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Boko Haram killed five soldiers, 25 others in Borno attacks – Sources

The insurgents were also said to have carted away five vehicles; three from vigilantes, one gun truck from the Nigerian military and one from CJTF.

With help of local vigilante, Maiduguri safer than Abuja ― Zulum

“If you come to Maiduguri, you will not believe it, it is even safer than Abuja

NAF Alpha jet loses radar contact in Borno, whereabouts unknown

Details of the whereabout of the aircraft or likely cause of contact loss are still sketchy but will be relayed to the general public as soon as they become clear. Meanwhile, search and rescue efforts are ongoing

To fish-out fake IDPs, Zulum storms camp midnight for headcount

450 households were found to be real IDPs after Zulum’s midnight headcount which was conducted by the governor alongside an official of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Air Commodore M. T. Abdullahi, and two commissioners (Agriculture, and Local Government and Emirate Affairs).

Boko Haram strike again in Borno kills security personnel, two civilians

The insurgents also took away one petrol tanker loaded with fuel to their base into Sambisa forest.”

Abducted Borno Pastor freed by Boko Haram on expiration of seven-days deadline

“Today is the last day I will have the opportunity to call on you in your capacity as my parents and relatives in the country. Anyone who has the intention should help and save me. Please release me from this pain,” Bulus had stated in the video released by Boko Haram last Wednesday.

Borno: Troops eliminate 19 fleeing B’Haram fighters in 5 gun trucks

“Many terrorists were eliminated during the air interdiction and ground attacks executed by troops. At least 19 battered bodies of Boko Haram fighters littered the scene, with the destroyed gun trucks, apart from others in the bush,”

Breaking: Borno governor sacks health commissioner

Gusau said the removal was part of measures to reposition the ministry.

Zulum visits Bama, announces Christmas largesse for 700 soldiers, commanders

“Nothing can compensate for your sacrifices. We are grateful and we pray that Allah continues to protect all of you here and all our troops and volunteers and sustain your strength to remain undefeated.”

DHQ to investigate Zulum’s allegation of alleged extortion by soldiers in Borno

Armed Forces of Nigeria have internal mechanisms to check erring personnel and sanction them appropriately.

Travellers feared killed, kidnapped as insurgents mount checkpoint on Maiduguri-Damaturu road

It is not clear how many people were abducted or how many got killed while trying to escape, but many cars were said to have been set ablaze.

3 killed in Borno by teenage suicide bomber

“We evacuated three dead bodies and two people who were seriously injured from the scene,” said aid worker Abubakar Mohammed.

Terrorists kidnap groom, best man shortly after wedding in Borno

The hostages were returning to the regional capital Maiduguri from the wedding in neighbouring Adamawa State when they were stopped at a bogus checkpoint around 1230 GMT, the source said.

43 Borno farmers killed, not 110 civilians, Defence Headquarters replies UN

“Probably we may count up to the figure he (Kallon) gave in the future but as it is now, what we have counted with the locals is still 43 and we are hoping that we don’t get beyond that.

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I have no anointed candidate, delegates will decide my successor — Ganduje

on the complexity of politics in Kano, so many aspirants for governorship, House of Representatives, Senate, how do I tackle it? Well looking at the antecedents of the Governor, his politics dexterity, he too is complicated complex in politics. So time will tell. The issue will be resolved democratically,” the Governor said.

Elections will continue to be a sham until we amend electoral act, says Senator

“The national assembly must pass an electoral act amendment bill that makes provision for electronic transmission of results from voting points.

We have no regrets leaving PDP ― C’River Commissioner

the decision of governor Ayade has opened the eyes of the people of the state to see the good in being in the same party with the ruling party

Nigerians are hungry, frustrated, unsafe — Northern CAN tells FG

We urged the President to go beyond rhetorics and match his words with action this time around in order to inspire confidence among Nigerians.