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Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Why I’m stepping away from active politics – Jonathan

Mr Jonathan attends a function of the PDP in Bayelsa.

Lai Mohammed lied, Nigerian govt paid ‘large ransom’ to free #DapchiGirls – UN report

 ‘’It is not true that we paid ransom for the release of the Dapchi girls,” Lai Mohammed had said.

N166Billion Contract Mess: 10 Questions For Minister Fashola

Nigeria’s procurement agency says the minister and his ministry violated the laws guiding contract awards in the country.


Many feared dead as Nigerian jet mistakenly drops bomb on IDP camp

At least two people are feared dead from the incident and the injured included officials of the Doctors without Borders, MSF.


Nigeria lost over N1.5 trillion to attacks by Niger Delta militants, oil vandals in 2016

”In 2016, January to date for example, NPDC alone recorded 59 security incidents,” an official said.

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Army troops clearing Boko Haram enclaves along Bitta to Tokumbere, Sambisa Forest, Borno state

Nigerian Army announces rescue of 605 women, children from Sambisa Forest

“The victims are in our custody for further investigation and interrogation,” the army said.

Rashidi Ladoja

After 8 years, Ladoja’s N4.7 billion money laundering trial starts afresh

The former Oyo governor was granted bail by the court.

ALERT: Fleeing Boko Haram terrorists disguise as menial workers – Nigerian Military

The military cautioned Nigerians to be alert and watchful.

FILE PHOTO: A cross-section of internally displaced persons

Famine may have killed 2,000 people cut off from aid by Boko Haram – Analysts

“The risk of famine in inaccessible areas of Borno State will remain high over the coming year.”

National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno

Boko Haram terrorists, suspects must be prosecuted – NSA

Mr. Monguno says Nigeria has resolved to win the fight against terrorism through its core national values.

IDP Camp used to illustrate the story

Boko Haram: ECOWAS donates $1 million cash, $400,000 worth of food to Borno

“This is the first time that I am coming to Maiduguri as ECOWAS leader.”

University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH)

Boko Haram: UMTH employs 100 doctors to boost healthcare services

Experts in various fields, including surgeons, ophthalmologists, pathologist, paediatricians and radiologists, were employed.

IMN protesters

Police warns Shiite group against disrupting public peace in Kaduna

Police said they would not tolerate any procession.

IDP Camp used to illustrate the story

UN ignores Buhari, seeks record $2.7 billion aid for 7 million Nigerians affected by Boko Haram, others

“The lack of funding this year has worsened the humanitarian needs of 11 million people in the Lake Chad Basin.”

INTERVIEW: Our actions to resolve Shiite IMN, Southern Kaduna crises – El-Rufai

The governor speaks extensively on the Shiite and Kaduna South crises.

Boko Haram in one of its videos

Nigerian soldiers repel 10 Boko Haram attacks in 2 weeks – Theatre Commander

The major general said soldiers have gone “deeper into Sambisa Forest on many fronts.”

End of Boko Haram in sight, Buhari assures international community

“The good news I have is that the end of the raining season has come in the North-Eastern region of Nigeria.”

Internally Displaced Persons

Nigerian soldiers, policemen arrested for ‘raping, sexually exploiting’ women displaced by Boko Haram

Police probe report released in October by Human Rights Watch.

Muslim Rights Concern blasts Kaduna government for labelling Shiite IMN “insurgent group”

“Kaduna government is pregnant with ingredients of all the five evils which Chamberlain spoke about.”

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

UPDATE: Kaduna to prosecute Shiite leader El-Zakzaki, but won’t prosecute culpable soldiers yet

The Kaduna Government said the Shiite IMN was an insurgent group and should be treated as such.

SSS Intelligence operatives

SHOCKING: How Nigeria’s secret police, SSS, “tortured” man to death; then paid family N15 million to keep mum

Saheed Eyitayo was arrested by the SSS on April 4 and was never seen alive by family and friends again.

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Don’t demonise Shiites, Judge warns Nigerian government

The judge ordered the SSS, police, and attorney general of the federation to pay N50 million to Mr. El-Zakzaky and his wife.

SSS releases member of Buhari’s arms probe panel after 5 months detention

A judge refused to continue hearing on the matter unless the SSS obeyed a bail order he gave in July.

Boko Haram: 5.1 million Nigerians risk starvation in 2017, UN says

The UN said about $1 billion is needed in 2017 to help Boko Haram victims.

Speak on El-Zakzaky’s release, Shiites protest to National Assembly

“We want him freed so that he can go for his treatment. They have inflicted several injuries on him.”