Boko Haram appoints Mahamat Daoud as Shekau’s successor, says Deby

Chadian President, Idriss Deby, has said that Abubakar Shekau has been replaced by Mahamat Daoud as head of the dreaded Islamist militant group, Boko...

Scores killed as bomb blast rocks Borno market

At least 40 people were killed on Tuesday when an explosion occurred at the cow section of Sabon Gari market in Damboa Local Government...

SERAP asks Buhari to stop IDPs’ eviction in Abuja

A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the forced eviction of internally displaced persons...

Reps seek improved funding for armed forces

The House of Representatives yesterday called for improved motivation and funding of the Nigerian armed forces. Its ad hoc committee on the screening of service...

Boko Haram may be hiding Chibok girls in bunkers – Borno elder

Secretary of Borno Elders Forum, Dr Gubio Bulama, on Tuesday, said there was general suspicion that Boko Haram insurgents were hiding abducted Chibok girls in...

4 siblings die in Anambra candle fire

Tragedy struck yesterday in Omuko village, Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, as four children of same parents were burnt to...

10 Boko Haram camps fall to troops, says DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said 10 additional Boko Haram camps have been destroyed in Sambisa Forest by troops. It claimed that unconfirmed number of...

Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri, many feared killed

Hundreds of Boko Haram militants yesterday made a futile attempt to overrun Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, advancing from different fronts weeks after being...

$8.4m Fraud: Afe Babalola Denies Receiving Money From Ajudua To Represent Bamaiyi

The law firm of Chief Afe Babalola yesterday told a Lagos High Court in Ikeja that it never received payments from alleged fraud kingpin,...

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