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Terrorists invade Yobe girls school

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By Bala Ajiya DAMATURU—ON Monday night, Boko Haram launched an attack on Government Girls College, Dapchi, Yobe State, with the intention to abduct students of the school. It was learned...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Fears of another Chibok-style abduction in Nigeria revives after school attack

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A Boko Haram attack on a girls’ school in northeast Nigeria has revived fears of another Chibok-style mass kidnapping, even as the government claims the jihadists are on the verge of...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari departs Katsina for Yola

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday departed Katsina State, for Yola after a five-day private visit to his home in Daura. The president was in Daura to commiserate with members of his extended...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram attacks girls’ school in Yobe

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Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on a girls boarding school in northeast Nigeria but the students and teachers fled to safety, witnesses said Monday. Boko Haram A convoy of fighters in...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Court frees 475 Boko Haram suspects, okays their rehabilitation

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A total of 475 detained Boko Haram suspects, were on Friday, released by the Federal High Court sitting at Wawa Cantonment in Niger State and sent to their...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

NPFL: League Management Company suspends usage of Umuahia Township Stadium, others for 2 weeks

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Abuja – The League Management Company (LMC), organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), have suspended four stadiums from hosting their matches for two weeks due to their...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

We will compel Buhari to re-contest in 2019, says Buhari Campaign organisation

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Bauchi – Alhaji Danladi Pasali, National Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), says that the organisation will compel President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest in...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

APC leaders, Tinubu to meet Buhari in Daura

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Daura(Katsina), – President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress at his country home in Daura, Katsina state today,...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Why Buhari should be re-elected — Ngige

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserved re-election in 2019 because of his achievements. Senator Ngige told Saturday Vanguard in...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

NNPC dispatches 29.058m litres of PMS to 13 states

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it supplied a total of 29.058 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol to thirteen Northern states in three...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari meets APC Governors’ Forum in Daura

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President Muhammadu Buhari met behind closed doors with members of the 18 state governors of the APC Governors’ Forum in Daura, Katsina State on Friday. Newsmen report that three of the...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Troops intercept fleeing Boko Haram members in Yobe

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Following the heat of the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH II by troops of OperationLAFIYA DOLE, the troops of 120 Battalion, Goniri, and subunits of Defence Companies under the 27 Task Force Brigade...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram suspects finally get their day in court

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The prosecution only called one witness against Abba Umar. He said the defendant, if released, would likely go back to Boko Haram’s hideout in Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria. The...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

Chibok girls’ kidnapper, Haruna Yahaya’s defence lawyer “pleaded for leniency”

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A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for 15 years, the government confirmed on Tuesday.Haruna Yahaya The conviction...

Tue Feb 13th, 2018     Read More →

Shekau now disguises as woman in black hijab – Army

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army said Tuesday day that Abubakar Shekau ,factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists group has fled the Sambisa Forest following its troops’ intense raid...

Tue Feb 13th, 2018     Read More →