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Wakil condems latest Borno terror attacks

26 November 2014, 08:52

Leader of the PDP in Borno State, Mohammed Wakil, has condemned the Tuesday bomb blast in Maiduguri and the killings in Damasak by the Boko Haram sect.

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Is Boko Haram the true cause of Jonathan’s dismal performance?

25 November 2014, 21:29

These days, we hear the argument that hardly anyone could have done better than this President under the atmosphere of genocidal and coercive insurgency that the northern political elite has subjected the country to.

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Attacks, abductions: an upsurge in violence in Nigeria

25 November 2014, 21:29

An upsurge in violence linked to the extremist group Boko Haram, including a series of bloody attacks has been going on since 2009 in the country.

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French Chad’s Boko Haram war against Nigeria

25 November 2014, 20:35

Today according to latest reports, the Chadian Presidency has been most distressingly caught supplying arms to Boko Haram terrorists.

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Twin bombing kills more than 45 in Maiduguri

25 November 2014, 17:36

More than 45 people died Tuesday in twin bomb blasts, including one by a female suicide bomber, at a packed market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Terror stalls completion of Borno teachers' housing project

25 November 2014, 07:58

The Borno State Government has delayed work on on a major teachers' housing estate named after the first Minister of Petroleum, because of the Boko Haram crisis.

Gunmen kill scores in Damasak

25 November 2014, 08:58

Gunmen have killed scores in an attack in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state.

Terrorism: Jonathan calls for cooperation among neighbouring countries

25 November 2014, 13:08

President Goodluck Jonathan in N'Djamena, the Chadian Capital, reiterated the need for Nigeria and its neighbours to intensify joint actions and cooperation to defeat terrorism and insurgency.

Boko Haram in control of another Nigerian town

25 November 2014, 16:12

Boko Haram has taken over another town in Nigeria’s far northeast, a lawmaker, a local government official and a security source say.

Monday, 24 November 2014

Borno government urges parents to send wards to schools

24 November 2014, 12:12

Following the re-opening of public primary schools in Maiduguri last week, the Borno State Government appealed to parents to send their children back to schools

Our government protects Boko Haram terrorists from us

24 November 2014, 14:44

For his five years in office and the same five years of terror, not a single politician sponsor of Boko Haram has been incarcerated or killed. Not a single one. Who does he protect?

Court frees alleged Nyanya bomber

24 November 2014, 16:24

A federal court in Abuja has freed Aminu Oguche, the suspected mastermind of the Nyanya bomb attack in Abuja.

Boko Haram attacks market in northeast

24 November 2014, 17:29

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen disguised as traders opened fire at a crowded market in a northeast Nigeria border town.

Top Islamic leader slams military on Boko Haram

24 November 2014, 21:30

Nigeria's top Islamic leader accused the military of fleeing when Boko Haram attacks and terrorising civilians, in the harshest ever criticism from the key cleric.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Boko Haram kills 48 fish vendors

23 November 2014, 19:08

Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed 48 fish vendors after setting up a roadblock near Nigeria's border with Chad.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Nigerian security vote chaos as police fire teargas

21 November 2014, 08:07

Nigerian police fired teargas inside parliament, apparently trying to block opposition lawmakers, including the speaker of the lower house, from entering for a key security vote.

"Adamawa victory raises military's morale in terror fight"

21 November 2014, 09:59

Troops have maintained a heavy presence in and around Garkida in Adamawa State where the military has claimed victory against terrorists.

Reps reject extension of emergency rule in troubled states

21 November 2014, 11:06

The House of Representatives rejected the request by President Goodluck Jonathan to further extend the emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Ex-US diplomat offers solutions to end terror

20 November 2014, 08:00

The militant group, Boko Haram’s increasingly bold attacks in Nigeria threaten to fuel further Muslim-Christian violence and destabilize West Africa.

Boko Haram steps up attacks in Cameroon

20 November 2014, 09:03

Boko Haram are intensifying attacks in neighbouring Cameroon, targeting new villages with increasingly sophisticated weapons.

Adamawa terror victims plead for more security

20 November 2014, 11:02

The Internally Displaced Persons from Michika Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa called on the Federal and Adamawa Governments to provide them with more security.

Police orders vigilante army to return to Yola

20 November 2014, 18:31

IG police orders Ibn Fadlallah vigilante army To Return To Yola For "Screening", Allowing Boko Haram Advance To Yola

Lawmakers claim state of emergency in northeast is over

20 November 2014, 22:43

The state of emergency imposed in the northeast to crush Boko Haram extremists has ended, the lower house of parliament said.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Full scale war, consequence of ceasefire blunder

19 November 2014, 15:47

This ceasefire announcement was carelessly welcomed by much of the global community who still perhaps and out of desperation.

Opposition party says govt playing politics with Boko Haram

19 November 2014, 17:05

Nigeria's main opposition party accused the government of playing politics with Boko Haram, as it held its first major election rally.

Ibn Fadlallah civilian forces liberate Maiha

19 November 2014, 17:05

A first real victory comes out of the beleaguered northeast as the armed civilian forces of Rabih Azzubair Ibn Fadlallah have been reported to have liberated Maiha.

Students demand end to Boko Haram killings

19 November 2014, 18:33

The National Association of Nigerian Students demanded an end to the indiscriminate massacre of Nigerians, especially students, by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Jonathan directs police to witch-hunt vigilante warriors

19 November 2014, 18:33

In an utter show of terrorism and dangerous treachery, the Nigerian police have been instructed by the Jonathan government to "screen" the vigilante groups.

More than 1.5 mn flee Nigeria violence

19 November 2014, 21:25

Growing violence by extremists has forced more than 1.5 million Nigerians to flee their homes and is deepening an already dire humanitarian situation.

Nigeria senate demands military explanation on emergency rule

19 November 2014, 22:27

Nigerian senators demanded to hear testimony from top military brass before voting on a government request to extend emergency rule in the restive northeast.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Boko Haram sows fear through female suicide bombers

18 November 2014, 19:30

Boko Haram is using female suicide bombers to sow wider panic and fear across the country as well as gain greater publicity for its cause.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Bauchi

17 November 2014, 08:09

A female suicide bomber set off an explosion Bauchi State killing 13 people and injuring 65, police said.

Army recaptures Chibok

17 November 2014, 08:09

The army says it has recaptured and "secured" the town of Chibok, where militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April.

Boko Haram: Jonathan urged to toughen up

17 November 2014, 13:27

A Nigerian-born U.S. Army Captain, Sunday Adebomi, said that war against Boko Haram could be won if President Goodluck Jonathan set aside his gentility.

Boko Haram - a sessession from Nigeria

17 November 2014, 19:28

The ongoing Boko Haram Islamic Terrorist Jihad campaign is a clear sessession from Nigeria.

Friday, 14 November 2014

Boko Haram invades two towns in Adamawa

14 November 2014, 08:13

Scores of Boko Haram fighters invaded two towns in Adamawa state after hunters and civilian vigilantes reportedly ousted them from a key town.

Three killed in military helicopter crash

14 November 2014, 17:01

A military helicopter crashed and exploded on Thursday, killing all three crew on board in the northeast region of the country .

Boko Haram seizes Chibok

14 November 2014, 19:34

Boko Haram has seized the town of Chibok in Borno state from where 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped more than six months ago.

Thursday, 13 November 2014

US denies failing to help Nigeria fight Boko Haram

13 November 2014, 08:02

The United States hit back at allegations by the Nigerian ambassador of failing to help fight Boko Haram militants, saying there had been "a great deal" of US aid to his country.

Aliyu decries suicide bomb attack on school

13 November 2014, 13:15

Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger has condemned the Wednesday bomb blast that rocked the Federal College of Education, Kontagora in Niger State.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

At least 10 feared dead after blast at teaching college

12 November 2014, 19:27

At least 10 people have been feared dead after a suspected suicide bombing at a Niger teaching college as students were sitting exams.

Success of 2015 elections to depend on resolving insecurity

12 November 2014, 22:31

Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger said in Minna that the success of the 2015 general elections would depend largely on solving the security challenge in the northeast.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

International condemnation trail suicide bomb attack on school in Potiskum

11 November 2014, 07:51

International condemnation trailed Monday’s suicide bomb attack at a government boarding school in Potiskum, Yobe, which reportedly killed several students and wounded others.

Death toll rises to 49 after Yobe school bombing

11 November 2014, 08:52

The death toll has risen to 49 after a suicide bomber disguised in a school uniform blew himself up at a boys' secondary school in Yobe State.

Free treatment for Potiskum terror survivors

11 November 2014, 09:52

Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has directed hospitals in Potiskum to provide free medical support to victims of the school attack.

The infinite lies of the soldiers

11 November 2014, 11:38

It is disheartening in this our golden generation to have these crops of soldiers in our dear country where soldiers and their masters prefer to lie than to do the work that is round their neck.

Yobe schools shut down over blast

11 November 2014, 14:24

The Yobe Government has closed down all public and private schools in the state, following Monday's suicide bomb attack on Government Science Secondary School, Potiskum.

Germany to assist Nigeria in tackling insurgency

11 November 2014, 17:22

Micheal Zenner, the German Ambassador to Nigeria, has expressed his country's readiness to support Nigeria in fighting terrorism and insurgency.

UN Security Council rebukes Yobe attack

11 November 2014, 18:37

The members of the United Nations Security Council condemned the suicide bomb attack committed against the Government Science Technical School in Potiskum in Yobe State.

Monday, 10 November 2014

President mourns Yobe terror victims

10 November 2014, 21:32

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the Government and people of Yobe State on the death of scores of students in a bomb attack in Potiskum.

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