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Thousands flee after Nigeria jihadist attack kills 10 in northeast town

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At least 10 people were killed when jihadists attacked a northeast Nigerian town, burning down a UN office and prompting thousands to flee across the border into Niger, local officials and the UN...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Covid-19 :UNICEF partners religious, traditional leaders to prevent vaccine hesitancy in Borno state Calls for sustained routine immunization

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The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is working with local authorities, religious, traditional and influential individuals in Borno state to prevent vaccine hesitancy and convince people in...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Chibok girls still on our minds, says Presidency

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The Presidency has reassured parents and concerned citizens that the missing students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, remain constantly on the minds of the government as they...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Over 20 Chibok parents died awaiting their girls, says BBOG

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Over 20 parents of the secondary school girls abducted seven years ago in Chibok, Borno State, have died from health complications induced by the protracted wait for the return of their children....

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Planned protest at Abuja airport:DSS invites youth leader

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ABUJA- THE Department of State Service,DSS, has invited the National President of Nigeria Youth Union,NYU, Comrade Chinonso Obasi,for questioning over the union’s suspended rally at the...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

7 years on, more than 100 Chibok girls still missing

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Seven years after hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram jihadists in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, more than 100 are still missing, Amnesty International said Wednesday. x Several more...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Cultism: Police arrest 6 suspects during initiation, recover guns

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The Police Command in Anambra says it has arrested six youths aged between the ages of 17 and 25 years suspected to be cult members. DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, the Police Public Relations Officer of...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Security: Tilting at windmills

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There is no serious opinion leader in Nigeria who has not sunk his teeth into the paralyzing issue of insecurity in Nigeria. There is no leader of significance, past or present, who has not shown...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Troops repel terrorists incursion, eliminate scores in Borno

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The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Army chief tasks media on anti-terrorism fight

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The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Farouq Yahaya, has urged the media to deny Boko Haram terrorists the freedom to operate. Yahaya made the call, at the weekend, at a luncheon...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Zulum, Makinde restate faith in one indivisible Nigeria

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (right) presenting a gift to his Borno State counterpart, Prof. Babagana Umar Zulum, during the latter’s courtesy visit to Government House, Ibadan,...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

‘If injustice is not addressed, crises will persist in Nigeria’

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Bishop Mamsa The chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Adamawa State chapter, Bishop Stephens Dami Mamsa, in this interview with MANSUR ARAMIDE, faults Federal Government’s...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

NNPC partners Borno to build gas power plant

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is partnering Borno State Government to build a gas power plant in Maiduguri, to boost power supply in the state. The move followed the...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Zulum restates faith in one indivisible Nigeria

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The governor appealed to those fomenting trouble in parts of the country to desist forthwith and allow peace to reign, adding that nobody could predict what would happen in times of crises. He...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria is on brink of a failed state, PDP Governors Warn

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[FILES] Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVGovernors elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned that if the alarming drift of Nigeria under the watch of the All Progressives...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →