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Human Rights Group Blames Borno State Govt Over Plight of 100,000 Nigerian Refugees Expelled From Cameroon

Human Rights Group Blames Borno State Govt Over Plight of 100,000 Nigerian Refugees Expelled From Cameroon

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), a human rights group, has blamed the Borno State Government over the plight of no fewer than 100,000 refugees recently expelled from Cameroon. Cameroon is currently home to more than 370,000 refugees, including some 100,000 from Nigeria, according to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Recently, the Cameroonian […]

Nigerian Air Force Bomb Bandit’s Hideout In Zamfara

Nigerian Air Force Bomb Bandit’s Hideout In Zamfara

The Nigerian air force says it has destroyed another armed bandits’ hideout and neutralised several of their fighters near Doumbourou Hill in Zamfara. Ibikunle Daramola, air force director of public relations and information, said the operation was carried out by the air task force of operation Diran Mikiya. He said in a statement: “The attack […]

Boko Haram: Borno Politicians Accused Of Causing Panic Amongst Residents

Boko Haram: Borno Politicians Accused Of Causing Panic Amongst Residents

Politicians from Borno State have been fingered in spinning of fake news to cause panic among residents of the state. The Arewa Youths Integrity Forum (AYIF) made this revelation on Sunday via a statement.. According to the youth group the brazen exhibition of acts of treachery and distortions of insecurity by some Nigerians, especially political […]

Plateau killings: Group blows hot over fresh crisis, fingers Jang

Plateau killings: Group blows hot over fresh crisis, fingers Jang

Chris Steven, Abuja Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised concern over the renewed killings in Plateau State. The Centre, while condemning the fresh outbreak of violence in the state, described the killings as barbaric and inhumane while calling on the relevant international bodies to immediately document them with a view to […]

Kano appoints Gawuna new deputy governor

Kano appoints Gawuna new deputy governor

Chris Steven, Abuja The Kano State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new deputy governor of the state. This followed the resignation Hafiz Abubakar, in August 2018 as the deputy governor of the state. Abubakar later defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Governor Umar Ganduje had on […]

Normalcy returns to Borno community, CJTF, locals confirm

Normalcy returns to Borno community, CJTF, locals confirm

Chris Steven, Abuja Following Boko Haram’s latest strike in Borno State, some members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and residents of the community say peace has been restored. Many people were reportedly killed after insurgents dressed in military uniforms carried out an attack in Gundumbali town in Guzamala Local Government Area. Local residents […]

Okada Rider drugged by 19-Year-Old Girl in an attempt to snatch his motorcycle

Okada Rider drugged by 19-Year-Old Girl in an attempt to snatch his motorcycle

The Police Command in Katsina State has arrested a 19-year-old girl, Zinatu Abubakar, who allegedly drugged a commercial motorcycle operator and attempted to snatch his motorcycle. A statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isa, made available to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina, said the suspect belonged to a syndicate operating in the […]

Borno 2019 and the Southern Borno Conundrum

Borno 2019 and the Southern Borno Conundrum

By Abba Ali As the elections draw nearer, there have been lots of political calculations in the polity, especially at the state level. This trend is more pronounced in states where the governor is not seeking reelections. And as natural, the struggle to succeed him takes center stage. In times past, I have advocated in […]

Suicide bomber killed 8 worshippers in Borno

Suicide bomber killed 8 worshippers in Borno

A suicide-bomb attack at a mosque in the Mainari area of Konduga, Borno State, claimed the lives of eight worshippers in the early hours of Monday, July 23, 2018. According to a report, a security source and a local resident confirmed that a male suicide bomber detonated his explosives at about 5:15am, leaving five people […]

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