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Nigerian military seeks more information, support to end insurgency in North East

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has urged the people to help the military with support and information to end Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East.

Three female suicide bombers die in failed attacks on Maiduguri – SEMA

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency says three female suicide bombers were killed in two failed attempts to attack Maiduguri.

Nigeria promises to ‘prosecute, not to persecute’ Boko Haram suspects

Nigeria on Monday began its first major trials of Boko Haram suspects, with a promise to "prosecute and not to persecute" defendants at the closed-door hearings, the justice ministry said.

Fed govt to begin trial of Boko Haram suspects

The Federal Government is set to begin the arraignment of suspected Boko Haram members in various detention facilities across the country.


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Scattered bodies around crashed Iran’s Aseman Airlines plane

Iranian search teams found today the wreckage of an Aseman Airlines plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier with 66 people on board, a spokesman said.

Be dynamic, brace up for modern challenges – General Babangida tells FRSC

As the FRSC marks 30 years of its existence, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Nigeria’s former military leader, has urged the outfit to be dynamic and brace up for challenges posed by new technologies.

President Buhari cannot stop herdsmen killings, attacks alone – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central says President Muhammadu Buhari cannot stop herdsmen killings and attacks in Benue, Taraba and other parts of the country alone.

2019: President Buhari will seek re-election – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Uzor Kalu, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari would run in 2019 despite concerns in some quarters over his health.

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Police arrest suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers who alleged killed SARS operative in Kwara

Men of the police command in Kwara State have arrested some suspected kidnappers and cattle rustlers who killed an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Machi Yusuf in the state.

PDP: We have enough room for returnees

Leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured its returning members that there is adequate room for them in the party.

Palestinian gets four life sentences for killing Israeli family

A Palestinian youth was granted four life sentences by an Israeli military court on Thursday for murdering three family members in a West Bank settlement last July.

Police sergeant detained over death of tipper conductor

Anger, grief and confusion raged at the undulating Okwelle Community, in the Onuimo council area of Imo State on Wednesday, when a Police Sergeant, Aba Itam allegedly shot dead a 20-year old tipper conductor, Ifeanyi Okafor.

Wigan to probe post-match trouble as Sergio Aguero clashes with fans

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero clashed with rival supporters as Wigan's stunning FA Cup victory was marred by ugly scenes at the final whistle.