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Why Buhari government will not name Boko Haram sponsors now –...

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Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has reiterated the position of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration not to name sponsors of Boko...

Last Nigerian Super Tucanos headed home

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The final batch of six A-29 Super Tucanos destined for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have left the United States, and are due to...

Nigeria extends phone blackout as crackdown on banditry spreads

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Nigerian authorities imposed a communications blackout on Monday in several parts of Sokoto state as a crackdown against armed kidnappers in the country’s northwest...

Bandits release ten students kidnapped two months ago from Nigerian school

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Bandits have released ten more students kidnapped two months ago from a Baptist school in northwest Nigeria, the school administrator told Reuters on Saturday. The...

Nigerian jet thought to have killed civilians in pursuit of militants

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The Nigerian air force said on Thursday it may have killed and injured civilians while pursuing suspected Islamist insurgents in the northeast state of...

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings,...

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At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins amid a rise in mass school kidnappings and...

Is granting amnesty to Boko Haram members fair to the Nigerian...

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In 2015, the Nigerian federal government inaugurated an initiative called Operation Safe Corridor, aimed towards rehabilitating and reintegrating repented Boko Haram militias. For years, the...

Attackers blow up Nigerian prison fence, free 266 inmates

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Heavily armed gunmen raided a jail in south-central Nigeria late on Sunday, blowing up the perimeter fence and freeing 266 inmates - almost everyone...

Nigeria says 75 abducted children released amid army crackdown

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Seventy-five children who were kidnapped from their school in Nigeria’s northwestern Zamfara State have been released after their abductors came under pressure from a...

Nigeria’s Katsina state shuts some communications as bandit battle widens

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Nigerian officials cut communication lines in multiple parts of Katsina state as a crackdown on banditry in the northwest of the country spreads. Katsina state...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...