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APC governorship aspirant defects to PDP

APC governorship aspirant defects to PDP

APC governorship aspirant defects to PDP
Get set for more rains, thunderstorms on Friday, September 21 - NiMet releases weather prediction

Get set for more rains, thunderstorms on Friday, September 21 - NiMet releases weather prediction

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, on Thursday, September 20, predicted chances of scattered thunderstorms and rainfall over most parts of the country on Friday, September 21. The prediction comes from NiMet’s weather outlook.

Get set for more rains, thunderstorms on Friday, September 21 - NiMet releases weather prediction
Apprehension as woman reportedly storms school, abduct APC chairman’s 4-year-old son

Apprehension as woman reportedly storms school, abduct APC chairman’s 4-year-old son

There has been confusion in the home of the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno state, Kashim Dalori, as a woman is reported to have abducted his four-year-old son from his school in Maiduguri.

Apprehension as woman reportedly storms school, abduct APC chairman’s 4-year-old son
Sad story of 12-year-old orphan girl left to take care of 4 children after the death of sister surface on the internet (photos)

Sad story of 12-year-old orphan girl left to take care of 4 children after the death of sister surface on the internet (photos)

Abubakar Chiroma, a young Nigerian, has taken to sharing the sad story of a girl who is based in the Northern part of Nigeria. The young lady whose name is Aisha has been left with the responsibility of taking care of four kids.

Sad story of 12-year-old orphan girl left to take care of 4 children after the death of sister surface on the internet (photos)
How troops neutralised 5 insurgents, recovered 'assorted' weapons in Borno - Army

Army neutralises 5 insurgents, recover 'assorted' weapons in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday, September 18, said it neutralised five Boko Haram insurgents in separate operations in Bama local government areas of Borno state. The insurgents were eliminated in Kote and Bula Dadobe communities.

Army neutralises 5 insurgents, recover 'assorted' weapons in Borno
Politicians in Borno recruiting armed thugs NSCDC alleges

Politicians in Borno recruiting armed thugs NSCDC alleges

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno on Tuesday, September 18, decried the recruitment of armed thugs for political campaigns in the state. Ibrahim Abdullahi, the NSCDC commandant in the state disclosed this.

Politicians in Borno recruiting armed thugs NSCDC alleges
Ahead of primaries, APC rakes in N3.8 billion from sales of forms to governorship aspirants

Ahead of primaries, APC rakes in N3.8 billion from sales of forms to governorship aspirants

Ahead of the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the party has reportedly realised at least N3,847,500,000 from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms from some aspirants.

Ahead of primaries, APC rakes in N3.8 billion from sales of forms to governorship aspirants
Buhari reacts as Boko Haram insurgents kill nurse kidnapped in Borno

Buhari reacts as Boko Haram insurgents kill nurse kidnapped in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned and described as heinous and despicable, the killing of Ms Saifura Hussaini Khorsa, an aid worker, by the Boko Haram terrorists. She was kidnapped about six months ago at the Rann camp.

Buhari reacts as Boko Haram insurgents kill nurse kidnapped in Borno
Boko Haram suffers heavy loss as army repels ambush

Boko Haram suffers heavy loss as army repels ambush

The Nigerian Army at about 11.00 am on Sunday, September 16, killed some Boko Haram terrorists, who ambushed troops of of 21 Brigade along the Maiduguri-Bama axis of Borno.This was disclosed in a series of tweets from the army.

Boko Haram suffers heavy loss as army repels ambush
Disregard dark forces out to derail Army on battle against terrorism - Group warns Nigerians

Disregard dark forces out to derail Army on battle against terrorism - Group warns Nigerians

Since the coming of the current administration, the Nigeria military has achieved a lot in terms of tackling insurgency that at for a long period of time it became difficult for the terrorists to operate or to launch attacks.

Disregard dark forces out to derail Army on battle against terrorism - Group warns Nigerians
How NAF provided air support to repel terrorists attack in Damasak

How NAF provided air support to repel terrorists attack in Damasak

NAIJ.com gathered that the attacks were conducted in successive waves, involving the NAF F-7Ni and Alpha Jet combat aircraft as well as Mi-35M helicopter gunships supported by Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms

How NAF provided air support to repel terrorists attack in Damasak
Boko Haram: Service chiefs relocate to Borno, deploy 11 fighter jets

Boko Haram: Service chiefs relocate to Borno, deploy 11 fighter jets

The chief of army staff, Gen Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the Boko Haram terrorists-ravaged areas in the Lake Chad region of Borno state, while the Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, is expected to arrive on Sept 13.

Boko Haram: Service chiefs relocate to Borno, deploy 11 fighter jets
Boko Haram did not capture Borno town, Nigerian Army insists

Boko Haram did not capture Borno town, Nigerian Army insists

The Nigerian Army has denied some media reports claiming Boko Haram terrorists have captured Damasak down in Borno state, describing the the reports as capable of misleading members of the general public and the world at large.

Boko Haram did not capture Borno town, Nigerian Army insists
Boko Haram, soldiers engage in fierce gun battle in Damasak

Boko Haram, soldiers engage in fierce gun battle in Damasak

Damasak Local Government Area of Borno state was under crossfire between Nigerian soldiers and Boko Haram fighters. A competent military source said that the military and the terrorists engaged in a heavy gun battle.

Boko Haram, soldiers engage in fierce gun battle in Damasak
Opinion: Gudumbali and Boko Haram’s frustrations by Anthony Kolawole

Opinion: Gudumbali and Boko Haram’s frustrations by Anthony Kolawole

The Gudumbali village didn’t fall neither did Guzamala LGA. Nigerian troops again resisted the fire-spitting terrorists and proved that yes, Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari can indeed rubbish remnants of insurgents.

Opinion: Gudumbali and Boko Haram’s frustrations by Anthony Kolawole
Why direct primaries are not practicable in Borno state - Governor Shettima

Why direct primaries are not practicable in Borno state - Governor Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima, says it will be difficult to conduct direct primaries in the state because of its peculiar security situation. Shettima said the constitution of the APC had provisions for direct and indirect primaries.

Why direct primaries are not practicable in Borno state - Governor Shettima
Buratai responds to Boko Haram's fresh wave of attacks, relocates Army headquarters to Borno

Buratai responds to Boko Haram's fresh wave of attacks, relocates Army headquarters to Borno

In response to new attacks to Boko Haram terrorists in Borno, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has relocated the operational headquarters of Army Headquarters to Gudumbali in the state.

Buratai responds to Boko Haram's fresh wave of attacks, relocates Army headquarters to Borno
Just In: Boko Haram launches fresh attack on military base in Borno

Just In: Boko Haram launches fresh attack on military base in Borno

Barely twenty-four (24) hours after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Gudumbali area, a town in the Guzamala local government area of Borno, the extremist group has launched a fresh attack on a military base in Baga, Kukawa LGA.

Just In: Boko Haram launches fresh attack on military base in Borno
Group commends troops’ gallantry in repelling Boko Haram attack in Gudumbali

Group commends troops’ gallantry in repelling Boko Haram attack in Gudumbali

According to CATE, the Nigerian Army has continued to show commitment in its constitutional role of securing the territorial integrity of Nigeria despite facing various challenges, from both local and international collaborators.

Group commends troops’ gallantry in repelling Boko Haram attack in Gudumbali
Barely 48 hours after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, service chiefs hold crucial meeting in Maiduguri

Barely 48 hours after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, service chiefs hold crucial meeting in Maiduguri

Two days after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, a border town around the Lake Chad, the army chief of staff, Tukur Buratai and his air force counterpart, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and others held a meeting in Maiduguri, Borno.

Barely 48 hours after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, service chiefs hold crucial meeting in Maiduguri
“I never want to go back … We are not safe” - Boko Haram survivors recount near-death experience

“I never want to go back … We are not safe” - Boko Haram survivors recount near-death experience

Survivors of the attack on Saturday, September 8, by Boko Haram in Gudumbale, Guzamala local government area in Borno, have recounted their ordeal during the incident. The insurgents had attacked the military base in the town.

“I never want to go back … We are not safe” - Boko Haram survivors recount near-death experience
Normalcy returns to Gudumbali after Boko Haram attack - Residents

Normalcy returns to Gudumbali after Boko Haram attack - Residents

Residents of Gudumbali community in Guzamala local government area of Borno state have said that peace has been restored after a gun battle between troops of the Nigerian Army and some member of the Boko Haram terrorists.

Normalcy returns to Gudumbali after Boko Haram attack - Residents
Senator Ndume under fire over Boko Haram 'campaign' comment

Senator Ndume under fire over Boko Haram 'campaign' comment

A statement signed on Saturday, September 8, by the national coordinator of the group, Ali Abbas, said Senator Ali Ndume may have made the call in an attempt to scare away would be voters to ensure that he returns to the senate.

Senator Ndume under fire over Boko Haram 'campaign' comment
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