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Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo on Saturday said that the consistent absence of some members of parliament would not be tolerated anymore.

ECOWAS parliament intervenes in Mali crisis

The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is on a fact-finding mission in Mali to resolve a crisis that has displaced over 50,000 in Mopti region alone.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC secures 55 convictions, recovers N90 million in Gombe

The North East Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Gombe says it has secured 55 convictions and recovered over N90 million in six months.

Boko Haram: Nigeria addresses human rights of terrorists, IDPs in Geneva

The Federal Government has reiterated its position on the implementation of the rights of terrorists, especially the Boko Haram insurgents and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Ruga: Ohanaeze youth warns Northern coalition over ultimatum

Condemnation on Sunday continued to trail the ultimatum severed by a Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on the Federal Government to reverse itself on the suspension of the implantation of the controversial Ruga policy.
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CAN: Benue has no land for Ruga settlement

Benue State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has strongly opposed the planned establishment of Ruga settlements in the state insisting that Benue has no land for such project.

Senator Ndume weeps as he urges IDPs to return home

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has urged all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Gwoza taking refuge in Maiduguri, to return home, assuring them of their safety.

Katsina IDPs rise to 33,130 in three weeks

The Katsina State Government Saturday disclosed that the number of internally displaced persons in the state had increased from 25, 988 to 33,130 under three weeks.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Banditry: Troops kill 8 bandits, arrest 17 collaborators in Sokoto

No fewer than eight bandits have been killed and 17 other collaborators arrested by troops of Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III under the 8 Division Nigerian Army, Sokoto.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food

Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Thursday to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.

NHRC begins training for military in theatre operation in Adamawa

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has begun two-day training, for military, to stem human rights violations and enhance civilian protection into counter insurgency in the theatre of the operations in Adamawa
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU launches €26 million recovery programmes for 52,000 households in Yobe

The European Union has launched two projects with €26 million funding support to assist 52,000 households in Yobe state.
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Zamfara: Displaced residents returning home

The Zamfara State Government on Friday said residents of six communities on Thursday returned to their ancestral homes following improvement of the security situation in the state.

Banditry: NAF offers free medical services to 3,000 IDPs in Niger

The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to about 3,000 victims of banditry from Chukuba and Kwaki Communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
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Renewed Boko Haram attacks fuel new displacement in Borno

Renewed attacks on some communities by Boko Haram insurgents have fuelled new displacement of persons in Borno, the state emergency management agency (SEMA) has said.

Bandits kill 70, sack eight villages in Niger

No fewer than 70 people have been reportedly killed by bandits that attacked some communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
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CAN donates relief materials to Zamfara IDPs

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Anka Emirate, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Insurgency: Borno government warns saboteur international organisations

Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Governor Zulum: We’ve lost greater part of democratic gains to Boko Haram

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said the activities of Boko Haram insurgents have eroded the dividends of democracy from the people of the state for over a decade.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.