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Boko Haram: 1.8m IDPs not ready to return home — Report

By Rabiu Sani The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) says 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to their ancestral communities soon in the North-East. The Secretary-General of the Council, Mr. Jan Egeland, made this known while presenting the report on situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Maiduguri. The

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

By Capt. Hashim Abdullahi      NAF Refurbishes Disused Fire Trucks  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has made substantial progress in its efforts at refurbishing the disused fire trucks in its bases all over the country. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed

Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons

Jude Johnson   The troops of 151 and 202 Battalions of 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, under Operation Lafiya Dole in furtherance of clearance and blockade Operation Deep Punch II ambushed Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several weapons in parts of the North East of the country. The troops had in separate but well-coordinated

Northeast Nigeria Recovering from Islamist Violence-Unicef

Famine curbed, schools reopen while Boko Haram threat remains Pockets of severe need discovered as army retakes territory Dulue Mbachu Northeastern Nigeria is beginning to recover from the devastation caused by an almost decade-long Islamist insurgency as famine is averted, more people access aid and children return to school, although huge