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Security: Group scores military high, says peace is returning

Jude Johnson                      A rights group under the aegis of Global peace and life rescue initiative (GOPRI) has commended the military on the achievements and the show of sportsmanship in their various operations all across the country.   According to a statement from the Executive Director, Amb Melvin Ejeh, since President Muhammadu Buhari

Hunters hunt down suspected Boko Haram, cattle rustlers in Biu

Jude Johnson  The hunters have gunned down suspected Boko Haram terrorists and cattle rustlers in Biu, Borno State North East Nigeria, said the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman. "Sequel to recent security challenges posed by Boko Haram terrorists in cattle rustling to raise funds for their criminal activities,

Nigeria develops ‘National Action Plan’ to reduce  Boko Haram threats in N/East

Babatunde Opalana  The Federal Government of Nigeria has developed an action plan for Demobilization, Disassociation, Reintegration, and Reconciliation (DDRR) aimed at reducing the threat of Boko Haram, achieving peace, and facilitating the provision of international support and assistance in the North East. The Head, Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), Office of the National Security

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

Nigerian troops neutralise terrorists in Yobe State

  Ibrahim Uba Yusuf   The troops 8 Task Force Division Nigerian Amy have for the second time in four days, denied Boko Haram terrorists room to conduct their nefarious activities within their Area of Responsibility (AOR) in parts of the North East.   The Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Timothy Antigha, on

Violent Extremism: Army changes tactics in N/East

By Hamza Suleiman Nigerian Army has started a 30-day public awareness against violent religious extremism in the North East, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai, says. Buratai made this known at the launch of the sensitisation in Maiduguri on Monday. Represented by Maj.-Gen. David Ahmadu, the Chief of Training and