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FILE PHOTO: A cross-section of internally displaced persons

Boko Haram: NEMA resumes activities in displaced persons’ camps

Boko Haram: NEMA resumes activities in displaced persons’ camps

PHOTO: Nigerian Army releases shocking images of Sambisa Forest survivors

The Nigerian military has released heart-wrenching images of what it says are survivors rescued from the notorious Sambisa forest where they were held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents. The military released the images on Thursday. The images show women and children, most of them malnourished, suggesting the survivors were kept under extremely terrible conditions. PREMIUM […]

How Nigerian govt ruins midwives scheme, fails to fight maternal deaths

Nigeria’s fight against pregnancy and childbirth deaths is half-hearted with the government failing to pay and equip midwives.

Rights group berates Nigerian Army for ‘unlawful’ detention of police officers

“The detention of the policemen is a confirmation of institution disagreement and self-serving superiority of one outfit over another.”

5 INEC ad hoc officials arrested for thumb-printing ballot papers in Imo

25 persons who claimed to be INEC officials were also arrested.

Update: Unserviceable ammunition caused Jos explosion – Army

Two soldiers died in the accident while one sustained injuries.

FILE PHOTO: A cross-section of internally displaced persons

INVESTIGATION: Displaced persons in Gombe “dying of starvation”

The displaced people say they have been abandoned by the authorities

Jonathan rejects foreign troops in fight against Boko Haram

The president tells the United Nations to focus more on helping Boko Haram victims, rather than sending troops.

How Boko Haram exploits, rapes abducted girls — Report

The report documents war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Boko Haram, including the killing of over 5,500 civilians in north-east Nigeria in the past 15 months.

EXCLUSIVE: May 29 Handover: Nigerian govt directs Ministers, Service Chiefs, others to prepare handover notes

MDAs given up till Thursday to submit briefs

Nigerian govt still committed to rescuing Chibok girls – Okonjo-Iweala

The minister says the search for the girls would continue notwithstanding the change in government.

Boko Haram: Nigerian military will liberate Sambisa forest before Buhari takes power — NSA

The National Security Adviser says all efforts are being made to rescue Chibok girls.

Election, voters

#NigeriaDecides: INEC releases interim report, acknowledges violence in Rivers, Akwa Ibom, others

“According to preliminary reports, 88.9 % of polling units opened for accreditation between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.”

CDD releases preliminary report on governorship, state assemblies elections

CDD denounces reports of human rights abuses reported across the country

PVCs Card reader

Card readers not functioning in part​s​ of Plateau

The police in Plateau deployed 4000 personnel across the 17 Local Government Areas

Soldiers block INEC officials in Oshiomhole’s hometown

Governor Oshiomhole expressed shock at the development

Police prevent voters from getting to polling units in Kaduna

Election officials arrived Vice President Namadi Sambo’s polling unit at about 11 a.m.; three hours behind schedule

INEC website hacked

INEC says it is looking into the matter.

REVEALED: Document Exposes PDP Rigging Plan For Presidential Election

It is unclear whether the PDP is following these recommendations as the voting process goes underway across the country.

How President Jonathan’s Airport shuttles weaken Abuja security, endanger residents

Governor Fashola of Lagos recently blamed the president for compromising his state’s security and opening up Lekki for armed robbers attack

Nigerian troops foil fresh Boko Haram attack on Bama

Mr. Olukolade said the military maintains a firm control of Bama.

The crashed chopper

Nigerian Navy to send troops to fight Boko Haram

New cadets have been trained to confront terrorists.

Permanent Voter Cards

INEC uncovers 35,000 double registrations in Plateau

INEC has recorded 89.1 per cent distribution rate in Plateau.

Security operatives raid suspected Boko Haram hideout in Kaduna

Sources say the suspected Boko Haram commander was on the run from Maiduguri.

Boko Haram: Nigerian troops uncover bodies in Bama well

The community was liberated from Boko Haram on Monday.