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Adamawa violence: PDP spokesperson, 13 others confirmed dead

The spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sam Zadock and 13 others were among those confirmed killed on Tuesday in violence between herdsmen and farming communities in Numan-Demsa areas of Adamawa state. The state PDP Secretary, Abdullahi Prembe, said Wednesday, “It’s unfortunate that we lost our publicity secretary; it’s …

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Troops rescue 1,127 Boko Haram hostages

Troops of the Nigeria military have rescued a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region. The spokesman of the counterinsurgency efforts in the northeast Nigeria, otherwise known as Operation Lafiya Dole, Onyema …

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Troops arrest 10 Herdsmen destroying farmland in Benue

The Nigerian Army says it has arrested 10 Fulani Herdsmen while destroying farmland at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages of Benue State. This was made known Tuesday in a statement issued by its spokesman, Brigadier General Jude Chukwu. Read the full statement: The effort of the Nigerian Army to fish out …

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War against Haram Boko not over yet – Buhari’s spokesman

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina has admitted during his appearance on Channels Television’s political programme, Sunday Politics that the war against Boko Haram terrorists is still on. “If the operating word is ‘totally’, the answer is no obviously – but has Boko Haram …

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Missing girls’ school shut after Boko Haram attack

A school in northeast Nigeria from where 110 girls disappeared after a Boko Haram attack will remain closed, the state government said on Monday, calling for tighter security. “The government girls school in Dapchi has not reopened. It’s not feasible to reopen the school in the current situation,” said the …

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NAF Intensifies Efforts To Locate Missing Dapchi Girls

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed additional air assets, including Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms, to the Northeast in a renewed effort at locating the missing Dapchi girls. Before now, following confirmation of reports that some of the girls were yet to be accounted for, the NAF had …

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