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Governor Umahi Places Curfew On Ebonyi State Borders

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Ebonyi governor, David Umahi, has imposed a curfew on all the borders of the state to enable security agencies to contain the killings of innocent citizens by bandits.  He has also restricted social activities like night clubs not to exceed 6pm.  Other measures were announced to tackle insecurity. Motorcycle or okada operators in the state are required to gather to have a union within seven days.

The governor also directed all native doctors and traditional medicine dealers in the state to register with the state government and the police within seven days.

After the state’s emergency security council meeting, Umahi said he has directed security operatives to clamp down on criminal activities in the state. The regional security outfit, Ebubeagu, has been inaugurated to help other security agencies.

Umahi appealed to those responsible for the killings of security operatives and for the destruction of government properties in the state and beyond to stop.

He warned against circulating fake news on social media and other platforms, and said peddlers would be made to face the wrath of the law.

The governor has also declared one week praying and fasting in the state starting from Saturday to seek god’s intervention in the security challenges facing the country.

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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