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Boko Haram attacks Adamawa villages, kills three

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Shuwa and Karchinga villages in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing three persons, burning shops and two clinics.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops kill nine suspected bandits, arrest five, rescue two victims in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have neutralised nine suspected bandits, apprehended five of them and burned down their camp.
Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto

Election: Sokoto ex-chief whip, 3 council chairmen, others defect to APC

A former chief whip of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Yahayya Wurno, three former elected chairmen of Rabah Local Government, a former special adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and a former caretaker councilor have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Former Dream Team VI goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed has completed his move to Kwara United ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Yusuf Mohammed joins Kwara United from Kano Pillars

Former Dream Team VI goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed has completed his move to Kwara United ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Boko Haram: Adamawa IDPs get support to resume farming

Years after they were forced by Boko Haram to flee their homes, about 4000 farming households in Adamawa State have received free farm inputs from the the federal government to resume crop production.

Taraba State University student killed by falling tree in Cameroon buried

The remains of Nuru Magaji, one of the four Taraba State University students killed by falling trees at the Bouba Njidda Wildlife Park, Garoua, Cameroon, were buried in Jalingo on Sunday.

Parents want dead Taraba student buried in Cameroon

The management of Nigeria's Taraba State University, Jalingo will send a delegation to Cameroon to help repatriate the remains of two students for burial, official said.

Three Taraba State University students killed by falling trees in Cameroon

Three students of the Taraba State University lost their lives when they were hit by falling trees during a rainstorm at the Bouba Njidda National Wild Life Park in Cameroon.

Hundreds arrested since Iraqi Kurd protests began – lawmakers

At least 600 people have been arrested since protests began last week against authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan over corruption and the fallout from a failed independence push, lawmakers said Tuesday.

Normalcy returns to Gulak after suspected Boko Haram attack

Normalcy is gradually returning to Gulak, headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa as military repelled Monday night attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to invade the town.

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