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Boko Haram: 400,000 Borno IDPs to vote in eight camps

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has designated eight camps for over 400,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) to exercise their franchise in the forthcoming elections in Borno State.
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Theatre commander restates commitments to end insurgency in North East

Maj.-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, the Theater Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has reiterated the commitments of the Nigerian Army to end insurgency and restore peace to the North East.
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300 CSOs appraise insurgency war, want Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

A coalition of 300 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had been successful in the counter-insurgency battles and deserves accolade and re-election.
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Suspected terrorists attack Borno town, cart away gun trucks

A group of armed men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have sacked Gudumbali town, the Local Government Headquarters of Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.

Boko Haram: Two soldiers allegedly killed in mine blast in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed on Saturday in a roadside mine explosion in the restive northeast near the border with Cameroon as troops repelled a jihadist attack on a base in the region, military sources said.
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Nigerian Army buries 19 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attacks

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 19 soldiers among those who lost their lives in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Metele, Guzamala Local Government Area, Borno.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Hundreds displaced as Boko Haram attacks Borno village

The Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), a faction of Boko Haram sect, attacked Gudumbali, Guzamala local government area of Borno state, on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Northern elders disagree with Afenifere over service chiefs’ tenure

The leadership and members of the Northern Elders, Professionals and Stakeholders’ Forum [NEPSF] have faulted the recent call for the sack of service chiefs by the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere.

Boko Haram attack: Center warns against circulation of fake images on social media

The Center for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, said it has sadly noticed fake pictures of Nigerian military officers in circulation, especially on social media platforms.

Nigerian Army confirms Boko Haram attack, says video in circulation fake

The Nigerian Army has confirmed an attack on its troops at Metele village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State, but said the video in circulation, which was allegedly released by Boko Haram is fake.

Nigerian Army dismisses Boko Haram video on killing of soldiers

The Nigerian Army has dismissed a video purportedly released by Boko Haram showing gruesome killings of scores of soldiers at a military base in Borno State last weekend.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram releases video of battle with Nigerian soldiers

A disturbing video has been released by Boko Haram which shows how the terrorists carried out an attack on a military formation, killing a large number of Nigerian soldiers.

NCDC: 1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.
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WHO supports Borno government to reach 853,000 children against Malaria

World Health Organization (WHO) has supported the Borno State Ministry for Health to flag off the fourth circle of Malaria campaign targeting a total of 850,000 children under five years age across 7 local government areas of the state.

2019: 41 political parties field guber candidates in Borno

Forty one political parties had fielded candidates to contest the 2019 governorship election in Borno.

INEC begins display of voters’ register in Borno

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it had commenced display of voters’ register in the 27 Local Government Areas of Borno.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Scores killed in fresh Boko Haram attack on army location

Boko Haram terrorists, in what appears to be an unending onslaught on locations of the Nigerian Army, on Wednesday evening attacked the troops’ base in Damasak, Borno State, resulting in a heavy gunfire which lasted for several hours.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Residents: How we survived Boko Haram attack on military base, Gudumbali

Survivors of Saturday’s attack by Boko Haram in Gudumbali, Guzamala Local Government Area in Borno, have recounted their near death ordeal during the incident.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.