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Nigerian Air Force To Deploy Fighter Jets, Helicopters To Benue, Others – Official

Nigerian Air Force To Deploy Fighter Jets, Helicopters To Benue, Others – Official

  Nigerian Air Force will soon deploy fighter jets, helicopter gunships and other military assets to curb current security challenges in Benue and Taraba states, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, said. He made the disclosure at the inauguration of accommodation quarters and reference hospital for officers of 115 Special Operations Group […]

Boko Haram: Red Cross Re-Unites Nigerian Mother, Daughter After 4 Years

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)  said on Wednesday that it had re-united a mother, Aishatu Shehu, with her seven-year old daughter, Amina, after they were separated for four years as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. Pamela Ongoma, an official of ICRC in Adamawa, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen […]

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Insurgency: Adamawa Govt. Nigeria’s North East Region Confirms 27 Dead From Mubi Twin Blast

  Adamawa Government, north of the country  has confirmed 27 dead and 56 injured from Tuesday’s twin blast in Mubi town, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, made this known in a statement made available to NAN in Yola. The statement said that the 56 […]

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South Sudan: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Says 10 Aid Workers Captured by Armed Group Freed

The ICRC says 10 aid workers, who went missing in South Sudan on Friday have been freed from an armed group that detained them in the Yei region southwest of the capital. The International Committee of the Red Cross said this in a statement on Monday in Geneva. The ICRC said none of those detained […]

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Buhari Approves Release Of $1bn For Procurement Of Security Equipment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of one billion dollars for the procurement of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country. The Minister of Defence, retired Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting between President Buhari and service chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, […]

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Nigeria: Gov. Shettima Condemns Attack On Borno Community

  Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Monday described the Boko Haram insurgents’ Sunday night attack on communities in Jere Local Government Area of the state as “sad and inhumane”. Shetiima told newsmen when he visited the over 80 victims of the attack on treatment at the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri that the attack indicated high […]

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15 Killed, 55 Injured In Sunday Night Attack In Maiduguri

15 persons are feared dead and 55 others injured in a Sunday night attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Bale community in the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State, northeast Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that echoes from sporadic gunshots and multiple explosions which lasted for hours on Sunday evening, were heard from […]

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3 Suicide Bombers Killed In Maiduguri, Northeast Nigeria

  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Nigeria, has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday. Four powerful explosions occurred between 9: 00 and 9: 30 pm, sending terrifying echoes to many parts of the town. NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Mr […]

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