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ECOWAS Issues Security Alert To Staff

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Local and international organizations in Nigeria are taking steps to safeguard their businesses and employees against the insecurity that currently ravages the country.

Latest on the list is the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, which has issued a security alert to its staff, on how to stay safe, in light of alleged plans by criminals, to invade state capitals and the federal capital territory, Abuja.

ECOWAS says the criminals’ plans include abductions for ransom and recruitment for terrorism.

The commissioner for general administration and conference, Vafolay Tulay advised the staff to limit social engagements and avoid night outings.

ECOWAS also advised its staff to limit domestic road or air travels.  It suggested there may be need to always take anti-ambush and counter surveillance measures, and called on the staff to be vigilant at places of worship, markets, motor parks, filling stations, and shopping malls.

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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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