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IOM Trains Stakeholders To Improve Response To Humanitarian Crisis In Northeast

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The International Office of Migration (IOM) has conducted a four-day training from 20 to 23 June in Maiduguri Borno state on Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) for government agencies and organizations responsible for camp management and emergency response. Participants were trained on specific issues such as Global Trends on …

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Troops Strike Boko Haram Enclaves In Borno; Arrest 2 Suspects

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A joint patrol team of Sector 1 of 27 Task Force Brigade and Army Headquarters Strike Group has stormed some villages in Borno State and cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ enclaves. The villages include Buhari, Matari and Kaidiri, located some kilometres to Damasak, Borno State. According to the Acting Director Army …

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Borno: 24,000 IDPs In Dire Health Situation In Bama – MSF

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International medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Wednesday, said a catastrophic humanitarian emergency is currently unfolding in a camp for internally displaced people in Borno State. An MSF medical team was able to access the town of Bama for the first time on June 21. The team …

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I’ve Not Owed Workers’ Salaries In Five Years Despite Insurgency – Gov. Shettima

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Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has disclosed that workers in the state have been receiving their salaries in the last five years despite the Boko Haram insurgency and current economic realities in the country. SEE ALSO: Atiku Abubakar Commends Gov. Shettima He said the state was able to prioritize …

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Atiku Praises Gov. Shettima’s Administration

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has praised Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State for recording tremendous achievements in office in spite of the challenges posed by Boko Haram insurgency. The former vice president, who gave the commendation in a chat with journalists in Maiduguri, the state capital, said it was …

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Shettima Gives Contractor Two Months To Complete N890m Bama Market Project

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Governor of Borno state, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has threatened to revoke the N890 million Bama market projects, if work is not completed in two months’ time. The governor issued the threat yesterday at Bama while inspecting the level of completing the ultra-modern market destroyed in 2012 by Boko Haram. The …

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Boko Haram Opens Fire On Mourners In Adamawa Village, Kills 20

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At least twenty persons were killed and several others injured in Kuda village, Madagali local government area of Adamawa State when suspected Boko Haram insurgents opened fire on them. Witnesses said the suspected insurgents walked into the village from the direction of Sambisa Forest around 9pm on Thursday and opened …

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FG Alerts Nigerians Over ISIS Indoctrination App

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has developed a mobile application meant for propagating Jihad to children, the Federal Government has alerted Nigerians. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, warned that the app named ‘Huroof’ (Arabic alphabets …

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More Than 700 Boko Haram Militants Surrender – Army Spokesman

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More than 700 repentant Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East have surrendered to the military, the Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar has said. Abubakar said this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Bayo Onanuga, in Abuja …

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Boko Haram Floats Radio Station

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Although the Nigerian military and President Muhammadu Buhari say Boko Haram have been “technically defeated”, the terrorist sect has refused to give up, at least not yet. Determined to remain relevant and give the authorities a new cause for concern, the sect has reportedly floated a radio FM station. According …

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Boko Haram Kidnaps Three Women, Kills Four Villagers In Fresh Attack

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Boko Haram militants killed no fewer than four villagers on Tuesday and kidnapped three women near Chibok where more than 200 girls were kidnapped in 2014. According to residents and survivors, Boko Haram fighters attacked Kautuva village at dawn, set houses ablaze and fired on residents. “Some of us were …

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Politics Hampered War Against Insurgency Under Jonathan – Ex-CDS

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A former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ola Sa’ad Ibrahim (Rtd), has said the war against insurgency under the leadership of former President Goodluck Jonathan did not yield the desire result because it was politicized. The former defence chief made the disclosure yesterday in an interview with journalists on …

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Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Borno State

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Soldiers of the Nigerian army have repelled a daring attack by the terrorist group, Boko Haram in Pulka Village, Borno state. Six Boko Haram fighters were killed in the attack on Sunday as men of the 121 Task Force if the 7 Division Nigerian Army stationed in the Gwoza Local …

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Army Seeks Stronger Cooperation Of Local Hunters In Anti-terrorism War

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The GOC of 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig General Victor Ezugwu is seeking stronger collaboration with local hunters with better understanding of the terrains in the North East who voluntarily collaborate with the Army in some of the remote towns. With the counter-insurgency war code-named “Operation Lafiya Dole” …

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Civil Defence Arrests Major Boko Haram Recruiter In Borno

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The federal government has scored a major victory in its war against insurgency with the arrest in Borno State of a major recruiter for Boko Haram. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, which made the announcement Sunday in Maiduguri, the state capital, said it arrested the 56-year-old Boko …

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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Village, Kills Four Women

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Boko Haram militants killed four women in a remote village in Borno State, local vigilantes said on Saturday. Fourteen Boko Haram gunmen stormed Mairari village, 80 kilometres from Maiduguri, on seven motorcycles late Friday, and picked four women, aged between 27 and 45, from their homes and slit their throats, …

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Troops Kill 3 Boko Haram Insurgents, Recover Over 300 Vehicles In Borno

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Troops of the Nigerian Army have in the last 48 hours carried out raids of various Boko Haram camps in Borno State, during which three insurgents were reportedly killed as soldiers rescued dozens of abducted civilians. The clearance operations, which took place mostly in the northern flank of Borno, led …

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My Only Sin Is Talking Too Much Before The Elections – Lai Mohammed

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Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed today admitted that he talked too much before the 2015 general elections. The former publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was all over the media making promises on behalf of Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the party. Most of his statements were described …

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U.S Says No Meaningful Connection Between IS And Boko Haram

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United States officials Thursday said there is no evidence that suggests Boko Haram has received significant operational support or financing from Islamic State (IS). An official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in Washington, said more than a year after Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance, it has no link with …

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Two Security Men Missing As Boko Haram Attacks Yobe

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Three security operatives were injured yesterday when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked Kanamma, the local government headquarters of Yunusari in Yobe State. The insurgents reportedly stormed the local government headquarters on four motorcycles, each carrying three armed men. “They shot sporadically and everyone scampered for safety”, said a resident, who …

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