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Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Poverty, insecurity escalated under President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to pick fight with United Nation (UN) Rapporteur, Agnes Callamard, but should accept the bitter truth that poverty, internal conflicts, bloodletting, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, abuse of human rights and general national insecurity have escalated under his administration.
Kola Ologbondiyan

UN Rapporteur: PDP urges President Buhari to seek help

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show humility and accept the bitter truth that poverty, internal conflicts, bloodletting, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, abuse of human rights and general national insecurity have escalated under his administration.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Nigerian military repels terrorists attack on Dikwa

The Nigeria military yesterday repelled an attempt by suspected Boko Haram terrorists to attack Dikwa town in Borno, a source said.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Military super camp strategy helping terrorists to hold positions

The Super Camp strategy adopted by the military in the war against insurgency in the North-east may have given the terrorists opportunity to occupy more territories from where they launch assaults on the troops, an investigation has revealed.

Army chief urges Nigerians to stop glorifying Boko Haram, bandits

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has called on Nigerians to stop glorifying and giving undue publicity to criminals and terrorists through social media and propaganda.
The military command in Borno State, on Monday, set ablaze four vehicles allegedly belonging to the Boko Haram. The vehicles were intercepted while transporting motorcycle spare parts and fuel.

Nigerian Army arrests four Boko Haram logistics suppliers

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had arrested four Boko Haram insurgents’ suppliers in Borno State, as part of a renewed campaign to stifle the insurgents’ economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

PDP knocks President Buhari over ‘escalating insecurity’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to take decisive steps to end bloodletting and guarantee a stable, peaceful and secure nation.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Federal government pledges improved welfare for army officers

The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.
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.

Nigerian Army explains new anti-Boko Haram strategy blamed for insurgents’ recent attacks

Olusegun Adeniyi, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, made this known when he led a team of journalists on a visit to Magumeri, Gubio and Benisheik, headquarters of Magumeri, Gubio and Kaga local government areas of the state.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Three soldiers killed as troops foil Boko Haram attack on Borno village

Three soldiers are said to have died when troops of Operation Lafiya Dole averted a Boko Haram attack on Molai village in Borno State.
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.

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

No fewer than eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in Ngaba, Borno State, have been rescued by troops of 152 Task Force Battalion under 21 Special Armoured Brigade.
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have released Halima Umar, a corps member in Gwoza, Borno state, five months after her abduction.

Female corps member regains freedom after five months in Boko Haram custody

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have released Halima Umar, a corps member in Gwoza, Borno state, five months after her abduction.

Insurgents attack Borno, loot military base

Insurgents who attacked a military base in Gajiram, the local government headquarters of Nganzai in Borno State, also looted the armoury in a military base.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate Presidency: Senator Lawan unveils legislative agenda

Front line runner for the position of Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, unveiled his agenda for the Ninth Senate if elected Senate President.

Taliban detain Afghan peace marchers, supporters say

Afghan peace protesters marching through Taliban territory have been detained by the insurgents, two supporters of the movement told AFP on Tuesday.

Oil workers seek end to Nigeria’s security crisis

Blue-collar oil workers on Tuesday told the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the insecurity crisis in Nigeria.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari harps on the need for true federalism

President Muhammadu Buhari and eight All Progressives Congress (APC) state governors were yesterday honoured for their faithfulness to the party since the merger in 2014.

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