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Borno Records 512 New HIV Cases In IDP Camps

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The Executive Secretary, Borno Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (BOSACA), Malam Barkindo Saidu, says 512 new cases of HIV infections have been recorded in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state. Saidu who made this disclosure while speaking with reporters in Maiduguri on Sunday said the cases were recorded …

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Boko Haram Has Taught Us An Unforgettable Lesson – Sen Ndume

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The Senate Majority Leader, Ali Ndume, (APC, Borno South) has said people from Boko Haram affected areas have learnt unforgettable lesson, realized their mistakes and would never allow such to happen again. Mr. Ndume, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Yola on Saturday, said …

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Governor Ganduje Decries Influx Of Boko Haram Insurgents Into Kano State

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Friday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on emerging security challenges in the state occasioned by increasing influx of Boko Haram insurgents into Falgore forest in the state. Ganduje was reacting to questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu …

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Court Orders Immediate Release Of Shiites Leader, El-ZakyZaky

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A division of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday has ordered the  immediate release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who is been detained against his will. El-ZakyZaky alongside his wife and some members of the Shiite group were arrested on December 14, …

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Troops Advancing Into Boko Haram Camps In Sambisa – Buratai

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The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has said that troops have commenced advancing into Sambisa Forest, one of the major enclaves of Boko Haram terrorists. Mr. Buratai said this on Tuesday in Abuja while unveiling packs of bottle water provided through private initiative in appreciation of troops fighting the …

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2 Vigilante Members, Several Terrorists Killed In Fresh Chibok Attack

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The Chairman of Damboa Local Council area of Borno State, Yaga Yarakawa, has said that two members of a vigilante group from the council, and several Boko Haram insurgents were killed in a fierce encounter between the two groups, during a patrol in Shawa village on Thursday. “The attacked village, …

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Troops Caught In IED Explosion In Borno

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Some Nigerian troops fighting the terrorist Boko Haram group in the North-East were Saturday morning caught in an explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device planted by the sect, according to a report by PREMIUM TIMES. The troops, who are of the 122 Task Force Battalion, Pulka, in Borno State, …

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US Warns Of Possible Boko Haram Attack In Abuja

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The Embassy of the United States of America in Nigeria have warned of an imminent Boko haram attack in Abuja. The US embassy in an emergency message urged its citizen’s resident or doing business in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to be security cautious. The mission said information available at …

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Lt. Col Abu Ali’s Death Dominates Google Search

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News about Nigeria’s gallant soldier, Lt. Col. Mohammed Abu-Ali, who died fighting Boko Haram terrorists, was top on Google search this week, an official said on Thursday. The Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, Mr. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos adding that the …

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Local Hunters Rescue Women, Children From Boko Haram

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A total of eight persons including 5 women and three children have been freed from the camps of Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest in Borno State by a group of local hunters. The chief security officer of the local hunters in Adamawa State, Garba Tarfa, revealed this while speaking …

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Military Unveils Photograph Of New 55 Wanted Boko Haram Terrorists

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The military on Monday in Maiduguri unveiled the photographs of another 55 Boko Haram terrorists it had declared wanted, bringing the number of wanted terrorists so far to 257. It had declared 202 insurgents wanted in two batches in 2015. Unveiling the photographs at the headquarters of the Theatre Command, …

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Many Killed, Several Injured As Nigerian Troops, Civilian JTF, Storm Boko Haram Market

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At least eleven Boko Haram fighters were killed on Saturday as troops of Nigeria’s 103 battalion destroyed a market cum camp operated by the terrorist sect in northern Borno. An unconfirmed number of terrorists were also wounded during the battle in Yale, about eight kilometres south of Bama and 12 …

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Suicide Bomber Gunned Down While Targeting IDP Camp

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Nigerian security operatives have intercepted another suicide bomber who attempted to penetrate a Transit Camp of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) along Muna Garage. While suspecting the ulterior motive of the suicide bomber with his strange behaviour, the security operatives attempted to accustom him. But in his attempt to detonate the …

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Army Arrests 37 Boko Haram Suspects In Lagos, Ogun

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The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Thursday says it arrested 37 suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Lagos and Ogun States within the last 15 months. The out-gone General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Isidore Edet, disclosed this in Lagos while handing over to his successor, Maj.-Gen. Ebenezer …

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Another Lieutenant Colonel Ambushed, Killed By Boko Haram

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Less than 2 weeks after the nation was thrown into mourning for the murder of Nigerian Army’s top commander, Lieutenant Colonel, Muhammed Abu-Ali and his troops were ambushed and killed by the dreaded terrorist sect, Boko Haram, another senior soldier was on Tuesday murdered by the sect, according to reports by PREMIUM TIMES. …

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NAF Extends Aerial Patrol Surveillance To Abuja-Kaduna Railway Line

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In its ongoing efforts to safeguard lives and national assets, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has included the railway tracks on the Abuja-Kaduna highway as parts of its extended aerial patrol and surveillance. This was made known in a statement made available by NAF Public Relations Officer, Ayodele Famuyiwa. …

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FG Denies Paying Insurgents $21m To Free Chibok Girls

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The Presidency has come out to deny the reports flying around that the Federal Government paid the amount of $21million to Boko Haram leadership for the release of 21 Chibok girls in October. This is contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam …

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Three Female Suicide Bombers Killed In Maiduguri

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Two persons were killed today in an early morning bomb blast in the Umulari area of Maiduguri, Borno State. Police sources said they defused a second bomb before it could go off. The blast occurred as early as 5 am behind Maimalari military barracks in the city. Sources said the bomb …

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Edo IDP Camp Coordinator Denies Report Of Sexual Abuse

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The International Christian Centre, Uhogua, in Ovia North East of Edo, on Monday said there is no record of sexual or physical abuse of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the camp being managed by it. Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, coordinator of the centre, made this known while speaking to journalists …

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Army Releases 1271 Detainees In Borno

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The Nigerian Army said on Monday that it had so far released about 1271 detainees after clearing them of any link with the Boko Haram terrorists group. Brig.-Gen. Victor Ezugwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, disclosed this while speaking at a forum for …

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