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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: Four soldiers, many terrorists killed in Borno

The Nigerian Army says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated scores of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Saturday in Borno.
A coordinated operation by the Nigerian and regional troops eliminated scores of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters in camps within Abadam, Borno State.

Borno: 15 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

Islamic State-aligned jihadists ambushed a military convoy, killing 15 soldiers and four militia fighters in Borno, security sources said Saturday.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Borno: Troops injured, ISWAP fighters killed in ‘deadly battle’

Some soldiers of the Nigerian military were feared ‘critically’ injured when terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) sect, yesterday, ambushed their convoy in the North East.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Insecurity: Osun monarch urges Borno governor to stop criticising the army

A traditional ruler in Osun State, the Olowu of Owu Kuta, Hammed Adekunle, has advised the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, to tread cautiously in his criticism of the Nigeria army.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum: We’re better under President Buhari despite recent killings

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said no one should be blinded by the recent killing of 43 rice farmers to pass judgment on the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to checkmate Boko Haram insurgency.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Governor Zulum: We’re better off under President Buhari

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said no one should be blinded by recent killing of 43 rice farmers to pass judgment on the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to checkmate Boko Haram insurgency.
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Official: Only six political parties are participating in Borno council polls

Usman, who made this known on Friday in Maiduguri while briefing newsmen on the preparations for the elections, identified the parties as: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Accord Party, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Grant Alliance (APGA), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Five soldiers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists during Friday’s attack slaughtered

Less than three days after members of Boko Haram terrorist group attacked the convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum along Cross Kauwa-Baga road in Borno State leaving over 30 persons dead including 10 policemen and 4 soldiers, the insurgents yesterday attacked the governor’s convoy along Monguno-Maiduguri axis while returning to the state capital in the evening.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops kill top Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of the Boko Haram terrorist group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Nigerian troops kill over seven top Boko Haram commanders

Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says troops successfully killed more than seven top commanders of terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the past week.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Troops eliminate Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of Boko Haram terrorists group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in North-East.

Senator Ndume: Granting amnesty to insurgents won’t restore peace

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has warned that granting amnesty to repentant insurgents cannot restore peace in troubled states.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
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Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.

Plateau South by-election: Ex-Speaker George Daika emerges PDP candidate

Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
The Speaker Borno House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulkarim Lawan, has called for the establishment of military super camp in deserted Guzamala Local Government Area to facilitate the return of displaced residents now taking refuge in Maiduguri.

Borno speaker calls for military super camp in Guzamala council

The Speaker Borno House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulkarim Lawan, has called for the establishment of military super camp in deserted Guzamala Local Government Area to facilitate the return of displaced residents now taking refuge in Maiduguri.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
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Nigeria records lowest daily virus cases in three months

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.

Plateau South bye-election: Five aspirants jostle for PDP ticket

Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.

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