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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to meet President Buhari in Abuja next week

As the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram at Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, intensifies, the United States Government yesterday announced that its Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and some other African countries next week over terrorism challenges in the continent.

Video: Boko Haram contacted me over Dapchi schoolgirls – Aisha Wakil

As the Nigerian government extended to neighbouring countries, the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted last week in Dapchi, Yobe State, a human rights activist, Mrs Aisha Wakil, claimed a Boko Haram faction had contacted her to confirm it has the girls.

Dapchi schoolgirls: Boko Haram faction contacts Aisha Wakil

As the Nigerian government extended to neighbouring countries, the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted last week in Dapchi, Yobe State, a human rights activist, Mrs Aisha Wakil, claimed a Boko Haram faction had contacted her to confirm it has the girls.

Federal govt extends search for Dapchi girls to Chad, Niger, Cameroon

The federal government announced today that the search for the 110 schoolgirls who were abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State, has been extended to the neighbouring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon.

Gani Adams: Nigeria’s unity dependent on restructuring

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, has restated his strong belief in restructuring of Nigeria.

Court strikes out ex-naval staff reinstatement’s suit

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has struck out the suit instituted by Enoch Iliya against the Nigerian Navy, seeking reinstatement and payment of his entitlements since 2015, when he was forcefully retired.

Stakeholders mum on outcome of security meeting with President Buhari

The prevailing security challenges in the country may have necessitated a Security Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Monday.

Police say it’s difficult to arrest ‘highly placed’ herdsmen sponsors – ex-naval chief

A former chief of naval staff, Samuel Afolayan, says the Kwara state police has admitted that it is difficult to arrest sponsors of recalcitrant herdsmen.

Nigerian Navy destroys over 700 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

The outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Adm. Abubakar Al-Hassan, said the Command had destroyed over 712 illegal refining units in the last seven months.

Low funding hampering our effective operations – Ibok-Ete Ibas

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said inadequate resources was hampering its effective operations.

National Assembly urged to appropriately approve Navy’s budget

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to appropriately approve the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy before it.

Herdsmen destroy ex-Naval chief Samuel Afolayan’s farms

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, said on Wednesday that herdsmen had destroyed about 45 hectares of his 500-hectare farm.

Don’t retaliate herdsmen, others killings – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said as dangerous, deadly and heartless as killings by Fulani herdsmen in Adamawa, Benue and Jos and that of Badoo in Lagos and Ogun states were, retaliation was not the answer.

Nigerian Navy trains 50 policemen on tackling maritime crimes

The Nigeria Police have taken steps to end crime within the country’s waterways by dispatching 50 personnel of the force attached to the Marine Police unit of the Nigerian Navy training school to train on how to curb the menace.


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