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Boko Haram: #BringBackOurGirls faults Nigerian Army’s claim of 1, 000 rescued hostages

The #BringBackOurGirls group has countered claims by the Nigerian Army that its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations rescued hostages numbering about 1, 000 in the captivity of the Boko Haram terrorists.

Nigerian Army rescues 1,000 women, children from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued more than 1,000 persons held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in some villages in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

Kidnappers release Zamfara Reps member’s son

The last of the two sons of the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal constituency of Zamfara, Alhaji Yahaya Chado, has been released by his abductors after a week in captivity.

Six killed as gunmen abduct Reps member’s children in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara State have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado, the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Abuja.

Gunmen abduct Reps member’s children, kill three villagers

Police in Zamfara have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado, the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal Constituency.

Katsina govt invests over N7 billion on road construction

The Katsina State Government on Thursday said that it had invested over N7.5 billion on the construction of 200 kilometers of roads across the state.

Court jails 2 men 15 months for stealing bag

An Abuja Grade 1 Area Court in Karmo on Monday sentenced two men: Ikechukwu Udume, 25, and Kalu Okoro, 22, to 15 months’ imprisonment for stealing a bag.

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PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

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Benue Muslims urges federal government to support ranching

The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).

Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez sent off in defeat to Japan

Japan got their World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-1 win over Colombia, who suffered the tournament's first red card after only three minutes.