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According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Kaduna denies report on abduction along Abuja-Kaduna Highway

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, alongside the Police Commissioner, Umar Musa Muri and Operation Thunder Strike Sector Commander, Colonel Ibrahim Gambari, led journalists to the location where the said abduction was said to have taken place to interact with residents of the area.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Terrorist quits Boko Haram due to ethnic discrimination

A Boko Haram fighter has quit the terrorist group due to what he described as ethnic discrimination among the ranks of the Islamic sect.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results

A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested Wednesday while trying to flee to India in a burqa, police said.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army honours soldier who rescued 27 students from burning vehicle

The Nigerian Army on Saturday honoured a soldier who rescued twenty-seven students from a burning vehicle in Zaria.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

10 soldiers, 20 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno gunfight

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.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram, ISWAP attacks leave 60 dead in Borno

At least 60 persons were killed by Boko Haram and its partner, the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, on Saturday, following attacks on communities in Gubio, Monguno, Nganzai, Magumeri and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Edo guber: Mixed feelings in APC, PDP ahead of primaries

More mixed feelings still reigns in both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the mode of primaries to pick their standard-bearers for the forthcoming governorship primaries.
Marcelo Navajas was detained by police in La Paz, Colonel Ivan Rojas said, a day after interim President Jeanine Anez ordered an investigation.

Bolivia’s health minister sacked for ‘coronavirus fraud’

Bolivia’s health minister has been arrested on suspicion of corruption related to the over-priced purchase of ventilators to fight COVID-19, the police chief said on Wednesday.
The US military in Afghanistan Saturday urged warring parties to “return to the political path” in a rare open letter to the Taliban as a surge in violence risks shattering a hoped-for peace process.

US military warns of ‘responses’ if Taliban violence continues

The US military in Afghanistan Saturday urged warring parties to “return to the political path” in a rare open letter to the Taliban as a surge in violence risks shattering a hoped-for peace process.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Army denies presence of Chadian forces on Nigeria’s territory

The Nigerian Army has debunked reports credited to a Chadian Army Officer that the Chadian forces were in some parts of Nigerian territory along the fringes of the Lake Chad area.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the North East to oversee and direct the overall operation in the theatre and other army operations across the country.

Boko Haram: General Buratai relocates to North East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the North East to oversee and direct the overall operation in the theatre and other army operations across the country.
Chadian President Idriss Deby has announced the end of his country’s military operation against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region.

Chadian president announces end of military operation against Boko Haram in Lake Chad region

Chadian President Idriss Deby has announced the end of his country’s military operation against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

General Buratai visits soldiers in Borno after terrorists ambush

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Five soldiers, three terrorists feared dead in Borno ambush

No fewer than five soldiers and three terrorists were feared dead in a fierce encounter yesterday, as a group of terrorists laid ambush on troops at Ngurosoye village situated along Bama-Banki-Pulka-Gwoza road.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Insurgency: Soldiers intensify operations nationwide, kill scores of terrorists, bandits, rescue abducted persons

The Nigerian army said its troops on counter-insurgency war and anti banditry operations in the northeast and northwest parts of the country have made tremendous successes with the arrest, killing of several terrorists/bandits and other criminals and the recovery of various arms and ammunition from them.
A popular American actor, Tom Hanks, and his actress wife, Rita Wilson, have been diagnosed with coronavirus, CNN reported.

Tom Hanks, wife now in hospital isolation for coronavirus

Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, are now in isolation in a Gold Coast hospital in Australia, after they tested positive to coronavirus.
Two Chadian terrorists fighting for Boko Haram, Abu Abor, 61, and Abubakar Hassan, 51, have surrendered to troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gamboru in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State after sneaking out of Bagadaza in the Lake Chad.

Two Chadian Boko Haram terrorists surrender

Two Chadian terrorists fighting for Boko Haram, Abu Abor, 61, and Abubakar Hassan, 51, have surrendered to troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gamboru in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State after sneaking out of Bagadaza in the Lake Chad.
Chadian soldiers patrol in the Nigerian border town of Gamboru on Feb. 4, 2015

Chad says it has repelled rebel attack in gold region

Chadian soldiers on Wednesday repelled an incursion into a volatile northern gold-mining region from neighbouring Libya, the army said.

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INEC: Disrupting electoral timelines may cause constitutional crisis

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has lamented the growing resort to violence and incendiary remarks by political actors ahead of the Edo and Ondo Governorship elections, warning that any disruption of the process could alter electoral timelines thereby leading to a constitutional crisis.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria denies frustrating evacuation of students in Saudi Arabia

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