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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.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Report: Over 7 million Nigerians are displaced

No fewer than seven million Nigerians have been displaced and are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the protracted activities of the Boko Haram insurgents, in northeastern Nigeria.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

2019: Senate president urges Nigerians to remain positive

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days even as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-7

300 CSOs appraise insurgency war, want Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

A coalition of 300 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had been successful in the counter-insurgency battles and deserves accolade and re-election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Repeated Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian soldiers have threatened Buhari's re-election bid [Audu Marte-AFP]

Muhammadu Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

As Nigeria prepares for general elections in February, a series of attacks by Boko Haram has focused attention on the security situation in the country.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls in Niger

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: How I will tackle Boko Haram if elected president

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has revealed how her government will tackle Boko Haram insurgency if elected in the 2019 general election.
Sale Ahmad Sale a.k.a. Baban Hassan the leader of Al-Barnawi Media group, a faction of Boko Haram was killed by a joint operation conducted by the NIgerian Army and NIgerian Airforce.

Key leader of Boko Haram faction that abducted Leah Sharibu killed

The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu.

Activities resume fully at Dapchi girls college, 9 months after abduction saga

Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on Feb.19.

2019: CAN accuses politicians of desperation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is set to meet President Mohammadu Buhari, as part of its continued parley with stakeholders; ahead of the 2019 elections.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed harps on religious tolerance as church marks centenary

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence between Christian and Muslim faithful in order to engender peace and unity in the country.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Federal government reassures of Leah Sharibu’s safe release

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that it is doing its best to ensure the safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only schoolgirl, from the 110 kidnapped in Dapchi, who has remained in Boko Haram captivity.
Leah Sharibu

Federal government reassures safe release of Leah Sharibu

The Federal Government on Thursday reassured Nigerians that it was doing its best to ensure safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only one of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls who remained in captivity.
Leah Sharibu

Coalition urges UN, US to urgently rescue abducted Leah Sharibu

An anti terror group, the Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE) has urged the United Nations as well as the United States government to assist in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi school girl abducted by Boko Haram.

NSCDC deploys personnel to schools in Yobe

The Yobe Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had deployed its personnel to provide more security in government schools across the state.
Leah Sharibu

ActionAid calls on FG to promptly rescue Alice Loksha, Leah Sharibu, others

An international humanitarian organization, ActionAid Nigeria, yesterday, called on the Federal Government, to promptly rescue of Alice Loksha, Leah Sharibu, and others still in the captivity of Boko Haram.

Red Cross begs Boko Haram to free Leah Sharibu, Alice Loksha

The International Committee of the Red Cross has made a fresh appeal to Boko Haram to release the two remaining hostages being held by them: Alice Loksha, who works for UNICEF, and Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl kidnapped on February 19.

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