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Thousands Displaced As Boko Haram Hoists Flags In Captured Niger Villages – Gov Bello

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Boko Haram Hoists Flags In Captured Niger Villages – Gov Bello

More than three thousand persons have been displaced after Boko Haram insurgents took over at least 50 villages in Kauri community, Shiroro local government area of Niger State, about 100 kilometers from the federal capital territory, Abuja.  The terrorists have also reportedly hoisted their flag in Kaure village.

Niger State governor, Abubakar Bello confirmed the presence of the insurgents in the community. He said on Monday, the terrorists and bandits have displaced the residents at IBB central primary school, Minna, in the company of his deputy, Ahmed Kesto and Emir of Minna, Dr. Umar Faruq.

The governor described the situation as critical and terrible.  He said it was time for well-coordinated actions in order to address the problem.

Governor Bello warned that the Boko Haram terrorists were trying to make Kaure their headquarters as they made Sambisa forest their base in the northeast.

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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