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Boko Haram/ISWAP Releases Pictures of Abducted Soldiers, Yobe Protocol Officers
Boko Haram/ISWAP Releases Pictures of Ab...

Boko Haram/ISWAP Releases Pictures of Abducted Soldiers, Yobe Protocol Offi...

Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists have released pictures of the two soldiers and Yobe Liaison officer they abducted on Damaturu/Maiduguri highway on Saturday. The insurgents also released the identity cards of their abductees. In the display of the ID cards, two of the cards belong to Mai Lalle, one for... read more »

SERAP Issues Buhari 24 Hours Ultimatum To Withdraw NBC Order On Reporting of Terrorism
SERAP Issues Buhari 24 Hours Ultimatum T...

SERAP Issues Buhari 24 Hours Ultimatum To Withdraw NBC Order On Reporting o...

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has issued an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari asking him to use his office “to urgently instruct Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw the directive... read more »

Two Soldiers Killed As Troops Battle ESN in Enugu
Two Soldiers Killed As Troops Battle ESN...

Two Soldiers Killed As Troops Battle ESN in Enugu

Two soldiers have been killed as troops repelled an attack by Eastern Security Network at Adani community in Uzo-Uwani Council Area of Enugu State. The troops were deployed to check the activities of gunmen in the community before gunmen attacked thier location at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint. According... read more »

Bandits Contact Kaduna School, Confirm Abduction of 121 Students
Bandits Contact Kaduna School, Confirm A...

Bandits Contact Kaduna School, Confirm Abduction of 121 Students

Bandits who invaded Bethel Baptist High School Kaduna have confirmed having 121 students in captivity barely 30 hours after they struck. President Kaduna Baptist Conference and Proprietor of Bethel Baptist High school, Kaduna Rev. Yahaya Jangado disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday evening after... read more »

Open Grazing Ban: Sanwo-Olu Receives 16 Southern Governors in Lagos
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Open Grazing Ban: Sanwo-Olu Receives 16 Southern Governors in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has started receiving 16 of his colleagues from Southern Nigeria. According to several media reports, the governor arrived at Alausa, Ikeja, the venue of their meeting on the state of the nation. The meeting is holding eight weeks after the governors met in... read more »

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How Boko Haram, ISWAP Are Using Social Media to Recruit – Monguno

How Boko Haram, ISWAP Are Using Social Media to Recruit – Monguno...

The National Security Adviser, Maj Gen Babagana Monguno (retd), has raised the alarm that social media has become a harbour for terrorist groups such as Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa... read more »

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

The Senate on Tuesday shifted its proposed meeting with Service Chiefs, the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Inspector General of Police to Thursday. Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this at plenary. Lawan said the security chiefs, who are supposed to brief the Senate, are still engaged at the National... read more »

Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Codename to Hadin ...

Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Codename to Hadin Kai

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that the war against Boko Haram in the North-East has been renamed Operation Kadin Kai from Operation Lafiya Dole. The change... read more »

Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers in Aerial Attac...

Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers in Aerial Attack

At least 20 soldiers have been feared killed in an aerial attack meant to neutralise Boko Haram/Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP). The Nigerian Air... read more »

Boko Haram attacks Geidam, Hometown of Acting IGP

Boko Haram attacks Geidam, Hometown of Acting IGP

Geidam, Yobe State hometown of the Acting Police Inspector General Usman Baba Alkali, came under attack last night from terror sect, Boko Haram, sending... read more »

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Gov Umahi Condemns the Madness of Herdsmen Killings in South-East

Gov Umahi Condemns the Madness of Herdsmen Killings in South-East

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has condemned the increased spate of killings by herdsmen in the South-East region describing it as “madness of herdsmen killings” while stressing that it... read more »

Presidency Reaffirms July Delivery of Six Super Tucano

Presidency Reaffirms July Delivery of Six Super Tucano

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to end insurgency in the country. The Presidency said the fight against insecurity will be revved up soon with the expected arrival of six Super Tucano light attack aircraft from the United States (U.S.) mid-July. Already, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) 14 personnel are in  Georgia, U.S. for training... read more »

Military needs Superior Weapons to End Insurgency ̵...

Military needs Superior Weapons to End Insurgency - Ndume

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has urged the Federal Government to increase the military budget for buying arms to enable them defeat... read more »

Makinde, Gani Adams in Closed Door Meeting

Makinde, Gani Adams in Closed Door Meeting

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde and Aare Onakankafo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Thursday met behind closed doors at the Oyo Government House, Ibadan. Details... read more »

Wars and Rumours of War, by Femi Adesina

Wars and Rumours of War, by Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina It’s often intriguing to hear eminent and well appointed Nigerians talk about disintegration, destabilization and outright war, as if it’s a... read more »

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Bandits Contact Kaduna School, Confirm Abduction of 121 Students

Bandits Kidnap Students in Kaduna, Two Soldiers Feared Dead

Bandits in the early hours of Monday attacked another school in Kaduna, whisking away an unspecified number of students. They attacked Bethel Secondary School in Maramara, Chikun Local... read more »

Gunmen Kidnap Pupils from Islamic School in Niger State

Gunmen Kidnap Pupils from Islamic School in Niger State

Scores of pupils were yesterday abducted from Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, Niger State. The Niger State government and the Police Command, which confirmed the incident, did not... read more »

There Is A Terror Group Now In Lagos - Nnamdi Kanu

There Is A Terror Group Now In Lagos – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu says there is an organised terror group in Lagos State. The IPOB leader also said the Miyetti Allah in Ebonyi State was functioning as... read more »

Buhari welcomes release of Afaka Students

Buhari welcomes release of Afaka Students

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, welcomed the release of the 27 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna State. He also... read more »

Parents of abducted Kaduna students protest at NASS

Parents of abducted Kaduna Students protest at NASS

Parents of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State were denied entry to the National Assembly complex, Abuja on Tuesday during a protest. The protesting... read more »