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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor warns against provocation, lauds military

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has warned against provocative statements and acts capable of disrupting the relative peace in the state.

Security operatives rescue aid workers from ISWAP terrorists

Operatives of the Department of State Services and other critical stakeholders have rescued five aid workers from the captivity of notorious terrorists in North Eastern Nigeria on Wednesday evening.
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APC drags Adamawa media houses before NBC

The Adamawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), accusing some media houses in the state of not giving it right of reply.
A Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Plateau North at the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has set up a register to collect views from members of his constituency on the hate speech bill currently before the National Assembly.

Senator Gyang: International community should facilitate release of three Plateau indigenes abducted by Boko...

The Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defense, and Senator representing Plateau North, Barr. Istifanus Gyang, has called for the intervention of the Federal Government and the international community in securing the release of three Plateau indigenes abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

How Boko Haram kidnapped soldier, wife, others – survivors

Survivors of the last Thursday Boko Haram attack on a commercial vehicle conveying some travelers including soldiers and police personnel on Borno highway have revealed how Boko Haram abducted seven people.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram kidnaps four soldiers, two police officers

Boko Haram on Friday kidnapped four soldiers and two police officers along Damaturu-Maiduguri road.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram abducts seven travellers near Maiduguri

Gunmen believed to be members of Boko Haram ambushed vehicles travelling along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway and abducted seven travellers, a witness said.
Intense fighting between Nigeria’s army and jihadists over a key northeastern garrison town killed three soldiers and sparked a deadly blaze at a nearby displacement camp, witnesses and security sources said Wednesday.

Clashes over Nigeria garrison town spark deadly displacement camp fire – witnesses

Intense fighting between Nigeria’s army and jihadists over a key northeastern garrison town killed three soldiers and sparked a deadly blaze at a nearby displacement camp, witnesses and security sources said Wednesday.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor hosts military, others for council’s review

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday hosted heads of the military, paramilitary and security agencies to assess and review security situation of the state.

12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash

Federal Road Safety Corps yesterday in Kano confirmed that 12 people died in a ghastly auto crash along Wudil-Maiduguri road in Gaya Local Government Area of the state. =
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.

Nigerian troops repel another Boko Haram attack in Monguno

There was massive shooting in Monguno, a major town in northern Borno State, as the Nigerian military battled to repel an attack by suspected members of the Boko Haram, sources said.
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.

Nigerian Army confirms Boko Haram ambush on Theatre Commanders convoy

The Nigerian Army has confirmed an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists on the convoy of the theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), Maj.-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, on Monday.
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.

Extortion: Nigerian Army to investigate, punish erring personnel

The Nigerian Army Headquarters has promised to carry out thorough investigation into the allegation of extortion of commuters by its personnel in Borno with a view to sanctioning them.
Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 461 Boko Haram captives and killed some insurgents during a raid and search operation between Jakana and Mainok area of Maiduguri-Damaturu Road in Borno state.

Nigerian Army kills terrorists, rescues 461 captives in Jakana

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 461 Boko Haram captives and killed some insurgents during a raid and search operation between Jakana and Mainok area of Maiduguri-Damaturu Road in Borno state.
Soldiers of the Chad Army upon their return after a months-long mission fighting Boko Haram in neighbouring Nigeria.

Hundreds flee fearing Boko Haram after Chad army leaves Nigeria

Chad has ended a months-long mission fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria and withdrawn its 1,200-strong force across their common border, an army spokesman told AFP on Saturday.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

2020: Federal government to inaugurate 47 road projects, 13 housing estates, others – President...

The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
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 attributes burning of Armored Vehicle in Yobe to electrical fault

The Nigerian army has attributed the fire incident that led to the complete burnt down of one of its Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV), in Yobe State to “electrical malfunctioning”.

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FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

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