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Corruption affects the war against terrorism

IGP to host West African Police Chiefs – aftermath ofInterpol General Assembly in Indonesia As part of the concerted efforts to ensure that Nigeria is an integral part of global policing system, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K.

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U.S. authorities warn of al Qaeda threat to election

Federal officials have warned authorities in New York City, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by the al Qaeda militant group around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend before Tuesday’s vote, officials said

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Nigeria loses N2.1 trillion to Niger Delta militants, vandals in 2016

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said from January 2016 till date, government lost $7 billion (N2.1 trillion) to the activities of militancy groups and oil pipeline vandals in the Niger Delta region. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti

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Boko Haram ‘Saboteurs’ And ‘Collaborators’: 9 More Persons Arrested

Over 30 persons have now been arrested in the ongoing investigation of suspected Boko Haram terrorist collaborators and saboteurs in the fight against terrorism and insurgency, the Nigeria Army said today. This follows the arrest of nine more persons over the last 24

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Avengers ‘blow up’ Chevron’s Escravos Export Pipelin

Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group, has announced an attack on a pipeline installation owned by Chevron. The group, which has not carried out any bombing attack for the past few months, announced the attack on its website Tuesday morning.

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Troops intercepts suicide bomber in Madagali

The Nigerian Army has said troops on Operation Lafiya Dole in the early hours of the morning neutralized a male suicide bomber at Madagali, Adamawa State. A statement from Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman said the suicide bomber was spotted

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Why the release of 21 Chibok girls is not ‘cheering’ news – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi Nigerians woke up to the news that Chibok girls, who were kidnapped in April 2014 by the Boko haram sect, have been released. On the night of 14–15th April 2014, a group of militants attacked the Government

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Aisha Buhari warns she’s not campaigning for her husband in 2019

A “few people” are behind the appointments made by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his wife, Aisha. In an interview with BBC, Aisha Buhari said she may not support her husband’s re-election bid should he fail to reshuffle his

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President Buhari departs Abuja for Germany on 3-day official visit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed the Nnmadi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for Berlin, Germany, on an official visit from Oct. 13 to 15. The president, before his departure, was briefed on the release of the 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls

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Boko Haram Releases 21 Chibok Girls To Nigerian Army

Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government, a government source revealed to SaharaReporters on Thursday, October 13. The sources disclosed that the

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