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    Ese Oruru: FG To Prosecute Abductors Of Bayelsa Girl

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    The minister of women affairs, Hajiya Aisha Al-Hassan, has condemned the abduction and forced child marriage of 13-year-girl, Ese Oruru, vowing that all those implicated in the incident would be dealt with. Ese was allegedly kidnapped by one Yunusa in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, in August 2015 and renamed Aishat on…

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    Boko Haram Forced 100,000 Nigerians To Live Abroad As Refugees – US

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    The United States, U.S, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Mrs Linda Thomas-Greenfield has revealed that about 100,000 Nigerians are currently living outside Nigeria as refugees in neighbouring countries. Thomas-Linda, who announced this to journalists from across Africa in a tele-press conference yesterday disclosed that Boko Haram terror attacks had forced over one million Nigerians out…

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    PMB’s Forex Policy Encourages Corruption – Emir Sanusi

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    Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) currency policies risks undermining the progress recorded in the fight against Boko Haram in the northeast and efforts aimed at tackling corruption. In an interview with the London-based Financial Times, the former Central Bank…

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    Borno Attack: Army To Court-Martial Officers, Soldiers

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    The Nigerian Army has set up a court-martial to try cases of misconduct, indiscipline, among other misconducts that led to recent deadly attacks on Dalori and other Borno communities. A statement by the army spokesperson, Col. Sani Usman, said the Nigerian Army had already began investigations into the matter, noting that those found wanting “will…

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    Probe Alleged War Crimes By Military Now, Amnesty Intl Urges Buhari

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    Amnesty International has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to carry out independent investgations into alleged human rights violations by security forces. In a statement by the group’s UK director, Kate Allen, it said that Nigeria is required under international law to investigate credible evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity. “This is no time…

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    Troops Intercept 4 Suicide Bombers In Borno

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    Four female suicide bombers were intercepted ahead of a checkpoint at the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State, by troops who were assisted by members of the Civilian JTF, Hausa service of the BBC reports. In a statement issued by the acting director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, stated that the suicide bombers were…

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    Sanusi Denies Donating N40bn To Dasuki

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    The emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has debunked the allegation that he donated the sum of N40billion in cash to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) during his tenure as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Speaking with The Cable, the Emir said: “This is completely untrue. In the first…

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    Shi’ite, Army Showdown: FG Moves To Probe Killings

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    The federal government has begun moves to investigate the killings in Zaria, Kaduna State, following the clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Shi’ite sect. Minister of interior, Abdulrahman Danbazau, led the federal government delegation to Kaduna State to see things for themselves. The minister also held a closed-door meeting with the state…

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    IDPs Will Return To Their Homes Early Next Year – PMB

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    President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday in Abuja that the return of persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency to their home communities will begin early next year. Speaking when he hosted a delegation from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) led by former British foreign minister, Mr David Miliband, President Buhari said that his administration would…

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