The individuals who have been living in Abuja for years also were at the Unity Fountain to appreciate President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army, its leadership for their effort in fighting Boko Haram in the northeast.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that enduring victory against violent extremism and terrorism can only be achieved through implementing policies that comprehensively tackle poverty, illiteracy and frustration.
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it had arrested two Islamic State in West Africa commanders in Kukuntu village, Gwgwalada, Abuja. An operative of the service, Tony Opuiyo, in a statement issued on Thursday, June 21.
The United Nations has lent its support to the federal government in fighting sexual violence targeted on female children by Boko Haram terrorists. The UN raised its voice against the crime mostly committed against girls.
All Relevant Ministries, Department and Agencies are required to include in their annual budgets Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Tasks for implementation as identified in Part 3 of the National Action Plan.
I was impressed at the fact that, another hard tackle in the raids of Boko Haram terrorists camps by Nigerian troop of 27 Task Force Battalion of Operation Lafiya Dole, in Yaridiri forest in Geidam LGA of Yobe state, shattered.
Although it could not be ascertained whether other agencies copied in the memo have scaled up its screening process, the OSGF did not recommend any specific measures that should be taken to neutralise the threat.
The US ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, on Thursday, June 7, announced $102m in humanitarian assistance to address the shelter, health and food security needs of populations in the Lake Chad region and northeast.
Survivors of Boko Haram attacks, particularly women and girls, who live in IDP camps in the northeast, have narrated how Nigerian and Cameroonian security officials who were supposed to be protecting them, maltreated them.
The director of public relations and information, Nigeria Air Force, Olatokunbo Adesanya, has said that the newly acquired Mi-35M helicopter gunships have successfully unleashed their firepower on Boko Haram terrorists camps.
Fanatics of radical terrorist group, ISIS, have threatened to behead Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo in sickening new posters warning of attacks at the World Cup, the two superstars who had share.
A mother in Adamawa state, Aishatu Shehu, and her seven-year old daughter, Amina, were reunited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) after they were separated by the Boko Haram insurgency for four years.
The attack on worshippers in a mosque in Adamawa state has reportedly left 86 dead, gravediggers in the area have said. The worshippers were killed in a twin attack during afternoon prayers in Mubi town of Adamawa state.
Also, without prejudice for their various domestic laws, there should be a way to partner with these countries to eliminate the potentials for devious groups to manage anti-Nigerian Army propaganda from their soils.
The Dapchi schoolgirls released from the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday, March 21, are currently meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting was disclosed by the presidency in a tweet.
The Borno state government, through Muhammad Bulama, the commissioner for home affairs, information and culture, has directed the immediate closure of boarding secondary schools as a measure to enhance security.
Oby Ezekwesili, former education minister and convener of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) group has argued that the presidency has a lot to tell Nigerians about the recent release of the Dapchi school girls kidnapped in Yobe.
The Anambra Central Traditional Rulers’ Council has rejoiced with parents of Dapchi community in Yobe over the release of some of the abducted school-girls in the community. Igwe Ilouno, said this on Wednesday, March 21.
A legal and advocacy rights group, Women and Legal Aid, has called on the African Committee on Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child to establish the circumstances surrounding the abduction of the Dapchi schoolgirls.
Some parents of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents in Dapchi, Yobe state, have confirmed the release of the students. One of the parents, Amharic M-grah, said the children were brought back on Wednesday, March 21.
Liah Sharibu, one the high school girls abducted at Dapchi in Yobe state is still in Boko Haram custody. This was following the report that the Dapchi schoolgirls have been released by the notorious terrorists.
The federal government has said that the 110 abducted students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, might be released by Boko Haram in the next two weeks. The minister of defence made the disclosure.