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BOKO HARAM: Parents donate girls for suicide bombings – Army

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By Kingsley Omonobi and Joseph Erunke Abuja – Shocking revelations emerged yesterday, of how parents in Nigeria’s North East States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe wilfully donate their...

Sun Aug 6th, 2017     Read More →

War against Boko Haram not won, not over yet – Buratai

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has, Wednesday, warned that the war against the Boko Haram insurgents is not won and is not over yet. He said more efforts must be put...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Between Boko and Borno Haram

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When we make such confused or blind conclusions, those who are masterminding the latest incidents of suicide bomb blasts are convinced of their veiled protection and ennobled to sponsor the...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Group wants FG to approve draft national policy on IDPs

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Action Against Hunger, an international non-governmental organisation, has urged the Federal Government to pass the draft National Policy on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to engender...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

US faults army’s claim of Boko Haram defeat in N-East

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By Joseph Erunke, with agency reports The United States Department of State is worried about Nigeria’s inability to effectively secure and hold onto territories recaptured from Boko Haram...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Why NASS rejected devolution of powers to states – Senate Leader

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ABUJA—The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, has provided insight into possible reasons the constitution review proposal on devolving more powers to states failed in the National Assembly last...

Wed Aug 2nd, 2017     Read More →

UN allocates $10.5m to assist in northeast

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The UN has allocated over $10.5 million to help thousands of vulnerable in need of life-saving humanitarian assistance in the devastated Nigeria’s northeast. The UN Resident and Humanitarian...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

Famine looms in northeast Nigeria as food crisis worsens

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By Sola Ogundipe “We are hungry”. This is currently the commonest expression in the northeastern part of Nigeria. *File photo: Malnourished children Amongst the displaced are women...

Tue Aug 1st, 2017     Read More →

$43.4 m, N200m probe: No decision yet on Lawal, Oke – Presidency

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor The Federal Government is yet to take any action on the report of the probe into the fraud allegation levelled against the suspended Secretary to the...

Sun Jul 30th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram’s oil exploration team ambush death toll hits 69

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At least 69 people are known to have died in a Boko Haram ambush of an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria, as three men kidnapped by the jihadists made a video appeal. Experts said the...

Sat Jul 29th, 2017     Read More →

North-East marginalization and Dankwambo’s flag

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Those who talk of marginalisation should join hands today in highlighting the plight of our brothers in the North East who are going through hell imposed on them by all Nigerians even as we...

Sat Jul 29th, 2017     Read More →

Corpses of 18 soldiers, 30 NNPC, JTF officials killed in Boko Haram attacks arrive Maiduguri

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Forty-eight corpses of persons killed by Boko Haram terrorists during an oil exploration to the Lake Chad Basin have been brought to the Maiduguri Teaching Hospital in the Borno State...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: Army arrests terrorist father, son in Yobe

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The Army has arrested four fleeing Boko Haram terrorists, including a father and son at Kurnari village and Nayinawa in Yobe. According to a statement issued by Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani...

Tue Jul 25th, 2017     Read More →

Army arrest four fleeing Boko Haram terrorists, including father, son

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The Army have arrested four fleeing Boko Haram terrorists, including a father and son at Kurnari village and Nayinawa in Yobe. According to a statement issued by Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani...

Tue Jul 25th, 2017     Read More →

States, FCT owe N4.061trn — DMO

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ABUJA — The 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory, FCT, had a debt stock of about N4.061 trillion as at the end of 2016. Abraham Nwankwo DG, Debt Management Office It...

Mon Jul 24th, 2017     Read More →