Boko Haram Renews Attacks on Adamawa Communities, over 20 Killed by Suicide Bombers in Borno

Internally displaced Persons Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri and Daji Sani in Yola Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday invaded a weekly market in Mandarari village, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, killing over 20 persons and injuring many others. It was gathered from a local vigilante that the insurgents planted Improvised …

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Boko Haram militants ramp up attacks on refugee shelters in northeast Nigeria

August 18, 2017 DAKAR, SENEGAL—Boko Haram militants are ramping up attacks on sites sheltering people uprooted by the jihadists’ insurgency in northeast Nigeria, pushing the displaced from “one hell into another,” a leading aid agency said on Friday. The Islamists are seeking softer targets – such as camps hosting the displaced …

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Kebbi to export rice, livestock

Kebbi State Govenor Atiku Bagudu has said the state will produce rice and livestock in commercial quantities for export to earn foreign exchange. Bagudu stated this yesterday when he received a team of agricultural experts from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Oyo State. According to him, the …

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NIRSAL’s Improved Livestock Feed Programme to Discourage Nomadic Cattle Rearing

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) begun an enhanced livestock feed programme nationwide, a move calculated to shift emphasis from the traditional nomadic cattle rearing approach to a more structured system aimed at encouraging private sector investment into the livestock value chain. …

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Children are #NotATarget

Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence. Around the world, conflict is exacting a devastating toll on millions of children. With increasing frequency, children are being deliberately and indiscriminately attacked and denied life-saving humanitarian assistance in breach of international …

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Yobe Water Corporation to review tariffs

Yobe Water Corporation said it will review water bills upward to increase revenue and ease the financial burden on government in providing public urban water services in the state . The General Manager of the corporation, Engr Ahmed Usman disclosed, Thursday, in an interview with Daily Trust in Damaturu. He …

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Jigawa Ex-Gov: Court grants Turaki permission to travel abroad for medical treatment

By Mabel Yakubu Abuja –  A former Jigawa State Governor, Saminu Turaki who is facing corruption charges, was on Tuesday granted permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, granted the permission following an application filed by defendant’s counsel, Olusegun Jolawo, asking …

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Kebbi State Police Command has arrested Dantani, a 45-year-old man, for allegedly raping a nine-year-old boy to …

Kebbi State Police Command has arrested Dantani, a 45-year-old man, for allegedly raping a nine-year-old boy to death in Zauro town of the state. Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim M. Kabiru, disclosed this yesterday at a media briefing. He said: “One Dantani Sani, 45, of Sabon Gari area of Zauro town, …

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Breaking: Again Boko Haram attacks two communities in Adamawa

Suspected members of the Islamist Boko Haram sect, Monday night, attacked two communities, Nyibango and Muduhu, both in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa state sending residents to flight for dear life. Recall that few days ago, a similar attack was launched in a neighbouring Mildu village in the same …

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Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state – The …

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured in multiple suspected suicide attacks in northeast Borno state late …

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