Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram militants kill dozens in Borno state

Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram militants kill dozens in Borno state | GlobalPost Follow us: <!– PRIMARY NAVIGATION –> Allison JacksonNovember 4, 2013 13:01 The Muslim insurgents are suspected of carrying out a number of deadly attacks in recent days. Enlarge Nigerian authorities suspect Boko Haram militants are responsible for the …

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Police Mount Surveillance in Jigawa – CP

The Jigawa Police Command said on Monday it had mounted surveillance in various parts of the state to check crimes during the “ember months”. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Theophilus Kayode, in Dutse said that the command had deployed more officers and men to patrol and prevent criminal activities in …

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Kidnapped Sokoto Businessman, Dankure, Freed

Police logo Mohammed Aminu  A 70-year-old businessman and contractor in Sokoto State, Alhaji Abu Dankure, who was kidnapped by gunmen at Kofar Dundaye area of the Sokoto metropolis has been released. Dankure, who is an associate of Governor Aliyu Wamakko, was kidnapped on November 6 by unidentified gunmen shortly after …

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Power Outage Hits Kebbi, Niger Republic

Kebbi State and the neighboring Niger republic will witness perpetual power outage for three days from Sunday 10th November to Tuesday 13th November, 2013 following repair work at the collapsed 330 kv tower lines in Maiyama Local Government of Kebbi State. This was disclosed to LEADERSHIP yesterday by PHCN Business …

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Robbers Attack Police Station, Bank in Kaduna

Governor, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero By John Shiklam   An  armed robbery gang  Monday attacked the Divisional Police Station in Makarfi, headquarters of Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State and disarmed the policemen on duty. But the gang failed in its bid to rob a branch of a commercial bank …

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Former ASUU Chief Iyayi Killed by Kogi State Governor’s Convoy Recklessness

Yesterday, Festus Iyayi, former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) between 1986 and 1988 died in a fatal auto crash involving the convoy of Kogi State Governor Idris Wada. The accident which occurred at about 11am at Banda village on the Lokoja-Abuja Road is the second fatal …

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Adamawa: Council Chairman Protests Denial of Subvention by State Govt

Symbol of justice By Daji Sani  The newly sworn in Chairman of Madagali Local Government Council, in Adamawa State, Mr Maina Ularamu ,has threatened to drag the Adamawa State Ministry of Local Government Affairs  to court over unlawful denial of October ,2013 Statutory Allocation meant for  his Council. The Executive …

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Borno Residents Demand Restoration of Mobile Phone Services

 Mobile Phone Michael Olugbode  Some residents of Borno State Tuesday described as unfair the continued suspension of telecommunications services to the state, insisting that the federal government cannot continue to hide under insecurity to deny them one of their most basic needs of life – the need to get connected …

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US Names 2 Nigerian-Based Groups Terrorist Organizations

— The United States has named Nigerian-based militant groups Boko Haram and Ansaru as foreign terrorist organizations. In a statement Wednesday, U.S. counterterrorism official Lisa Monaco said the two groups have been responsible for thousands of deaths in northeast and central Nigeria in recent years. She said the groups have …

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ICPC probes Jigawa councils’ accounts

ICPC probes Jigawa councils’ accounts Category: National Published: Monday, 11 November 2013 21:57 Written by John Akubo, Dutse Hits: 76 LOCAL Government chairmen in Jigawa State may have become jittery as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) Monday began probe of councils’ accounts.  The ICPC officials arrived the State Ministry …

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