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No part of Nigeria is under terrorists’ control, APC says

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that terrorists no longer control any part of Nigeria’s territory just as the party advised Nigerians to...

Court-martial sentences soldier to death by firing squad over homicide

A court-martial sitting in Borno State has sentenced trooper Azunna Maduabuchi to death by firing squad for killing his commander at 202 Battalion of...

Troops kill 28 Boko Haram terrorists in Gujba battle

Troops of the newly launched operation Tura Takaibango, have reportedly inflicted serious damage on Boko Haram elements in Gujba local government of Yobe State. The...

NGOs, SSS, politicians benefit from North East kidnapping, centre alleges

Boko Haram is now big business for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), security agencies and even politicians in the North East, particularly Borno State, says the...

Buhari expresses shock over killing of 70 Nigeriens by terrorists

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 70 people in Zaroumdareye, a border town between Niger Republic and Mali by militants, describing the...

Airstrikes kill scores of Boko Haram insurgents – Defence headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked down more terrorists’ hideouts, killing scores in two locations in...

Fintiri condemns Christmas eve attack by Boko Haram on Adamawa community

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has condemned the Boko Haram attack on Garkida town in Gombi local area of Adamawa state. Boko Haram fighters have launched...

You can’t defeat Boko Haram with your lackluster attitude, Angry Gov Zulum tells soldiers

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said there is no hope that the military can defeat Boko Haram. Zulum spoke on Monday during...

Release of Kankara schoolboys has angered some people, Buhari’s aide

Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, says some ‘people’ are miffed over the release of hundreds of schoolboys abducted from...

Insecurity: What Nigeria needs to do, by Sani Njobdi

By Sani Njobdi The problem of insecurity in Northern Nigeria and Nigeria at large has reached a stage where many have given up. So many...

Masari denies Boko Haram claim, says bandits responsible for schoolboys abduction

Governor Bello Masari of Katsina state, has disputed claims by Boko Haram to the effect that it was behind the abduction of hundreds of...

Boko Haram takes responsibility of kidnapping Kankara schoolboys

Boko Haram insurgents have claimed responsibility of kidnapping hundreds of science secondary schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina State. In the wake of the attack, at least...

[VIDEO] Shekau crippled after military onslaught, arrested Boko Haram fighter says

A captured Boko Haram terrorist says Abubakar Shekau, leader of the sect, has been crippled as his leg is broken by military air strike...

Number of old people killed by soldiers, Boko Haram in N/east very high – Amnesty Int’l

Soldiers and Boko Haram elements have reportedly disproportionately killed many old people due to their inability to escape attacks and counter attacks in the...

NAWOJ condemns Borno killings, calls for collaborative action

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) condemns in strong terms the barbaric killings of innocent rice farmers in Zabamari of Mafa Local Government...

Deradicalization of B’Haram: We won’t join issues with you, Army tells NASS

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), yesterday, said it would not join issues with the National Assembly over its criticism of the military-led rehabilitation and reintegration...

Again NA declares Shekau, Al-Barnawi, 84 other Boko Haram terrorists wanted

The two factional leaders of Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau and Maman Al-Barnawi, and 84 other Boko Haram terrorists were on Wednesday declared wanted...

Six Nigerians convicted in UAE over ‘Boko Haram funding’

Six Nigerians have been convicted by an Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over alleged funding of Boko...

Nine soldiers die as Army truck hits landmine in Borno

A military truck hit a landmine in Borno State on Wednesday, killing at least nine soldiers, two security sources told AFP. The incident happened on...

Residents of Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Niger protest rising insecurity

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) yesterday took to the streets in Kaduna, Bauchi, Niger and Kano States to protest the escalating security challenges...
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