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Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the latest bloodshed in the restive region, witnesses and a local militia leader said on Monday.
Worried by the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram last Sunday during an attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State, near the Nigeria – Chad boarder, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, summoned an emergency meeting with the Service Chiefs.
At least 53 people, made up of Nigerian soldiers and farmers were killed by insurgent group Boko Haram in three days of attacks in Borno State, AFP reported yesterday, quoting security sources.
The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram on Friday claimed an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast that killed three, the SITE Intelligence Group said.
At least three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military and militia sources told AFP on Thursday.
Boko Haram terrorists have so far used more than 145 girls in suicide bombing missions between January and July 2017, an investigation has shown.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday begged religious, traditional and community rulers in the North-East to dissuade parents from donating their children to Boko Haram.
At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Some residents of Anambra have expressed sadness over the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as `unfortunate’.
Two bus conductors, Peter Ayodele, 20, and Chibuzor David, 21, were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for allegedly stealing three underwears belonging to a housewife.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), to pay a former Deputy General Manager of the defunct Hallmark bank, Eze Okorocha, N27.9 million, being his benefits within 30 days.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto has dismissed the appeal challenging the judgment of the lower court which upheld the primaries of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State.