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Troops kill Boko Haram insurgents, rescue 2 aged women

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The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops killed two Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation at Kajeri community in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno. army Col. Onyema...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Troops kill 2 Boko Haram insurgents, rescue 2 aged women in Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops killed two Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation at Kajeri community in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu,...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Open letter to Army chiefs – the pen will always defeat the gun

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By Dele Sobowale “Do you know what astounds me most about the world? The impotence of force to establish anything. There are only two powers in the world; the sword and the mind. In the end,...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →

Don’t evict Nigerian refugees, UN tells Cameroon

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The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed grave concerns over plans by Cameroon to evict thousands of Nigerian refugees to Borno. UNHCR said it deplored the reported move that...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

Corruption allegations: Just in case FG has forgotten these cases!

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By Dirisu Yakubu The victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 Presidential elections elicited hope of the unusual variant. President Buhari For well-meaning Nigerians and friends...

Sat Jan 19th, 2019     Read More →

‘Egypt’ as metaphor for APC and PDP

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By Oludayo Tade FROM North to South, East to West of Nigeria, the socio-economic indices of good things of life for Nigerians point to the negative side. Only the political office holders in the...

Fri Jan 18th, 2019     Read More →

Troops repel insurgents’ attack in Gajiram, Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops had successfully repelled attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Gajiram community in Ngazai Local Government Area of Borno. Nigerian troops...

Thu Jan 17th, 2019     Read More →

Embarrassing military brutality

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By Adewale Kupoluyi IN what has been described as an assault on press freedom in Nigeria, the Abuja and regional offices of the Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspapers in...

Thu Jan 17th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: Take the fight to them

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By Gambo Dori IT is not the most edifying sight to witness your elected leader shed tears. But as widely reported, that was what many saw the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima did, when he...

Thu Jan 17th, 2019     Read More →

IOM decries attack on its hub, killing of IDPs

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA— International Organisation for Migration, IOM, has said it is appalled by Monday’s attack in Rann, Borno State, in which four internally-displaced persons,...

Thu Jan 17th, 2019     Read More →

Thousands flee deadly Boko Haram attack in NE Nigeria

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Thousands of people have fled a remote town in northeast Nigeria, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Wednesday, after Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base and torched aid...

Wed Jan 16th, 2019     Read More →

IOM deplores attack on humanitarian hub, killing of IDPs

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The International Organization for Migration IOM said it is appalled by Monday’s attack in Rann, Borno State, in which four Internally Displaced Persons IDPs...

Wed Jan 16th, 2019     Read More →

Restructuring: Buhari fooled Nigerians in 2015 – Oyinlola

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Chairman of Steering Committee of the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Tuesday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of selling a...

Tue Jan 15th, 2019     Read More →

Seven killed as Boko Haram attacks Nigeria military base

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Seven people were killed when Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those displaced by the conflict, military and humanitarian...

Tue Jan 15th, 2019     Read More →

National security under scrutiny at Nigeria vote

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In Nigeria, where religious and ethnic identity often determines support for a candidate, Mudi Bawa might well have been expected to vote for Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Both are northern Muslims....

Tue Jan 15th, 2019     Read More →