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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the recent abduction and killing of security operatives by terrorists, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to go the whole distance to put an end to all forms of killings across the country.
Zulum said, “I’m from Borno State, and many of our children are into Boko Haram. I’m not denying the fact. But again, they are being sponsored by many people across the world. Among Boko Haram, we have white men, Asians, Africans, Muslims and Christians.”
Following the ambush by troops of Operation Tura Takaibango against Boko Haram terrorists when they foiled attempted attack on troops’ location at the outskirts of Marte, in Borno State, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has commended the Nigerian Airforce whose fighter aircraft made the difference during the encounter.
Nigerian troops have eliminated scores of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram terrorists during the invasion of their base at Marte town in Borno State.
Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State militant group have captured a military base in Borno state after overnight clashes with troops, sources told AFP on Saturday.
Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that troops on internal security operations across the country have killed 80 terrorists, bandits and other criminals disturbing the peace of the country. The soldiers also arrested four cultists, recovered several arms and ammunition and rescued three kidnapped persons during the operations conducted between January 7 and 14, DHQ announced on Wednesday.
The insurgents attacked Pemi village in Chibok Local Government area of Borno last Saturday, destroyed several buildings, and abducted a cleric and another’s daughter.
The clergyman in a message titled: “A Nation in search of vindication”, had earlier accused the Buhari administration of not living up to expectations of Nigerians due to various economic and security challenges affecting the nation.
On the third and final day of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s humanitarian trip to Damasak, in the shores of Lake Chad, a total of 1,163 children of Internally Displaced Persons were enrolled into primary school after the governor supervised the enrollment campaign.
Five soldiers of the Nigerian Army and six Boko Haram terrorists were killed in a gunfight in the Alagarno area of Borno State on Monday, January 11, 2021.
Akeredolu spoke at the state Christian service in commemoration of the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration, held at St. Benedict Military Catholic Church, Owena Cantonment Nigerian Army, Ondo Road.
A total of 10,000 displaced families in Damasak, Borno State, on Sunday received the donation of food items which comprised of 25kg of rice 25kg of beans, 25kg of maize and 5 litres of cooking oil each from State Government.
Governor Buni has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to provide the needed assistance to the people and provide government with the detail of the
The felled soldiers, who were involved in counterinsurgency operations in the Northeast were ambushed Saturday evening by operatives of the jihadist group along Damaturu-Buni Yadi road in Yobe State, our sources said.
Thailand’s ministry of digital economy and society will file a criminal complaint of defaming the country’s monarchy against banned opposition politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the ministry said on Wednesday.
Six others were injured in the explosion just two days after the United States completed the withdrawal of 700 military personnel from Somalia who supported security forces with counter terrorism operations.
Alphabet Inc’s Google is investigating a member of its ethical AI team and has locked the corporate account linked to that person after finding that thousands of files were retrieved from its server and shared with external accounts, the company said on Wednesday.
The European Union called on incoming U.S. President Joe Biden to form a “new founding pact” with Europe working on issues such as peace, security, prosperity, freedom and human rights.
Harley and Rainbow Laboratories, which has been licenced and accredited by the Lagos State Government and Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been approved to offer specialised laboratory tests, including COVID-19 PCR tests to the public, especially travellers.
They are top of the Premier League table after New Year’s Day for the first time since Alex Ferguson’s glittering dynasty ended with his retirement in 2013, since when they watched first Manchester City and then Liverpool disappear into the distance.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, appealed to Nigerians, especially the elite, to be fair in their criticism of his administration, noting that as a result of the scarce resources, the Federal Government had to struggle to pay debts.
Téléfoot Chaine report that Premier League club West Ham United are poised to make an opening €10m bid for 24-year-old Senegalese attacker Boulaye Dia to Reims.
The KanInvest and Diaspora, in partnership with the Links, a UK-based company and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has secured N10 billion intervention fund from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its bid to revive industries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic disease in Kano State.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says its January 19 and February 9, 2021 deadlines for all mobile phone subscribers to integrate their SIMs with their National Identification Numbers (NIN) or have their phone lines blocked, is still in force.