nigerian metro news 310719

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    Metro IMN Suspends Protests After Proscription By FG - The Cable

    The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has announced a temporary suspension of its street protests. Ibrahim Musa, president of the media forum of IMN, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. read more
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    Metro VIDEO: Inside IDP camp where 130 children are locked out of classrooms - The Cable

    At a corner of the federal capital territory (FCT) is an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp housing more than 1,500 persons. The victims were forced to flee their homes in the north-east following attacks by Boko Haram insurgents. Unlike many of such camps across the country, the...
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    Politics EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian govt offers mass employment to retired military personnel, other citizens – Premium Times

    The Nigerian government has commenced a fresh recruitment drive targeted at retired military personnel, their dependants and other Nigerians who may be interested in benefiting from the initiative. Military sources told PREMIUM TIMES the exercise was approved early this week, and its...
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    Metro Policemen tortured our son to death because of goat – Family – Premium Times Nigeria

    A young man, Hassan Mukhtari, died in police custody last week after he was tortured by police officers who accused him of ‘defying their order’, his family members have said. Mr Mukhtari, who was 22 years old, presently lies dead in the mortuary at the University of … Read more via Premium...
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    Metro FULL LIST: Ifeanyi Ubah, Jimoh Ibrahim, Kashamu… 20 people holding AMCON’s biggest debts- The cable

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, set up a task force with a mandate to devise a strategy to recover the N5 trillion owed to the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The agencies tasked to go after the debtors are Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigerian...
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    Metro BREAKING: Suspected Jukun militias invade Federal University, Wukari, kill lecture, two Benue students - Daily Post

    The Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, has been temporarily shutdown following the protest that greeted the killing of two students and a lecturer of the institution. The victims were allegedly killed when some persons believed to be Jukun militias invaded the university campus on Tuesday...