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The presidential candidate of the APC, Muhamamadu Buhari will not participate in the presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group.
The Federal Government said it had uncovered plans by insurgents to use cobblers, a.k.a. shoe shiners, and livestock to bomb public places.
A new Chinese study suggests that people with chronic insomnia are at an increased risk of suffering from high blood pressure.
A video allegedly showing a popular South African pastor naked has caused a media frenzy and cost the man his job in the process.
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Three soldiers and 123 Boko Haram militants were killed when the Islamist group attacked a Chadian army contingent in northern Cameroon, the Chadian military says.
Nigeria's military on Friday said it had retaken the northeast town of Michika from Boko Haram after weeks of unrest that reportedly killed dozens of people and forced thousands to flee.
The African Union has endorsed a West African plan to set up a regional task force of 7 500 to fight the Boko Haram militants, a senior official said.
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs ,Kingsley Kuku, said northern leaders were key to ending insurgency.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aminu Wali, has assure d United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon the country will hold credible polls next month.
Troops from Chad have driven Boko Haram fighters from a border town seized by the Islamist militants late last year, military sources stationed in neighbouring Niger said.
The Borno State Government restated its commitment to providing shelter to victims of the incessant terror the Boko Haram group is waging.
President Goodluck Jonathan said that the Nigerian Military had liberated Michika town in Adamawa from the control of the Boko Haram insurgents.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed March 12 and March 19 for the commencement of the trial of Ali Ndume, charged with alleged links with Boko Haram.
More than 14 000 people fleeing Boko Haram violence have streamed into Chad since the beginning of 2015, according to a United Nations report.
The DHQ said allegations by Amnesty International that military top brass were warned of Boko Haram’s attack on Baga and Monguno but failed to take action, were misleading and unfair.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed condolences and support to victims, including soldiers, of the latest insurgent attacks in Borno.
Nigerian fighter jets have bombed the northeast town of Malam Fatori, controlled by Boko Haram.
The National Emergency Management Agency said that it had delivered 540 tonnes of relief items to Nigerian refugees taking shelter at different locations in the Diffa Region of Niger Republic.
Youths angry at failure to fight Islamic uprising stone President Goodluck Jonathan convoy in Yola.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has tapes of terrorist attacks on innocent Nigerians in its possession.
Police have denied a report by a foreign news agency suggesting they had arrested a bomb maker suspected to member of Boko Haram.
Though Nigeria as a state had been governed by various dictators and elected governments, no government is as oppressive and high-handed as the present.
The convoy of Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima was shot at in error by soldiers in Maiduguri as it approached military garrison near the airport.
Amnesty International claimed that Nigeria's military top brass were warned of brutal Boko Haram attacks on the northeast towns of Baga and Monguno but failed take action.
A global prodemocracy group representing millions of people has demanded the deployment of United Nations (UN) military forces to fight the Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria.
President Goodluck Jonathan said the Nigerian military would take delivery of some additional platforms between this week and next week, in his administration’s quest to end insurgency in parts of the country.
A man suspected of being behind the manufacture of explosives used in a series of Boko Haram suicide attacks has been arrested in Potiskum.
A local non-governmental organization has decried the spate of violence characterizing the run-up to the general election.
Attacks by Boko Haram in Maiduguri has killed more than 200 combatants, as well as other terrorist acts in other areas of the north.
The Nigeria military has announced a 24-hour curfew on Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, after repelling terrorists suspected to be members of Boko Haram group on Sunday.
President Goodluck Jonathan said Nigeria was pleased with the international community’s agreement with it on the multinational task force initiative in fighting the Boko Haram insurgency.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno expressed sadness over Sunday's attempted attack on Maiduguri by suspected insurgents.
Some 5 000 people have fled their homes amid the escalating terror in Monguno town in Borno State this past weekend.
Troops backed by air strikes were fighting to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno from Boko Haram insurgents who had seized it a day earlier.
The Defense has inflicted more casualties on terrorists that attempted to take over parts of Borno State.
APC said that delaying next month's election because of raging Boko Haram violence would mark "a victory" for the insurgents.
Troops on Sunday engaged Boko Haram fighters in a fierce battle in Maiduguri.
Boko Haram has released at least 190 captives, who returned to their community in the northeast state of Yobe, officials say.
21 Chibok girls have received scholarships to further their studies at the American University of Nigeria.
Nigeria's top security official ruled out the need for a United Nations or African Union-backed force to fight Boko Haram, saying the country and its partners could handle the threat.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he visit Nigeria "in a couple of days" as part of a Washington push to counter extremist groups, including Boko Haram.
Boko Haram has claimed a massive attack feared to be the worst in its six-year insurgency and threatened neighbours, as talks began for a regional response to the militants and fears grew of further violence.
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German Foreign Ministry says man believed kidnapped by Boko Haram in Cameroon has been freed.
The U.N. Security Council condemned the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram in its first formal reaction to the activities of the extremist group.
Hundreds of people from four villages near Baga have been forced to flee their homes after a warning from Boko Haram militants.
In the aftermath of Boko Haram’s killing of over 2000 innocent Nigerian civilians in Baga, Borno state, it is necessary to ask certain pertinent and pressing questions.
Cameroon's army has freed 24 of some 80 hostages kidnapped during a cross-border attack by suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters based in neighbouring Nigeria, a defence ministry spokesman said on Monday.
Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC, said if elected, his administration would address the issue of Boko Haram insurgency to ensure security in the country.
Cameroon, Chad and Niger have launched a regional bid to combat Boko Haram, as their attacks spread beyond Nigeria and concern mounts over the country's failure to regain control.
President Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the members of the armed forces their services to defend the nation from terrorists and other threats.
West African leaders are considering creating a military force to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram militants.
Dozens of Chadian tanks headed out of the capital south towards Cameroon to help fight Nigeria's dreaded Boko Haram insurgents.
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