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Boko Haram: Nigeria lifts ban on two aid groups in Northeast

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal Government has lifted the suspension of two humanitarian organisations operating in the northeast, Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps after receiving reports from a Board of Inquiry (BOI). This was disclosed by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Ms. Sadiya Umar Farouq ,

The Wall Street Journal and nocturnal burials

Col. Timothy Antigha Just like weddings, burial rites of service personnel even during periods of hostility constitute an integral part of the Traditions and Customs of the Nigerian Army and indeed the military, as inherited from the British. The practice is that, upon the death of serving personnel, his Commanding Officer

Don’t compound Nigeria crises with mismanagement of gender, CLEEN warns

Mukaila Ola  Nigerians have been warned of the dangers of compounding the already existing crises in the country, with mismanagement of gender related issues. Issuing the warning, the CLEEN Foundation on Tuesday in Maiduguri, lamented that the nation already has a big crisis with ethno-religious and socio-cultural crises pushing the country closer

Hunt and kill Boko Haram terrorists, soldiers told

Mukaila Ola  The Nigerian soldiers deployed for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North East, have been asked to hunt and kill  Boko Haram terrorists. The Head of the counter-insurgency operation in the Northeast (Operation Lafiya Dole), Maj-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, addressing troops of 120 Battalion, Goniri, Yobe State ordered soldiers to hunt

Insurgency: IBB, Agu-Iyi Ironsi to grace book launch on ‘Nigerian Air War’

•Identifies missing links in Nigeria's counter-Insurgency operations  •Exposes the prevalence, dangers of neglecting PTSD within fighting troops Senator Iroegbu The former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), and former Minister of Defence, Amb. Thomas Agu-Iyi Ironsi are among the dignitaries that will grace the launch of the book on Nigeria's air

Boko Haram: WHO empowers 5,500 health workers in North East

Mukaila Ola  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has empowered  5,500 health workers through capacity building interventions across the North-east region of the country. These 5,500 health care workers were trained between 2017 and 2019 the three most ravaged states by Boko Haram, Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.  Attacks on the health facilities in the

Boko Haram commander revealed organisations funding their activities–Army

•Warns NGOs supplying food, drugs to terrorists  Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Nigerian Army said that an arrested Boko Haram commander has revealed organisations funding terrorists activities in Nigeria This is coming as the Army again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), operating in the North East of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter terrorism operations

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