Terrorism

Nigeria @56: Defeating Boko Haram Without Foreign Help Showed Nigeria Is Truly Independent, Says Global Excellence Foundation

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye As Nigeria Marks it’s 56th independence day anniversary, a non-profit organization, the Global Excellence Foundation (GEF) has said by defeating the Boko Haram insurgency on its own with no foreign assistance, the country has proved that it’s truly independent. In a remarks by the Foundation’s Country Director, Professor Yemi Ola On the occasion of Nigeria’s 56th ...

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Desist from attacking Osun Government, Foundation tells Punch Newspaper 

 By Maxwell Adeleye An interest group, Justice Now Foundation has appealed to one of the mostly read newspapers in Nigeria, the Punch to desist from its incessant and baseless attacks of the government of the state of Osun. The group in a statement on Tuesday by its Director of Publicity, Mr. Bello Adebayo opined that the Punch recent publication on ...

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Troops kill 2 cattle rustlers, recover 7 cows, 1 car

Troops carrying out clearance operation of suspected livestock rustlers and bandits’ camps and hideouts in the North West have killed two suspected bandits in a raid on Thursday.

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Nigeria Navy parade suspected member of Niger Delta Avengers in Warri

The Nigeria Navy on Thursday paraded a suspected member of the Niger Delta Avengers at its base Warri, Delta.

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Buhari carpets Boko Haram, says Terrorist Group is Anti-Allah, Invites U.N as Negotiator On Chibok Girls Swap Deal

As a show of commitment to swapping the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok with Boko Haram fighters in custody, President Muhammadu Buhari has told the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, that Nigeria would welcome intermediaries from the global body. Speaking during a bilateral meeting with the UN scribe at the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York, ...

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Militants blow up another pipeline in Delta

A militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, in the early hours of Tuesday, blew up the Afiesere-Iwhrenene major delivery line to UPS/UQCC, operated by Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NDPC/Shorelines Petroleum in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The attack confirmed by a leader of the group, self-styled Gen. Aldo Agbalaja, came as the Niger Delta Avengers, ...

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Troops raid Rivers, Bayelsa communities, destroy camps

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Troops attaché to the 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army have discovered and destroyed 74 illegal refineries and militants and kidnappers camps in various parts of Rivers and Bayelsa States. The troops operating under the interventionist programme, OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE smashed  the militantsusing swan buggy and other specialists equipment on Wednesday. According to the Nigerian Army, ...

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