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Civil defence corps officer, three others shot dead

Four people, including an operative of the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, have been killed by gunmen in Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the NSCDC operative, Rawlings Osagie, was shot dead at his residence when he returned home from work …

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Boko Haram destroyed one million houses in Borno – Official

The Borno Government on Tuesday said about one million houses and public structures were destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in the 27 local government areas of the state. The insurgents also destroyed properties worth over N1.9tn in the past six years. Alhaji Yerima Saleh, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Rehabilitation, …

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Buhari condemns Anambra church attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the Ozubulu Church attack in Anambra State by a yet to be identified gunmen. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President described the incident as “an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege.” Buhari said …

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We sympathize with Anambra state over church attack – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is shocked to receive the news of a gunman attack in the early hours of this morning at St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, killing and injuring several worshipers. 2. This invasion is indeed barbaric, sacrilegious and a …

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Seventy lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) have resigned since Boko Haram began terrorising the North-East. Chairman, UNIMAID chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Dani Mamman, said this in an interview with the Punch newspaper. Mamman said, “About 70 lecturers left, about five died and three …

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7 killed in Adamawa community by Boko Haram

Boko Haram insurgents launched a night attack on Mildu village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Tuesday, killing seven people and injuring about 10 others, residents and officials have said. The insurgents also burnt houses and shops during the attack. Fleeing residents said the rampaging insurgents stormed …

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