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Suspected terrorists attack Borno town, cart away gun trucks

A group of armed men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have sacked Gudumbali town, the Local Government Headquarters of Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Presidency faults Atiku Abubakar over Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at burial of 19 soldiers killed...

The Presidency has faulted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, over his comments on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the burial of the 19 soldiers killed by Boko Haram Terrorists in Melete, Borno State.

Boko Haram: Two soldiers allegedly killed in mine blast in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed on Saturday in a roadside mine explosion in the restive northeast near the border with Cameroon as troops repelled a jihadist attack on a base in the region, military sources said.
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Nigerian Army buries 19 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attacks

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 19 soldiers among those who lost their lives in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Metele, Guzamala Local Government Area, Borno.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo presides over extended NEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over an extended National Economic Council (NEC) at the State House Conference, Abuja.

APC urges PDP to focus its campaign on pro-people policies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections.
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2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

Police foil attack by teenage suicide bomber in Maiduguri

Damian Chukwu, the Borno police commissioner, says a suicide bomb attack was foiled in Maiduguri on Wednesday.
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National Sports Festival: Team Delta tighten grip at the top of medals table

Team Delta have continued to show their supremacy as they top the National Sports Festival, NSF, medals table with 139 medals comprising of 69 gold, 31 silver and 39 bronze as at Wednesday evening.

Kashim Shettima: Akinwunmi Ambode is my politician of the year

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has described Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, as his politician of the year.

Kashim Shettima: APC will emerge victorious in 2019

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and Chairman, APC South-West Reconciliation Committee says the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in 2019 general elections.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram, ISIS designated ‘entities of particular concern’

The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.

Kashim Shettima tells aggrieved APC aspirants in Ekiti, Ondo to embrace peace

The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.

TCN attracts $1.57 billion donors funding in two years

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received a total of $1.57 billion as pledges from international donors to finance critical projects that will soon result in improved electricity transportation from generation to distribution companies
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Boko Haram kills two soldiers in another Borno attack

Two soldiers killed as suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attack military base in Borno
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UNICEF: Over 900,000 children suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria’s Northeast

UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency

Borno, Kaduna governors storm Ekiti to reconcile warring APC members

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima and Kaduna’s Nasir el-Rufai to visit Ekiti on Monday to mediate in crisis within the ruling APC in the state
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari inaugurates nomadic school in Maiduguri

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, inaugurates Aisha Buhari Integrated School for Nomadic Community in Maiduguri.

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