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WHO supports treatment of 301 mental health patients in Borno

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World Health Organisation (WHO) says it supported the treatment of 301 mental health patients and referred 12 others for further management in Borno from January to November 2020. Dr Henry Nwanja,...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

Bill to establish Nigerian Army University passes 2nd reading in House of Reps

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A bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Army University, Biu, Borno, to make comprehensive provisions for its management and administration has passed second reading in the House of...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Military counters Boko Haram claim of killing Borno farmers

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The Defence Headquarters, Thursday said Boko Haram’s claim of being responsible for the killing of rice farmers in Borno State is a fallacy aimed at instilling fear in people. Coordinator,...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Editorial: Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 6

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Our last editorial on this subject of federalism summed up the pros and cons of federalism. Categorically, it stressed the need to revert to a federal constitutional arrangement along with the...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Olufon’s murder: A clarion call to all

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Olufon of Ifon land, Oba Adegoke Adeusi Two incidents in the last two weeks here gnaw the mind. The paramount ruler of Ifon Kingdom in Ondo State was abducted a fortnight ago in daylight. Hours...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Visiting ACP Egbe Edum axed to death in Calabar

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An Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Egbe Eko Edum, has been assassinated in Calabar, Cross River State. The deceased was until his assassination, the Commanding Officer of the 73 Squadron of...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Zabarmari Killings: Senate, Reps urged to face realities in insurgency war

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Following the killing of farmworkers in Zabarmari, Borno State, members of the Senate and the House of Representatives have been advised to face the reality on the ground and see the fight...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Farmers seek compensation for slain Borno colleagues

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• Youth flay leaders for insecurity in North The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has called on the federal and Borno governments to compensate families of its members recently...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Zabarmari Killings: Buhari pledges to honour Reps’ invitation, says Gbajabiamila

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Femi Gbajabiamila President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to honour the invitation of the House of Representatives to answer questions bordering on the nation’s security. The News Agency of...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Pope condemns 'atrocities' in Nigeria

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Pope Francis looks on at the end of his private audience with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Buedenbender at the end of a private audience at the Vatican, on October...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria returns 3,000 displaced after jihadist violence

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Some 3,000 people began returning to their homes and deserted farms in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno on Monday, six years after fleeing jihadist violence and despite a weekend massacre...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Northern elders ask Buhari to resign over insecurity

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Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign for failure to combat increasing insecurity in the country. x The call came just as the Senate rose from a marathon...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

ECOWAS condemns terrorist attack in northeast Nigeria

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Mourners attend the funeral of 43 farm workers in Zabarmari, about 20km from Maiduguri, Nigeria, on November 29, 2020 after they were killed by Boko Haram fighters in rice fields near the village...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

I never said Nigeria is at mercy of Boko Haram – Lai Mohammed

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[files] Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed speaks during a news conference on protests in Abuja, Nigeria November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi SotundeThe Minister of Information and...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: Reps summon Buhari over Borno massacre

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Miffed by the worsening insecurity in the country, the House of Representatives has summoned President Muhammadu Buhari over the cold-blooded murder of about 43 persons by suspected Boko Haram...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →