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Over 35,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) returned to their ancestral homes from various camps in Borno North in the last two weeks, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) on Saturday distributed food items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians and the entire world that his administration is working hard to ensure that the remaining Dapchi Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, the remaining Chibok Schoolgirls, and others still in Boko Haram captivity, regain their freedom soon.
The president proceeded to the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Munguno, about 150 kilometres from Maiduguri to participate in the activities lined up to mark the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL).
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Thursday that the celebration of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day – NADCEL at Mongunu in Borno North was a proof that the “end of the Boko Haram terrorists group “will come sooner than later”.
The Speaker, Borno House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulkareem Lawan, has commended the Nigerian Army for the successes so far recorded in the war against Boko Haram and restoration of peace to the North-East.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai has inaugurated a cenotaph at Gudumbali, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno in memory of troops, who died in the course of battle.
Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says the army has made “giant strides” in the last one year in combating security challenges. He also said the security outlook of the country “is very positive.”
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Friday pleaded with Nigerians to desist from celebrating insecurity by helping terrorists and criminal elements in spreading their propaganda on the social media.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities”.
The Commander of `Operation Last Hold’, Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, has charged troops being deployed for the operation to take their pre-deployment training serious and brace up for the task ahead of them.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, Friday said the army would commence Operation Last Hold in northern Borno and parts of Lake Chad Basin to complete the decimation of the Boko Haram Terrorists and ensure the restoration of normal economic activities in the Zone.
South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
The tall centre-back can also play in midfield and will be a good addition to the West Brom squad who will be looking to secure promotion to the English Premier League next season.
A witness called on Friday by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar stated that it was possible to access electronic server and alter date stored in it without the authority of the owner.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.
President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been lauded on its quest to grant autonomy to State Houses of Assembly.
Japan’s Bitpoint is the latest cryptocurrency exchange to be hit by a hack targeting its holdings; the exchange says around 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) of funds were stolen, with 2.5 billion yen of that belonging to customers.
Nigeria’s tax system is fraught with crippling challenges of weak enforcement, corruption, and outright evasion. This is costing the country losses amounting to billions of naira, both locally and internationally, said Oxfam, an international development organisation.
Enrique Cerezo claimed Atletico Madrid have evidence Barcelona had agreed to terms with Antoine Griezmann before his release clause dropped to €120million.
The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Kaduna has trained 149 head teachers and school administrators on academic leadership to enhance learning.