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In its determination to eliminate terrorism and smoke out Boko Haram members from their hide outs in parts of the North East and North West, the Federal Government has ordered 40 attack and transport helicopters from the United States of America and Russia.
FEDERAL Government, weekend, urged its citizens and residents to be security conscious, as Nigerian Muslims joined other faithful around the world to mark this year's Eidel Fitri.
Yaounde: The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said.
Security personnel seal the scene of a bomb attack on a Catholic church in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano.
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the country would have been in turmoil if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and top Islamic preacher, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi have been killed in the recent terrorists attack in Kaduna.
Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu said the country is open to negotiations in order to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April.
ON Wednesday, the abducted Chibok schoolgirls marked 100 days in captivity, abuse and bondage.
The Rivers Waste Management Agency on Thursday said it had commenced efforts towards making Port Harcourt the cleanest city in the country.
Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killing at least four soldiers and prompting the Cameroonian army to send reinforcements to the area, army sources said on Saturday.
Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming the death of a Liberian man who was carrying the Ebola virus.
Nigerian Shiite Muslims have accused Nigerian troops of killing 11 of their members and injuring 40 others in a clash between the group and soldiers in Zaria on Friday.
An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.
Ashiq had surgery on Monday, where two dental surgeons and two assisting surgeons removed the 232 "denticles" from his lower right jaw.
Nigeria's Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has officially announced the first case of the Ebola virus in the Nigerian capital of Lagos.
As Nigeria's insurgency becomes more violent, political and far-reaching, Nigerian forces are increasing security ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end of Ramadan, according to Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 06:11 am
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