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Boko Haram luring recruits with N5,000 or N10,000 – Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has said Boko Haram insurgents offer as low as N5,000 to N10,000 to recruit informants and weapon smugglers.

Nigerian troops capture top ISWAP informant in Borno

The Nigerian troops have captured a notorious ISWAP Informant who leaked information on the movement of security personnel and commuters to the terrorists.

Fighting corruption is difficult – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says fighting corruption in a democratic setting is a difficult task to accomplish.

Nigerian troops eliminate 6 ISWAP terrorists, capture equipment in Borno

The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Hadin Kai have eliminated six terrorists of Islamic States West Africa Province, ISWAP, who attempted to infiltrate...

NiMet predicts normal, above-normal rainfall from June to August

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted normal to above normal rainfall from June to August across the nation.

Borno lawmakers back probe into N500m spent in rebuilding Chibok school

Two lawmakers from Borno have supported moves by the House of Representatives to investigate the N500 million safe school initiative fund earmarked for rebuilding the Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS, Chibok, Borno

NDLEA seizes 34,950 Tramadol, Diazepam capsules in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has said that it seized 34,950 capsules of Tramadol and Diazepam in Lagos meant for delivery to insurgents in Borno.

Insecurity: Nigerian Military achieving appreciable success – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the military has continued to achieve appreciable successes in all the theatres of operation against criminal element across the country.

Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed as military destroys 6 gun trucks in Damboa

Scores of Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday afternoon were killed by troops of the Nigerian military in Borno State, PRNigeria reports. They were eliminated after...

Nigeria needs 11,500MW power generating capacity to reach African’s average, says TETFund’s RDSC group on energy

The energy thematic group of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund’s Research and Development Standing Committee, RDSC, has said that Nigeria needs 11,500MW power generating capacity to attain Africa’s average in electricity generation.

Zulum inaugurates 580 houses for IDPs in Auno, Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday inaugurated 580 houses constructed for the resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Auno village of Konduga Local Government.

JUST IN: Gunmen kill Ortom’s security aide, retired AIG Dega

Gunmen have killed Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom’s Senior Special Assistant on Security, Christopher Dega, in Jos, Plateau State Capital. Mr Dega, a retired police...

Constitution Review: Sultan proposes unrestricted wearing of Hijab by Muslim women 

Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has advocated the use of Hijab by Muslim women, without restrictions and in total observance of the freedom of religion in the country.

Borno govt shuts down another IDP camp in Maiduguri

The Borno government has shutdown another Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp located at the state NYSC orientation camp in Maiduguri.

Poverty, illiteracy responsible for insurgency in Nigeria — Zulum

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has identified poverty and illiteracy as some of the factors responsible for insurgency in the country.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Rann, kill 10 terrorists

The Nigerian Army says the troops of Operation Hadin Kai have eliminated 10 Boko Haram terrorists during an attempted attack on troops location in Rann, Headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

NiMet gives 3 days weather forecast in Nigerian cities

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday to Sunday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Thursday in Abuja, predicted partly cloudy...

Borno’s Child Rights bill ready for assent — Zulum

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has announced that the bill to domesticate the Child Rights Act is almost ready for his assent to become a law in the state.

Nigerian troops nab Boko Haram fuel supplier in Yobe

Troops of Operation ‘Hadin Kai’, in conjunction with local vigilantes, on Tuesday, raided a suspected Boko Haram logistics stockpile in Kurkareta town, Yobe State.

Zulum reshuffles cabinet, days after return from vacation

Coming back from a 21-day vacation, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has effected what could be described as a minor cabinet reshuffle in the state executive council.

AbdulSamad donates N1bn to UNIMAID

The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative, ASR Africa, as part of its first cohort of Tertiary Education Grants Scheme, has provided an N1billion grant to the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.

NAFDAC destroys N515.73m worth of food, cosmetic products in 6 states

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has destroyed unwholesome foods and products worth N515.73 million in the North East.

Kuliya: The spy chief who disorganised Boko Haram/ISWAP camps

The immediate-past Chief of Military Intelligence of the Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Abdulrahman Kuliya, who died alongside the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt....

Maiduguri residents rejoice over alleged death of Boko Haram leader, Shekau

Some residents of Maiduguri, Borno have expressed delight over media reports on the alleged death of a Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau.

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