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FG Urged To Deploy More Soldiers To Rural Areas In Borno State

The federal government has been asked to urgently deploy soldiers to rural communities of restive Borno State in order to prevent the forcefully enlistment...

Boko Haram Captures Another Borno Town, As Military Maintains Ceasefire

Musdapha Ilo, Maiduguri Members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect on Sunday captured yet another town in Borno State after a two-day siege on some...

Vehicular Ban In Maiduguri Extended Till Tuesday

Musdapha Ilo, Maiduguri The ban on vehicular movements imposed on Maduguri, the Borno State capital, has been extended by another 24 hours. In a statement signed...

Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram Attacks Near Maiduguri

By Musdapha Ilo, Maiduguri Boko Haram insurgents have again suffered heavy casualties as the continued advancement by the sect towards Maiduguri was warded off by...

Senate Okay $1billion Loan To Combat Terrorism

The Senate on Thursday approved the $1 billion dollar loan requested by President Goodluck Jonathan to help the Nigerian Armed Forces in the fight...

NLC Pleads For Soldiers Sentenced To Death

The twelve soldiers facing death sentence in Nigeria, may have their sentence reviewed if the military authorities in the country heed the appeal of...

Nigerian Police Denies Torture Allegation By Amnesty International

The Nigerian Police has denied the allegations contained in the latest report released by Amnesty International detailing how suspects are tortured employing all types...

Nigerian Troops Capture Boko Haram Leader, Kill 60 Insurgents

The Nigeria military says it killed 60 terrorist fighters and captured a "high ranking terrorist leader" of the outlawed Boko Haram sect in an...

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Amaechi eyes speedy completion of Lekki Port

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has tasked promoters of the Lekki Port to double their pace on the work...

Obasanjo insists he won’t return to PDP despite party pressure

A FORMER Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, on January 22, informed a delegation of leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party...

ICIR Twitter conversation looks deep into the IELTS controversy

THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) held a Twitter Space conversation on the International English Language Testing System(...

Borno Police arrest 51 suspects, recover fake military official stamp

THE Borno State Police say  they have arrested 51 suspects and recovered fake official stamps of the Nigerian military...

As Nigerian government slumbers, N144bn Aba shoe industry crawls

RESEARCHERS estimate the market size of Aba shoe industry at N144 billion ($350.364 million). The estimate is predicated on...
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