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Battle of Baga: Army, Air Force kill over 100 Boko Haram terrorists in massive clearance operation

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By Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja Following a massive land and air onslaught by troops of the Nigerian Military and air strikes by the Nigerian Air Force, over 100 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian military criticised for newspaper raid

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Nigeria‘s military was on Monday accused of attacking press freedom after troops raided a newspaper for publishing a front-page story about its handling of the Boko Haram...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram getting beyond us?

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IS the fight against Boko Haram now beyond us? The time has come for us to stop pretending. This year, 2019, marks 10 years since Boko Haram (Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Outrage greets military’s arrest of Daily Trust journalists, closure of Abuja, Maiduguri offices

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Henry Ojelu & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—STRONG reactions,yesterday, trailed the military’s arrest of Northern Regional Editor of Daily Trust Newspaper, Uthman...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Borno PDP faction rejects Imam, others

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—A faction of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, backed by a court judgment in Borno State has rejected the candidature of Alhaji Mohammed Imam for governorship,...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

APC Reconciliation: 70% of S’ West petitioners from Ondo

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By Emmanuel Aziken LAGOS—THE All Progressives Congress, APC national peace and reconciliation committee set up over crisis in the Southwest submitted its report to the national chairman,...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Your report outdated, we arrested 947 suspected terrorists – FG to AI

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The Federal Government has said that Amnesty International (AI) was wrong to have concluded in its report that the government had done nothing to stem killings in the country. Minister of...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Abba-Aji quits as Chairman of IPCR Governing Council

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The Chairman of the Governing Council of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Sen. Muhammed Abba-Aji has resigned his appointment. The Resident Information Officer, IPCR, Mr Abu...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Memo to Sambo Dasuki on Alex Badeh

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Dear Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), As you spend your third year in illegal detention since December 2015, I am using this memo to intimate you about the brutal assassination of former Chief of...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Troops arrest 2 female suicide bombers in Borno

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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have apprehended two female suicide bombers at Mushemiri village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The army said in a twitter post that a suspected suicide...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Improved security, upgraded infrastructure’ll boost Nigeria’s tourism —Lai Mohammed

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abuja—The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the present administration’s efforts at improving security and upgrading infrastructure is a deliberate...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →

Wife of Boko Haram leader arrested

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The Borno Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Ibrahim Abdullahi said one of the two female Boko Haram bombers nabbed by the command is the wife of Mamman Nur, a...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari’s 2019 Budget speech

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His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja wednesday, 19TH December 2018 PROTOCOLS – It is my...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →

PDP expresses shock over Badeh’s murder

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…Demands Immediate Investigation The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the gruesome murder of former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Alex Badeh...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →

33 NGOs worry over incessant attacks on rights groups

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By Innocent Anaba LAGOS—A group of 33 Nigerian human rights and humanitarian organisations has expressed concern over the incessant attacks and criticisms of human rights and humanitarian...

Wed Dec 19th, 2018     Read More →