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Chibok, Dapchi representatives pray for release of Leah Sharibu, others

Representatives of Chibok in Borno and Dapchi in Yobe on Sunday sought spiritual help at The Synagogue Church of All Nations, at Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos to pray for the release of Leah Sharibu and other students kidnapped by Boko Haram.
President Muhammadu Buhari

CAN urges President Buhari to go beyond party politics

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to go beyond party politics and embrace all Nigerians irrespective of party ideology.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: I’ll leave Nigeria better than I met it

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assured Christian leaders in the country of his commitment to leave Nigeria better than he met it in 2015.

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Chibok

Security forces in Chibok local government area of Borno State, northeast Nigeria have repelled an attack in Gatamwarwa village.
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Hadiza Bala Usman: I became NPA chief because I refused to stay in the...

Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says she was able to rise through the ranks in public service because she did not let herself be limited by societal and cultural pressures.

Borno elections: APC maintains lead, wins 24 declared local governments results

Prof. Babagana Zulum, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained his lead in the ongoing collation of results of Saturday’s governorship election in Borno.

Boko Haram escapee recounts ordeal, seeks help

His lachrymose mien says it all. A trader of Igbo extraction who had spent several years in the northern part of the country with a long spell of blossoming era, the story to tell these days is how he is straddling in the valley of life, away from the mountain.

Governor Shettima: Attack by Boko Haram planned to attract media attention

The Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has said the attack on his convoy by Boko Haram was planned by the terrorist group to attract local and international media attention and sustain its propaganda strategy.
Leah Sharibu

Family begs FG, UK, US not to forget Leah Sharibu

The family of Leah Sharibu who is being held hostage by the Boko Haram sect for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, has appealed to the Federal Government and the international community to rescue their daughter.
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APC, PDP bicker over campaign venues

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Nigeria’s main parties in access row as campaign peaks

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.

Election: Borno governor begs aggrieved APC members not to work against party

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday called on aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who are not happy with his government to be loyal to the party and not meddle in anti-party activities during the coming elections.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

NGO urges federal government to check human rights violations at IDP camps

Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

INEC: It is impossible for any presidential candidate to withdraw now

The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected the declaration by Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, that she is withdrawing from the February 16 presidential election.
St. Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla

Group wants federal government to reconstruct places of worship destroyed by insurgents

The President, Church of Brethren in Nigeria, Rev. Joel Billi, has called on the Federal and State Governments to expedite action on the reconstruction of places of worship destroyed by insurgents in North East.

World Bank executes 62 community development projects in Borno

The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme (CSDP) executed 62 social and economic development projects in Borno in 2018, Alhaji Ciroma Musa, the programme’s manager, has said.
President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-2

Governor Shettima weeps before President Buhari over Boko Haram resurgence

With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.

Governor Shettima visits Borno town as military battles Boko Haram

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State spent the night in Monguno town where the Nigerian military battled Boko Haram insurgents, a spokesperson said on Sunday.

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