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Three soldiers, eight others arrested for alleged theft – Premium Times Nigeria

The police in Lagos have arrested 11 suspects, including three soldiers and one dismissed Airforce man, for allegedly stealing solar panels worth N100 million belonging to the state government. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Imohimi Edgal, told journalists on Wednesday that the suspects had been on the command’s …

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Troops Evacuate Soldier Killed in Boko Haram Gun Battle, Neutralise Sect

Paul Obi in Abuja and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The Nigerian Army wednesday said military troops fighting insurgency in the North-east have evacuated one soldier killed during a gun battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza, Borno State. The troops also neutralised the terrorists, recovering several sophisticated weapons from the …

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Europe moves to save Iran deal from Trump threat – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Iran’s nuclear plant European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will keep the Iran nuclear deal on track if U.S. President Donald Trump ignores their pleas and decertifies the landmark 2015 agreement this week. The package would include a strong statement backing the deal …

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EFCC arrests four National Theatre directors for alleged embezzlement – Premium Times Nigeria

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arrested four directors of The National Theatre in Lagos for alleged embezzlement of government funds. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the four directors, including a woman, were picked up at their Iganmu office for allegedly diverting “huge …

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24 suspected int’l human smugglers nabbed – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Children rescued from human traffickers (Xinhua/NAN) Twenty-four suspected human smugglers were arrested during an international operation targeting criminal networks involved in migrant smuggling, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, said on Wednesday. According to a statement from Frontex, the operation was coordinated by Frontex, along with Austria …

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