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Nigerian troops recapture Yobe town from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.

Boko Haram: Tukur Buratai meets military commanders in Borno

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai, meets with commanders of insurgency operations and top military officers in Maiduguri over recent Boko Haram attacks.
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Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot zone his constitutional rights, stating that he has the right to aspire, win or lose the party’s presidential ticket.

Envoy: France’II strengthen trade, security ties with Nigeria

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Deny Gauer, at the weekend assured Nigerians of his country’s unrelenting security support and strengthened promotion of sustainable bilateral relations.

Security: Presidency faults President Buhari’s critics

The Presidency on Monday faulted those who have been accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to tackle security challenges in the country.

No Nigerian soldier is missing – Army spokesman

The Nigeria Army on Monday debunked the news that some Nigerian soldiers and military trucks were missing after an alleged attack by Boko Haram in Bama, Borno.

PCNI inaugurates IDPs resettlement committee in northeast

The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) said it inaugurated a committee for the return and resettlement of persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.

Hundreds of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram overruns base

Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said on Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days.

Impunity, injustice fueling middle belt killings – French envoy

The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, has identified impunity and injustice as the factors driving the killings and bloodshed in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna States and other parts of the country.

NSCDC to conduct biometric registration for housemaids, others to checkmate crimes

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday said it would soon begin biometric data-capturing of house girls, security guards and drivers.

At least 23 Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram attack

Twenty-three Nigerian soldiers are missing after Boko Haram jihadists ambushed a convoy in the remote northeast of the country, said military and civilian vigilante sources on Saturday.

French envoy: International community not aiding Boko Haram

Outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has dismissed insinuations that the continuous attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, in spite of international presence, meant the insurgents had the backing of the international community.

France assures Nigeria on security, trade

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Deny Gauer, on Saturday assured Nigerians of continued security support and strengthened promotion of sustainable bilateral relations.

UNDP: We’re reintegrating repentant Boko Haram insurgents to their communities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has disclosed that it is committed to ensuring that genuinely repentant Boko Haram insurgents are reintegrated to their various communities, noting however that there has been resistance by some of the communities.

Nigerian Army arrests suspected suppliers of fuel to Boko Haram

Soldiers have arrested two suspected suppliers of fuel to Boko Haram terrorists at Yusufari Local Government Area of Yobe State.
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Scores killed after days of clashes in Taraba

Scores of people were killed in an outbreak of sectarian violence that lasted for days in northeast Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Friday.

Cameroon minister ambushed in restive region, ‘assailants killed’

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.

Boko Haram: Presidential committee develops orphanage for 56,000 children

The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) says it evolved effective modalities to encourage community based orphanages to cater for 56,000 children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the region.

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