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Calm Returns To Maiduguri, As Civilian-JTF Kill Hundreds Of Boko Haram Members In Battle

According to Premium Times, calm has returned to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, after hours of shelling, bombardments and shooting between soldiers and Boko Haram insurgents. It is gathered that through the combined force of soldiers and operatives of the local vigilante, called Civilian-JTF, hundreds of Boko Haram members were killed and a cache of…

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Buhari Withdraws From BON Presidential Debates, Other Invitations Still Under Consideration – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Thursday that it will not be featuring in the on-going electioneering public debates on national television and radio, being organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria (BON), because of the unhidden bias and campaign of calumny by some key organisers of the programme, against the corporate political interest…

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Inaccurate & Misleading Report By Amnesty International On Baga, Monguno– Nigerian Military

The Nigerian Military has hit back at Amnesty International’s claim that it ignored repeated warnings of an impending attack on Baga and Monguno also failed to take measures to protect the civilian population of the surrounding towns and villages describing the allegation as “misleading”, “inaccurate and unfair.” According to a news report by Premium Times, Amnesty…

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Boko Haram Militants Kills Dozens & Kidnaps Over 100 People Near Chibok

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed dozens and kidnapped about 100 people in Gumsere, a community near Chibok, Borno State, survivors of the attack have said. According to reports by Premium Times, at least 30 people were killed. The attack came more than eight months after BokoHaram abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok itself.…

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Boko Haram Leader Shekau Threatens To Attack The Emir Of Kano, Sanusi

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in retaliation for the Emir’s call on Kano residents and other Nigerians to arm and defend themselves against the terror organization. According to Premium Times, Mr.Shekauin a new video released over the weekend said his group does not consider…

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Buhari Picks Tinubu’s Ally Osinbajo As APC Presidential Running Mate

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari has formally presented Yemi Osinbajo, a professor of law and former attorney general and commissioner for Justice in Lagos state, as his running mate. Making the presentation at the national secretariat of the APC in Abuja, Mr.Buhari said he sought advice from within and…

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Long Queues Sighted As Fuel Strike Hits Abuja, Benue, Kwara & Plateau

The nationwide strike by oil workers led to long fuel queues in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Benue, Kwara and Plateau states as hundreds of motorists besieged the few filing stations that sold petrol on Monday according to Punch. In Lagos, the situation was normal until the evening when queues began to emerge in many stations…

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Who Will Be Buhari’s Running Mate? Amaechi, Fashola, Oshiomhole Or Osibajo, APC Fail To Agree!

A marathon meeting by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress ended in the early hours of Tuesday(today) without a consensus on the running mate for the party’s presidential candidate, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.  Unlike the national convention/ primary which produced Buhari on Thursday without much rancour, the meeting according to Punch, which started at about…

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There Is No Time Limit For Returning The Girls Alive- Doyin Okupe

The Nigerian presidency has dismissed concerns over the prolonged abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno State, saying the government has no time limit to return the long-suffering teenagers alive to their families. According to Premium Times, the message, delivered Monday by a presidential spokesperson, appeared to imply that the government is taking…

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