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The Police in Borno have arrested 22 suspected Boko Haram members including those who participated in the abduction of Chibok school girls.
The House of Representatives has passed a motion mandating all relevant security committees of the House to investigate the killings by armed bandits in Sokoto and report back within two weeks.
More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed in conflicts in 2017 while more than 8,000 youngsters were recruited or used as combatants, the UN has reported.
The Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday constituted a seven-member special committee headed by Yusuf Gagdi to investigate the recent killings in the state.
The Plateau State Youth Council (PSYC) has called on the Federal Government to urgently review the security strategies in Plateau to forestall killings in the state.
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, accusing Nigerian security forces of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno.
Borno State government, in conjunction with Support for Widows, Orphans and Tsangaya (SWOT) Foundation has donated 200 plots of land to 200 widows of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members who lost their lives in fighting the war against insurgency in the state.
The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations, in the North East, have rescued 148 persons held hostage by the Boko Haram terrorists group.
The Borno State government on Saturday, inducted a total of 2,900 youth volunteer force as members of a newly created Neighbourhood Watch, whose role includes sniffing out drug abusers and perpetrators of other related crimes.
The Federal Government has been urged to stop the usage of school-age children who are armed and brought into the Civilian Joint Task Force to fight terrorism in the Northeastern region of the country.
The Nigerian Military has denied the report by Amnesty International accusing soldiers and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF, of raping women and girls at IDP camps.
Nigerian troops in a joint Counter Insurgency Operation with Cameroonian Defence Forces and the Civilian Joint Task Force in Borno State on Thursday overran a Boko Haram hide out in Bukar Maryam and Abaganaram villages of Borno State.
The Nigerian Army said it neutralised two Boko Haram insurgents and captured 11 others when it overran the terrorists’ hideout at Bukar Maryam and Abaganaram area in Borno State on Thursday.
The Nigerian military says the Tuesday attack that claimed the lives of at least three operatives of the Civilian-JTF in Konduga town of Borno State was possible because Boko Haram used an aged man who disguised as a weak and feeble traveller.
Four civilian security Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives have been killed and five others injured in a suicide bomb attack at a Borno Central town.
Governor Samuel Ortom will allow the law take its course after the Nigerian Army arrested one of his aides for allegedly masterminding recent killings in Benue State, his top adviser has said.
The Police in Borno said six persons were killed in an attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Jidari Polo area of Maiduguri on Thursday.
A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors that funds in the Excess Crude Account must be shared.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has raied the alarm about further plans by some persons to launch smear campaigns against him on various conventional and social media platforms.
A man, Olalekan Babalola, on Thursday, sought the dissolution of his 13-year-o marriage at an Agege Customary Court, Lagos, alleging that his wife, Olushola Babalola, is adulterous and deceitful.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Command in Oyo state says it generated about N4 million as revenue from registration of private guard companies between January and June 2018.
The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Plateau District Church Council, has kicked against disarming and arrest of Christians in possession of Dane guns, sticks, and leaving herdsmen who allegedly possess and carry arms openly to unleash terror on innocent citizens.
The management of Garki Hospital, Abuja, says it did not insist on getting police report to treat Miss Angela Igwetu, a National Youth Service Corp member shot dead in Abuja on July 4.
Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Wasiu Jimoh has stated that he was gutted by the report of the Nigeria Professional Football League postponement.
Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off relations when they went to war.
Three unidentified men, suspected to be in their early twenties, died on Thursday after being struck by lightening following a downpour in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.