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Police arrest robbery gangs, recover guns in Borno

In what could be best described as harvest of arrests, the Borno State Police Command, has arrested and paraded an armed robbery syndicate, notorious in snatching of handsets, recovered arms and ammunition among others.

Police recover 420 illegal firearms in Anambra, Borno

No fewer than 357 firearms have been recovered from Anambra and Borno states by the police that have been mopping up registered arms across the country.

Boko Haram: Give me Abubakar Shekau dead or alive – Genetal Buratai tells troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.

Expect new equipment – General Buratai tells troops

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, has assured troops fighting to clear the Sambisa forest of insurgents that very soon additional equipment will be sent to them to boost their campaign against Boko Haram.

Clearance of Sambisa a major milestone of insurgency war – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said that troops’s clearance of Sambisa forest is considered a major milestone in the war against insurgency operations in the Northeast.

Army chief Tukur Buratai charges troops to get Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau dead...

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.

Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud federal govt for their release

Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity.

Nigerian troops neutralise fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops on Friday killed several Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri community in Gubio Local Government Area of Yobe.

Minister, Senator Kyari disagree on Boko Haram control of territory

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, and the Chairman, Senate committee on Defence, Abubakar Kyari, on Monday, disagreed on Boko Haram’s actual level of control of territory in Borno State.

Nigerian Army calls on Boko Harm insurgents to lay down arms

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace peace.

Nigerian Army seeks community cooperation to crush insurgency

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on people to support the military to fast track successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.

Borno procures N4.2 billion medical equipment

The Borno government has spent over N4.2 billion on the procurement of digital X-ray and scanning equipment to enhance quality healthcare delivery at the grassroots.

Nigerian troops kill fleeing Boko Haram on horse in Borno

Two horse-riding Boko Haram members fleeing from military clearance operation on their hideout at a Borno town have been killed.

NAF commences new round of medical outreach in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Thursday said it had commenced another round of medical outreach programme in Borno.

Abducted UNIMAID lecturer writes family from Boko Haram captivity

One of the four University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Dr. Yusuf Solomon Nehemiah, abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Borno Yesu, along Gubio, Magumeri road in northern Borno has written his wife, directing her to name his new born male child after his father, Nehemiah.

Transparency index in oil sector still low despite reforms – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has said the country’s oil industry is still lacking in sufficient transparency and trust.

82 Boko Haram members killed, 313 arrested in Borno – Gen. Attahiru

Theatre Commander, Command and Control Centre, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, on Wednesday said, the military had killed 82 Boko Haram terrorists, cleared 630 settlements and rescued 468 persons abducted by the terrorists group within the last one month.

Boko Haram kidnaps nine in Borno

Boko Haram jihadists have kidnapped nine people in two separate attacks in which one person was killed and two injured in Nigeria’s volatile northeast, vigilantes said Tuesday.

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NDLEA to curb drug abuse through “special raids”

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT command says it is poised to curb drug abuse and trafficking among youths in the territory through “Surprise Raiding Strategy” (SRS).

AfDB assists TCN to modernise transmission equipment

The African Development Bank (AfDB), said on Friday in Busan, South Korea, that it was assisting the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to invest in modernisation of its transmission network to improve the energy sector of the country.

China offers scholarship to 47 Nnamdi Azikiwe University students

The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Thursday offered scholarship to 47 students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, a.k.a. UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra State.

Simona Halep: Serena Williams can come back and win tournaments

World number one Simona Halep said on Friday that she thinks Serena Williams is still capable of challenging for titles, as the American prepares to make her Grand Slam return at the French Open.

Court dissolves 18-year marriage over abandonment

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the 18-year marriage between one Fatimo Taiwo, 35, and her husband, Lukman, on ground of abandonment.