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Nigerian Forces Clash With Islamists, 20 Killed
Mon Oct, 07 2013
At least 20 people were killed when Islamist group Boko Haram attacked a town in northeast Nigeria, triggering clashes with troops stationed there, the military said on Sunday.
Atiku Condemns “Senseless and Tragic” Boko Haram Killings
Sun Sep, 29 2013
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described as "senseless and tragic," the murders of dozens of agriculture students gunned down in their sleep in Gujba, Yobe, saying it casts a "horrible image" on the events making the 53rd National Day Anniversary.
Atiku Wants Independent Investigation Into Abuja Shooting Incident
Sat Sep, 21 2013
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says only an independent investigation by Nigeria's parliament, the judiciary or civil society will unravel the facts behind the killing of nine citizens with 16 others injured in the reported shooting incident in the neighborhood of the Apo legislative quarters of Abuja, the Federal Capital.
Sambo, Not a Threat to APC in North-west, Says Shekarau
Sun Sep, 08 2013
John Shiklam , Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau said Saturday that the North-west would be a walk over for APC in the 2015 elections, declaring that Vice President Namadi Sambo who is from the zone does not pose any threat.
60 Feared Dead In Nigeria After Fresh Boko Haram Attacks
Tue Aug, 13 2013
At least 60 people, including soldiers, are feared dead after suspected Boko Haram militants staged separate attacks against different villages of Borno, Northeast Nigeria, sources said on Monday evening.
35 Killed In Nigerian Army, Boko Haram Clashes
Mon Aug, 05 2013
Aug 5 (Reuters) - At least 35 people have been killed in two separate gun battles between Nigerian security forces and Islamist sect Boko Haram in northeast Borno state, the army said on Monday.
Army Arrests 42 Islamic Militant Suspects
Wed Jul, 31 2013
Nigeria's army says soldiers have arrested 42 suspected Islamic extremists in the southwest states of Lagos and neighboring Ogun.
NDLEA Arrest Two, Seizes Loads Of Indian Hemp In Lokoja
Sat Apr, 06 2013
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi state Command has arrested two suspected illicit drug dealers, seized a total of 1254.4kg of weeds suspected to be Cannabis sativa.
Maitama Sule Not Dead
Sat Mar, 23 2013
Friends and associates of Alhaji Dr. Maitama Sule have denied news making round on the internet social media that the elder statesman has died.
Emir of Kano, Sons Flown Abroad After Terrorist Attack
Mon Jan, 21 2013
SHOCK and indignation ruled the mood of Nigerians Sunday as they reacted to the attack on the Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero who has been flown abroad for medical attention.
Boko Haram Gunmen kill 10 In Remote Northwest Nigeria
Sun Jan, 06 2013
KADUNA, Nigeria - Gunmen shot or hacked to death about 10 people during a raid on two neighbouring villages in Nigeria's remote north-western state of Zamfara, police said on Sunday, in an area plagued by Islamist militancy and lawlessness.
Yero Sworn-In As Governor Of Kaduna State
Sun Dec, 16 2012
Kaduna - Alhaji Mukhtar Yero was on Sunday sworn-in as the new Governor of Kaduna State by the state Chief Judge, Justice Rahila Cudjo.
Bomb Explosion Rocks Kano, Two Feared Dead
Mon Dec, 03 2012
Two person were feared dead when an explosion rocked Plaza junction, by Kanti Kori in Kano during the morning rush hour on Monday.
Saraki’s Death: Exit of a Titan - Northern Govs
Wed Nov, 14 2012
The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has commiserated with the government and people of Kwara State over the death of Second Republic Leader of the Senate and godfather of Kwara politics, Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki, describing his death as the exit of a titan.
Former Senate Leader; Olushola Saraki Is Dead
Wed Nov, 14 2012
The former senate leader in the second republic, Dr. Olushola Saraki has been reported dead early this morning.
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