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15 hrs ago | Voice of America
The Boko Haram insurgency has killed thousands in northern Nigeria since 2009, but what of the tens of thousands of others who have lived through, and witnessed, the violence, in particular the children? VOA's Anne Look reports from Maiduguri.
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Yesterday | Iol.co.za
Nigeria's president said he has given his backing to the creation of an African rapid reaction force, adding that it could help tackle the Boko Haram insurgency, in comments published on Monday.
Yesterday | Vanguard
BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Barely twenty four hours when some gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram sects ambushed motorists in Borno villages of Gwoza- Firgi- Ngurosoya federal highway, which led to the death of five passengers including one person on his way to Maiduguri to attend his brother's wedding, another set of terrorists ambushed motorists ... (more)
Yesterday | Ghanamma.com
Senator Ali Ndume has pledged his allegiance to the splinter group of the Peoples' Democratic Party known as New PDP which recently merged with the All Progressives Congress, APC.
They had held her captive for three months in Borno state's Gwoza Hills, an extension of the Mandara Mountains in north-east Nigeria that borders Cameroon's far north.
African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men.
The National Emergency Management Agency, North East Zone, on Wednesday confirmed that 300 people were displaced during the Dec. 1 insurgent attack at some military formations in Maiduguri.
Nigeria's military is recommending immediate trial for 500 suspected extremist militants and the president is promising an economic boost for the northeast region confronting an Islamic uprising - both issues that address concerns expressed by the United States.
Defence headquarters has recommended the trial of over 500 terror suspects and the release of 167 suspects among about 1,400 detainees screened in detention facilities in Maiduguri, Yola and Damaturu between July and September.
By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North Progressive governors, yesterday, accused President Goodluck Jonathan of paying more attention to his re-election in 2015 than tackling soaring security threat to lives and property in the country.
A white Zimbabwean legislator from former PM Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC party has claimed that most white people pulled out of the country's politics because they felt victimised.
President Goodluck Jonathan summoned an emergency security meeting following an attack by suspected members of Boko Haram sect in some parts of Maiduguri on Monday.
Authorities in northeastern Nigeria imposed a 24-hour curfew around the region's main city on Monday after Islamic militants staged an audacious attack apparently aimed at a government air base, news reports said, describing the assault as among the most dramatic in the insurgents' campaign to create an Islamic state.