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Nigeria (AP) Officials say Islamic militants have driven 19,000 rice farmers from northeast Nigeria while a military crackdown is preventing thousands more from working their fields. Agriculture commissioner Usman Zannah in Borno state warns food
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday declared a state of emergency in three troubled northern states, where a radical Islamist outfit has been carrying out killings and battling with government forces. In a televised address to the nation,
Groups of youths in northern Nigeria say they have detained 10 people in an effort to help government forces track down members of a terrorist group. The members of Boko Haram were tied up and turned over to a joint military task force by some of the
By EMMANUEL UDOM Youths in Bornu state are conducting a house-to-house search for Boko Haram members, www.allvoices.com reporter can
The Action Congress of Nigeria has warned that the recent proscription of Boko Haram and other extremist groups by the federal government may be abused by the "increasingly intolerant" administration to haunt the media and critics. The party said in
Smith and Ben Simon AFP Monday 10 June 2013 Last Update 10 June 2013 1:08 am The dusty, remote spot in Nigeria's far northeast where the military says insurgents operated a major camp is now little more than burned-out cars, strewn trash and
By EMMANUEL UDOM A cleric on Friday in Lagos, southwest Nigeria commended President Goodluck Jonathan for the moves he has made so far in tackling the Boko Haram insurgency in the country.
US offers rewards for capture of African militants The highest reward was for Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau The US is offering rewards for the first time for information on Islamist militants in North and West Africa. The highest reward of up to $
Abuja The Nigerian military says it has killed three insurgents and captured 25 while foiling what it calls an "extensive terrorist operation" in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, at the epicenter of the insurrection by the group known as Boko
Founder of Mountain of Solutions Ministries International; Bishop Abiodun Olugbenro is a radical cleric. He is one man that is blunt, out-spoken and down-to earth when it comes to speaking out on national issues.