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Why we failed to rescue Chibok girls – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has explained that his then government was committed to the release of the abducted Chibok girls, but said there was a different feeling as at then about him by the insurgents who constantly referred to him

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Chibok girls: We regret voting Buhari – Parents

Parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls have expressed their regrets in voting President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. They expressed their feelings after security personnel prevented them from seeing President Buhari in the Aso Rock Presidential Villa yesterday. Over two hundred

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Shekarau supports Buhari’s anti-corruption battle

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state and PDP chief, has declared that he is an ardent supporter of the anti-corruption efforts of the federal government. The former minister of education lauded the anti-corruption fight by President Muhammadu Buhari while

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Troops capture 14 Boko Haram terrorists

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have captured 14 Boko Haram terrorists and neutralised many others in Borno State. The Army embarked on clearance operations at Chikum Gudu in the northern part of Borno State on Friday when they captured the terrorists.

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Nigeria rejected British offer to rescue seized Chibok schoolgirls

British armed forces offered to attempt to rescue nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, but were rebuffed by Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s president at the time, the Observer has learned. In a mission named Operation

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Mubi Polytechnic recovering from Boko Haram attack, admits 4,600 students

The Federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa is steadily recovering from the Boko Haram attack of 30 months ago. The institution has matriculated 4,600 students for its 2016/2017 academic session. The attack, which occurred in October 2014, led to a low intake

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Boko Haram: UN yet to receive request to sanction neighbouring nations

The UN said on Friday that it has not received a letter reportedly written by a former President of the Nigerian Senate, Sen. Ameh Ebute. Ebute’s letter was reportedly calling on the UN Security Council to sanction some of Nigeria’s

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British newspaper report accuses army of ‘supporting’ insurgency, banditry

“A few days before any attack, a military helicopter is spotted dropping arms and other supplies into the areas inhabited by the Fulani tribes. Then the attack comes. For reasons of Islamic doctrine, the militia often deliver a letter of

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Soldier shoots knife attacker near Paris’ Louvre Museum

A machete-wielding man has been shot and wounded by a French soldier near the Louvre Museum in central Paris after an apparent attack on a second soldier. The individual, carrying a backpack, cried out “Allahu Akbar” according to Michel Cadot,

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