Tag: boko haram

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YNaijaJuly 6, 2022

Defence minister says all 64 Boko Haram suspects escaped from Kuje prison

Bashir Magashi, Minister of Defence, says all Boko Haram suspects in Kuje prison in the federal capital territory (FCT) escaped. The minister spoke on ...

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YNaija TodayJuly 6, 2022

FG: Over 600 inmates escaped in Kuje prison attack

On Tuesday evening, explosions and gunshots were heard from the direction of Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, the nation’s capital. ...

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YNaijaJune 1, 2022

Okada ban enforcement begins today; Bandits abduct students, travellers on Birnin-Gwari road | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

‘Boko Haram commander, deputy killed’ in Borno Court grants Okorocha ₦500m bail in alleged ₦2.9bn fraud suit Former police commissioner, ...

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YNaijaMay 20, 2022

Lagos CP says most okada riders are criminals and have been seen with pistols; Buhari signs national health insurance bill into law | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lekki Phase 1 residents seek permanent Okada ban El-Rufai seeks to wipe out communities on the Kaduna-Abuja highway ‘Most okada ...

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YNaijaMay 11, 2022

Tems become first Nigerian to debut at No. 1 on billboard 100; world’s first malaria vaccine coming to Nigeria | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

TUC threatens strike over ASUU strike – again Tems become first Nigerian to debut at No. 1 on billboard 100 ...

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YNaijaMay 5, 2022

UN supports integration of ex-Boko Haram insurgents; GSM operators propose 40% increase in price of calls, data | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

UN Secretary-General supports Nigeria’s integration of ex-Boko Haram insurgents MTN, Mafab get NCC nod to rollout 5G services by August ...

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YNaijaApril 18, 2022

Corruption is the only thing thriving under Buhari – Bishop Kukah; anti-graft officials accuse Buhari of obstructing corruption fight | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

*'EFCC, ICPC officials accuse Buhari of sabotaging fight against corruption' | *Joint task force reportedly kills 10 Boko Haram commanders in Lake Chad region | *Buhari has allowed corruption to thrive - Bishop Kukah | *Labour minister, Ngige, declares for presidency | *West African scientists to boost COVID-19 vaccine production

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 3, 2022

A timeline of promises to ‘name’ Boko Haram sponsors and the usual endpoint

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in August 2021 gave President Muhammadu Buhari‘s government a 14-day ultimatum to publish ...

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Ado AminuJuly 12, 2021

Borno IDP Camps: Could Governor Zulum be misplacing the difference between ‘prostitution’ and rape?

On Wednesday, July 7 2021, Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, lamented that prostitution is on the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 22, 2021

Presidency’s response to #PantamiMustGo: And democracy went into coma | The #YNaijaCover

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. – Albert Einstein 8:27pm. Thursday, 22nd April 2021. The evening ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 16, 2021

#PantamiResign: Haunting shadow for embattled Communications Minister or…? | #YNaijaCover

I once heard a famous preacher say: “Yesterday is in the tomb, tomorrow is in the womb, today is in ...

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Bernard DayoApril 14, 2021

7 years since the Chibok kidnap and government’s failure to protect schoolchildren

On April 14, 2014 in the remote town of Chibok, Borno, trucks belonging to the insurgent group Boko Haram invaded ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 12, 2021

What we know about the latest school abduction in Kaduna

Banditry and kidnap is on the fast rise and the Federal College of Forestry in Kaduna is the latest site, ...

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SponsorMarch 1, 2021

“Boko Haram is a creation of the Nigerian State.” – Prof. Umara Ibrahim Gudumbali on Public Eye

Funmi Iyanda rounded off the month of February by discussing Boko Haram with the Executive Director of the Initiative For ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2021

How women from IDP camps are getting back their livelihoods

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are persons who have been displaced by natural disaster or conflicts from their homes, and with ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 8, 2020

The Nigerian Army is just as guilty as Boko Haram; Amnesty International warns

The Boko Haram-led insurgency in Nigeria is one which has lasted for over a decade and recent happenings suggest that ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Nigeria can do without Buratai and his speculation of terrorism for 20 more years

When the Nigerian Army launched a book, Compendium of Nigerian Army Transformation: The Buratai Years (2015-2020), in July to commemorate ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 2, 2020

Shekau’s new details about the Zambarmari Massacre raises issues

Leader of the terrorist Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in a daunting video, revealed more details ...

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Ado AminuDecember 1, 2020

Boko Haram: For many reasons, we are seemingly losing the war but peddling rhetorics is worse among them

Fresh off the controversy that followed a statement made by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on a visit ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Why the end may not be in sight yet for Nigeria’s insecurity challenge

Incidents that took place in the past week have made it probably the most gruesome since the week of October ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

For the umpteenth time; Nigerian Authorities need to redefine our approach to Counter Terrorism

Across the world, terrorism is a global threat and there have been instances where terrorists have held world powers hostage. ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 12, 2020

Boko Haram: Ndume’s revelation is what government really needs, to move beyond ‘technical defeat’

It’s been well over 11 years since the Nigerian government through its military has been battling the Boko Haram terrorist ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 14, 2020

IGP declares new squad “SWAT” to replace defunct SARS, Professor J.P Clark is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s head of police, Mohammad Adamu has announced that a new Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) squad would be “filling ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 28, 2020

Boko Haram or a compromised cabinet; what is Governor Zulum up against?

A once peaceful Nigeria has since 2009 been grappling with heightened insecurity issues from the Boko Haram insurgency that has ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 6, 2020

When will the Nigerian government act against the possible infiltration of Al-Qaeda and ISIS?

A wave of fear has been looming on social media this morning, and it has to do with the possible planned ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 3, 2020

Why are we rehabilitating Boko Haram terrorists during an ongoing terrorist occupation?

Five days ago, the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, was ambushed by Boko Haram fighters in the middle of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 30, 2020

‘Why reintegration of Boko Haram is a bad idea’ | The #YNaijaCover

Senator Ali Ndume has faulted the Federal Government’s amnesty for repentant Boko Haram insurgents. The senator stated this following report ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 30, 2020

Boko Haram is showing more audacity, as seen in fresh attacks

The scourge of the Boko Haram is one thing that many Nigerians would agree has been felt for many years. ...

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Edwin OkoloJuly 23, 2020

There is a human toll for the continued existence of Boko Haram

A video has surfaced of 5 people believed to be aid workers being executed by suspected members of the Nigerian ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 14, 2020

Reactions as 602 Boko Haram members renounce membership, set for freedom

It has seemingly become a norm for Nigerians to awake to news of one gruesome Boko Haram attack or another. ...

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