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The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has blamed the current scarcity of petrol nationwide to the diversion of the commodity by some marketers.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hit back at the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) after the latter condemned the opposition party’s manifesto.
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The Borno Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), has solicited the Federal Government’s logistics support in the fight against Boko Haram in the North East.
As the Boko Haram “intifada” continues to transmogrify in monstrosity; upping the ante in barbarism and savagery, more Nigerians, undoubtedly, will be martyred.
Healthcare services have collapsed in Borno state as doctors, nurses and pharmacists flee for their lives from brutal violence unleashed by Boko Haram militants.
A lawmaker in Abeokuta expressed support for Federal Government's plan to involve forest guards in combating Boko Haram insurgents in the country’s North-East geo-political zone.
Under this administration, Boko Haram which was pretty much destroyed by ex-President Yar'Adua is now back and in better form than ever; getting stronger and more brazen by the day.
The military said that it had killed 20 Islamist insurgents in the restive northeast, as schools were shut in the region to prevent further attacks targeting students.
The Yobe Government donated N100 million to assist victims of Boko Haram attack at the Federal Government College in Buni-Yadi.
Mohammed Gusau has formally taken charge of the defence ministry, a choice that may lead to a change in strategy in the battle against Boko Haram.
Justice Evoh Chukwu of an Abuja Federal High Court has threatened to discharge five police officers charged with killing Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf, for want of diligent prosecution.
The number of deaths recorded in the recent attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, Borno state has risen to 166.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has attended to 55 500 internally-displaced persons in Borno State since the beginning of the year.
Seven people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Muslim cleric who had criticised the Boko Haram.
The ECOWAS has condemned the recent attack on Federal Government College in Buni Yadi, Yobe State that resulted in the deaths of some 50 students.
One member of the youth vigilante group in Borno (Civilian JTF) was killed during a clash between the group and soldiers in the state.
It took 8 whole hours for Nigeria’s army to partially respond to a cry for help from the people of Bama in Borno state.
At least 74 people were killed in attacks blamed on Boko Haram militants this weekend, taking the overall death toll this year beyond 300, with no apparent end in sight to the carnage.
The Northern States Governors' Forum has assured Nigerians, especially those living in the north, that a lot was being done to guarantee peace in the area.
A suspected member of terrorist group, Boko Haram was spotted in Akowonjo area of Lagos state while he threatened to kill a commercial driver.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned last week's massacre of students of the Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, in Yobe.
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members raided a village north of Maiduguri as people were preparing for prayers, killing 39 people.
African leaders in Abuja, commended Nigeria's role in providing leadership for the African continent as the country marked its 100 years of existence.
Troops killed 13 suspected Islamists and arrested 15 others following a raid on their camp between Borno and Adamawa after they massacred at least 37 people.
Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa has called for proactive measures to stop the Boko Haram carnage in states under emergency rule.
On behalf of the good people of Nigeria, we command our government to immediately without protocol –since no protocol was used in stealing this funds outside of the budget—STOP ‘subsidizing’ kerosene.
The presidency said the country was at war with Boko Haram, apparently backing off previous claims that the Islamist rebels were on the run and desperate.
President Goodluck Jonathan reiterated his administration’s commitment to end all forms of terrorism in the country.
Terrified students have fled boarding schools after an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in which 43 students were shot and hacked to death and the whole school razed.
Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect invaded three villages in Madagali and Michika local governments in Adamawa state.
Police have dispersed youth in Abuja protesting the killing of 59 students of the Federal Government College, Buni-Yadi in Yobe.
Security issues threatened to overtake the festivities as President Francois Hollande arrived in Nigeria for centenary celebrations, as calls mount for French help against Boko Haram.
Nigeria issued an appeal to France and Abuja's Francophone neighbours to help it in the battle against Islamists, two days before a planned visit from French President Francois Hollande.
President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the killing of students at the Federal Government College Buni Yadi in Yobe State.
There are many evidence to show that Abubakar Shekau is actually dead and the videos are of that of an imposter.
The death toll of the students who were attacked at the Federal Government College in Yobe State has risen to 59.
The presidency has labelled suspended CBN governor,, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi a potential sponsor of terrorist group, Boko Haram.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, revealed that 40 Boko Haram insurgents have been convicted so far.
Gunmen from Boko Haram stormed a boarding school in Yobe overnight and killed 29 pupils, many of whom died in flames as the school was burned to the ground.
Niran Adedokun, a much respected writer asked in an article “What is the North’s way of dealing with Boko Haram?” If I may, I will like to take a minute to respond to his very stimulating write-up.
Elders in Borno state have kicked against plan by President Goodluck Jonathan to replace the Borno governor, Kashim Shettima with a military administrator.
The Civilian JTF in Borno has appealed to the Federal Government to reconsider dialoguing with the Boko Haram to end its ongoing violent campaign in the country.
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned President Goodluck Jonathan's recent attack against the Borno State Governor, and threats to withdraw the army from the region.
Following are key dates and attacks blamed on Boko Haram since the country's army launched a major offensive against the radical Islamist sect in May 2013.
Survivors in Izghe say three people have been killed when extremists returned and torched remaining homes after 106 others died there last week.
United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has condemned last week’s attacks in Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgents.
As attacks persist in many parts of the country, Senator Gyang Pwajok has called for a tactical change that would tackle the roots, rather than the symptoms of the violence.
The National Union of Borno Students appealed to the Federal Government to explore new strategies of tackling the Boko Haram menace in the country.
Boko Haram have been suspected of killing 115, destroying 1,500 buildings in Bama,
Five men were arrested by police in the state after they were caught trying to attack a police station at Kwanan Dangora in Kaduna State.
The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, threatened attacks in the oil-rich Niger Delta region in a new video released.
Suspected Boko Haram members attacked Bama in Borno state, opening fire on a school, shooting or burning to death 47 people.
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