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Army Kill 70 Boko Haram Insurgents In Bama Battle

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The deadly Boko Haram sect today attempted to expand its caliphate to another major Borno town, Bama, but met stiff resistance from the Nigerian army. 70 members of the terrorist sect were said to have been killed by the army. A top security official in Maiduguri confirmed the attack but ... Read More »

2015: Reject Sentimental Politicians – Baba Ahmed Urges Nigerians

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Ahead of the 2015 general election, a former interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has advised Nigerians not to vote politicians who are polarising the country along religious lines. Speaking at the induction, award and graduation ceremony organised by Institute of Public ... Read More »

#BringBackOurGirls Group To Hold Street Protest As Chibok Girls Spend 140 Days In Captivity

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The #BringBackOurGirls Group will today march through the streets of Abuja as part of its advocacy for the safe return of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram sect on the night of April 14, 2014. The group, at its 124th sit-out session yesterday in Abuja, stated that ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Set To Reclaim Northern Borno

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Military sources in Maiduguri, yesterday, said that the aerial surveillance in northern Borno was part of the military operations to reclaim the border town with Cameroon, reports Vanguard. The military source was, however, unable to give details of the ongoing military operations launched, yesterday. Confirming the continuous presence of insurgents, ... Read More »

Boko Haram Told Us To Fight Our Soldiers And Do ‘The Work Of God’ – Gamboru Youths

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Over 200 Gambouru youths have resisted forceful conscription by Boko Haram as they fled to the Cameroonian border town of Fotokol and three other villages yesterday morning. The youths, according to one of them who remained anonymous, fled because they did not want to be conscripted by the Boko Haram ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Nigerians Flee To Cameroon In Thousands

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Thousands of Nigerians have been forced to flee their homes, swamping towns in the north of neighbouring Cameroon following incessant attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria’s northeast, authorities said yesterday. This came as Boko Haram terrorists, for three days, laid siege to Gamboru town, forcefully conscripting youths to fight both ... Read More »

Boko Haram Sponsors: Fani-Kayode’s Defence Of Ali-Modu Sheriff, Ihejirika, Hasty, Indecent – Dino Melaye

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A former member of the House of Representative turned anti-corruption activist, Otunba Dino Melaye, has taken a swipe at ex-Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode for his defence of a former governor and ex-army chief over their alleged sponsorship of the Boko Haram sect. The All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain called for an end to ... Read More »

Falae Counsels FG On How To Deal With Boko Haram Insurgency

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A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has admonished President Goodluck Jonathan to apply maximum force in dealing with the Boko Haram sect. The elder statesman said he was distressed that after more than 100 days in captivity, the Federal Government had not been able ... Read More »

Falana Urges Jonathan To Refer Boko Haram Sponsors To ICC

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Lagos lawyer and Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that alleged sponsors of the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, are prosecuted. A Federal Government-appointed international negotiator, Dr. Stephen Davis, had last week revealed the identities of some of the possible sponsors ... Read More »

Why Boko Haram Is Carrying Out Attacks Successfully In Nigeria

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The Federal Government’s failure to exhibit strong political will in dealing with Boko Haram insurgency in the country has made the group believe it was gaining a upper hand, Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Audu-Bida (rtd) has said. Audu-Bida, who made the disclosure, weekend, while speaking on the activities of The ... Read More »

Boko Haram Kill 14 In Borno Villages

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At least 14 people have been killed in Jibwhiwhui village, Hawul local government area of Borno State and environs by gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram. A resident of the area, who chose anonymity told Vanguard on phone that the gunmen stormed the villages on Thursday night and ... Read More »

Military Operation Underway To Reclaim Gwoza From Boko Haram

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A military operation is underway to reclaim Gwoza, Borno State from Boko Haram, a week after the sect proclaimed the town an Islamic Caliphate. This is just as five of the 27 policemen who went missing during the Boko Haram seizure of the town and attack on the Nigeria Mobile ... Read More »

15 Chibok Girls Awarded Scholarships To Study At American University Of Nigeria Academy

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Some of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped fro‎m their Boko Haram abductors have been awarded scholarships to attend the American University Nigeria Academy, AUN, Yola, Adamawa State. The girls, 15 of them, were amongst over 250 school girls lured from their hostels at the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, ... Read More »

Insurgency: We’re Not Ready To Abandon Our Investments In The North – Ndi Igbo

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The new President of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo in Kaduna State, Chief Austin Amaechi, has said that Igbo people resident in the northern part of the country would not abandon their investments worth over N40 billion in the region for fear of attacks by insurgents, particularly the Boko Haram sect. He ... Read More »

Boko Haram Funds Channeled Through CBN, Says Australian Hostage Negotiator

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Not done yet with linking some prominent Nigerians with the sponsorship of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, an Australian negotiator has revealed that a large chunk of the finances of the terrorist organization may have been funneled through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Australian, Dr. Stephen Davis, who ... Read More »

Boko Haram Sponsorship: Fani-Kayode Jumps To Ihejirika’s Defence, Insists Buhari, Other APC Leaders Supporting Sect

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Controversial former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-kayode has described as despicable, recent allegations by Australian negotiator, Stephen Davies that former Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (retd), was one of the sponsors of the terrorist Boko Haram sect. Davis, who has been involved in back channel negotiations on behalf ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Prove To Us That You Are Not A Weak President, Cleric Challenges Jonathan

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Bishop Francis Wale Oke has said President Goodluck Jonathan should prove to Nigerians that they do not have a weakling as leader by dealing decisively with the Islamic sect, Boko Haram for declaring a caliphate in Gwoza. Presiding Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Oke said it was ... Read More »

Boko Haram Takes Over Catholic Church In Adamawa Town

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The Catholic Church has complained that Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the parish rectory of its church and other houses of Christians following last week’s attack on Madagali in Adamawa State, Northeast Nigeria. The church, in an electronic press statement by the Director, Catholic Social Communications in-charge of the ... Read More »

Madagli, Gwoza Under Seige, Controlled By Boko Haram, Says Catholic Diocese

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The Director Social Communications, Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, Fr. Gideon Obasogie, on Thursday said Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the entire Madagali town in Adamawa State and Parish Rectory of the Catholic Church in the area. He also lamented the unfettered advancement of the insurgents in the Gwoza part ... Read More »

NLC Calls For Blockade Of Routes To Forests Occupied By Boko Haram

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has advised the Federal Government to adopt starvation tactics in the fight against the Boko Haram by blocking all the routes leading to the forests in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states where the sects operate from. President of the NLC, Abdulwaheed Omar, who made the ... Read More »

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