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UNITED NATIONS, April 13 (Xinhua) -- At least 1,000 children have been abducted by the Boko Haram insurgent group in northeastern Nigeria since 2013 ... UNICEF pledged that it will stand with Nigerian authorities, who have made a commitment to make schools safer by protecting educational ... children militant group

Four years after the abductions in Chibok, and months after more kidnappings in Dapchi, over 100 schoolgirls are still missing. Nigeria must act to make schools safe - beefing up security, learning from past mistakes and, ultimately, working to end the Boko Haram insurgency. What's new? In February, ...
Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 18 in Nigeria - emergency services ... A suspected Boko Haram attack in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed 15 people and wounded 68, an emergency agency official said on Monday, in the biggest strike since the government said it was in talks with ... militants
Other issues that deal with fundamental objectives and directive principles of state policy are environmental objectives, directive on Nigerian cultures, ... terrorist activities in 2009, Nigeria had been witnessing series of kidnapping of mostly foreign expatriates by militants in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. militants

When Nigeria's Boko Haram militants returned the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls to their families, last week, they held-on to Leah Sharibu. The Nigerian government negotiated the release. The freed schoolchildren then told her parents that Leah had been held-back because she had refused to renounce ... militants
Aibangbee who spoke in Benin City during a one week entrepreneurship refresher training on fish farm for ex-militants, said the participants who are mainly Niger-Delta ex-militants must find something that will make their business standout stressing that it is critical to the survival of an enterprise. militants
The Federal Government under its Amnesty Programme, on Monday trained ex-militants, drawn from the nine oil producing states in the country on fish farming. Mr Charles Odemwingie, Managing Director, Nolia Consult Limited said during the training held in Benin that it was part of the federal ... militants
DAKAR, Senegal — Security officials in Nigeria failed to act after being alerted that Boko Haram militants were on their way to a town where they eventually kidnapped 110 schoolgirls, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, in findings that were swiftly denounced by the military. The Nigerian Army and the ... militants
Ten Niger Delta militant groups, including the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, have given the federal government four weeks to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Retired General Paul Boroh. The militants warned that they would unleash fresh attacks on oil installations and ... militants
This month, a Boko Haram attack killed security forces and humanitarian workers at a camp for displaced workers in Rann that Nigerian military jets accidentally bombed last year, killing dozens. A few months ago, militants kidnapped a group of policewomen and a team of university professors who were on ... militants
Nigeria on Tuesday sacked the coordinator of a multimillion-dollar amnesty program set up to rehabilitate former militants in the delta region, with President Muhammadu Buhari ... Dokubo, a professor of strategic studies, is director of research and studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. militants
Federal Government of Nigeria said it has employed 350 Niger Delta ex-militants out of a total of 30, 000 sent abroad to study on government's scholarships. The 350 ex-militants have already been posted to different ministries and parastatals while awaiting approval of the 2018 Appropriation Bill by the ... militants
According to Kachalla, many of Aisha's fellow pupils who escaped from the militants have recounted how the abducted girls rushed into the trucks willingly, deceived by militants who pretended to be from the Nigerian military. “The girls were even struggling to get in to the trucks before they were taken away ... militants
According to Kachalla, many of Aisha's fellow pupils who escaped from the militants have recounted how the abducted girls rushed into the trucks willingly, deceived by militants who pretended to be from the Nigerian military. “The girls were even struggling to get in to the trucks before they were taken away ... militants
The latest tragedy gripping the nation — the 110 girls who went missing in the town of Dapchi after militants attacked their school — has only ... and win the war with Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group that has claimed thousands of lives and uprooted millions from their homes in the north of the country. militants

ABUJA (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 11 people including three aid workers in an attack on a military barracks in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state late on Thursday, according to two security reports seen by Reuters. The raid in the town of Rann marks the latest high-profile ... militants
The United Nations agency, the International Organization for Migration, said the attack had been carried out by militants using automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and gun trucks. The three aid workers who were killed were all Nigerian, the agency said. Four soldiers and four police officers ... militants
(CNN) -- Here's a look at Boko Haram, a militant Islamic group working out of Nigeria, whose purpose is to institute Sharia, or Islamic law. Facts:In the local .... July 1, 2015 - Boko Haram militants raid three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, killing at least 145 people, according to witnesses. militants
At least 1,130 civilians were freed and 37 suspected Boko Haram militants were killed during a joint offensive by Cameroonian and Nigerian troops in ... Cooperation (OIC) secretary general Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen condemned the abduction of some 110 schoolgirls from Nigeria's northeastern Dapchi ... militants
The Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura, has given rare details of how the Nigerian government negotiated with Boko Haram for the release of abducted oil explorers and policewomen. The police officers were abducted in June 20, 2017 while travelling from Maiduguri, the ... militants
The troubling details of a kidnapping that unfolded last week in the rural community of Dapchi in northern Nigeria after Boko Haram attacked a school and apparently made off with teenage hostages horrified the nation. As many as 110 girls have been missing since Monday, when armed militants stormed ... militants
Boko Haram militants have been fighting a long insurgency in their quest for an Islamic state in northern Nigeria. The conflict is estimated to have killed tens of thousands of people. The Chibok girls represent a fraction of the women captured by the militant group, which has kidnapped thousands during its ... militants
"We believe that granting amnesty to Boko Haram would be an open violation of the Nigerian Constitution and international law and would entail a virtual denial of justice for victims," Socio-Economic Rights and ... Who is Nigeria talking to, and how genuine are those speaking for the militants? The ...
Nigeria on Tuesday sacked the coordinator of a multimillion-dollar amnesty program set up to rehabilitate former militants in the delta region, with President Muhammadu Buhari ... Dokubo, a professor of strategic studies, is director of research and studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs.
Nigeria's government acknowledges 110 girls still missing after Boko Haram militants attacked town nearly a week ago. By The Associated Press. LAGOS, Nigeria — Feb 25, 2018, 1:11 PM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Nigeria's government acknowledges 110 girls still missing after Boko Haram militants ...
Johannesburg - South Africa's top court on Friday reinstated a 24 year prison sentence for a Nigerian oil militant convicted of a series of terror attacks ... "He was not extradited to Nigeria because, had he stood trial there, he would have faced the death penalty," said the Constitutional Court in its judgement.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Three suicide bombers killed 18 people late on Friday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, epicenter of the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency, the state police commissioner said. Damian Chukwu, Borno state police commissioner, on Saturday said the attack took place at ...
The ICRC and Swiss TPH are preparing to scale up their project in the Adamawa state in Nigeria – a region affected particularly badly by militant attacks of the Boko Haram extremist group. A state-wide survey showed that 80% of health facilities in Adamawa had the necessary prerequisites to introduce the ...
IKOM, Nigeria - For the first time in his life, Victor Obi believes that the only way to win freedom in Cameroon is with a gun. ... The 25-year-old is camped out in a small Nigerian village just kilometres from his home in Cameroon where authorities have launched a crackdown on English-speaking separatists.
In the clip, he disputed the Nigerian military's claims that Boko Haram militants had been defeated in the Sambisa forest of northeastern Nigeria. In the footage, he is wearing all black and holding a rifle, while two masked men stand alongside him. At one point, he looks into the camera and addresses the ...
For the first time in five decades, the disease has been found in northeastern Borno State, where the Nigerian army is fighting Boko Haram militants. The new team will join 14 local W.H.O. staffers at the emergency operations center of Nigeria's C.D.C., the agency said last week. It is also sending reagents ...
At least 18 people were killed on Thursday following a gunmen attack in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara State, police sources said. ... after talksLassa fever kills dozens across NigeriaDespite declaration of victory over the militants, Nigerian troops continue to engage in gunfights with members of the armed ...
WARRI—SOME former Niger Delta militant leaders, yesterday raised the alarm that powerful northerners have allegedly taken over the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, swapping names of ex-agitators captured in the programme with Hausa/Fulani names as benefactors at most of the training ...
Some of the girls were killed or injured during previous attacks on the militants' stronghold and bombing executed by Nigeria's military, according Reuters. Recently, the Nigerian military has announced a continuous “clearance operation” of the Sambisa forest, which resulted in the deaths of some of the ...
The agitators under the auspices of 21st Century Youth of Niger Delta in a statement by the spokesperson, W O I Izon Ebi, said: “First is what is still holding the resumption of academic activities at the Nigerian Maritime University, NMU, Okerenkoko, Warrior South West Local Government Area,Delta State?”.
A coalition of militant groups in Ondo State yesterday gave oil companies operating in the state three days to leave over non-enrollment of their members in the Federal Government Amnesty Programme. General Akinfemi Raymond, the secretary of the coalition, gave the ultimatum in Akure while ...
Horny warned that ex-militants would react in a manner that won't be in the interest of the nation if the alleged persecution of Mrs Jonathan continues. Hornby said, “Non-governmental organisations are for the empowerment of the people. How many first ladies of Nigeria did not have NGOs while in office?
Fulani militants have brutally slaughtered more than 80 Christians in Nigeria's Benue State since the beginning of January, and these killings occurred ... Concern has decried the brutal killings of more than 80 Christians in Benue State's Logo and Guma Counties at the hands of Fulani militant herdsmen.
A large number of youth claiming to be former armed militants in the Niger Delta area of Ondo State on Friday protested in Akure, the state capital, over ... addressed themselves as generals, include Deji Williams (United Sea-wolf Avengers), Seamaco(Awaja Camp), Ebiee(Niger Delta Militant Vanguard), ...
But, the State commissioner for Information and Orientation, Yemi Olowolabi, said those staging the protest are not ex militants, but group of jobless and disgruntled elements masquerading themselves as ex militants. The militant groups are the United Sea-wolf Avengers, The Awaja Camp, The Niger Delta ...
A Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators yesterday listed a number of oil fields and installations as targets for resumed attacks if Federal Government failed to address specific grievances agitating the region. Following three weeks of consultations and meetings across the Niger Delta region, the group, ...
Niger Delta Ex-Agitators Forum has warned the Federal Government to stop further harassment of former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan and her family. The forum of ex-militants drawn from the nine states of the Niger Delta, warned that they would not tolerate further attempt by the Federal ...
On Jan. 14, 2018, Boko Haram – an Islamist group from northeast Nigeria led by jihadist leader Abubakar Shekau – released a video depicting the remains of a Nigerian air force Mi-171 helicopter the group claimed it shot down. The alleged shoot-down occurred amid an intensive new offensive targeting the group. On Jan.
1054 ex-militants have graduated from Nigerian universities and there is a balance case load of 2843 that are at various stages of their scholarship programme and most will graduate in 2018. ''Also, the services of 200 local and foreign Skills Acquisition Centres was utilised to train 15,140 beneficiaries.
Throughout 2017, in the absence of significant militant attacks, Nigeria managed to gradually increase its crude oil production to the point of becoming a headache for OPEC's cuts because it had been exempt from the initial collective agreement to curtail production. At the November 2017 meeting, ...
By now it must be clear to all objective observers that the threat posed to Nigeria's unity and peace by the militant Fulani herdsmen has reached a really terrifying point and from all analysis and evaluation of the dimensions and ramifications of this problem, it seems that the Nigerian governments( State ...
Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday threatened to name and shame politicians who are arming and supporting criminal elements in the society. He commended the gallantry of the security forces and their contribution to peace, security and development but lamented that some ...


 

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