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28 The latest military campaign could prove to be Nigeria's largest ever against Boko Haram [Reuters] Nigerian soldiers have blocked roads out of a key northeastern city to deprive Boko Haram fighters of supplies in remote towns they control, the
Yola/Maiduguri/Damaturu/Abuja Mobile phone service was turned off yesterday in Borno and Yobe, stifling social life and business activities in two of the three states affected by the proclamation of state of emergency on Tuesday. Daily Trust's
34 Rights groups have criticised Nigerian soldiers for committing abuses during the conflict [EPA] Nigerian forces have launched attack on Boko Haram strongholds in the country's northeast region, security sources have told Reuters news agency, amid
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Rev. Faye Pama Musa, Secretary of the Borno state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), was shot dead at his home in northern Nigeria on May 15.
Former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said the imposition of emergency rule in three states is a dangerous trend in the art of governance and a deliberate ploy to subvert constitutional democracy. He said in a statement from his media
The order, issued by President Goodluck Jonathan, applies to Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states in northeastern Nigeria. He also noted a rise of insurgent violence in eight other states as well, including Nasarawa, where scores of police officers were
Reactions yesterday trailed the declaration of State of Emergency in three Northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. We are in support -- Senate, PDP THE Senate yesterday threw its weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan on his declaration of
Former Nigerian minister, Shettima Ali Monguno, has been kidnapped in troubled Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Mr. Monguno, 92, was kidnapped by gunmen as he left the mosque after Jumat prayers on Friday, in the Mafoni Ward area of the city. Mr.
Nigerian military said it killed a Boko Haram commander, Mohammed Chad, on Saturday in the northeast city of Maiduguri during an operation coordinated and executed by security agents. Spokesman of the military-led Joint Task Force (JTF), Lieutenant
Lawan Kole, a local government official in Baga, told Borno state officials on a visit on Sunday that the killings started on Friday night and went on for hours. Kole told state officials that at least 185 bodies had been buried, and people continued