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Atiku tells Buhari to stop release of repentant Boko Haram members


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku  Abubakar, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop releasing perceived repentant Boko Haram members. The Borno Elders Forum   had advised Buhari  against  releasing the repentant Boko Haram members. In a statement on Saturday by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, Atiku backed …

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Why Nigerian Army invaded Daily Trust offices


The Nigerian Army says it invaded the offices of Daily Trust  Newspapers offices in Maiduguri and Abuja, to invite the organisation’s journalists responsible for the publication of a classified military operation plans. The army admitted invading the newspapers’ offices in a statement by its spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman. Usman explained …

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2019 polls: CAN declares Jan 10 day of national prayer

File copy: Voters during the Osun governorship election.

The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared January 10, 2019, a national day of prayers for peaceful, free, fair and credible election in the country and for freedom for Leah Sharibu and others in Boko Haram captivity. It directed churches nationwide to observe prayers between 11am and 2pm against violence, …

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Buhari: I’ve made remarkable progress in B/Haram war


President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said despite criticisms, his government had make remarkable progress in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists. He said the people in the North-East were aware of his achievement, the President wrote on his verified Twitter handle, @MBuhari. Since 2002, Boko Haram insurgents have killed more …

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B/Haram war has been politicised – Army

Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. SK Usman

The Nigerian Army on Monday said some people in the country had politicised the fight against Boko Haram in the North-East, warning that it would “monitor and take necessary action against the perpetrators”. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Sani Usman, in a statement, said the military would no longer …

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Atiku asks Buhari to release panel’s report on arms procurement

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The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the Federal Government of wasting valuable time and resources on the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari while neglecting the Boko Haram crisis that has continued to consume the lives of innocent citizens. He also called on the …

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Atiku: Boko Haram killings will continue if Buhari is re-elected


The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that killings by Boko Haram will continue if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected. Atiku, in a statement last night by his Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, accused the federal government of wasting valuable time and resources …

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