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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 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.
The Nigerian Army has constructed a two hundred capacity modern detention centre at the Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri.
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.
Over 12 people were killed, in an Easter Sunday attack, on Maiduguri, by Boko Haram terrorists.
The Police in Borno State said on Thursday that security operatives foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack in Alikaramti, near Giwa barracks in Maiduguri.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Borno State Emergency Management Agency says three female suicide bombers were killed in two failed attempts to attack Maiduguri.
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.
The Nigerian Army says its men killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons in Azaya Kalmari village in Mafa local government area of Borno state on Friday.
Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique is recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumour.
Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.
The National Judicial Council has dismissed a petition written by the Chairman of Innoson Motors, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, against Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos.
After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt's star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenship of Chechnya.
France snatched a 2-1 victory over Australia in a game that saw them awarded the first VAR penalty decision in World Cup history.
An aggrieved senator of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Shehu Sani, has thrown his support behind a former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole, to succeed as the party chairman.
The National Association of Women Journalists has pledged to partner with the Independent National Electoral Commission to mobilise women to participate actively in electoral processes.
England open their World Cup campaign on Monday seeking to banish memories of dismal performances in recent tournaments as Belgium’s “Golden Generation” kick off as dark-horse challengers.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore the antics of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), saying the group’s claim of marginalisation and its insistence on meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari is to blackmail, intimidate and ambush him.