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At least 18 suspected Boko Haram fighters were killed during a battle with soldiers in Sambisa forest on Tuesday morning, the Nigeria Army has said.
Theatre Commander, Command and Control Centre, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, on Wednesday said, the military had killed 82 Boko Haram terrorists, cleared 630 settlements and rescued 468 persons abducted by the terrorists group within the last one month.
A 25-year old housewife and mother of five, Aisha Bukar, has recounted her ordeal in the hands of Boko-Haram insurgents, saying she, her husband, mother-in-law and children, fed on ‘weeds’ to survive.
Two tractor drivers were killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Jere Local Government Area of Borno, Alhaji Muhammad Dilli, the state Commissioner of Agriculture, said.
The Borno Government on Tuesday said about 1 million houses and public structures were destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in the 27 local government areas of the state.
New Zealand's Joseph Parker said he had the skills to exploit Anthony Joshua's "weaknesses" after beating Hughie Fury by a majority points decision to defend his WBO world heavyweight title.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar, saturday said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has eradicated Boko Haram frontline leadership and several of the terrorist group’s logistics bases.
The Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants, a justice reform and human rights organisation, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to shun the proposed Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, regulation bill in the works at the National Assembly, describing it as “draconian, wicked and dangerous.”
The National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, has appealed to Nigerians to promote peace and tolerance, irrespective of differences in ethnicity, religion or region.
The hurricane-hit island of Dominica is to receive £5m in UK aid to help the recovery effort, it has been announced.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Plateau State has intercepted a vehicle loaded with 2,947kg of drugs.
Management of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has dismissed a staff of the institution involved in sale of certificate to a serving federal lawmaker.
Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches.
Coach Salisu Yusuf has said the Eagles are now focused on Thursday’s semifinal of the WAFU Cup after they stunned hosts Ghana 2-0 in front of a 15,000-strong crowd in Cape Coast.
Atletico Madrid made a winning start in their new stadium as France forward Antoine Griezmann scored the only goal in a La Liga victory over Malaga.