[Premium Times] The 2018 ranking on terrorism is out and Nigeria, for the fourth consecutive year, occupies the third position among the countries worst hit by terrorism, globally, because of the activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen.
[Premium Times] The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), on Wednesday said Nigeria ranked 11 among the 20 countries in the world with highest prevalence of child marriage.
[Nation] Reports indicate that Cameroon have been stripped off the rights to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
[VOA] Cameroon has reactivated village militias on its northern border with Nigeria after twin suicide bombings Wednesday wounded 29 people. Authorities say the bombers were Boko Haram terrorists who crossed over from Nigeria
[Vanguard] Troops fighting on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict in northeastern Nigeria have released a video claiming at least 100 soldiers died in a recent attack and deploring the poor state of their equipment.
[Daily Trust] Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday.
[Premium Times] “We go to the stream, we don’t have water here, even toilets; we usually use the bush. A woman was bitten by a snake while defecating in the bush and another one was bitten when she went to pick firewood for cooking,” Hannatu Peter, an internally displaced person at the New Gongola IDP camp in the Federal Capital Territory, said.
[Premium Times] A disturbing video released on Thursday by Boko Haram shows how the terrorists carried out the attack on a military formation, killing a large number of Nigerian soldiers.
[Daily Trust] Ado Ekiti -The National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Com. Ayuba Wabba, has described as “distraction” opposition by some state governors to the proposed new minimum wage of N30,000.
[Guardian] The Federal Government has begun moves to change the curriculum such that pre-primary school pupils will be taught software development and coding.