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'Islamic State' Group Attacks Three Borno Towns

[This Day] Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State - Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP. (AllAfrica)

Army Launches 20 'Super Camps' to Fight Boko Haram

[Leadership] TARKAA DAVID, in this report, dissects Army's super camp concept and quest to root out insurgents through tactical, trained and motivated troops. (AllAfrica)

How Former Chief Justice Helped UK Firm Win U.S.$9.6 Billion Judgment Against Govt

[Premium Times] For the former Chief Justice, it was all business. (AllAfrica)

Six Nigerian Undergraduates Found With 'U.S. Security' Documents Convicted

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court judge in Abuja on Friday convicted six undergraduates for internet related offences. (AllAfrica)

Dozens Flee As Boko Haram Attack Two Borno LGs

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Many people fled their homes Boko Haram insurgents raided two local government areas of Borno State yesterday, Daily Trust gathered. (AllAfrica)

All These Point to Failed Leadership

[East African] As South Africa in the past few days descended into another bout of xenophobic attacks on African foreigners, it offered up horrifying stories and images of lynching, looting, and frenzied violence. (AllAfrica)

Millions of Donated Malaria Drugs Diverted in Nigeria - Federal Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says it will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to diversion of anti-malaria drugs (ACT) supplied to Nigeria by Global Fund. (AllAfrica)

Troops Raid Boko Haram Terrorists in Gworege Village, Recover Weapons

[Vanguard] Nigerian Army troops of 22 Brigade Super Camp in Dikwa, Borno State, have dealt heavy blows to Boko Haram terrorists in Gworege village in Dikwa Local Government Area of the state. (AllAfrica)

FEC Approves N166 Billion for 14 Road Projects Across Nigeria

[Premium Times] In furtherance of its commitment to improve Nigeria's transportation infrastructure and restore its road network as a means to create employment and boost the economy, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the award of N166 billion contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 14 roads nationwide. (AllAfrica)

Oshiomhole vs Obaseki - Any End in Sight in Godfather, Godson Hostility?

[Daily Trust] Benin -The last has not yet been heard on the crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the supremacy battle between the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. (AllAfrica)

Returnees - We Left Our Wives, Children in South Africa

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Returnees: Xenophobic attacks have official approval (AllAfrica)

Buratai and Nigerian Army's Super Camp Strategy

[Vanguard] "Sure, we want to go home. We want this war over with. The quickest way to get it over with is to get to bastards who started it. The quicker they are whipped; the quicker we can go home." ―Gen. George Smith Patton Jr; a Commander of the United States Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, following the D-Day in 1944. (AllAfrica)

Quit Glorifying Criminals, Buratai Tells Nigerians

[Leadership] The chief of army staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has charged Nigerians to stop glorifying criminals by giving undue publicity to Boko Haram Terrorists and other criminal elements. (AllAfrica)

Sokoto Police Arrest Eight Shiite IMN Members, 18 Others

[Premium Times] The police in Sokoto State have arrested no fewer than 26 persons including eight members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) for alleged public disturbance in the state. (AllAfrica)

Fuoye Protest - Ekiti Govt Sends Delegation to Visit Families of Slain Students

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Government has sent a delegation to pay condolences to the families of students killed by police bullets. (AllAfrica)

Christian Pilgrimage - Commission Reduces Fare to N715,000

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has reviewed and reduced the cost of 2019 pilgrimage fare to the State of Israel from N750,000 to N715,000. (AllAfrica)

AFRIMA Returns to Lagos

[Vanguard] Organizers of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have announced that the 6th edition of the event themed 'Feel Africa' will be hosted in Lagos State, in association with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Nigeria from November 20 through 23, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Again, Another Girl Strangled in Rivers Hotel

[Vanguard] Again, Police in Rivers State have confirmed the death of another young girl suspiciously strangled in a hotel room. (AllAfrica)

African Union to Host 6th Afrima Edition in Nigeria

[263Chat] The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of AFRIMA have announced that the 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards themed 'Feel Africa' will be hosted in Lagos State, Nigeria in association with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Nigeria from November 20 to 23, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Ex-Yobe Stars Captain Tsehuan Happy to Join Nasarawa United

[Daily Trust] A former captain of Yobe Desert Stars, Moses Tsehuan has signed a two year contract to play for Nigeria Professional Football League side, Nasarawa United. (AllAfrica)

Ilaje-Otumara - a Different Kind of Lagos Slum

[Daily Trust] The high level of debilitating poverty across the country is one of the factors leading to many citizens settling for slum habitations. One of such slums is the Ilaje-Otumara, a riverine community in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos State. (AllAfrica)

INEC Clears Bello, Wada, 49 Others for Kogi Governorship

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made public, names of 51 candidates and their running mates, cleared for the contest. (AllAfrica)

Electricity Returned to Imo Secretariat After Seven Years - Official

[Premium Times] The Imo State Government has released the statement below indicating it has ensured the restoration of electricity at its secretariat. (AllAfrica)

Tireless d'Tigers, d'Tigress Soldier On Amid NBBF Crisis

[Daily Trust] From football, to athletics and basketball, most sports federation in Nigeria have been bedevilled by leadership crises which have negatively impacted on the national teams under their watches. (AllAfrica)

Kaduna Govt Sacks Executive Directors, Revokes Plot Allocations

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Kaduna State Government yesterday sacked two Executive Directors of Kaduna State Development and Property Company (KSDPC) with immediate effect. (AllAfrica)

Veritas Kapital Assurance Appoints New MD/CEO

[Daily Trust] The Board of Directors of Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc has appointed Kenneth Edore Egbaran as substantive Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Egbaran's appointment came after the resignation of Polycarp O. Didam. (AllAfrica)

Centre Urges Nigeria to Emulate China On Economic Development

[Daily Trust] The Centre for China Studies (CCS) in Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to emulate China especially in the area of economic development for a better future. (AllAfrica)

Why Obstetric Fistula Must Be Stopped

[Daily Trust] Obstetric Fistula is a medical condition whose leading etiology is "obstructed and prolonged" labor and is a medical condition in which a hole forms between the bladder and the womb ( VesicoVaginal Fistula - VVF) leading to the loss of urine control ability, or between the womb and the rectum (RectoVaginal Fistula - RVF) leading to the loss of stool control ability or even both; thereby rendering her to stool or urine (or both) leakages at all times. (AllAfrica)

How Deaf Pupils Battle to Cope in Yobe Conventional Schools

[Daily Trust] Damaturu -It's Tuesday morning, and pupils and teachers walk-in and out of Mamudo Primary School, obeying bell rings that command them to maximize their school hours. (AllAfrica)

Yobe SDG Gets New Coordinator

[Daily Trust] Damaturu -Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Yobe state has gotten new coordinator, Musa Sule Damagum. (AllAfrica)

Jidenna Kicks With Seun Kuti, Mr Eazi in '85 to Africa'

[This Day] It has been a season of music collaborations and features in the entertainment scene globally. Just last week Friday, American-born Nigerian singer/songwriter Jidenna Theodore Mobisson, popularly known as Jidenna released his 11-track sophomore album, 85 to Africa, featuring Grammy-nominated Nigerian artiste, Seun Kuti and Banku music exponent, Mr. Eazi. (AllAfrica)