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I got N60,000 when we released Chibok schoolgirls – Boko Haram Commander

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—One of the arrested Boko Haram leaders and kidnappers of the Chibok schoolgirls, Mallam Mayinta Modu, alias Abor, aged 23, has revealed that each of them received...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

The ‘forgotten’ Northerners

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Map-of-Nigeria By Donu Kogbara LAST week, I focused on Fulanis who feel that their tribe is being unfairly vilified because of the herdsmen issue. To illustrate the page, we published a map that...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

How Buhari’s appointments engendered rowdy session at Senate

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By Henry Umoru​​ ABUJA— THE Senate, yesterday, witnessed a rowdy session, following complaints of alleged lopsided appointments into federal boards and parastatals by President...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: We receive N5, 000 for facilitating each suicide bomb attack – Butcher, other

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Abubakar Kori, a dwarf, who facilitated the suicide bombing activities of ‘Boko-Haram’ insurgents, said he was paid not less than N5, 000 for each suicide bomb attack carried out by...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

…maladministration of APC govt threatening – Turaki

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Frontline PDP presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has said that the war against terror in the country has remained intractable because the current Administration has failed to...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram kills six traders in Nigeria ambush

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Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday. File:...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen-farmers’ clashes now deadlier, says UN

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By Ndahi Marama & Ifeanyi Okolie LAGOS—The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has said the conflicts between herdsmen and...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 22 Boko Haram insurgents, including Chibok girls abductors

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Maiduguri – The Police in Borno have arrested 22 suspected Boko Haram members including those who participated in the abduction of Chibok school girls. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Attack on troop’s location/alleged missing soldiers: Buratai, top Army Commanders visit Yobe State

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. General Tukur Buratai and his team of top Army Commanders have been in the Theatre of operations in last 48hours to access the operational development in the...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

‘North-East tops adult illiteracy’

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By Charles Agwam Bauchi—The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, an international no- governmental organisation has disclosed that the north-east has the least adult...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Streamline training programme for cardiothoracic surgery, Yawe tasks FG

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President of the West African College of Surgeons, WACS Professor King-David Terna Yawe, has urged Nigeria government to streamline the training programme for cardiothoracic surgery in other to...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Northeast has the highest adult illiteracy rate – CITAD

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The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), an international non governmental organization has disclosed that the northeast region has the least adult literacy rate, with all...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Casualties feared after Boko Haram attack military base

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Dozens of soldiers were feared dead after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Monday. Army vs Boko Haram terrorists Islamist militants...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Emefiele, Lalong, Amaechi, others for Blueprint awards tomorrow

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abuja—The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Transport Minister, Mr Chibuike Amaechi among other personalities will be conferred with various...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Hundreds of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram overruns base

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Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →