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Address poverty, insecurity first before restructuring – Senator Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the on-going national discourse on restructuring as triviality in the face of overwhelming socio-economic problems plaguing the country along with endemic poverty especially in the North.

Nigerian Army denies suicide bomb attack in IDPs camp, ambush on soldiers in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday dismissed as ‘misleading’, reports of a suicide bomb attack at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka community of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.

Trafficking of pills used by suicide bombers soars in Sahel

The UN has warned of a rise in trafficking of the synthetic opioid tramadol across West Africa, as one official revealed it is being found in the pockets of suicide bombers.

NGO, WFP, FAO train 108 disabled persons in Borno

A Borno-based NGO, Damnaish Human Capacity Building Initiative (DHCBI), said it had trained 108 disabled persons affected by the Boko Haram insurgency on various trades in the state.

People still betraying troops to Boko Haram – General Rogers Nicholas

The new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen Rogers Nicholas, has said there was still lot to be done to completely defeat Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East, as people still provide information on locations of troops in the region.

Federal govt alleges campaign of calumny against Nigerian military

The Defence Ministry has cautioned the public not to align with those sponsoring a campaign of calumny against the leadership of the Nigerian Army in its fight against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram kills six soldiers in Borno

At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Borno State, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday.

APC rode to power on false promises – Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa added that the ruling party, which is riddled with internal crisis, has nothing to offer Nigerians than hardship for the nearly past three years if came into power.

We’ll expose Boko Haram collaborators – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday vowed to expose those he described as political collaborators of Boko Haram terrorists, just as it denied an online publication that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai was ambushed and wounded by Boko Haram.

President Buhari, security and the right team strategy

One must however slightly disagree with Mr. President, who should have given himself credit for handpicking the right team to deliver his desired mandate in security. Having the right team in place is additional guarantee that things will turn out well.

Federal govt alleges campaign of calumny against military

The Federal Government has raised the alarm over an alleged campaign of calumny against the leadership of the Nigerian military, “aimed at smearing the efforts of the government at fighting Boko Haram terrorists.”

Nigerian Army captures 60 terrorists

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops had captured no fewer than 60 Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East geopolitical zone, in the last three days.

Thou shall not underrate Atiku

For years, he was rejected at the polls and given a tag that demarketed him among the electorate. His opponents said they knew how to get people to vote

General Buratai not involved in Boko Haram ambush – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has described an online publication that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has been wounded in an alleged ambush by Boko Haram terrorists at an unnamed location in the North East while on his way to pay troops courtesy as false.

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