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UN sound warning on escalation of violence against aid workers in Northeast

Islamist militants attacked a facility housing several aid groups in northeast Nigeria at the weekend in what the United Nations warned on Monday is an escalation in violence specifically targeting aid workers.

Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.

AGF: Impunity has no place in Nigeria

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.

ICC urged to investigate security forces, Boko Haram’s atrocities in Northeast Nigeria

Amnesty International has again asked the International Criminal Court to open investigations into alleged atrocities committed by the Nigerian security forces and Boko Haram in North East.

Boko Haram: How security agents foiled attack on worshippers in Borno

Nigerian security forces on Saturday repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Intended Boko Haram attack on worshippers in Borno foiled

Nigerian security forces on Saturday repelled attack by ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno.
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Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

The Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja on Tuesday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison, moments after the political activist was arraigned on a petition filed by Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai.

Senator Saraki: Our prayers over Dapchi girls have been answered

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described the release of 101 of the 110 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls as the answer to prayers of millions of Nigerians.

Dapchi: CSO accuses Amnesty of undermining Nigeria’s sovereignty

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups against Terrorism in Nigeria, has called on international rights organization, Amnesty International to desist from what it described as its judgmental reports on the security situation in the troubled North eastern part of the country.

$1.05 billion required to help 6.1m people in North-east – UN

The United Nations has revealed that humanitarian partners will require a sum of $1.5 billion to reach 6.1 million people who are in dire need of humanitarian assistance in the North-east ravaged by Boko Haram insurgents.

UN, CJTF move to stop use of child soldiers

The United Nations and the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) on Friday signed an action plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in the armed conflict in the North East.

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APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
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 soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.