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February 23, 2018 7:17 AM Boko Haram strikes in Chad, Cameroon, kill 5

The development came barely 48 hours after the insurgent group attacked Dapchi ‎Girls School in Yobe, whisking away over 94 students. “A group of Boko Haram fighters made an incursion during Tuesday night in Assigashia,” the administrative authorities in the northern Cameroon border area were quoted as saying. The raid was confirmed along with the casualty 16

February 22, 2018 9:15 AM Jubilation In Gaidam Town As Rescued Yobe Schoolgirls Arrive

Residents of Gaidam town defied 9:00pm curfew hour in jubilation to welcome the rescued schoolgirls. Daily Trust gathered late Wednesday night that children, men, women including house wives lined up on the Maine-Sorroa Street where they received the schoolgirls amidst cheers. The children rallying on bicycles were chanting a slogan “Gari ya waye” in Hausa 13

February 20, 2018 8:17 PM Army denies alleged role in demolition of Kaduna APC secretariat

Contrary to insinuations that personnel of the Nigerian Army were involved in the demolition of New APC Secretariat in Kaduna in the early hours of Tuesday February 20, the Army has denied involvement of its officers. A statement titled: ‘RE: Army Demolish Property ln Kaduna’ signed by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel 25

February 20, 2018 2:27 PM Court Orders Separate Trials For Kanu, Co-Defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants. Justice Binta Nyako made the order following an oral application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, who noted that Kanu’s continued absence from court since 19

February 19, 2018 7:24 PM BREAKING: Suspected Boko Haram militants hit University of Maidguri hostel

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have launched yet another attack on the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID). A source told TheCable that a suicide bomber struck around one of the hostels in the university around 7:50pm on Monday. Recall that DAILY POST reported two weeks ago, that the insurgents released three UNIMAID lecturers abducted in Magumeri 27

February 17, 2018 11:57 AM Zamfara killings: Tambuwal’s aide makes shocking revelations

Imam Imam, spokesman to Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has revealed identity of those behind killings in Zamfara state. Imam, in series of tweets on Twitter, poured out his heart over the recurring attacks in the state. Imam lamented that the people were now in fear and disclosed how bandits regularly write to them, especially on market days, demanding 18

February 16, 2018 12:53 PM Air Force War College trains 19 officeers

In furtherance to the nation’s solution to the emerging security challenges and the capacity of the Armed Forces to address them, the Air Force War College Nigeria has inaugurated 19 military officers for the 2018 Air Force War Course 3. Saturday Sun observed that 19 officeers, drawn from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Air Force would 17

February 16, 2018 11:08 AM Boko Haram: Army offers N3m for information on Shekau

The Nigerian Army has offered to pay N3 million cash reward for credible information that could lead to the arrest of the Boko Haram’s factional leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, who made this known in a statement, advised anyone with any credible information to contact either the Military Command 20

February 16, 2018 2:51 AM Hate speeches and monitoring of notable Nigerians

Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, recently directed the nation’s security agencies to monitor the social media communications of notable Nigerians, to check the problem of hate speeches in the country. The minister gave the directive at a meeting of the National Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on January 25. He also revealed 18

February 14, 2018 12:12 PM 2019: Idahosa speaks on reason Obasanjo formed coalition

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Charles Idahosa, has said that people like former President, Olusegun Obasanjo still thrive in the country because of the high level of illiteracy among citizens. Idahosa, former Special Adviser on Political Matters to former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, who spoke with Vangaurd 17