Residents Flee As Boko Haram Attacks Chibok Village

BY HASSAN JIRGI, MAIDUGURI Residents of Yimirmigza village in Kautikari ward, Chibok local government area of Borno state have taken to their heels following an attack by suspected Boko Haram members on Saturday. According a local source, Boko Haram Insurgents

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Southeast Governors Unveil Plan On Flushing Out Bandits From Region’s Forests

South-East Governors Forum (SEGF) rose from a meeting, held at the Government House, Enugu, with a resolve to quickly embark on joint efforts to flush out bandits from all nooks and crannies of all the forests within the southeast zone.

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IG Orders Immediate Arrest Of Shi’ite Leaders Nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, at the weekend, ordered all the Police formations nationwide to commence the immediate arrest of all identified leaders of the outlawed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shi’ite. The directive was

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Leah Sharibu Is Alive, Negotiation On going With Kidnappers ― Presidency

Following worrying reports suggesting that harm upon Leah Sharibu, the girl from Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School, Dapchi, being held by Boko Haram for refusal to renounce her faith, the Presidency on Saturday assured that line of communication

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Gov Bagudu Commissions N288m Road, Bridge Projects

By Laiatu Bamaiyi, Kebbi Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday inaugurated road and bridge projects worth N288 million in Kanya village of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state. Bagudu, while inaugurating the projects, pledged that his administration would

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‘Hostility, Recession Responsible for Slow Industrialization Of Bayelsa Under Dickson’

By Akam Aniefiok, Yenagoa The immediate past Secretary of State Government (SSG), Bayelsa State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant, Kemela Okara, yesterday said that youth hostility and national economic recession hampered the Bayelsa Oil and Gas Industrial Park

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Ganduje Vows To Sue Wike Over Alleged Demolition Of Mosque

Kano state government has vowed to institute a legal action against the Rivers State Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Rainbow Town Central Mosque located at the Trans-Amadi Area of Port Harcourt, The Nation reports. A press statement by Abba

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Five 9/11 Suspects Held In Guantanamo Bay To Go On Trial In 2021

The defendants, including the senior al Qaeda figure Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, could face the death penalty if convicted. Five men being held in Guantanamo Bay prison accused of planning and aiding the September 11 terror attacks will go on trial

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Again, APC Postpones Bayelsa Guber Primary

For the second time in four days, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its Bayelsa governorship primary to between Tuesday and Wednesday in compliance with an interim order of a State High Court restraining the party from using direct

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SEMA Warns Makurdi Residents Over Impending Flood

BY HENRY IBYA, MAKURDI People within Makurdi metropolis, the Benue State capital, most especially those living close at the bank of river Benue and other towns such as katsina-Ala, as well as other flood prone areas have been advised to

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