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With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.
The Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu, the last of the Dapchi School girls being held in captivity by Boko Haram.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Anambra State chapter, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to give priority to security as well as ensure free and fair February general elections by expediting action on war against insurgency, farmers-herders clashes, and release of Miss Leah Sharibu, among others.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days even as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019.
On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
As Nigeria prepares for general elections in February, a series of attacks by Boko Haram has focused attention on the security situation in the country.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has revealed how her government will tackle Boko Haram insurgency if elected in the 2019 general election.
The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, stated that his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieving them.
Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on Feb.19.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared November 18-20, 2018 as days of “non-stop praise of God for Divine Intervention in next year’s general elections and other problems facing the country”.
The Amnesty International (AI) has come under attack over its recent report that Nigeria’s security operatives engaged members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). who protested in Abuja not to restore public order, but to kill them.
The Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) has said the Federal Government was working round the clock to ensure the release of the remaining Dapchi girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram captivity.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence between Christian and Muslim faithful in order to engender peace and unity in the country.
The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that it is doing its best to ensure the safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only schoolgirl, from the 110 kidnapped in Dapchi, who has remained in Boko Haram captivity.
The Federal Government on Thursday reassured Nigerians that it was doing its best to ensure safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only one of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls who remained in captivity.
An anti terror group, the Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE) has urged the United Nations as well as the United States government to assist in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi school girl abducted by Boko Haram.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Girona on Wednesday following a highly entertaining 3-3 draw at home to the Catalan side.
Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.
Ethnic violence in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says.
Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.