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Terrorists kill over 20 civilians in Borno village –sources

Islamist insurgents killed at least 20 civilians in a northeast Nigerian village, a government-allied vigilante, a government and a security source said on Wednesday. The attack comes less than a month after Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari began his second term, once again vowing to bring security to a country bedeviled by

Boko Haram Kill 25 Soldiers, Some Civilians in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu Boko Haram insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an   ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week. The Militants opened fire as the soldiers were escorting a groups of evacuees from

Nigeria needs peace to develop — Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop. Ekweremadu stated this in Gombe State on Saturday while inaugurating a 37km road in Deba, Yamaltu-Deba Local Government Area of the state. He said that the state witnessed developmental strides because of the peace that prevailed in the area. Ikweremadu added that

Boko Haram: Buhari seeks UN assistance to re-build North East, rehabilitate IDPs

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari says the assistance of the UN and the international community will be invaluable in reversing the devastation visited on Nigeria by the Boko Haram insurgency. A statement by Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, said Buhari stated this when he received the visiting President of the 73rd Session of

Teachers Sacked By insurgents In North-East Back To Classrooms – TRCN

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), has disclosed that some of the school teachers who were sacked by terrorists in the north-eastern part of the country are back to classroom. The Registrar, TCRN, said that the Council had commenced the process of bringing back to the classrooms, teachers who have

War on Terror: NAF takes delivery of two new attack helicopters

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of two Agusta 109 Power attack helicopters, as part of efforts to boost its fight against insurgency. According to a statement by the NAF, spokesperson, Air Commodore Ibukunle, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Sadique Abubakar disclosed this in

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