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145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

Suicide bomber kills 3 civilian JTF operatives, injures 17 in Borno

No fewer than 3 members of the Civilian Joint Taskforce (CJTF) were on Tuesday comfirmed dead while 17 others sustained various degrees of injuries when a male Suicide bomber attacked Muna-datti area of Jere Local government in Borno state.

Boko Haram: Give me Abubakar Shekau dead or alive – Genetal Buratai tells troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.

Army chief Tukur Buratai charges troops to get Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau dead...

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.

Chibok girls’ kidnapper jailed for 15 years

A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for 15 years, the government confirmed on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: I am tired of this calamity – Abubakar Shekau

The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has said in a new video that he is tired of the calamity befalling his group.

Troops arrest nine members of militia group allegedly armed by Benue govt

Troops of 93 battalion of the Nigerian army stationed in Takum, Taraba, have arrested nine alleged members of an armed militia known as civilian JTF.

Nigerian military kills 107 Boko Haram terrorists, loses 3 soldiers, 1 civilian

Troops in Operation LAFIYA DOLE says it has been making tremendous progress in the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH 2 in the various Sectors.

United States to sell A29 Super Tucano aircraft to Nigeria

The United States (U.S.) has accepted to sell one of its A29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Federal Government to boost the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East.

Boko Haram: UNDP trains 2,000 civilian JTF, vigilantes on capacity building

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with three North-eastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa have begun the training of 2,000 members of the Civilian JTF and other vigilante groups who are involved in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the country.

Borno govt to recruit 500 civilian JTF to secure Biu

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima yesterday said 500 youths would be recruited into the Civilian JTF to boost the security of Biu township and safeguard the community against insurgents.

Governor Shettima challenges ex-President Jonathan to reveal findings of Chibok abduction panel

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has challenged former President Goodluck Jonathan to reveal the findings of the committee he constituted to investigate the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls.

Ex-President Jonathan concealed facts on Chibok girls abduction – Borno commissioner

Kubo, who was amongst those interrogated by the committee, spoke in response to statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, media aide to President Jonathan on Friday night, in which Eze challenged Governor Shettima to tell Nigerians whatever he knew regarding the April 14, 2014 abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram after attacks on Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State.

Nigerian troops, Civilian JTF foil suicide bombers’ infiltration into Maiduguri

There was panic in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday as explosions were heard following the interception of suicide bombers by the Nigerian military and members of the Civilian JTF who tried to call infiltrate the town.


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