko Divisional Police Headquarters by gunmen. Photo credit: Platinum Post The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Odiko MacDon, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Udung Uko in Akwa Ibom on Sunday.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Attack Another Police Station, “Surrender Now” – Ohanaeze Tells IPOB

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Obasonjo Working On New Political Party, Gov Matawalle Sacks All Special Advisers

Photo Credit: Twitter Obasonjo Working On New Political Party Photo Credit: Platinum Post Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is reportedly working on the establishment of a new political party aimed at accommodating aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Obasonjo Working On New Political Party, Gov Matawalle Sacks All Special Advisers

SPAM

Today's Headlines: FG Fixes New Deadline For NIN-SIM Linkage, US Congratulates Seychelles

FG Fixes New Deadline For NIN-SIM Linkage Photo Credit: Platinum Post The Nigerian Government has approved the extension of the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to July 26. The earlier deadline would have lapsed tomorrow, June 30. The deadline date has now been shifted for about seven times.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: FG Fixes New Deadline For NIN-SIM Linkage, US Congratulates Seychelles

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Terrorists Engage Army In Another Gun Battle, Three Killed In Benue Tanker Fire

Army Stop Boko Haram From Invading Another Military Base The Nigerian Army on Monday said troops, in conjunction with the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai, killed 12 suspected Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province members during a gun duel in Borno State. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post)

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Terrorists Engage Army In Another Gun Battle, Three Killed In Benue Tanker Fire

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Military Released 1,009 Ex-Boko Haram Militants, Oyo NSCDC Deploys 2500 Officers

Photos Credit: Google Military Released 1,009 Ex-Boko Haram Members The Nigerian military on Wednesday released 1,009 ex-Boko Haram insurgents, who had been in military custody at Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Photos Credit: Platinum Post The former terrorists were handed over to the Borno State Government in a secret ceremony that was initially billed to take place at an earlier date but was suspended indefinitely by the military authorities at the wake of the appointment of the new COAS.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Military Released 1,009 Ex-Boko Haram Militants, Oyo NSCDC Deploys 2500 Officers

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Buhari Issues Directive To Security Agencies, Stop Vandalising Our Schools -Ortom

Photo Credit: Google Buhari Issues Directive To Security Agencies Photo Credit: Platinum Post President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to ensure the safe and early release of all kidnapped victims in the country. Buhari gave the directive after bandits stormed Bethel Baptist boarding school at Maramara Chickun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and kidnapped scores of students.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Issues Directive To Security Agencies, Stop Vandalising Our Schools -Ortom

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: FG Declares Public Holidays For Eid-el-Kabir, Kaduna Closes School For Three Weeks

Photos Quality: Google FG Declares Public Holidays For Eid-el-Kabir The Federal Government has declared Tuesday and Wednesday next week as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Photos Quality: Platinum Post This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: FG Declares Public Holidays For Eid-el-Kabir, Kaduna Closes School For Three Weeks

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Another Gun Battle Begins In Lagos State, NUT Drags El-Rufai, 3 Others To Court

Thugs, Security Operatives Exchange Heavy Gunshots In Lagos Thugs and the joint security team at Apapa in Lagos State are currently engaging each other in a gun duel. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post) The joint security team is made up of Policemen, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management (LASTMA) and soldiers.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Gun Battle Begins In Lagos State, NUT Drags El-Rufai, 3 Others To Court

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Igboho Vows To Carry On With "Lagos Rally", Buhari Mourns Muhammed Ahmad

Igboho Vows To Carry On With "Lagos Rally" Photo Credit: Platinum Post Sunday Igboho, self-acclaimed Yoruba activist, has vowed to go on with the Yoruba Nation rally that his group scheduled for Saturday. Igboho had announced the cancellation of the rally after the Department of State Services (DSS) raided his residence in Ibadan on Wednesday.

  10 months ago ago
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