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Barely one week after Boko Haram released three University of Maiduguri lecturers earlier abducted during an oil exploration exercise in the state, a suicide bomber on Monday evening struck close to one of the hotels in the University. According to the Cable, the attack took place around 7:50pm.

No fewer than 22 persons were killed and 28 others injured in a multiple suicide bomb attack at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Friday at about 9:00 PM, when three suicide bombers detonated explosives at the “Kasuwar Kifi” in the outskirts of Konduga town.

Some suspected herdsmen on Thursday butchered a retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, identified as Daniel Malu in Jos, Plateau state. Malu, 58, whose last office was ‘A’ Division in Jos, was killed in his Dorowa residence, in the Jos South Local Government Area of the state.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the much anticipated conduct of the 2018 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will hold on Feb. 26.

JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos.

According to him, a total of 245,753 of the 1,652,795 candidates that registered for this year’s UTME are expected to write the test.

The Ministry of Education on Tuesday launched the 2017/2018 Annual School Census, aimed at solving the problem of out-of-school children. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said at the ceremony in Abuja that the census was designed to obtain the accurate number of schools and validate the figures.

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has adopted Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, as the venue for its 2018 national convention scheduled for May 17 to May 20, a communique has said.

The communiqué, made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, was issued at the end of NANS 74th National Senate Meeting/pre-convention held at Niger State College of Education, Minna.

The communiqué, signed by NANS Senate President, Mr Taiwo Bamigbade, said that the tenure of incumbent NANS’s leadership had long elapsed constitutionally; hence the need for a convention and election.

Members of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) have called on governors in the South-West to urgently work out strategy to check the incessant violent attacks of Fulani herdsmen in the region. The group in a statement issued on Wednesday by the National Chairman, Olawale Oshun, charged the governors to wake up to their responsibilities before the tragedies get out of hand.

The Nigerian Army has said that the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency has been largely won based on the morale of the troops involved in Operation Lafiya Dole.

Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas stated this in a press briefing Wednesday, on the successes recorded so far.

Operation Lafiya Dole is an operation launched by the Nigerian Army in fighting the terrorists that have wreaked havoc in the troubled North East region.

The violent clashes involving Fulani herdsmen and farmers across states that have implimented the anti-open grazing law may have come to an end as the herdsmen have agreed to a ceasefire deal, assuring that they would now comply with the laws. The decision was taken on Tuesday

The Nigerian bishop whom Pope Francis had fiercely defended has resigned after a five-year, sometimes violent, standoff with some priests and worshippers who rejected him as an ethnic outsider, the Vatican said on Monday. A Vatican press release quoted by its news agency, Agenzia Fides, reads;

German Pentecostal Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, is set to return to Nigeria for a five day crusade and a three day multi-purpose ministers’ fire conference, according to his team, Christ for All Nations (CFaN).

Pastor Williams Kumuyi, the General Superintendent (GS) Deeper Life Bible Church

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Pastor Williams Kumuyi, the General Superintendent (GS) Deeper Life Bible Church, held a resounding crusade in Abuja on Sunday where he prayed for divine intervention in Nigeria and for the progress of the people.