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At least 10 soldiers and 20 insurgents were killed on Saturday in a gun fight, following the ambush of troops by Boko Haram sect along Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu road in Borno State.
Islamic militants killed at least 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians and injured hundreds in twin attacks in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Saturday, residents and a civilian task force fighter said.
The Federal Government has approved the building of 10,000 housing units in Borno to fast track Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR) programme in the war-torn state.
Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has supported rehabilitation and reintegration of 1,727 children cleared of links with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in the past two years in Borno.
Troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) yesterday conducted a fighting patrol along the Mararaba Junction – Kirawa road in the same LGA.
Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State – Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP.
Boko Haram struck at remote Gajiram, headquarters of Ngazai Local Government in Borno State at the weekend, firing heavy artillery into the town, security sources said. It was the third attack on the town by the insurgents this year
Olusegun Adeniyi, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, made this known when he led a team of journalists on a visit to Magumeri, Gubio and Benisheik, headquarters of Magumeri, Gubio and Kaga local government areas of the state.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had deployed new strategies to counter resurgence of Boko Haram insurgents’ attacks in some communities in Borno.
Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri local government areas in northern part of Borno State after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents that lasted for several hours.
Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.
At least 1,000 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), a pro-government militia fighting the terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria’s northeast region, have been killed in six years.
The late Ondo Health Commissioner Dr Wahab Adegbenro was buried in Ilara-Mokin, according to Muslim rites.
The Ondo State Government has directed all flags in the state to fly at half mast for seven days to mourn the late Wahab Adegbenro, the state’s commissioner for health who died on Thursday.
Riyad Mahrez has taken to social media to express the joy of Manchester City’s 4-0 win over Liverpool on Thursday, although he wished it was by a bigger margin.
The Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development is to distribute 19, 508 bags of fertilizers to farmers affected by 2018 flooding in five LGAs of Kogi State.
The French government led by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe submitted its resignation Friday ahead of a cabinet reshuffle to be announced “in the coming hours,” the presidency said.
An American woman, dubbed “TikTok Grandma” who helped turn a Donald Trump rally into a fiasco has been hired by a grassroots organization campaigning for the election of presidential challenger Joe Biden.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo hopes to further write his name in Manchester United history books after maintaining his impressive scoring form for the Red Devils.
Government activities were paralysed in offices in Cross River State Monday following the indefinite strike embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Joseph Shittu, an illegal oil dealer, in a Federal High Court in Lagos over unlawful dealings in 800 metric tonnes of petroleum products.
Nigerian and Lille forward Victor Osimhen capped an impressive Ligue 1 debut by winning the annual Marc Vivien Foe award in France.