Nigeria to partner ECOWAS for safer West Africa, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday pledged Nigeria’s continued partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in checking criminal activities and ensuring stability within the sub-region.
Despite insurgency, UNIMAID to continue oil, gas exploration in Lake Chad Basin
The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has defied Boko Haram insurgency and abduction of its staff to continue oil and gas exploration in Lake Chad Basin of Borno and Yobe states.
Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud FG for their release
Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government, on Saturday, announced the release of Ibrahim and 12 other persons abducted by the insurgents in Borno,…
EFCC arrests own personnel over theft of case file
The Borno State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two of its personnel along with a girlfriend in Maiduguri.
We’re wrong on Boko Haram ambush, says Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army has apologised to the public for issuing a statement that turned out to be false on last week’s attack on geologists from the University of Maiduguri...
Four of our members are still missing, says UNIMAID ASUU
The insurgents last Tuesday attacked a team of geologists on oil exploration exercise in Lake Chad Basin. The team, according to Mamman, comprises NNPC staff, geologists, members of CJTF and military personnel.
20 people feared killed in Borno separate attacks
A ruthless disregard for human life by the Boko Haram insurgents and Fulani herdsmen continued across the country yesterday even as the Middle Belt Patriotic Front...
NAF signs MoU with UNIMAID on research, production of Alpha Jet parts
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) on research development and production of locally-made Alpha Jet aircraft anti-skid test bench.
Terrorists still alive, prowling, despite government’s victory claim
The president would repeat the same declaration in an interview with BBC in February 2016, despite the fact that, few days to the interview, terrorists had just attacked Dalori, a village in Borno State, where about 86 persons were killed.