The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Yobe says it has deployed 500 officers across the state to provide security during the Sallah celebration. The Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC in Yobe, Bala Garba, made the disclosure in a telephone interview with the News Agency of …...
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The father of Leah, the only Dapchi schoolgirl still being held by the Boko Haram terrorists, Mr. Nathan Sharibu, on Saturday, debunked rumours that her daughter had been released.
Sharibu, in a telephone interview with our correspondent, described the purported release of Leah as an...
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Members of the terrorists group, Boko Haram, have launched an attacked on Kanamma town of Yobe State, North East Nigeria.
The residents said the insurgents stormed the town on Tuesday at about 9pm, shooting sporadically.
This was before attacking the Divisional Police Station in the area and...
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Suspected Boko Haram militants on horseback attacked Zango village, Gulani Local Government area, and shot dead eleven people, vigilante members and residents said.
According to DailyTrust, the incident happened on Tuesday around 11:00 pm when the attackers set ablaze houses and shot...
A member of House of Representatives representing Potiskum/Nangere Federal Constituency, Alhaji Sabo Garbu, has distributed materials to 100 widows and other vulnerable women to assist them begin their businesses.
They include materials for making soap, detergent, knitting and sewing machines...
The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has said there is no part of the state currently under the occupation of the Boko Haram insurgents.
Gaidam stated this in Damaturu while receiving a delegation from Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, who delivered relief materials to the state.
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The Nigerian Army has issued a warned that it would shut down markets hampering the on-going anti-insurgency operations in the North-East.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting Director, Army Public Relations said some criminal elements were using certain markets to aid the Boko Haram...
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The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency, Muhammad Sani Sidi has stated when members of Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) paid him a courtesy call in his office tha over 410 births were recorded between August and September and 187 marriages were conducted at Internally...
A fresh attack by the Islamic sect- Boko Haram, at Bara town of Gulani local government area of Yobe state has reportedly left many residents dead, Daily Post reports.
A top police officer who confirmed the attack said the Yobe state Commissioner of Police, Zannah Ibrahim had since rushed to...
Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode on Wednesday presented cheques of N150m to Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states as a token to support them take care of those affected by Boko Haram insurgents in their states.
The Governor who also condemned the activities of the insurgents while presenting the...