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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Presidency on Monday faulted those who have been accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to tackle security challenges in the country.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soldiers have arrested two suspected suppliers of fuel to Boko Haram terrorists at Yusufari Local Government Area of Yobe State.
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.
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.
The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.
The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.
The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
A mother and her son, who allegedly used knife to inflict injures on co-tenant during a fight, were on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigerians to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for killings around the country.
Nigeria Ambassador to the Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, on Sunday, urged the Dutch Embassy to resume issuance of Schengen Visas in Abuja to consolidate the increasing trade relations between Nigeria and Netherlands.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in the just-concluded Ekiti gubernatorial election.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service has announced that it realised a total of N2.5 trillion (N2,529,615,174,601.25) from various taxes from January to June 2018.