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Daily Watch – Electricity unions suspend debilitating strike, Jigawa shutters schools

Following the ongoing military operation against bandits and terrorists in the Northwest, troops of Operation Forest Sanity have raided a camp belonging to bandits at Kuriga and Manini communities, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. During the operation early Tuesday, the troops rescued six hostages who were kidnapped by bandits at different locations. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan said the troops, during the operation, identified bandits and terrorist enclaves within the council and successfully engaged the criminals in a gun duel. Aruwan listed the freed persons as Sahura Hamisu, Ramlatu Umar, Saudatu Ibrahim, Maryam Shittu, Fatima Shuaibu, and Khadijah Mohammed who was kidnapped along with her baby. The rescued persons, according to him, have been reunited with their families. Meanwhile, the Kaduna State Government has expressed excitement about the rescue development, and also commended the government, military, police, and other security forces for the successful round of operations. The Jigawa State Government on Wednesday ordered the closure of all schools across the state. The State Commissioner for Education, Dr Lawan Yusuf, confirmed the development to newsmen in Dutse. According to him, the security threat was the main reason behind the closure of ...
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NEWS

Daily Watch – APC sees walkouts of Muslim-Muslim ticket, Solar demand surges as diesel prices climb

Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba on Tuesday said 21,000 ...
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Daily Watch – Governors lament subsidy, Gumi’s aide claims authorities ignored Kuje intelligence

Tukur Mamu, the media aide to Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Ahmad ...
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Daily Watch – Buhari appeases aggrieved APC senators, ECOWAS lifts Mali sanctions

Nigerian banks’ total assets rose by ₦11.15 trillion in one ...
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Daily Watch – Wike snubs Atiku, World Bank warns CBN over inflation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has recorded an increase in ...
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Daily Watch – Wike reportedly meets Tinubu, Sanwo approves BRT price increases

Nigeria's Defence Headquarters says 4,770 terrorists comprising 864 adult males, ...
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Daily Watch – Kaduna train passenger shot in captivity, Fayose insists on Southern presidency

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate payments for ...
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Daily Watch – Senate insists on Tanko probe, Sudan launches Ethiopia offensive

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly will further ...
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Daily Watch – CJN Tanko quits, Subsidy spend on the up

Justice Tanko Muhammad has resigned as the Chief Justice of ...
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Daily Watch – Zamfara asks residents to bear arms, Civilians to leave Burkina Faso military zones

The federal government on Friday established a task force to ...
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Daily Watch – Ekweremadu nabbed for child trafficking, 70k ghost workers weeded out by IPPIS

The federal government on Thursday said it will soon eliminate ...
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Daily Watch – Food prices on the march, Malawi’s Prez suspends Veep

The Nigerian Railway Corporation generated ₦5.7 billion in revenue from ...
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Daily Watch – Debt servicing goes through the roof, Manufacturers reduce investments in economy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that Nigerian ...
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Daily Watch – Petrol marketers insist on ₦180/litre, Court orders INEC to continue CVR

The Independent National Electoral Commission will not be able to ...
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Daily Watch – APC sweeps field in Ekiti guber, Amazon to set up Nigeria shop in 2023

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Biodun Oyebanji has been ...
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Daily Watch – Atiku pitches tent with Okowa, Only 4 states ‘fully compliant’ with CPS

Nigeria's main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has picked Ifeanyi ...
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Daily Watch – Reps ask INEC to extend CVR, Inflation breaks record for 2nd straight month

Inflation in Nigeria maintained a “galloping trend” in May, rising ...
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Daily Watch – FG loses $1.7bn Malabu oil case, Ethiopia to kickstart Tigray negotiations

JPMorgan Chase has won a London High Court battle against ...
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Daily Watch – Power grid sees fifth collapse in 2022, Gunmen kill 100 in Burkina Faso

Gunmen have released 11 passengers who were abducted during a ...
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Daily Watch – Debt hits ₦41 trillion in Q1, Algeria suspends Spain treaty over Western Sahara

Nigeria's ruling party on Wednesday picked former Lagos State governor ...
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