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Sunday, 03-01-15, 5:35Military Pounds More Boko Haram Targets[Vanguard]Following the continued push by the military to recapture all territories occupied by Boko Haram fighters, troops on cordon and search, along Djimitillo-Damaturu Road, Yobe State engaged in fierce battle, at the weekend, with fighters suspected to be members of the Islamist group, after their hideout was discovered. read more...
Saturday, 02-28-15, 21:12Female Suicide Bombers Kill 4 in Borno[Leadership]Two women believed to be suicide bombers today caused explosions and killed two other persons while waiting by roadside to go to Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State. read more...
Saturday, 02-28-15, 11:05Army Recaptures More Communities From Boko Haram[Premium Times]The Nigerian military on Friday said it has recaptured two more communities from Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern part of Nigeria after intense fighting. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 6:50Drama As Jonathan, Buhari's Supporters Clash in London[Leadership]The high wire politics and bitter rivalry between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday took a dramatic dimension in London as their supporters clashed during the much publicised visit by APC presidential candidate, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, to the Royal Institute of International Affairs, otherwise known as Chatham House. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 6:50ISIL Aims to Radicalise Nigerian Youths Schooling Abroad - Govt[Vanguard]Abuja -The Federal government, yesterday, alerted a plan by Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) to radicalise Nigerian youth, who were schooling abroad, calling on parents and guardians to monitor their wards closely. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 14:29Jonathan Heading to Conflict-Ridden Baga[Premium Times]President Goodluck Jonathan has visited Mubi in Adamawa State, more than three months after Nigerian troops recaptured the town from the insurgent group, Boko Haram. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 14:25Jonathan Procures N11 Billion Equipment 'to Tap Phones'[Premium Times]Nigeria's active 120 million GSM subscribers need to know this: The Nigeria Police, the State Security Service [SSS] and the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited [NIGCOMSAT] are, on behalf of the Nigerian government, possibly hacking your phones and listening in to your conversations. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 12:14Bill to Intercept SMS, Emails Passes Second Reading At House[Daily Trust]A bill that seeks to intercept personal communications of Nigerians sponsored by the Federal Government yesterday passed second reading at the House of Representatives. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 7:01Military Accused of Barring Journalists from Boko Haram Frontlines[Daily Trust]Nigerian journalists cannot report the ongoing counter-terrorism war against Boko Haram by multinational forces first-hand because of military authorities' lack of good faith. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 14:09Soyinka Calls for Investigation Into Ekiti Rigging Tape[Leadership]Lagos -Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has called for a full scale investigation and probe of the alleged Ekiti rigging tape that was leaked by a Nigerian army officer, Captain Sagir Koli. read more...


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