9 hrs ago
Terrorists abduct motorists, set cars ablaze in Borno
Another set of terrorists, yesterday, ambushed motorists along Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu Road, setting ablaze two trucks loaded with oranges and another Toyota hilux vehicle, after abducting their drivers and taking them an unknown destination.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Voice of America
Addressing Child Trauma in Northern Nigeria a National Security Priority
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.
Gov. Shettima Gives N100m To Victims Of Boko Haram Attacks In Bama
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has given a N100 million compensation package to victims of recent Boko Haram attack in Bama local government area of the state.
Goodluck supports African rapid reaction force
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.
Sen. Ndume Pledges Allegiance To New PDP
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.
Nigeria: Airforce Base Attack - Military Probes Possible 'Moles' Role
Military authorities are currently investigating the possibility of moles within its ranks who may have aided the recent deadly attack on the 79 Composite Group of the Nigerian Air Force in Maiduguri, by suspected members of Boko Haram sect.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Airforce Base Attack: Search Begins For Possible Moles In Military
Still wondering how suspected members of the outlawed Islamist sect Boko Haram was able to pull off the recent deadly attack on the 79 Composite Group of the Nigerian Air Force in Maiduguri, military authorities have commenced investigation into the possibility of presence of moles within its ranks.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Boko Haram lashes out
Officials and eyewitnesses recount the militant Muslim fundamentalist group's audacious attack on a military base, which left many killed and injured.
Top African Women - In Law
African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men.
Emergency rule: Service chiefs, IGP, DSS to brief Senate tomorrow
INSPECTOR General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, the Director of State Service, DSS, and Service Chiefs could not brief the Senate yesterday on the security situation in the three states where the Presidency declared emergency rule as a result of last Monday's Boko Haram attack in Maidugiri, Borno State.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
House Still Divided Over Oil Benchmark, Denies U.S.$100,000 Bribe From Executive
The division among lawmakers over the appropriate oil benchmark for the 2014 budget resurfaced yesterday in the House of Representatives as they failed to forge a consensus after about two hours meeting behind closed doors.
WNYC-AM New York
Nigeria Steps Up Security In Northeast After Boko Haram Attacks
Nigerian authorities have increased security patrols around the northeastern city of Maiduguri after Islamist militants attacked military bases there.
New Media Journal
Boko Haram Overruns Nigerian Air Force Base
Boko Haram, a Nigerian terrorist group with ties to al Qaeda, launched a major attack on a Nigerian Air Force base in the insurgency-wracked city of Maiduguri.
CBS 3 Springfield
Nigeria: Trial for 500 Islamic extremist suspects
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.
300 Persons Displaced In Maiduguri Attacks - NEMA
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: Defence Headquarters Recommends Trial of Over 500 Terror...
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.
Boko Haram: Nigeria Not Fighting Civil War - Maku
FROM LEFT: CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, LT.-GEN. AZUBUIKE IHEJIRIKA; CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF, ADMIRAL OLA IBRAHIM AND SUPERVISING MINISTER OF DEFENCE, MR LABARAN MAKU, AT A NEWS CONFENRENCE ON THE ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY CELEBRATION IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Jonathan paying more attention to retaining power beyond 2015 - Progressive govs
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.
Nigeria military restores Maiduguri phones
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.
World Briefs / Militants stage Nigeria attack
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.