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Court jails 45 Boko Haram members in Niger

A Federal High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger State has convicted and sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to between 3 and 31 years in jail. This is contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and signed by his Special Adviser, Mr Segun Adeyemi. In the statement, the Minister said that ...

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Graft allegations against me, act of terrorism, says Buratai

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General T. Y. Buratai has described the recent accusation against him in some sections of the media, as another aspect of terrorism. 

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For Kaigama and TUC, labour must engage system to ensure workers’ welfare

  In the life of any individual or organisation, a time comes for stock taking of events and trends that define its existence. On such occasion, truth is spoken to issues and solutions to seeming problems and difficulties proffered. 

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Niger warns: Boko Haram now has an army

Niger’s defence minister, Hassoumi Messaoudou, told Radio France International on Friday that regional leaders needed to “rethink Boko Haram” and called on regional forces to defeat the group in Nigeria.

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Civilian JTF avert tragedy in Borno kill two suicide bombers

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri Members of the vigilance group operating in the insurgency troubled Borno State have averted tragedy by killing two members of the dreaded Boko Haram group.

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