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Cameroon Army Kills 27 Boko Haram Insurgents In Border Clashes

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Cameroon’s army has killed 27 members of terrorist group Boko Haram near a northern town, state radio said on Wednesday. The Boko Haram fighters were reported to have crossed Nigeria’s border into Cameroon earlier this week after attacking a military base and police station in Borno, north east Nigeria. The ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Jonathan Meet On Ending Boko Haram Insurgency

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan today held a closed-door meeting where they were believed to have discussed the incessant Boko Haram attacks in the country among other security challenges. The meeting was reportedly held in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday as the two leaders reportedly ... Read More »

Borno Schools To Re-open Soon, Says Shettima

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Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday hinted that public schools in the state which were shut down at the height of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the state, will soon be reopened. Recall that schools across the state were shut down about five months ago following escalating attacks ... Read More »

Kaduna Attack: Buhari Dismisses Investigation, Expects Nothing From It

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Former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), who recently escaped an attempt on his life says nothing will come out of the ongoing investigation on the attack. Buhari, who is also a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) expressed his pessimism on the investigation in an interview ... Read More »

Benin Christian Group Protests Killing Of Pastor By Boko Haram

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The Nigeria Christian Graduate Fellowship (NCGF), Benin Chapter has condemned the killing of one its members in Bauchi State, Pastor Blessing Ehiorobo by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect. In a statement by its President, Mrs. Uche Chiejina, the fellowship said that the murder of Pastor Ehiorobo, an indigene ... Read More »

Boko Haram: 8 Out Of 35 Missing Policemen In Gwoza Attack Found

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Eight of 35 policemen missing during an attack on the Police Mobile Force training camp at Gwoza, Borno by Boko Haram insurgents, have been found, Police said on Tuesday. Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Emmanuel Ojukwu, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said the ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Seizure Of Nigerian Towns, Fleeing Of Soldiers Embarrassing – APC

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The increasing seizure of Nigerian towns by the terrorist group Boko Haram and the reported fleeing of 480 Nigerian soldiers to Cameroon during an attack on a military base in Gamboru-Ngala on Monday is a big embarrassment for the country, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has noted. In a statement ... Read More »

Insurgency: NEMA Laments Increasing Number Of Displaced Persons In N’East

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has decried the increasing number of displaced persons as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency, saying it has been faced with growing challenges of handling the daily surge of internally displaced persons at established camps in the North-East. Information officer of NEMA, North-East ... Read More »

Tagging Nigerian Soldiers Found In Cameroon As Defectors, Misleading – DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has described as inappropriate and misleading, tagging of Nigerian soldiers who while in pursuit of Boko Haram terrorists found themselves in Cameroon, as defectors. According to the statement in the defence website, the Nigerian troops that were found in Cameroun was as a result of a ... Read More »

Boko Haram: S/East, S/South ACF Call For Review Of Military Strategy

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The South-south and South-east coordinator of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Musa Saidu, has condemned the recent purported hoisting of Boko Haram flags in some some communities and called on the military to review its strategy. Alhaji Musa, who spoke to Daily Trust in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said ... Read More »

Declaration Of Caliphate: Boko Haram Threat Is Real – BBOG Group

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The #BringBackOurGirls group has decried the increasing attacks and showmanship of the Boko Haram insurgents, noting that if urgent steps are not taken, those residing in the nation’s capital, who presume they are safe, will not be spared of the insurgency. The group, which was reacting to a recent video ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Ag. Governor Imposes 24-Hrs Curfew On Adamawa Council

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The Adamawa State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Madagali Local Government Area of the state. The curfew was sequel to weekend’s attack and taking over of the secretariat of the local government by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents. The government on Sunday cited the “volatile security ... Read More »

Gwoza: Governor Shettima Leaves Authenticity Of Boko Haram Video To Security Experts

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Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has expressed doubts over the reported declaration of Gwoza as a territory of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. He expressed doubts over the authenticity of the video where the sect leader Abubakar Shekau made the claim, but stated that the government was the activities of ... Read More »

FG Battles Boko Haram For Gwoza

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Military operations to secure Gwoza town seized by the insurgents earlier this month is ongoing, the Defence Headquarters yesterday said. Responding to the claim by the sect leader that Gwoza town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, the military authorities said “the ... Read More »

Boko Haram Leader Proclaims ‘Islamic Caliphate’ In Nigeria

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Boko Haram’s leader said he has created an Islamic caliphate in a northeast Nigeria town seized by the insurgents earlier this month, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday. “Thanks be to Allah who gave victory to our brethren in (the town of) Gwoza and made it part of ... Read More »

Adamawa, Borno Elders Meet, Seek Lasting Solution To Insurgency

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A group under the aegis, Northern Adamawa and Southern Borno Elders, has urged the Federal and the state governments to find lasting solution to the recurring attacks in the areas. The Chairman of the steering committee, Sen. Paul Wampana, made the call at the maiden meeting of the group in ... Read More »

Boko Haram: 35 Policemen Missing After Gwoza Training College Attack

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Thirty five police officers have been declared missing following the deadly attack by suspected Boko Haram fighters on the Mobile Police Training School, Gwoza, last week, Force Headquarters, yesterday, confirmed. The Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, had since ordered the tightening of security in police formations across the country ... Read More »

Ammunition To Fight Boko Haram Has Been Ordered For – Minimah

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Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah has revealed that orders have been placed for military hardware as the army seek to end the Boko Haram insurgency in the northern part of the country as soon as possible. Minimah made this known at the 2 Brigade barracks, Port Harcourt, ... Read More »

Boko Haram Captures Adamawa Town, Hoists Flag

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Islamist sect Boko Haram is taking over Nigeria’s northeast town by town, as it in the early hours of today stormed Madagali local government secretariat in Adamawa State, dislodging Nigerian soldiers who were guarding the facility and surrounding areas. Madagali is about 20 kilometres from Gwoza town of Borno state, ... Read More »

Terrorists Might Have Stolen Reverend Sisters’ Regalia For Attacks, DSS Warns

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has advised the public to be vigilant following the stealing of 13 pieces of “Catholic Reverend Sisters’ Regalia” from a tailor’s shop in Kano. This is contained in a statement issued by Ms Marilyn Ogar, the spokeswoman of the service, In Abuja on Saturday. ... Read More »

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