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Nigerian troops arrest 407 Boko Haram members

The Nigerian troops  engaged in the Lafiya Dole counter insurgency operation in the North-east said troops on Saturday arrested 407 persons who are either Boko Haram fighters or members of their families hiding on the islands of the Lake Chad. The arrests were made following a sustained air and ground …

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UN train officers in Abuja against ISIS

The National Defence College, Abuja, has teamed up with the United Nations Training Service and the ECOWAS Department of Peacekeeping and Regional Security to train its officers on peacekeeping in conflict situations. The 10-day training program was tagged, “Senior Mission Leaders’ Course,” was for officers drawn from 11 African countries, …

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Nigerian Police deploy airboats for border patrol

The Nigerian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Moshood Jimoh, has confirmed that the organisation’s intelligence operatives and special forces are prepared to combat any terrorist threat in collaboration with other security services. But when asked about it response to the AU intelligence report, the Nigeria Immigration Service said it had …

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6000 ISIS members to join Boko Haram – Experts

Security experts have warned that Nigeria is sitting on a time bomb as the African Union alerted recently that over 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq could soon be returning to the continent. According to the experts, the returning fighters pose a major security …

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Nigerian troops attack Boko Haram sect

The military command in Borno State has confirmed the attack on troops’ location in Mainok village on Wednesday night saying casualties were recorded on both sides. The spokesman of the Theatre Command and Control Centre, Onyema Nwachukwu, said the situation has been put under control after troops gallantly repelled the …

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New Commander advises troops against Boko Haram

The newly appointed Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East, Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has asked troops to be prepared to take the war to the doorsteps of the terrorist group without the violation of human rights. Addressing the troops, Nicholas described the military …

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Suicide bomber attack IDP camp in Borno

A  suicide bomber  on Monday attacked an Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Pulka, Borno State, killing three persons and leaving seven others imjured. Pulka is a town in Gwoza local government of Borno state 135 kilometres away from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to sources at the camp, the …

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FALANA REVEALS SOURCE OF BOKO HARAM’S AMMUNITION

Femi Falana (SAN) a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, reveals that the source of the Boko Haram arms and ammunition are looted from the armoury in Libya. Not without blaming the slave trade in Libya to the fallout from the removal and brutal killing of President Muammar Gaddafi by armed gangs. …

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Nigerian Army capture 60 Boko Haram

Sixty members of the Boko Haram sect were captured by the Nigerian Army in the North-East geopolitical zone, in the last three days. The army said some of the captured terrorists were killed during an exchange of gunfire but said the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, was not …

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Terrorist might still attack Abuja – US, UK officials

Officials of the United States and the United Kingdom have continued to insist that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season. The two missions in their security advice cautioned their citizens against all but essential …

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Police confirms Boko Haram threat to bomb Abuja, and six other states

The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed that threat by Boko Haram insurgents to bomb the Federal Capital Territory and six other states is real. The FCT Commissioner of Police, Sadiq Bello, said the police would work with other security agencies to make sure that the threat was not actualised. The …

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Army General leading attack against Boko Haram had been relieved off his duty

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Attahiru Ibrahim, has been relieved from his duties, his redeployment was confirmed three days after Boko Haram insurgents carried out one of the deadliest attacks on Biu town in Borno where at least 18 people were killed and 52 others seriously injured. Mr. Ibrahim, …

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Nigerian troops kill eight Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Eight Boko Haram terrorists have been killed by troops of the Nigerian Army, in Miyanti Darel area of the Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. It was learnt that five of the terrorists were killed by the troops of Sector 1, Operation Lafiya Dole, during a patrol on Monday. …

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Boy rendered crippled by Boko Haram, returns home walking

There was joy for the family members of a boy identified as Ali Ahmadu, who was rendered paralysed by the Boko Haram sect, when he arrived at the arrival terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday. The victim was flown out of the country,to Dubai for a …

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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 17 persons in Borno

At least 17 persons, including Two female suicide bombers,killed at least 17 persons  while, 22 others were injured on Saturday when two explosions went off at a crowded market in Biu town of Borno state, witnesses and police said. A witness, Muhammed Labera, who spoke to press men from Biu …

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AGAIN!!! Boko Haram kill 13, 53 injured

The Police in Borno on Saturday said that 13 persons were killed in a suicide bomb attack at Biu Market in Biu Local Government Area of the state. Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), made the confirmation in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Mr. Isuku said 53 persons …

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Nigerian Army capture three Boko Haram terrorists

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents at Gajibo village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State. Onyema Nwachukwu, the deputy director, Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Mr. Nwachukwu, a colonel, …

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Borno State government is responsible for Boko Haram – Goodluck Jonathan

A book written by the former Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, under the administration of Goodluck Jonathan has been described by the former President as a bunch as a mere gossip that is full of lies. The book, which is titled, “On a Platter of Gold …

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Again!!! Boko Haram kill two persons

A local elder has confirmed that two persons, were killed in the latest Boko Haram attack on a remote village in the in Adamawa state. The attack happened in Wanu village, some three kilometres (just under two miles) from the town of Gulak, at about 7:30 pm (1830 GMT) on …

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Boko Haram kill 5 persons in another attack in Adamawa

At least five persons were confirmed dead in an attack on Wednesday night after, Boko Haram insurgents attacked Wuna village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The attack came days after about 50 persons were killed in a similar attack on a Mosque in Mubi town during morning …

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