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When war is not a tea party…, by Abdullahi Haruna Haruspice

By the time shots are fired either by the belligerent army or the defending army, the duel becomes fierce hostility where the ultimate quest...

Insurgency: Japan spends $63.3m on humanitarian assistance to Nigeria’s north-east

Yutaka Kikuta, the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria says the Japanese Government has spent 63.3 million dollars in the North-East on humanitarian assistance in the...

BREAKING: IG deploys 2,000 mobile policemen, sniffer dogs to fight Boko Haram

The Inspector General of Police has deployed additional 2,000 Police Mobile Force and Counter Terrorism Units Personnel of the Force and the sniffer dog...

Nuclear threats: Nigerian envoy speaks on ways to block Boko Haram’s access to WMD

Similarly, the envoy said Nigeria will engage on fashioning a comprehensive approach towards the prevention of the ideology of hate, genocide and hate crimes on the continent.

Get Shekau dead or alive, Buratai charges troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group,...

Buhari says Boko Haram gradually thinning out, losing recruitment appeal

President Muhammadu Buhari says the era of Boko Haram terrorism is gradually drawing to end, with the narrowing of the recruitment base of the...

Borno Govt extends curfew in Maiduguri for 7 days

The Borno Government on Friday announced the extension of curfew in Maiduguri for another seven days from 8:00 p.m. to 6: 00 a.m. The government...

Faced with hardships, IDPs in Abuja want to return home

Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, living in Durumi, Abuja on Friday called on relevant authorities to hasten their relocation back to their communities. The IDPs said...

Boko Haram kills 4, hijacks food trucks in Ngala

Four persons were killed and food trucks hijacked when Boko Haram guerrillas attacked a United Nations World Food Programme, WFP, aid convoy in Ngala,...

Air Force acquires, reactivates five additional aircraft to fight insurgency

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Monday said it had acquired and renovated five additional air craft to fight insurgency and other crimes in...

Troops to receive two months allowances this week – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has assured troops of Operation Lafiya Dole that their operational allowances owed them for the last two...

Returning IDPs to homes remains daunting, NEMA says

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has described as challenging effort to return the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, to their homes following years of...

1.8m IDPs not ready to return home — Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, has said 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to their ancestral communities any...

NDC boss salutes Air Force for curbing insurgency

The Commandant, National Defence College, NDC, Adeniyi Osinowo, has commended the efforts of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, at fighting insurgency and other forms...

Boko Haram: US announces $54m aid for Nigeria, 3 others

The U.S. Government has announced 54 million dollars in addition to humanitarian assistance to Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and the four countries affected by the...

Army: Police capture top Boko Haram commander in Ondo

The military authorities announced on Tuesday that the police in Ondo State have captured a high-value target in the Boko Haram war. The Director of...

Shekau’s deputies, Boko Haram commanders killed

Two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorists group, were killed in a successful military operations at...

Nigerian Air Force to train officers in Jordan

The Nigeria Air Force is sending some service men for training in Jordan to acquire further skills to strengthen the country’s defence operations. The Chief of...

Agency spends N2bn on feeding IDPs

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, on Saturday said it spent over N2 billion distributing food items and condiments to IDPs in the...

Boko Haram slaughters 11 persons in IDPs’ camp on Sallah Day

The insurgents Boko Haram terrorist group has killed eleven people and wounded two on the Sallah Day at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp...

UN body to distribute agric inputs to 560,000 IDPs in northeast

The Food and Agricultural Organisation, FAO, will distribute fertilisers, seeds and other inputs to 560,000 displaced persons for dry season farming in the northeast...

UN: Boko Haram sends 83 child bombers to Nigeria

Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have sent out 83 child bombers against Nigerian targets this year, according to a tally by United Nations...

Bureau de change operators pledge support for IDPs

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria, ABCON, on Tuesday, pledged to assist in reducing the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons...

Nigerian govt hires experts to de-radicalise convicted insurgents

Authorities in Nigeria have engaged psychologists and counselors to pioneer rehabilitation and de-radicalisation of convicted Boko Haram terrorists. The country is also utilising Islamic scholars...

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