Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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    Akpabio: Boko Haram operated freely when PDP was in charge

Akpabio: Boko Haram operated freely when PDP was in charge

Godswill Akpabio, former senate minority leader, has commended the current administration's efforts in fighting Boko Haram insurgents.He said unlike the era of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when insurgents “moved around freely”, they are no longer in control of any territory in the north-east.Akpabio was in the PDP for more than 16 years — as a commissioner, governor and senator — [...]

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    Army denies ‘killing of 30 soldiers’ by Boko Haram (updated)

Army denies ‘killing of 30 soldiers’ by Boko Haram (updated)

At least 30 soldiers were reportedly killed when Boko Haram insurgents attacked a military base in Zari, Borno state.They were said to have stormed the area in trucks on Thursday, overrunning the military base and sacking the entire village.Twenty soldiers were injured in the incident, sources told Daily Trust.The soldiers were said to have withdrawn following the heavy assault while [...]

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    SERAP to Buhari: Explain to Nigerians why $1bn needed to fight ‘defeated’ Boko Haram

SERAP to Buhari: Explain to Nigerians why $1bn needed to fight ‘defeated’ Boko Haram

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to explain why $1 billion is needed for the Boko Haram war.SERAP said this will bring about transparency in expenses made by the government in the fight against insurgency.During the national executive council meeting last week, governors had approved the withdrawal of the money from the excess crude [...]

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