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From left: National Coordinator, Coalition of Buhari and Osinbajo Movements (COBOM), Comrade Austin Gabriel; Chairman of the occasion, Haruna Dawop; Mrs Mary Enpeyong who represented Sen. Godswill Akpabio; and National Secretary of Buhari Patriotic Movement, Shoyemi Adeniyi, during the inauguration of the new executive members of the group, in Abuja

Election: Group reveals why President Buhari deserves to be re-elected

The Coalition of Buhari/Osinbajo Movement (COBOM) says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves re-election because his administration is doing more with less resources.
Boko Haram

Many feared killed after Boko Haram attack on Rann

Several people have been reportedly killed after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.
MFM

Michael Ohanu: MFM will bounce back to winning ways against Kwara United

MFM forward Michael Ohanu is confident that the Olukoya Boys will bounce back to winning ways when they face Kwara United in matchday 2 of Nigeria professional football league fixture.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram overruns Borno border town

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Monday night overran the Nigerian border town with Cameroon, Rann, in Kala-Balge Local Government of Borno State, a member of the Civilian JTF said in Maiduguri.
Benin Airport

NAMA installs ILS at Benin airport

As part of ongoing bid to upgrade infrastructure in the aviation sector, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has installed Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin Airport.
boko haram

Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno

Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those made homeless by the conflict, military and humanitarian sources told AFP Tuesday.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

Nigerian military flags off ‘Operation Python Dance III’ in Maiduguri

The Nigerian military command at the 7 Division Nigeria, Maiduguri, on Monday, flagged off Exercise Egwu Eke III aimed at curbing criminality.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army uncovers Boko Haram suppliers among charcoal dealers

The Nigerian Army on Sunday, said it had uncovered Boko Haram logistics supply syndicates among loggers and charcoal dealers in Borno.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Federal government earned $94 billion in two years

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the weekend disclosed that the federal government earned $94 billion between December 2015 and December 2017, which he claimed, had helped the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari execute some strategic infrastructure projects.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian Army’s victory in Baga excites fishermen

Fishermen in Borno, whose means of livelihood were disrupted by insurgents, have hailed the military over the victory against Boko Haram insurgents.

Nigerian Army seeks information on movements of Boko Haram terrorists

As a result of the clearing of Boko Haram terrorists’ infiltration in the fringes of Maiduguri, the Army has said that there was credible information and evidence that in a bid to further intensify their psychological war and instill fear on the citizens, some elements of Boko Haram terrorists have infiltrated some villages in the fringes of Maiduguri city.
The Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri.

Nigerian troops nab wanted Boko Haram terrorist

The Nigerian Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Air Marshal Abubakar orders immediate reopening of Makurdi airfield to civil traffic operations

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal, Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday ordered immediate reopening of the Nigeria Air Force airfield in Makurdi to civil air operators following it successful completion.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA commences distribution of relief materials to displaced persons in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced distribution of essential food and non food items to persons fleeing Baga, Borno State.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army threatens to treat civilians hiding information about Boko Haram as terrorists

Authorities at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole, a military counterinsurgency outfit in North-east Nigeria, Thursday, threatened to treat civilians who hide useful information about Boko Haram as terrorists.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram threatens civilians to vacate homes in Borno

Boko Haram fighters have told civilians in northeast Nigeria to leave their homes, the army said on Thursday, as tensions mount in the long-running conflict.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar attacks President Buhari for not attending burial of late NAF officers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to attend the burial of the five officers of the Nigerian Air Force who died in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency.

Nigerian military in clearance operation on major road to Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army has revealed that it is engaging the remnants of Boko Haram in a clearance operation on the major road leading to Maiduguri, Borno State.

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2018 a French riot police officer aims at protesters wearing yellow vests (gilets jaunes) with a non-lethal hand-held weapon (LBD40) during a demonstration against rising costs of living blamed on high taxes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. – The number of serious injuries caused by non-lethal hand-held weapons (LBD 40) harbours anger and mistrust towards the French government and the police, who have had to call its forces to be more cautious. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

French police under fire as ‘yellow vests’ casualty toll mounts

Twenty years ago Jean-Marc Michaud was a paratrooper who proudly marched with the army down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on France’s national holiday.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar asks federal government to show evidence he benefitted from N156 million slush...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has challenged the Federal Government to show evidence that he benefitted from the N156m slush fund that allegedly led to the collapse of the defunct Platinum Habib Bank.
Kano Pillars gaffer Ibrahim Musa

Ibrahim Musa returns as Kano Pillars’ technical adviser

The club’s Team Manager Kabiru Baleria was installed as the acting technical adviser and he was in charge of the team’s last two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches against Heartland and El Kanemi Warriors respectively.

NYSC: 11,000 Corps members undergoing INEC training in Kano

No fewer than 11,000 Corps members in Kano state are currently undergoing training organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians need honest president like Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that the country needs a sincere and honest President like Muhammadu Buhari to lead the country.