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Seven Nigerian troops killed in ISWAP attack

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Seven soldiers were killed on Tuesday when Islamic State-affiliated jihadists attacked a military position in northeastern Nigeria, two military sources told AFP. Fighters in several trucks fitted...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Army dismisses report of killing, abduction of soldiers in Borno

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The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno. The Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Col. Aminu...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Rights group calls on FG to rebuild Bayelsa villages burnt by military

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Kindly Share This Story: By Emma Amaize ASABA – A rights group, Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on the Federal Government to reconstruct Bilabiri 1 and 2 communities in...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram kills kidnapped CAN chairman

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Boko Haram insurgents have killed the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lawan Andimi, in Michika local government area of Adamawa state. Ahmad Salkida, a journalist with...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ others for alleged N111 million fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Monday arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram. She was arraigned alongside Tahir Saidu Daura and Prince...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

17 soldiers killed in fresh Boko Haram attack, scores abducted

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Kindly Share This Story: Over 17 soldiers have been reportedly killed in an attack on Friday and Saturday by Boko Haram insurgents on Bama-Gwoza highway. It was gathered that the attack was...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

KEDCO losses N52bn revenue in 2019

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The Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna, says the company had lost energy supplied to it by regulators worth about N52 billion in 2019. Gwamna...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Muslim personalities commended for developmental efforts

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The Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum as emerged the Nigerian Muslim Personality of the Year 2019, going by the assessment of an Islamic newspaper, Muslim News. Zulum, a...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Aid workers: UN calls for release of remaining hostages in terrorists’ den

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Kindly Share This Story:Boko Haram fighters By Victoria Ojeme United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon says the UN is relieved over the release of the aid workers...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Release of abducted aid workers: UN concerned about other civilians abducted by Boko Haram

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Kindly Share This Story:Boko Haram fighters By Victoria Ojeme United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon says the UN is relieved over the release of the aid workers...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

ISWAP free five kidnapped aid workers in Nigeria

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Islamic State-aligned jihadists have released five local aid workers abducted last month in violence-wracked northeastern Nigeria, security sources and one of those freed said Thursday. The aid...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum lays foundation for construction of 500 houses in Maiduguri

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The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday laid the foundation for the construction of 500 houses in Maiduguri. Gov. Zulum , at the foundation laying ceremony of the houses, said...

Wed Jan 15th, 2020     Read More →

How NIN is used as weapon against citizenry

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If there is one policy in Nigeria that has failed woefully to achieve its desired patriotic national objective, it is the National Identity Card policy. There are several other rogue policies...

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

‘We wanted to bring lights into those Chibok families that had been dark’

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Some Chibok girls installing the solar kits Few weeks after his Virtual Reality (VR) film, Daughter of Chibok, won the 2019 Lion Award for Best Story at the Venice International Film Festival in...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

NAF neutralises ISWAP fighters, destroys portions of their tactical Hq

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed portions of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP)’s tactical headquarters at Kollaram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno. The NAF...

Fri Jan 10th, 2020     Read More →