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Mixed reactions trail plan to demolish Maiduguri drug, prostitution den

Some residents of Maiduguri on Wednesday expressed divergent views on the plan by the Borno State Government to demolish the notorious Galadima area in Maiduguri, home to drug dealers, prostitutes, and criminals.

Amnesty: Nigerian soldiers, JTF rape, starve Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls who escaped from the brutal rule of Boko Haram insurgents, and killing many people who refused to be moved from territories rescued from the insurgents.

In Pictures: Nigerian Army engineers build modern detention centre

The Nigerian Army has constructed a two hundred capacity modern detention centre at the Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army declares three UNICEF staff persona non grata

Three staff of UNICEF working in Maiduguri have been declared persona non grata by the Nigerian Army over spurious and false allegations on troops of operation Lafiya Dole.

Boko Haram fighters attack Maiduguri

Heavily armed Boko Haram fighters on Thursday attempted to storm Maiduguri, civilian militia said, in a rare urban incursion by the jihadists.

Nigerian military kills 12 Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri

Over 12 people were killed, in an Easter Sunday attack, on Maiduguri, by Boko Haram terrorists.

Security operatives foil another suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri

The Police in Borno State said on Thursday that security operatives foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack in Alikaramti, near Giwa barracks in Maiduguri.

Two suicide bombers killed in Borno

Two suicide bombers were killed in a failed attempt to infiltrate a suburb of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Femi Falana decries prolonged detention of terror suspects in Giwa barracks

Human rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, saturday called on the Federal Government panel set up to investigate the abuse of human rights concerning the prolonged detention without trial of over 3,000 terror suspects in Giwa Barracks, Maiduguri, Borno state.

DHQ: Amnesty International’s report calculated to weaken Nigerian military

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said the recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) on human rights abuse committed by the Nigerian military was a calculated attempt to weaken the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Federal govt saves N4.5 trillion from litigations, completed cases in 2 years – AGF

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday received scorecard of Ministry of Justice from 2015 to 2017 which showed among others, savings to the government of N4.5 trillion from litigations and completed cases.

Nigerian military seeks more information, support to end insurgency in North East

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has urged the people to help the military with support and information to end Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East.

Three female suicide bombers die in failed attacks on Maiduguri – SEMA

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency says three female suicide bombers were killed in two failed attempts to attack Maiduguri.

Nigeria promises to ‘prosecute, not to persecute’ Boko Haram suspects

Nigeria on Monday began its first major trials of Boko Haram suspects, with a promise to "prosecute and not to persecute" defendants at the closed-door hearings, the justice ministry said.

Fed govt to begin trial of Boko Haram suspects

The Federal Government is set to begin the arraignment of suspected Boko Haram members in various detention facilities across the country.

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