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Five Boko Haram members, an officer and three soldiers died on Saturday, at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, during encounter between troops and the terrorists.
The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base.
The Nigerian Army has described the recent attacks on the civilian population by Boko Haram terrorists, using Improvised Explosive Devices, as a sign of desperation and weakness by the group.
At least 18 suspected Boko Haram fighters were killed during a battle with soldiers in Sambisa forest on Tuesday morning, the Nigeria Army has said.
Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked two military locations around the fringes of Sambisa forest early Sunday morning.
Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
Ahead of the Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes, with red for presidential election.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has described the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the day Nigerians had prepared to cast their votes as irresponsible and scandalous.
MFM star Kenedinum Chucks feels excited to have scored the winning goal in the Olukoya come back win over Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna in the matchday eight of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.
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.