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Inside the school that promises a better future for girls escaping Boko Haram’s sex slavery and suicide bombings

Had she not panicked at the final moment, Aisha Aminu's last act would have been to kill herself and as many others as possible. Kidnapped last year by Boko Haram, the 15-year-old was conscripted into its army of child suicide bombers, with orders to blow herself up in a busy marketplace.

Nigerian Army Partners UN On Humanitarian Affairs

The Nigerian Army said it has resolved to partner with the United Nations Office for the Coordination Humanitarian Affairs ( UN-OCHA) to develop capacity that will enhance their professionalism in promoting humanitarian principles and conduct during insurgency. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu stated

Buhari bans 50 high-profile Nigerians from travelling

The Federal Government has banned no fewer than 50 high profile Nigerians from traveling abroad over corruption cases. This followed a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari on the full implementation of Executive order 6. This was disclosed in a statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu on Saturday. The presidency, however, did not reveal

Nigerian Army Repels Boko Haram Attack In Borno

The Nigerian army said it's troops of Sector 3 deployed in operation Lafiya Dole on Friday evening successfully repelled Boko Haram Terrorists attack at Arege in Borno State. Several members of the Boko Haram Terrorists were neutralized while others fled with gun shot wounds during the encounter. Director Army Public Relations, Brig.

Takeaways from the Trump administration’s new counterterrorism strategy

The White House’s just-released National Strategy for Counterterrorism is a worthy attempt to rationalize U.S. counterterrorism policy and contains many excellent ideas—its major flaw is that it is more aspirational than prescriptive.   By Daniel L. Byman   Like many of its predecessors, the strategy document is often short on specifics, so it’s hard to make

Fraudster Bags 28years Over N235m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on October 8, 2018, secured the conviction of one Kayode Gabriel Adeniji of Mide Landmark Ventures, before Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja. Adeniji's journey to jail began after the Commission recieved a petition from one