Tag: attacks

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 2, 2017

#WAFBEC2017: Despite attacks, Christians must practice love

Day 7 of the West African Faith Believers’ Convention (WAFBEC) was power packed as six speakers taught in eight sessions. Worshippers ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2016

Why we resumed attacks – Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers has said it renewed hostilities in the region because the Federal Government refused to honour the ...

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RoqeebahOctober 12, 2016

Are we going to sit by as Shiite killings breed another terror group?

History is fairly decided now on how the Boko Haram uprising started. Mohammed Yusuf, whatever his woes, was murdered unjustly ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2016

Herdsmen attacks: Agatu community sues Nigerian govt, demands N10bn compensation

Members of Agatu community in Benue State who were victims of attacks by Fulani herdsmen have sued the Nigerian government ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

APC to Fayose: You lied! Many of our members have been harassed

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State on Tuesday said Governor Ayodele Fayose’s claim that no member of the ...

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AzeezAugust 17, 2016

Herdsmen attack: Benue council seeks help for victims

An appeal for the rehabilitation of victims of the Fulani herdsmen attacks in the Agatu Local Government area of Benue ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2016

‘Herdsmen are always raping our women, thereby causing divorce’ – Enugu town

The Eke Town Union in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State has condemned the increasing rate of divorce in ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 4, 2016

Niger Delta militancy: Temporary ceasefire falls apart as hostilities resume

The temporary peace agreement between the Federal Government and Niger Delta militants was, over the weekend, blown apart following the ...

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Azubuike AzikweJune 8, 2016

‘We are young, smart and focused’ – Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers has stated that its main objective is to liberate the people of the Niger Delta – ...

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Mallam YeroJune 5, 2016

Buhari to implement militants’ agreement with Yar’Adua

President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly evaluating the gazette signed by late President Umaru Yar’Adua on the Niger Delta crisis. Buhari ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 4, 2016

This is the evil plot Boko Haram has for the Ramadan period

Boko Haram insurgents are planning to launch a large scale bombing during the Ramadan festival, the Defence Headquarters has revealed. ...

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Mallam YeroMay 3, 2016

‘Fulani chiefs often approve herdsmen attacks’

“Most of the attacks carried out by Fulani herdsmen are done with the prior knowledge and approval of the Hardo ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 3, 2016

How FG plans to end herdsmen attacks, farmland encroachment (READ)

The Nigerian government is putting together a legislation that would prohibit herdsmen from allowing their cattle graze in villages and ...

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Janeth JFebruary 3, 2016

‘We have moved beyond’ pipeline attacks – Ijaw Youth Council

Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide have warned against further attacks of oil installations and pipelines in the Niger Delta region. The youths described ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 13, 2015

Boko Haram infiltrates South-West, attacks imminent – Orientation Agency

The people of the South-West region of Nigeria have been warned that their days of being mere observers in the menace ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2015

“I have no hand in attacks against Fashola” – Finally, Tinubu reacts

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has denied involvement with the recent public attacks against former governor ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 1, 2015

‘Governor Fayose’s boys’ attack people in Ekiti… but the governor blames APC

A group of attackers branding themselves as ‘Governor Fayose’s boys’ were on the prowl on Friday, July 31, in different areas ...

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Janeth JJuly 10, 2015

Hoodlums launch fresh attack on anti-Aregbesola crowd

Barely two days after hoodlums disrupted the anti-Aregbesola protest in Osogbo, hoodlums suspected to be sympathetic to the All Progressives ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 1, 2015

Attacking Tinubu will destroy APC | Party Chieftain warns

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Lateef Raji, has cautioned his fellow party members that the recent attacks on ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2015

Xenophobia : South African police pledge protection to Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Wednesday that the police in that country had pledged to protect Nigerians ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2015

There’ll be more bombs targeted at political rallies – Police

by Panshak Ibrahim Following the recent string of attacks on political rallies in Gombe and Rivers states, the Nigeria Police ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Army Mutiny: Soldiers refuse to fight Boko Haram in Borno [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Some soldiers stationed in Maiduguri have reportedly refused to take up arms against Islamist Boko Haram militants ...

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May 23, 2014

Sad news: Boko Haram kills 34 people in fresh attacks in Borno (Reports)

by Akan Ido About 34 people have been reported killed in separate attacks which took place in Borno on Thursday. ...

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May 21, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Media turns Boko Haram into ’Superstar Monsters’

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani   I can imagine the AK47-clad hoodlums scrambling to Google after each fresh aggression, frantically typing ...

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April 15, 2014

Opinion: Insecurity and indecisiveness – The swift race to self destruction

by Jaye Gaskia Here lies the bane of our problem, the continued pretence in high places that the situation will ...

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March 14, 2014

‘No, the campus wasn’t affected’: Police in Borno deny terrorist attack on UNIMAID

by Adeola Balogun Reports of a terrorist attack on the University of Maiduguri in Borno have been refuted by police ...

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February 21, 2014

Theophilus Ilevbare: Borno and the changing dynamics of Boko Haram

by Theophilus Ilevbare Consequently, the cruel marauders pose a serious threat to the nation’s sovereignty and the continual harmonious co-existence ...

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February 12, 2014

OMG! Robber attacks and slits school boy’s throat in broad daylight

by Zara Mustapha A 15-year old school boy is recovering after an attacker slit his throat while trying to rob ...

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January 27, 2014

#StoriesWeHear: Juju priest attacks man for not running at the sight of him

by Adeola Balogun A popular market in Delta erupted in chaos after a native doctor pounced on an innocent bystander ...

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January 17, 2014

‘I did it to please my wife’: Driver arraigned for beating up female neighbour

by Oge Okonkwo A 40-year-old driver, David Disu has been arrested and charged before an Ijeshatedo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly attacking his ...

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