Nigerian Military Arrests Insurgents

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters say that 120 suspected terrorists have been arrested in Maiduguri during the burial of one of their commanders.
Photo: NAN

Soldiers in Yola for the state of emergency operation.

  • Nigeria:  Nigerian Military Arrests 120 Suspected Insurgents During Burial of Boko Haram Commander

    Premium Times, 20 May 2013

    The Defence Headquarters said in Abuja on Monday that 120 suspected terrorists were arrested in Maiduguri during the burial of one of their commanders on Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Extend State of Emergency to Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Others, Monarch Tells Jonathan

    Vanguard, 21 May 2013

    FORMER national chairman of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, HRM Charles Ayemi-Botu, has said declaration of state of emergency by ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Emergency Rule - 200 More Troops Arrive in Adamawa

    Leadership, 21 May 2013

    As 200 more troops arrived in Yola, the Adamawa State capital yesterday, the brigade commander of the 23rd Armoured Brigade, Yola, Brigadier General Fatai Oladipo Alli, has urged ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Emergency Rule - Populism Rules in the House

    Vanguard, 21 May 2013

    The House of Representatives is expected to follow its populist inclinations today when it considers the proclamation on the state of emergency in the three states of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Emergency Rule Meant to Cripple APC Bauchi Opposition

    Daily Trust, 21 May 2013

    Opposition Parties in Bauchi State have alleged that the imposition of a state of emergency in three states of the federation is intended to cripple the All Progressives Congress ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  State of Emergency - Northern Senators in Marathon Meeting

    Vanguard, 21 May 2013

    AHEAD of debates on the declaration of State of Emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states by President Goodluck Jonathan today, senators from the north under the aegis, Northern ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Thanks Nigerians for Supporting State of Emergency in Three States

    Premium Times, 20 May 2013

    President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked Nigerians for their support for the state of emergency declared last week in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States. The Senior Special Assistant to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why We Oppose State of Emergency in Adamawa

    Daily Trust, 21 May 2013

    I read a news story in ThisDay newspaper of Thursday, 16th May credited to Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as saying that the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nyako Chides Factional PDP Chairman Over Emergency Rule Comment

    Daily Trust, 21 May 2013

    Adamawa State government has chided the factional chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state; Chief Joel Madaki for what it called the provocative remarks he made ... read more »