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Borno governorship aspirant vows to consolidate on Shettima’s legacy

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri— Former Special Adviser to the late President Musa Yar’adua on National Assembly Matters, Senator Mohammed Abba-Aji, has pledged to consolidate on the...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Army seek urgent humanitarian support for IDPs in 4 liberated Borno LGAs

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday sought urgent humaniterian support for displaced women and children in four Borno local government areas liberated from Boko Haram. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Ogun Customs arrests 2, seizes N64.2m Range Rover

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The Ogun Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has recorded spectacular seizure of a brand new Range Rover (Velar) 2018/2019 model, with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N64.2million through...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

We were actually raped and forced to deny it by soldiers – Borno IDPs

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The Internally Displaced Persons in Borno have said that the statements made by the Amnesty International on rape, abuse and violation of women’s right in camps were true. This was...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Buratai says `Operation Last Hold’ primarily to relocate IDPs to communities

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

9 people killed in Boko Haram attacks in Niger

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Niamey – Authorities on Tuesday said nine people were killed on Monday night in Diffa city in southeast Niger in several attacks believed to be carried out by terrorist group Boko...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (3)

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By Eric Teniola DECREE two was used in 1992 to detain and silence persons for anti-government activities or statements. In the aftermath of riots in several Nigerian cities in May, four human...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Intersociety accuses army of killing over 1,900 pro-Biafra activists, IMN members, others

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi— International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety, yesterday, alleged that the Nigerian Army massacred 150 pro Biafra activists and...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Dogara, APC Convention Committee members meet

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Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Committee, on Monday, visited the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, at the National Assembly, Abuja. The...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Army rescues 58 women used as sex slaves by Boko Haram

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The Nigerian army on Monday says it rescued 58 women used as sex slaves, by Boko Haram in Modu Kimeri, in Bama local government area of Borno state. Also rescued were 75 children and 15 men. Col....

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Troops rescue Boko Haram’s slaves, others in Bama

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Troops of 21 Brigade supported by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole to conduct Counter terrorism and Counter insurgency operations in the North East have...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Dangote to launch 200 housing units for IDPs in N-East

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…Builds multi-million naira hostel for ABU IN a bid to assist the Federal Government to embark on rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in parts of the insurgency-ravaged...

Sun Jun 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Army kills 10 Boko Haram, recovers N2m in Borno

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Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Saturday, said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala Local Government area of Borno state. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu,...

Sat Jun 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Borno IDPs, others deny AI’s report on alleged human rights violation

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Maiduguri – Some Borno Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against them...

Sat Jun 2nd, 2018     Read More →

No one raped us, Amnesty International lied – Borno IDPs, others reveal

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Some Borno Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against them by the...

Sat Jun 2nd, 2018     Read More →