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FG: Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau is not dead

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed that the leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau is not dead and they have promised  to fight against terror and has vowed to capture self-acclaimed leader of the sect. This was disclosed by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali on Tuesday shortly after …

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Borno State Government declares Dec.22 as public holiday

Borno State Government has declared Dec. 22 of every year as Public Holiday to celebrate the defeat of the Boko Haram terrorists by the Nigerian military. This was disclosed by the state governor,Kashim Shettima at the opening of the 2017 Small Arms Championship in Sambisa forest in Borno on Monday. “The …

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Boko Haram: Nigeria Army demotes Captain to 2nd lieutenant

A verdict was passed on Friday by the General Court Martial, GCM, of the  demoting one  captain, Mathew Aroye, to 2nd lieutenant after finding him guilty of gross indiscipline. The President of the GCM, Olusegun Adeniyi, a brigadier general, gave the verdict during its sitting in Maiduguri. Mr. Adeniyi said: “Captain Aroye, …

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Britain helped defeat Boko Haram: Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that his administration recieved assistance from Britain  to help fight Boko Haram in the country. He said the assistance helped in no small measure to degrade the sect’s capacity to attack. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi …

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2017 small arms championship to take place at Sambisa Forest – Army

The dreaded Sambisa Forest as been announced by the Nigerian Army as the venue where the 2017 small arms competition will take place this year. According to the Army’s chief of training and operations, David Ahmdu, a major general, said despite the defeat of Boko Haram and recapture of the …

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Boko Haram members arrested in Ekiti State

A suspected Boko Haram leader and some other members of the sect has been apprehended in Ekiti State by men of the Department of State Service. The agency made the arrest during a recent operation carried out in Ekiti, where the suspected Boko Haram kingpin was nabbed, with other members …

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Cameroon deports 2600 Nigerians

 Cameroon has ordered more than 2600 Nigerians who fled Nigeria to escape from the hands of Boko Haram jihadists since the start of the year, the UN said Tuesday. Thousands of Nigerians have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency, which has seen deadly attacks since 2009 in pursuit of …

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Boko Haram Leader Vows To Establish Islamic jurisdictiction Across West Africa

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram threat to the World Leaders has continued,  as he vows to create an Islamic caliphate across West Africa in a new propaganda video that threatens world leaders. Shekau, in a new video, said the militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, …

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Boko Haram leader threatens World leaders

In a new video released by the leader of Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has debunked the recent claims of attacks by Cameroonian President Paul Biya, while threatening world leaders. The 27-minute footage, sent to PREMIUM TIMES by a journalist with known contact to Boko Haram, also showed Mr. …

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Two deaf and dumb Boko Haram members arrested by troops of the task force

Two suspected dumb and deaf  Boko Haram members have been nabbed by the troops of 159 Task Force Battalion, whose name, age and origin could not be ascertained due in Borno State. The suspects were in possession of 8 mobile telephone handsets, bunch of keys, two passport photographs, two amulets …

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Boko Haram invade Borno State

Borno State are yet to see the end of insurgency in the state as a Boko Haram troop of about 300 members invaded a town in the state, Magumeri town, in northern part of Borno State on Wednesday evening, setting ablaze a military facilities, police station and part of the …

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Police Sergeant killed by Boko Haram in Borno

The Borno Police Command on Thursday confirmed that an officer attached to it was killed in Wednesday terrorists’ attack on Magumeri Local Government Area of the state. The command’s spokesman, Mr Victor Isuku, in a statement on Thursday, said the deceased was a Mobile Police Sergeant. He said, “On Wednesday evening, information …

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Nigerian Army locates Boko Haram hide out in Borno State

The members of Magumeri town, in Magumeri local government area of Borno State,have been accused by the Nigerian Army for collaborating and harboring some Boko Haram members in their community. In a statement released today, the Director Army Public Relation, Brig. General Sani Usman, says preliminary investigations into the attack …

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Troops rescue 5000 civilians from the captive of Boko Haram

The Cameroonian troops have  rescued 5,000 civilians held captive by Boko Haram Islamists in a cross-border operation that left scores of jihadists dead. Cameroonian troops carried out “a vast operation all along the Cameroon-Nigeria border and in Nigeria” from February 27 to March 7, According to the government  spokesman Issa …

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Boko Haram : 3 government spies executed

Three suspected government spies have been killed by Nigeria’s terrorist group, Boko Haram, this was made known to the public in the latest video by the terror group in which the group executed three people, beheading one and shooting two, for being government spies. In the video, which lasted seven …

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Nigeria Troops rescues 455 captives in Borno State

455 captives have been rescued by the troops of Operation in LAFIYA DOLE, Borno State, this was made known by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Sani Usman, on Tuesday. According to him, the troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 Task Force Brigade, carried out the offensive against Boko …

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Insurgence: 211 civilians saved by Military troops

211 civilians that were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists at Cingal Murye and Maja villages in Northern Borno State of Nigerian have been saved by the Nigerian Military on Saturday. The Director Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement on Sunday, said that troops of 22 Brigade …

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Civilian JTF kill Two Female Suicide Bombers

The end of Boko Haram is near as two suspected female suicide bombers were shot dead by security agents in Maiduguri on Saturday. This was revealed by the  Police Command in Borno, Victor Isuku, he  said that the bombers were shot when they attempted to enter Maiduguri through the Umarari …

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UN gives solution on how to end Boko Haram

The UN Security Council says that the only solution to the Boko Haram terrorism in the Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is the economic development of the region. Matthew Rycroft, the leader of a UN Security Council delegation, said this while speaking with journalists shortly after a visit …

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Nigerian troops killed 48 Boko Haram fighters, arrested 7,898 suspects in February – Military

The Nigerian military said on Wednesday that troops fighting insurgency in northeast Nigeria arrested 7, 898 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and killed at least 48 others in various operations last month  ( February). This statistics was made known by  Lucky Irabor, a major-general, who is the Theatre Commander for the …

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