Boko Haram Targets Another Village, Kill 7 And Abduct Dozens

At least 7 people have been killed and dozens abducted when Boko Haram militants invaded a Borno village on Saturday, according to a vigilante source speaking to SaharaReporters. Boko Haram terrorists stormed Kuruburu village of Damboa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State early Saturday morning, killing seven villagers and abducting dozens of more people. The source told SaharaReporters by …

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Ebonyi State Government Suspends Commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has suspended with immediate effect the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters and Rural Development in the state, Samuel Okoronkwo. Umahi announced Okoronkwo’s suspension today while declaring open the ITF programme in Abakaliki. He, however, did not state the reason for the suspension.  He said that his administration would not tolerate any action that would take the …

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NGO donates 30 tonnes of rice to IDPs

An NGO, Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN) on Saturday donated 30 tonnes of 10kg bags of rice to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dansadau emirate of Maru Local Government Area in Zamfara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that over 3,000 IDPs were displaced from their various communities as a result of cattle rustling and bandit attacks. Speaking …

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Sea Pirates kidnap 8 fishermen

Chief Williams Mkpah, the Transitional Chairman of Ibeno Local Government Area has said that sea pirates kidnapped eight fishermen fishing in Akwa Ibom. Mkpah confirmed the kidnap in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom on Saturday. According to him, Ibeno is prone to sea piracy activities. He said that “two nights ago six …

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