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Boko Haram responsible for 59,311 orphans, 59,213 widows – Borno governor

  The governor of the Boko Haram-infected Borno state has reportedly revealed that the terrorist group is responsible for making tens of thousands of widows and orphans in the state as it continues its reign of terror. Borno Gov. Babagana Umara...

Mass wedding in Maiduguri and the gathering of nobles: Confirmation of return of peace, order

    …as residents, visitors laud NNPC GMD, Kyari, IRT boss, DCP Abba Kyari, others for hosting wedlocks     Incontestably and indisputably, peace, order, security and constitutional government have been restored to the beleaguered and war-ravaged Northeastern part of Nigeria in the last...

Malnutrition: How RUTF saved 3-year-old Modu from the brink of death

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh 3-year-old Adamu Modu (not real name), was left in the care of his grandfather, Modu Baba, an octogenarian from Dikwa Local Government Area, Borno. Little Modu’s mother abandoned him when he was 6-month-old with his father, after...

2000 days after, 112 Chibok girls still missing- BBOG

  The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign group, have stated that 112 girls are yet to regain their freedom out of the over 276 Chibok school girls abducted in 2014 in Borno State. The group disclosed this in a statement...

Rebuilding devastated North-East Region is Priority in Next Level Buhari Administration, VP Osinbajo Vows in Visit to Borno

Standing amid piles of debris and destroyed infrastructures, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild terrorist-ravaged  Borno state and other parts of the North-East. The VP disclosed that following the signing into law of...

German govt. donates €15m to education for conflict affected children in Nigeria

The German Government has announced a new contribution of 15 million euros to UNICEF Nigeria, to support the provision of quality and equitable basic education and strengthen the resilience of the most vulnerable communities, especially children, in Adamawa and...

60 Dead in Boko Haram Attack in Borno: Amnesty International

At least 60 people were killed when Boko Haram attacked a town in Rain, a border town in Borno state, on January 28, Amnesty International reports Friday. Boko Haram militants arrived at the small border town of Rann at around 9...

Two Dead, Nine Injured As Police Foil Suicide Attack in Borno

The Nigerian Police in Maiduguri, Borno, Northern part of the country on Thursday says it has foiled a suicide bomb attack at the Alkaramti area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Joseph Kwaji said in a...

Breaking: Female suicide bombers kill 10 amid rise in Borno violence

Four suicide bombers struck Wednesday in the Muna Garage district of Maiduguri, killing at least 10 and injuring dozens more. "We have so far recorded 10 people's deaths and about 30 victims injured," said Bello Dambatta, a spokesman for the State...

Suicide attack kills at least 15 in Borno state

A suicide attack at an aid distribution point in the town of Konduga, Borno state left at least 15 people dead on  Monday. "It happened during aid distribution by an , when people had gathered to receive donations," one rescue...
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Immunity: Reps waging war on Nigeria’s constitution – SERAP

  The House of Representatives are obsessed with the pursuit of power by seeking to pass a bill that gives...
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Farmers/herders conflicts: Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa listed as pilot states for NLTP takeoff- Umahi

  Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa have been listed as pilot states for National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) takeoff. The Chairman of the Sub-Committee and governor of Ebonyi...

Businessman, others escape death as traffic robbers return to Lagos Mile 2 blackspot  

    The security situation in Lagos State is taking a turn for the worse as armed bandits are now prowling the roads attacking hapless and...

Ogun footballer’s death: I-G disbands zonal SARS offices in Ogun

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, has announced the immediate disbandment of the Zonal Intervention Squad of Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), Obada-Oko,...

Money laundering: PDP’s Olisa Metuh bags 39 years after 4-year-long trial 

  For laundering N400 million, Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars. Justice Okon...