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National confab: Beware of past mistakes, Okoh urges FG
EXACTLY seven days to the beginning of the National Conference, the Primate of the Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has asked the Federal Government to guide against issues that torpedoed past exercise, warning that failure of the conference could send a wrong signal on the future and unity of the country.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Healthcare services collapse as doctors, nurses flee Borno
Healthcare services have collapsed in the northern part of Nigeria's Borno state as doctors, nurses and pharmacists flee for their lives from brutal violence unleashed by Islamist Boko Haram militants.
Nigeria: Troops Kill Over 200 Insurgents - Boko Haram
At least 210 Boko Haram terrorists have so far been killed as a combined force of Nigerian soldiers on a special operation began raid of Sambisa forest, which is the insurgents' camp in Borno State, top security sources said.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Increasing Attacks On Nigerians In North East Giving Lawmakers Concern
After some students of a Federal Government school in Yobe were killed by the Boko Haram sect, the Nigerian Senate gave a directive to the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Kenneth Minimah, to relocate his office to Maiduguri to effectively oversee the operations of the military against the Boko Haram insurgents.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Rape cases rise in Borno
Borno State Police Command on Friday said there was an explosion of cases of rape and unnatural acts which include homosexuality and seduction of minors in the state.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nigerian schools shut after massacres
Nigeria's military said on Thursday that it had killed 20 Islamist insurgents in the restive northeast, as schools were shut in the region to prevent further attacks targeting students.
Soldiers kill 20 insurgents, foil another attack in Borno
The Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen Chris Olukolade, has said that the Special Forces have foiled yet another attack on two villages, Mafa and Ajiri in BornoState.
Again terrorists invade Mafa after Gov Shettima's visit
BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Barely two hours when governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the people of Mafa Local Government Area which came under deadly attacks by suspected Boko Haram terrorists last Monday, another set of terrorists re- invaded the council headquarters at about 4:45 PM and destroyed the ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Embrace dialogue, Yuguda, Dankwanbo urge Boko Haram
Governors. Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State and Ibrahim Dankwanbo of Gombe State on Wednesday appealed to the Boko Haram sect to accept government's offer to dialogue.
Boko Haram Product Of High Level Corruption - Catholic Bishop
The Boko Haram crisis that has turned some Northeastern parts of the country especially Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states into a war-zone, has been blamed on the escalating level of corruption in the country.
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Slaughter-crazy: Why is Nigeria's Boko Haram so successful?
A soldier examines a wall riddled with bullets, from an attack by Boko Haram fighters, in front of a house in Bama, Borno State, February 20, 2014.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bishop: 20 Nigerian churched razed in attacks
The UN has urged the world to "dig deeper into their pockets" as it seeks to raise $60m to help alleviate Zimbabwe's rapidly worsening food crisis.
40 Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack
Despite promises of improved security in the wake of recent attacks by suspected members of Islamist sect Boko Haram, at least 40 persons have been killed in Jakana, 35 kilometres away from Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
Nigeria: Gunmen Massacred Mafa Villagers - Senator
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members on Sunday night attacked and killed at least 32 people in Mafa Village, some 45km east of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, officials and a witness said.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New Islamist attacks kill at least 31 in Nigeria
PanARMENIAN.Net - Islamist insurgents have killed at least 31 people in attacks on a village in northeast Nigeria, a state lawmaker said on Monday, March 3, a day after 85 were killed in a wave of attacks by suspected militants nearby, according to Reuters.
'Boko Haram attack' in northeast Nigeria kills 29, senator says
Suspected Islamist insurgents killed 29 people in Nigeria's embattled northeast, an area senator said Monday, putting 2014 on track to become the bloodiest year yet in Boko Haram's rebellion.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
World Briefs: Nigeria blasts kill dozens
Two explosions at a market in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state killed at least 70 people and injured scores, rescue workers said Sunday.
Dozens die in Nigeria bomb attacks
At least 51 people have died in twin car bomb blasts at a marketplace in Maiduguri, the north eastern Nigerian city that is the birthplace of the country's main terrorist group.
Dozens feared dead in Nigeria blasts
A flurry of violence in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday evening left more than three dozen people dead and may have taken many more lives.
90 killed in 2 attacks in northern Nigeria
Scores of people dressed in parkas and polar bear outfits gathered along Chicago's lakefront Sunday morning, hoping to catch a glimpse of comedian Jimmy Fallon when he jumps into Lake Michigan.