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Troops, Police Ready To Stop Planned Boko Haram Attack

File photo of troops with recovered Boko Haram weapons.   The military and police in Borno State have expressed joint readiness to stop a planned attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Maiduguri metropolis. The police in a statement on Thursday

Soldiers Foil Attack, Kill Two Suicide Bombers In Borno

  Two Female suicide bombers were killed on Wednesday night in an attempt to attack a military formation in Alikaramanti area in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The attackers were intercepted by the soldiers on duty in the area after

Again, Suspected Herdsmen Attack Plateau

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria There have been reports of a fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on Rafiki and Dong communities of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State in the early hours of today. Security operatives have

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Fresh Plateau Attack

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria   Suspected herdsmen have killed 25 persons in another attack in Plateau State. Those killed in the attack are 19 men, three women and three children. The incident occurred on Monday night in

Again, Suspected Pirates Attack Bayelsa Community

Another attack has occurred in Bayelsa State, barely 24-hours after gunmen suspected to be pirates attacked a commercial boat en route Yenagoa, the state capital. Two passengers including a pregnant woman were shot in the Thursday attack when the pirates attacked

Death Toll From Fresh Benue Attack Rises To 24

A file photo of Benue youths staging a protest is used to illustrate the story   At least 24 persons were killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Omusu village in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. Chairman of Okpokwu LGA,

Again, Benue Govt To Hold Mass Burial For Herdsmen Attack Victims

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom during his visit to Okpokwu Local Government Area on Tuesday. Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has issued a directive for necessary arrangements to be made for another mass burial in the state. The mass burial is

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Several In Fresh Benue Attack

File photo of an attacked community   Several people have been killed in a fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on Olosu, a village in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. The Chairman of the LGA, Mr Ogwuche Olofu, told

MSF Suspends Services, Evacuates Staff In Rann After Boko Haram Attack

A file photo of a community in Rann, Borno State after a bomb explosion   Humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended its medical activities in Rann, following a Boko Haram attack on the town in Borno State. MSF

Boko Haram: ICRC Provides Free Surgery For Bomb Attack Survivors

Medical officers attending to patients at the ICRC center.   The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) operating in Borno State says it has provided free surgical care to 751 battle wounded patients in Maiduguri. Giving succor to victims

Three Killed In Attack On Katsina Village

  Two suspected armed robbers and one resident were killed following an armed robbery attack on Tandama village of Danja Local Government Area of Katsina state, northwest Nigeria. According to eyewitness whose brother was killed by the suspected armed robbers,

Dapchi Attack: Dogara Tells Army, Police To Stop Blame Game

File photo The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has asked security agencies to take responsibility for failing to stop the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State. He said that the buck-passing between the Nigerian

Dapchi Attack: Chief of Air Staff Has Relocated To Yobe – Lai Mohammed

In order to supervise and coordinate the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has relocated to Yobe State. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by the

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Adamawa Community

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have invaded Gwamba community in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State. According to an eyewitness, the attackers stormed two villages in the community at on Tuesday morning and opened fire. Several houses are reported to