Monday, January 25

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Troops Detonate Boko Haram Terrorists’ IED
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Troops Detonate Boko Haram Terrorists’ IED

Nigerian troops at about 1 p.m today, detonated Boko Haram terrorists’ IED which were placed along the Kawuri-Aulari road in Borno State. The gallant Troops of 222 Battalion Konduga were reportedly on clearance patrol with the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Scanning Team, when they spotted the Boko Haram terrorists’ IED. Here are photos below; This is coming after the Nigerian army uncovered Boko Haram logistics supply syndicates among loggers and charcoal dealers in Borno. Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, made the disclosure in an interview in Maiduguri. Biu was reacting to the ban imposed on the supply of firewood and charcoal in Borno. He disclosed that intelligence report indicated that some dealers in Maiduguri, ...
Norway Supports Energy Needs of IDPs in N’east
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Norway Supports Energy Needs of IDPs in N’east

Norway has supported the energy needs of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno State. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the Northeast Nigerian households face alarming fuel and energy needs. In Borno State, the most affected by the Boko Haram conflict in the North-east region, it is estimated that 95 per cent rely on firewood and charcoal for cooking food and lighting homes. This has made households with limited access to fuel and energy resources at greater risk of food insecurity and owing to low electrification, face numerous protection risks. As a negative coping strategy, some households are forced to undercook their meals or sell portions of an already insufficient food supply to purchase wood fuel. FAO, in a sta...
“Jonathan Had No Shoes, You Sold Firewood’ – Nigerians React To Atiku Plan
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“Jonathan Had No Shoes, You Sold Firewood’ – Nigerians React To Atiku Plan

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has caused reactions from Nigerians on social media over his campaign policy document ‘The Atiku Plan.’ On Monday, Atiku revealed his plan for Nigerians in 2019and narrated a story of how he started selling firewood as an orphan in Adamawa before he got rich. He quoted his statement by saying: “I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in Adamawa, but God, through the Nigerian state, invested in me and here I am today. If Nigeria worked for me, I owe it as my duty to make sure that Nigeria also works for you.” But, his above statement received backslash from some Nigerians on social media as they compared his story to that of former President Goodluck Jonathan who said he had n...
I Started Out As An Orphan Selling Firewood On The Streets In Adamawa – Atiku
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I Started Out As An Orphan Selling Firewood On The Streets In Adamawa – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that growing up was hard as an orphan, saying he started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in present day Adamawa State. Atiku disclosed this during the launch of his presidential on Monday, in a live broadcast aired his verified Twitter handle, Atiku Abubakar @atiku. Atiku narrated, “I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in Adamawa, but God, through the Nigerian state, invested in me and here I am today. “If Nigeria worked for me, I owe it as my duty to make sure that Nigeria also works for you,” he said. The ex-vice president noted in his declaration that it was time to get Nigeria Working again, saying, “I appeal to you to join me o...
Davido Stumbles And Fall On Stage During His Concert In Rwanda. He Reacts
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Davido Stumbles And Fall On Stage During His Concert In Rwanda. He Reacts

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke widely know as Davido is having less of time for himself and as it is evident now, it is really telling on him, physically. Davido who kicked off the first version of his 2018 ’30 Billion World Tour’ last night with a performance at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda had to pick himself from the floor after a botched entrance. He gave his best to his ever bustling fans but last night’s concert at the Rwanda stadium saw the star fall on stage as he attempted to make his grand entrance. As he was about to climb onto the stage, he stumbled and rolled over in front of the audience but he quickly got up and continued like a big boy to the centre stage. And he has responded on the page where the video was shared that body no be firewood as his fans e...
Ambrose Alli University Students Cooking With Firewood In Hostel
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Ambrose Alli University Students Cooking With Firewood In Hostel

According to an online user who shared the story,there has been no power at Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma for over 4days now so students can't make use of Hotplates.The price of kerosene is also on the high side and students in some hostels are not allowed to make use of Gas.In a bid to survive,many of them were pictured cooking with firewood. See photos below
Customs Intercepts Car Smuggled Within Bundles Of Firewood
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Customs Intercepts Car Smuggled Within Bundles Of Firewood

Officers of the Nigerian customs service intercepted a truck attempting to smuggle a Toyota Saloon car within bundles of firewood. The location of the seizure is currently unknown but it believed to be in the northern part of Nigeria. More photos below;    
Chicken Consumers Flay Increased Processing Charges
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Chicken Consumers Flay Increased Processing Charges

Chicken consumers in Asaba on Sunday expressed displeasure over the hike in charges for processing the commodity by butchers. A survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Abraka Market revealed that the price for processing one chicken had gone up from N100 to N200. Mrs Cynthia Uchenna, a resident, said that she used to pay N100 to have one bird processed but was now told to pay N200, adding that the 100 per cent increase was too much. “Prices of all commodities have shot up because of recession. Will the President also be blamed for the hike in this ordinary service?,” she asked. According to her, the butchers have no reason to increase the charges because the time and energy spent on processing one chicken has not increased. Another consumer, Mrs Ejiro Ugb...