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Boko Haram: 2, 000 policemen deployed to Northeast

Benson Akinroluyo, the Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, has tasked the 2,000 police personnel deployed to the Northeast to be professional and respect human rights in the discharge of their duties.

Boko Haram’s damage of 1,400 schools shocks UNICEF

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF said 1,400 schools have been damaged or destroyed in Borno as a result of years of Boko Haram insurgency...

41 northeast communities receive sanitation, rehabilitation interventions

Forty-one communities in the six states of the North East geopolitical zone are benefiting from the Federal Government’s emergency response plan to scale up...

Army begs northeast communities for intelligence information

Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Rogers Nicholas, has called on communities in the northeast people to support the military by sharing intelligence information about...

Another Boko Haram attack leaves scores dead, many abducted in Adamawa

Reports from Adamawa say many people have been killed and others abducted in a fresh attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Pallam community in...

NAF commissions fitness centre for troops in frontline

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has commissioned a new fitness centre for frontline personnel serving as part of the Air Task Force, Operation LAFIYA...

Boko Haram attacks Madagali, kills 2, scores injured

The chairman of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, Yusuf Muhammed, said two persons were killed and many injured in Wanu village by Boko...

Boko Haram: Over 8.5m persons on life-saving in North-East, UN says

The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN-OCHA, has said over 8.5 million persons are in dare need of life-saving support due...

Nigerian troops kill 14 Boko Haram insurgents, rescue 30 civilians

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents in clearance operations in Bama Local Government Area of Borno. Director...

UNDP constructs 300 houses for Borno IDPs

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has begun the construction of 300 housing units for internally displaced persons in Borno, the agency said 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...

Boko Haram: Red Cross to spend $5m in Northeast

The International Federation of Red Cross, IFRC, has earmarked over $5 million for humanitarian intervention services in the three Northeastern states of Adamawa, Borno...

Buhari’s appeal to W/Bank was to rebuild N/East – Shettima

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s appeal to the World Bank was to address economic rebuilding and humanitarian crisis in...

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...

Pregnant women in Northeast at risk of cholera, UN agency says

The outbreak of cholera is posing grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast States ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the...

Suicide bomber kills 15 on queues to collect food

A suicide attack in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno on Monday claimed at least 15 lives, while on queue to collect food. Details of the...

Boko Haram structures destroyed in Sambisa

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, said it has destroyed more structures in Borno used by Boko Haram insurgents as meeting points. This NAF announced this...

Air Force’s ‘Operation Ruwan Wuta’ hits Boko Haram buildings in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has said it has struck the insurgents’ buildings in Borno. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Olatokunbo...

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...

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...

Boko Haram attacks force INEC to suspend voter registration in Madagali

The Continuous Voter Registration, CBR, in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa has been put on hold by the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Army kills 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recovers cows, bicycles

test The Nigerian Army on Thursday said that it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operation in Marte Local Government Area of Borno. A...

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