Friday, 21st January 2022
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11 Nov
The Federal Government says it is exploring the possibility of setting up a border security force in the foreseeable future to secure Nigeria’s porous border areas.
4 Apr 2021
There are indications that the 2021 edition of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) will hold this year following entry calls for the 10th edition, which is themed ‘Africans For Africa’.
31 Mar 2020
Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has ordered the closure of the state’s borders from Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The latest any of the borders are expected to be open is midnight of Tuesday
22 Oct 2019
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to close borders against foreign Fulani herdsmen who troop into the country to kill innocent citizens. Ortom said this while at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, to visit Mrs. Grace Zeku whose hand was chopped off by herders in her farm in Guma Council of the state.
17 Oct 2019
Indications have emerged that farmers, processors and their distributors have begun to reap the benefits of closing some borders and a regime of restriction on foreign exchange as these have catalyzed demand for locally produced food items.
18 Aug 2019
The Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) recently smoked out smugglers of petroleum products in Adamawa state by dismantling illegal depots located around border towns in the state.
5 Dec 2018
A commissioner in the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD), Adeolu Ogunrombi, has urged the Federal Government to regulate permits being given to certified individuals for the importation of drugs, particularly Tramadol, into the country. Ogunrombi, who spoke with The Guardian yesterday in Abuja, said the seizure of Tramadol is a reflection that we have…


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The Islamic State group attacked a Kurdish-run jail in northeast Syria on Thursday, freeing fellow jihadists, a war monitor reported without specifying how many escaped.
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The Ivory Coast crushed an abject Algeria 3-1 on Thursday with Nicolas Pepe among the scorers as the reigning champions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage.
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US lawmakers investigating the January 2021 attack on the Capitol on Thursday asked the daughter of former president Donald Trump to cooperate voluntarily with its inquiry.
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People do many things on their smartphones, from communicating and learning vital skills to transacting with others, miles away from them. The Android user base is also growing as more people realize what they can do with their devices. Many people invest, trade, and store Bitcoin with their Android devices. Android smartphones have made trading…
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SINGAPORE, 20 January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the launch of the Bybit NFT Marketplace, a non-fungible token (NFT) platform that aims to streamline digital ownership and support the development of blockchain gaming and the metaverse. The Bybit NFT Marketplace is set to become a one-stop shop that…