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The Federal Government restated that it had not given up and will not give up in the search to rescue the over 200 missing Chibok school girls.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, is deploying the use of social networking sites to warm his way into the hearts of Nigerians ahead of the election.
Millions of years ago our primate ancestors developed an enzyme that enables us to tolerate alcohol – and the rest is history.
Scientists believe that when and how people sleep may be hereditary to an extent while duration of sleep could be linked to conditions like diabetes and hypertension.
A healthier diet and regular exercise, and the use of medicines to lower blood sugar levels can delay or prevent the onset of full-blown diabetes in men and women with prediabetes.
The federal guidelines from the U.S Centres for Disease Control suggest that the benefits of male medical circumcision outweigh the risks.
In countries hit by Ebola, one in seven women risks death during childbirth, as fear of contact with bodily fluids prevents people from helping them.
The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, condemned the latest terror attack in Nigeria and expressed his support for Nigeria amid the human rights violations.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has described as 'genocidal' the death sentence passed on 54 soldiers by an army court-martial.
Cameroon's army says its troops have killed 116 Nigerian fighters from the Boko Haram group in the far north.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, said the county was winning the war against activities of Boko Haram insurgents.
A summit on security in the sub-Saharan Sahel region of Africa, where armed Islamic extremists linked to al-Qaeda are active, has opened in Mauritania.
A military court sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny after they refused to deploy for an operation against Boko Haram in the northeast, their lawyer said.
The world is used to underreporting its genocides; this is because formally recognizing a genocide creates a wider distribution of culpability.
Six people were reported killed when soldiers invaded Mundu village in Bauchi State in pursuit of suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
The real estimate of Nigerians killed since the onset of the Boko Haram crises in 2011 is over one hundred thousand; and the figure is conservative.
Leader of the Boko Haram sect has vowed to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II for inciting Kano residents and Nigerians generally against it.
The Department of State Services (DSS), has vowed that it will serve justice to all those who sponsor or partake in the publication of subversive reports against the country.
France's defence minister called for Nigeria and its neighbours to set up a military liaison committee to better coordinate their response to the growing regional threat posed militant group Boko Haram.
Adamawa government has expressed satisfaction with successes recorded so far in dislodging insurgents, who occupied some areas in northern part of the state.
More than a million Nigerians displaced by an insurgents in the northeast may not be able to vote in the presidential election unless the law is changed, INEC said.
Mohammadu Buhari condemned deadly Boko Haram attacks this weeks in two cities repeatedly hit by the extremist group which seeks to impose an Islamist state in the north.
With a military escort instead of the usual pomp, the Emir of Mubi was reinstalled in his palace, where until recently flew the black-and-white flag of Boko Haram.
One of the most powerful Muslim leaders, the emir of Kano, has expressed optimism that the Boko Haram insurgency which has claimed some 13 000 lives will soon be over.
More than 1.5 million Nigerians have been forced from their homes by the raging insurgency, which has left 13 000 dead since 2009 and raised fears of a humanitarian crisis.
Two bombs exploded near a bus station in Jos, witnesses said, the second one killing at least 40 people.
Niger says it needs more international assistance to help it confront a looming food crisis compounded by an influx of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram.
Save the Children, the children’s rights group, bemoaned the violation of minors’ rights to education in conflict-afflicted regions.
A double bomb attack that killed 31 people in a crowded market in the city of Jos was likely to have been carried out by Boko Haram, the state government said.
Dauda Bello came face-to-face with Boko Haram militants but managed to escape their hail of bullets, fleeing to safety after a marathon drive on a brutal mountain road.
The people of Mubi town in Adamawa jubilated following the return of its Emir, Alhaji Abubakar Isa, after the military recaptured the town from insurgents.
An unspecified number of suspected members of Boko Haram group and soldiers have been confirmed dead during an encounter between the military and the terrorists in Muva, Adamawa State.
The Market Traders Association in Kano, has denied rumours that the market had been closed following Wednesday’s explosions that killed six people.
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed 11 people in an attack on a remote town in the restive northeast, razing houses and forcing residents to flee.
Two female suicide bombers killed at least four people at a busy market in Kano on less than two weeks after a horrific attack at the city's central mosque.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-Lagos), said the passage of the Social Security Bill into law would help to tackle insurgency in the country.
100 ex-servicemen have been reported to be killed in the North-East part of the country by terrorist group, Boko Haram.
We are even deeply saddened when we see your age groups who have made Nigeria proud by standing out in the crowd like the shining amour.
Gunmen broke into a prison in the central city of Minna, freeing around 200 inmates, a police spokesman and security sources said.
Normalcy has returned to Bajoga, headquarters of Funakaye Local Government Area of Gombe State, after gunmen attacked the town on Thursday.
Nigeria says a decision to cancel US training of its soldiers to fight Boko Haram is a logical, not political decision.
The town of Bajoga town in Gombe state is presently being attacked by members of terrorist group, Boko Haram according to residents.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday donated five million naira to victims of Friday’s bomb blast at the Kano Central Mosque.
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has denied media reports of another attack on Damaturu, the state capital.
A military helicopter was dispatched to attack the militants who attacked the town of Bajoga town in Gombe state.
Troops in Konduga, Borno State destroyed a vehicle laden with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) meant for suicide bombing operation by the terrorists.
Nigeria’s north to be precise is under a very complex and merciless attack that hopes to set the entire region up in flames.
Nigerian police and soldiers repelled an attack by gunmen on a French-owned cement factory on in northeast Nigeria.
A female suicide bomber has revealed that 50 female suicide bombers have been released by Boko Haram to unleash terror on Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.
Health workers and security sources have revealed that over 220 people including insurgents were killed in Monday’s attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Damaturu, Yobe State.
The ruling People’s Democratic Party has slammed former military ruler, General Muhammadu Buhari, for doubting the President Goodluck Jonathan administration's capabilities to fight terror.
Anti-Boko Haram prayers have been set by the Christian Association of Nigeria on Sunday 7 December 2014.
Suspected extremists struck in two state capitals, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens with a double bombing at a crowded market and an attack on a police base.
50 members belonging to the Boko Haram sect were killed in a failed attack by the Nigerian Army in Konduga.
More details have emerged around the deadly bomb attack at the Maiduguri Monday Market earlier in the day.
Norway Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, expressed concern at the ongoing terror in Nigeria.
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