U.S. laments govt’s inaction on religious extremism, considers special envoy
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has warned of a genocide in the country if the Federal Government fails to arrest the growing extremism, particularly in the North.
Buhari, Chadian president meet behind closed doors in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday met behind closed doors with Chadian President, Field Marshal Idriss Deby Itno, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja...
Food security: Kaduna government, stakeholders inspect wheat farms to assess yields
The Kaduna State Government, along with some stakeholders in the agricultural subsector, on Thursday concluded a two-day on-the-spot assessment
We need more troops, mercenaries to fight terrorism in Borno- Zulum
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has implored the Federal Government to deploy more military personnel and mercenaries in the continued fight against Boko Haram terrorists. According to him, there are still three major strongholds under the control of insurgents, and currently not enough troops to end over a decade-long war. Zulum said the shores…
Military air strikes knock out more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Enenche said the air raids were conducted on Friday at Ngwuri Gana
Germany donates N2.7b to tackle mental health in Lake Chad
Germany has donated 60 million euros (about N2.7 billion) for the mental and psychological well-being of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Lake Chad region. In a statement, yesterday in Maiduguri, its Ambassador to Cameroun, Dr. Corinna Fricke, said the Francophone nation and its neighbour, Chad, would benefit from the project tagged: “Emergency Response and Assistance…
Troops rescue 12 hostages from Boko Haram in Lake Chad
Troops of Sector 2 (Chad), Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF), have rescued 12 hostages from the Boko Haram terrorists enclave near Barkalam in Lake Chad. The Chief of Military Public Information, MNJTF, Col. Muhammad Dole, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Ndjamena, Chad and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…
Military airstrikes hit terrorists’ targets, kill scores in Lake Chad, Sambisa forest
The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has hit Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ hideouts and killed several fighters in the Lake Chad and Sambisa forest in Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Friday, said the airstrikes were launched on Sept. 22 under…