Amnesty International commends Nigeria’s trial of Boko Haram suspects

Amnesty International commends Nigeria’s trial of Boko Haram suspects

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Amnesty International has commended the Nigerian government over the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, describing the ongoing trial as ”good progress for the justice sector.” The commendation was contained in a letter addressed to the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of…

Resettled Yobe IDPs Resume Farming

Resettled Yobe IDPs Resume Farming

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Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who resettled in Katarko village, Yobe, said they had resumed farming to reclaim their economic lives after three years of displacement by insurgency Modu Bukar, a father of five, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on…

Nigeria reaffirms $6.7bn Northeast reconstruction, rehabilitation, resettlement plan

Nigeria reaffirms $6.7bn Northeast reconstruction, rehabilitation, resettlement plan

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The Federal Government says it has developed a 6.7-billion-dollar robust plan of action for the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement of Northeast devastated by Boko Haram activities. Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, said this at a side event tagged…

Boko Haram: Security report from Nigeria’s North-east “worrisome” – FG

Boko Haram: Security report from Nigeria’s North-east “worrisome” – FG

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The security report coming from North-eastern Nigeria is worrisome, the federal government has said. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, stated this when he briefed journalists at the end of a meeting of security chiefs with President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Dan-Ali said…

Abati: Jonathan secured release of some Chibok girls — but Dasuki said it should not be publicised

Abati: Jonathan secured release of some Chibok girls — but Dasuki said it should not be publicised

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Reuben Abati says the former President Goodluck Jonathan secured the release of some Chibok girls but did not to publicise it. The former media aide to Jonathan disclosed this on Wednesday during a show he anchored on ARISE. Abati interviewed Femi Adesina,…

Army redeploys senior officers, Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander

Army redeploys senior officers, Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander

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The Nigerian Army has announced a major redeployment of senior officers in Command, Staff and other appointments. The posting affected Principal Staff Officers both at the Defence and Army Headquarters as well as General Officers Commanding (GOCs). The Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA…

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