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Nigeria’s government has a plan for the northeast, torn apart by eight years of conflict with Boko Haram: displaced people will be housed in fortified garrison towns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fend for itself.
A chief magistrate court sitting in Makurdi, Benue State has remanded in prison a Fulani herdsman, Umaru Easyam, for the alleged rape of a pregnant woman.
At least three soldiers were killed and another six others were wounded in a Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest attack in the restive region.
Members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, on Saturday suffered heavy casualty in a failed attempt to overrun the Forward Operation Base of Operation Lafiya Dole in Magumeri, Borno State.
Nigerian Army on Saturday repelled an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Magumeri town, headquarters of Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno.
The Police in Borno on Tuesday said four female suicide bombers were killed while trying to sneak into Maiduguri metropolis.
At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists said.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had arrested a 24-year-old tricyclist, Isah Ma’azu, for allegedly snatching 15 cell phones from housewives in Maiduguri.
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Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone
A Staff of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Mrs. Stella Achara, has been dragged to a High Court by the Police authority in Enugu for allegedly duping unsuspected job seekers to the tune of N14million.
Britain was recovering Monday after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day.
A 24-year-old driver, Mansur Lawan, who allegedly stole 600 bags of maize worth N3.3 million from his employer, on Monday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid will continue their bid for a first European Cup treble in 40 years against Neymar’s Paris Saint-Germain after the big-spending duo were on Monday drawn together in a mouth-watering Champions League last 16 clash.
Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the administration of the Peoples Democratic Party liberated the northeastern part of Nigeria from Boko Haram insurgency but the terrorists are now attacking the area under the All Progressives Congress-led government.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit by two oil companies, Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited and Suntrust Oil Company Nigeria Limited, seeking to be allowed to enjoy 5-year tax relief.
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has expressed surprise with the statement credited to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the endorsement of President Mohammadu Buhari for the 2019 election by the governors.
Conflict has forced 1.7 million people to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year, causing "a mega-crisis", aid agencies say.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged those who want to contest against him in 2019 to an integrity test, stating that those who ruled Nigeria without vision and looted the nation’s treasury are the same people boasting that they will displace the APC government and return to office.