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Gunmen attack Sokoto villages, cart away cows at gunpoint

Unknown gunmen numbering about 150 reportedly stormed Tarana Mahuta and Bagurba villages, Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State, and made away with undisclosed number of cows at gunpoint.

Kaduna residents groan over increasing prices of rice, others

Following the closure of the country’s land borders since August, residents of Kaduna State have continued to lament over the increasing prices of foodstuffs in the state.

Border restriction: We have lost over N10 million – trader

Ajara New Market in Badagry has lost over N10 million due to restriction on movements and goods at the Owode and Seme border posts since the exercise commenced last month.

Border closure: Federal government urged to cushion effects of rising prices of foodstuffs

Traders and consumers have lamented the rising costs of foodstuffs and others commodities following the closure of the border between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin by the Federal Government on Thursday, August 20.

Kidnappers now demand foodstuffs to free victims

Kidnappers seems to have adopted a new measure to ensure they stay alive while carrying out their nefarious activities as they now demand for foodstuffs as condition to release their victims.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks Borno community again

Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday attacked Jakana community again in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
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20 bandits, kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Troops have arrested 20 bandits and kidnappers in Katsina State, among them a notorious kingpin, the Army said yesterday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops nab notorious kidnap kingpin, 20 others terrorising in Kastina

Troops of 17 Brigade on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, have arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, one Mallam Bawa Gomna and 20 others during operations around Batsari, Jibia and Safana local government areas of Katsina State.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
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Ondo, NEMA distribute relief materials to flood victims

Ondo State Government in collaboration with National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to persons affected by 2018 flood, windstorm and ocean surge in the state.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Troops neutralise Boko Haram terrorists in Michika

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 115 Task Force Battalion and 143 Battalion in two front coordinated attacks have successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists in Michika, Adamawa State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Soldiers kill scores of terrorists, recovers vehicles, others in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army has said that its soldiers on counterinsurgency insurgency operations in the north east have killed scores of terrorists who attempted to carry out their attack on Michika village in Adamawa State.

16 killed, 40 abducted in Zamfara attack

About sixteen people were killed, forty abducted as bandits invade Kawaye in Bagega village of Anka local government in Zamfara state at about 5pm on Tuesday.
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WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.

Federal government distributes relief materials to victims of Sokoto attack

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons on Thursday commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of bandits attacks in Sokoto state.
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Minimum wage: Labour begins consultation, mobilisation ahead Tuesday’s strike

The organised labour on Friday said it had started mobilisation of members ahead of the Jan. 8 strike over payment of the agreed N30,000 New Minimum Wage.

Kaduna crisis: SEMA distributes relief materials to victims

SEMA’s Executive Secretary Ben Kure who flagged off the relief Materials distribution at Kajuru Local Government Secretariat urged the people in the area to live in peace and harmony.

Kogi government donates relief items to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Thursday donated foodstuffs and other relief items to victims of flood disaster at Itobe, in Ofu Local Government Area.

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