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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

SERAP gives President Buhari 14 days to probe over N300 billion missing public funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

Army Day: General Buratai inaugurates projects nationwide

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has inaugurated several projects across the eight divisions of Nigerian Army nationwide in commemoration of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2020.
This compelled the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in the country, Mr. Edward Kallon, to suspend all air expedition in the area for a week.

UN suspends air services in North East over attack on helicopter

The helicopter had planned to pick some aid workers in Damasak to Maiduguri on Friday when it aborted its plan as it was shot at by some members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders redeployment of 10 AIGs, CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior officers in the Force.

Minister: How airports will operate when opened

With less than five days to commencement of domestic flights in Nigeria, preparations are in place to ensure that safety measures are adhered to during operations.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .

Ogenyi Onazi set to quit Turkish club for Serbian champions after six months

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is set to quit Turkish Super Lig Denizlispor for Serbian Champions Red Star Belgrade after six months.
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NDLEA: How drug traffickers operate during coronavirus lockdown

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed how traffickers of illicit drugs have been circulating cocaine, heroin, cannabis and other psychotropic substances in Borno amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

10 soldiers, 20 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno gunfight

At least 10 soldiers and 20 insurgents were killed on Saturday in a gun fight, following the ambush of troops by Boko Haram sect along Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu road in Borno State.
Borno’s covid-19 response team has accepted and approved a recommendation by Governor Babagan Umara Zulum for the statewide lockdown to be relaxed coming Monday and Thursday for citizens to shop for food, Commissioner of Information, Baba kura Abba Jato announced at the briefing.

Governor Zulum: Only qualified teachers will teach in Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state.
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 dozens of women, girls in fresh Borno attack

Boko Haram has abducted over a dozen of women and girls during an attack on a Borno community.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Tuesday directed the immediate termination of the contract for two Payment Service Provider (PSP) for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation under their control.

Nigerian government commences construction of 10,000 housing units for IDPs in Borno

The federal government has begun the construction of 10,000 housing units spread across 10 Borno councils for the resettlement of the internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor appoints new heads for flour mills, transport agency

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the appointment of Mr Mohammed Bukar as General Manager, Maiduguri Flour Mills.
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Court jails Borno director for obstruction of justice

Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, on Monday, June 22, 2020, convicted and sentenced an assistant director in Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Usman Abaji, to six months imprisonment for obstruction of justice.

Gunmen attack Borno villages, kill five

Gunmen, believed to be either Boko Haram or ISWAP, on Saturday, attacked three communities in Borno State, killing five herdsmen and stealing 480 cows, a government official has said.

Refugees Day: Don seeks global support for refugees, IDPs

Dr Abiola Adimula of the University of Ilorin has advocated for greater global support for refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

JNI calls for resignation of security personnel, urges government to take decisive action

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of JNI, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the resignation of erring security personnel over the rise in insecurity in the country.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced that completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line by April 2020 is no longer feasible.

Nigerian rail projects delayed by pandemic

Tracklaying on the 156km line was completed on March 28 and delivery of rolling stock from CRRC Tangshan was completed in May with a view to opening the line at the end of that month.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Militants kill 20 soldiers, 40 civilians in northeast Nigeria attacks

Islamic militants killed at least 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians and injured hundreds in twin attacks in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Saturday, residents and a civilian task force fighter said.

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