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TCN achieves new national peak transmission capacity

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Thursday disclosed that it recorded new national peak electricity transmission capacity of 5,155.9 Mega Watt (MW) on Dec. 8, 2017

Boko Haram tries to take over military base in Borno

Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour on Wednesday as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against troops in the restive northeast.

Three die in suicide attack on Borno village

A suicide attack on an internally displaced persons camp in Pulka village, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, has left three persons dead and seven injured.

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.

Borno procures N4.2 billion medical equipment

The Borno government has spent over N4.2 billion on the procurement of digital X-ray and scanning equipment to enhance quality healthcare delivery at the grassroots.

16, 000 persons living with HIV died in Borno in 3 years

The Borno chapter of the Network of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWAN), says more than 16, 000 members of the organisation died in the past three years in Borno.

4,000 Nigerian refugees return from Niger Republic

No fewer than 4,000 Nigerian refugees returned home from Niger Republic in the past one month, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said.

Senator Ali Ndume denies alleged assault on Borno assemblyman Bukar Daja-Ali

Sen. Ali Ndume (Borno South) on Friday denied alleged assault on a member of Borno State House of Assembly, Bukar Daja-Ali.

Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid

At least six soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military base and looted food from villagers in northeast Nigeria, the military and locals said on Wednesday.

No police women in Boko Haram captivity – IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has debunked claims in some quarters that some female police officers were in the custody of Boko Haram terrorists.

Boko Haram kills three Nigerian soldiers in Borno ambush

At least three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram fighters ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources told AFP on Thursday.

Boko Haram kills three soldiers in Borno

At least three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram fighters ambushed a military convoy in Borno State, security and civilian sources told AFP on Thursday.

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack, kill 18 terrorists

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.

82 Boko Haram members killed, 313 arrested in Borno – Gen. Attahiru

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.

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Order monthly inspection of police stations – Femi Falana tells Lagos CJ

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Boko Haram has killed more Muslims than Christians – ex-Minister Sarafa Tunji

Alhaji Sarafa Tunji, a former Secretary to Ogun State Government and Minister of Mines and Steel Development has faulted the claims in some quarters that Islam is a religion of violence.

NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called for more sensitisation and education of the public, especially parents on importance of immunisation of children against polio.

Yuletide: FRSC reassures Ebonyi road users of safety

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.