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Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Report: Dozens missing after Boko Haram kills 16

Boko Haram jihadists have killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in the latest attacks in restive northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, militia and residents said on Wednesday.

Nigerian Army inflicts heavy casualties on Boko Haram

Nigerian troops have repelled an attack on a military base by Boko Haram jihadists in the country's northeast, the army and security sources said on Thursday.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills seven villagers in Borno

Boko Haram jihadists have killed seven villagers in a dawn raid in Nigeria’s restive northeast, local militia and a resident said Tuesday.

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Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to stop paying lip-service to anti-corruption war

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
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Anambra government targets 90 percent budget performance in 2019

Mark Okoye, the Anambra State Commissioner for Planning and Budget, has said that the state government was targeting 90 percent budget implementation in next year’s financial year judging by the way the budget was structured to achieve economic development.

2019: CAN meets Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others warns desperate politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria has advised Nigerians against voting for any desperate presidential candidate in 2019.
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YPP decries president’s rejection of Electoral Bill

Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.

Court dismisses Segun Oni’s suit challenging Kayode Fayemi’s eligibility to contest Ekiti election

A Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in the state.