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Governor Shettima: Military alone should not fight Boko Haram insurgency

The ongoing counter-insurgency war should not be left to the military alone, Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has said.

Ghanaian court dismisses defilement case against Nigerian

Godlove Livinus, 29, a Nigerian who was accused of defiling a 13-year-old girl at a vegetable farm, has been discharged and acquitted by Accra Circuit Court in Ghana.

Black Panther, Infinity War contend for best movie at MTV awards

Nominations for the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018 have been released with two Marvel films, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, up for best movie.

France to strip Syria’s Bashar al-Assad of National Honour

The French Government plans to strip Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of his Legion d’Honneur, France’s most prestigious award, days after participating in airstrikes against suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria.

Armed Forces Day: Governor Shettima honours retired soldiers

The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday said he would remain grateful to the Nigerian armed forces for the sacrifices made in ensuring Boko Haram does not overrun the state in the last eight years.

Governor Ambode drafts retired soldiers to secure Lagos schools

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday directed Legionnaires to take charge of security in public schools in the state so as to forestall all forms of crime in schools.

President Buhari launches appeal fund for Nigeria’s fallen soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the 2018 Emblem and Appeal Fund in Abuja for the support of Nigerian veterans and fallen heroes.

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