Just in… Explosion at Galadima Kogo, Niger State again

A report reaching us said an explosion just occured Friday evening at Galadina logo in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State with some people feared killed. The explosion is believed to be from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) suspected to be the handiwork of terrorist bandits. This is coming few days after the first ever blast that occurred at the same Galadima Kogo, precisely on Monday this week. Casualty figure could not be ascertained as at the time of this report, as the affected areas are not yet accessible due…

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Granting amnesty to insurgents won’t restore peace – Ndume warns


The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has warned that granting amnesty to repentant insurgents cannot restore peace in troubled states. He said arrangements were being perfected to ensure the return of some displaced victims of insurgency living in the Internally Displaced Persons camps in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to their ancestral villages next month. Ndume, who is representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, stated this in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Sunday. He said indigenes of Damboa, Kukawa, Kawuri, and Ngoshe,…

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