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Ransome-Kuti, convicted soldiers drag Army before presidential probe panel

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Erstwhile Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, Enitan Ransome-Kuti, who was demoted from the rank of Brigadier-General to Colonel, was among soldiers...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Lack of referral hampers cholera control in North East

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MAIDUGURI—Efforts to contain a cholera outbreak that has struck more than 1,000 people in refugee camps in the North-East are being hampered because people are failing to report suspected...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

PCNI recounts interventions in Northeast amid security challenges

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The Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) has said it has recorded successes in its interventions in the North East recovery. Alhaji Tijjani Tumsah, Vice Chairman of the...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

NAF destroys more structures belonging to Boko Haram in Sambisa area

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed more structures in Borno used by Boko Haram insurgents as meeting points. This NAF announced this in a statement issued by Air Commodore...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Why we chose Nwoye

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SO much has been said of the governorship primaries in our party, All Progressives Congress, APC in Anambra State. Much of the commentary in the media space and online media have come from people...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Troops massacre Boko Haram terrorists Borno ambush, raid

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Nigerian Army claimed, yesterday, that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-East, killed many Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush in the early hours of...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Troops kill many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush, recover weapons

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army claimed early Monday that its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, in the North East, killed many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush at the early hours of Sunday....

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

NAF strikes insurgents’ buildings in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has struck the insurgents’ buildings in Borno. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya,...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

6 Boko Haram insurgents surrender to NSCDC in Borno

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The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Monday said six Boko Haram insurgents had surrendered to the corps. The Spokesperson for the command, Mr Bulus James,...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

NSCDC arrests ex-scribe of local education authority over N2.5m fraud

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The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said it arrested one Bulama Bukar, a former Local Education Authority Secretary over alleged fraud of N2.5 million. The...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

Death toll in NE Nigeria cholera outbreak jumps to 35

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Thirty-five people have now died during a cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria, up from 21 at the start of the week, local health officials said on Sunday. “The number of deaths...

Sun Sep 10th, 2017     Read More →

PCNI, VSF spends N6bn in NE interventions – official

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Michika (Adamawa) – The Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), Alhaji Tijjani Tumsah, says over N6 billion has been spent by the PCNI and Victim Support...

Sun Sep 10th, 2017     Read More →

Terrorism: DSS foils ISWA plot to bomb Abuja, 6 states

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By Soni Daniel Abuja – The Department of Security Service has foiled a major plot by the Islamic State of West Africa to bomb Abuja and six states in the Northern part of Nigeria and cause...

Sat Sep 9th, 2017     Read More →

Two female bombers killed in Maiduguri

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The Police in Borno on Saturday said two female suicide bombers were killed when they detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to their bodies in the outskirts of Maiduguri. A...

Sat Sep 9th, 2017     Read More →

7 killed in Boko Haram attack on displaced camp

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At least seven people were killed when Boko Haram jihadists attacked a camp for people displaced by the conflict in northeast Nigeria, militia members and locals said Saturday. The attack on...

Sat Sep 9th, 2017     Read More →