State of Emergency – 1500 Nigerian Refugees in Cameroun – Envoy

The military operations in Borno state to flush out Boko Haram terrorists from the area has forced about 1,500 refugees into the northern part of Cameroon, Nigeria’s ambassador to Cameroun has said. Since the operations of the Joint Task Force (JTF) began following the declaring of State of Emergency in …

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Nigeria: Terrorism – Defence HQ Assesses Operations in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

Lagos — Apparently worried by the resurgence of terrorist activities in some northern states in the last few days, the Defence Headquarters, said yesterday it has dispatched a “high powered” delegation of senior officers to Borno, Yobe and Adamawa to assess the ongoing operations to rid the areas of terrorists. …

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Governor Wamakko Returns To A Tumultuous Welcome

Sokoto State governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko yesterday arrived in Nigeria after his suspension from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but couldn’t land at the Sokoto airport on time because of the crowd. The governor who came in company of another plane conveying federal lawmakers from the state had to …

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Nigeria: Kaduna – Yakowa’s Remembrance Ignites 2015 Debate

The June 16 remembrance service in honour of erstwhile governor of Kaduna State, late Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, in the state has unexpectedly ignited fireworks ahead 2015. As early as 10 am, St John’s Catholic Church in Kaduna, venue of the six months remembrance in honour of late Governor Patrick …

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Borno residents fault activities of ‘civilian JTF’

RESIDENTS of Maiduguri, Borno State capital are becoming increasingly worried over the way and manner the Joint Task Force on Operation Restore Order in Borno have become relaxed allowing the so-called ‘Civilian JTF’ to take over stop and search operations in search of Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Speaking …

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APC Interim MGT – CPC Concedes Secretary to ANPP

After days of brinkmanship and delays within the ranks of the opposition, the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has eventually conceded the position of secretary to the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the proposed All Progressive Congress (APC). The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), which got the office of …

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105 Sokoto indigenes depart for studies in Uganda

A hundred and five Sokoto State indigenes at the weekend left the state for a post-graduate diploma programme in Education in Uganda. They are members of the first batch of the 300 students who will study various programmes at the Islamic University, Uganda. The students departed aboard an Arik Air …

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Sure-P Raises Dust in Kaduna

Reactions have continued to trail the implementation of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) in Kaduna State, especially following the recent revelation by an ad-hoc committee of the state House of Assembly on investigation, which reported that the sum of N560million cannot be accounted for. The Kaduna State House …

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Adamawa PDP to Tukur: Jonathan’s intervention saved you

The Adamawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for intervening in the ongoing crisis rocking the party. The party State secretary, Phineas Elisha, In a chat with newsmen on Friday in Yola, said that the decision of the President to wade in, will …

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Satellite phones banned in Borno state

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