Boko-Haram Kills 81 Civilians In Borno, Others

At least 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians have been killed, and hundreds have been injured in twin attacks in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Saturday, residents and a civilian task force fighter said. The attacks, in the Monguno and Nganzai local government areas, came just days after armed fighters killed at least 81 people in a raid on a village in a third area, Gubio. Two humanitarian workers and three residents told Reuters that armed fighters with heavy weaponry including rocket launchers arrived in Monguno, a hub for…

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National Assembly To Convey Meeting With The Presidency

The joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives leadership have resulted in meeting with the presidency as to regarding the growing number of voilence all over Nigeria. The resolution to do so was reached after the Senate considered a motion on the resurgence of killings in Borno North by Boko Haram insurgents. The motion was sponsored by Senator Abubakar Kyari (APC – Borno North); and Co-sponsored by Senators Kashim Shettima (APC – Borno Central); and Ali Ndume (APC – Borno South). Kyari while relying on order 42 and…

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