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How 20 children died in Niger Republic school fire incident

A school in Niger Republic with a population of 800 has been thrown into mourning after a fire outbreak killed 20 children. Twenty School children have died after their classrooms caught fire in Niger’s capital, Niamey. The school located in the Pays Bas area has a population of 800 students. According to Reuters, the cause of the …

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Release of remaining abducted Chibok girls still work in progress ― Presidency

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Seven years after Chibok schoolgirls were abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents, the Presidency last night said that the release of the remaining girls still with their abductors is a work in progress. The Presidency in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba …

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NSCDC foils attempted jailbreak at Correctional facility in Ubiaja, Edo

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it foiled a jailbreak attempt by inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) facility, Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area. Mr Richard Ogbebor, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command in a statement in Benin disclosed that the attempted jailbreak occurred from …

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Chibok girls still on our minds, says Presidency

Garba Shehu The Presidency has reassured parents and concerned citizens that the missing students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, remain constantly on the minds of government as they are always on the minds of their parents. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, gave the reassurance in a …

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COVID-19: Osinbajo cautions against vaccine nationalism

Professor Yemi Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the principle of fairness must be applied by leaders in addressing challenges in health, the economy, and other issues. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said that the vice president spoke at a virtual forum organised by a leading American Christian University, …

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CDC inaugurates N250m trust fund to support development drive

Alhaji Kazeem Rabiu, Chairman of Egbe-Idimu Community Development Committee (CDC), Wednesday, inaugurated the N250 million Trust Fund to support the government in its developmental drive. The fund, he said, was borne out of the need to complement the effort of government in education, security and infrastructure. Rabiu told the NAN in an interview at the …

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