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Army Fighter Jet Misfires, Kills Aid Workers, Civilians In Borno

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The Nigerian Army has said a fighter jet misfired and shot some humanitarian aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), recording casualties. “So far, it is a little bit disturbing; death has occurred. There are casualties; there were deaths and injuries. “But on the actual number of …

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How Fleeing Boko Haram Member Was Caught In Ibadan

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The Oyo State Police Command has disclosed that it is presently interrogating a fleeing suspected Boko Haram member who was arrested in Ibadan. The suspected terrorist, who simply identified himself as Alkali, according to the police, was arrested by security operatives after he confessed that he fled from Sambisa forest. …

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Alleged Boko Haram Link: Court Adjourns Ndume’s Trial

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Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday adjourned hearing in Mohammed Ndume’s trial till February 2. Mr. Ndume represents Borno South in the Senate and was recently removed as senate leader. In his ruling, Justice Kolawole ordered the prosecution to pay cost for filing an application …

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Professor, 4 Others Killed In UNIMAID Suicide Blast

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A professor and four other persons were killed today when a male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID), Borno State. The killed don was identified as Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani, the Director of Veterinary of the University, according to Alhaji …

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Ezekwezili Agrees FG’s Invite To Sambisa Forest

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The Co-convener of the Bringbackourgirls, (BBOG) Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has finally agreed to join Nigerian troops and a team led by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to Sambisa Forest today. The trip is meant to search for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in the once dreaded forest, then occupied …

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Army Rescues 58 From Boko Haram

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Troops operating in the North-East have rescued 58 people abducted by terrorists in the last two days, including 35 women and 23 children. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Sunday that the victims were rescued during raids carried out by 112 Task …

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Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno Clearance Operations

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The Nigerian Army on Sunday said soldiers killed 13 suspected Boko Haram members during clearance operations in Bomboshe and Sinbaya in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public Relations, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the operations were carried out on Thursday and …

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FG Invites BBOG For Search Of Chibok Girls In Sambisa Forest

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The Federal Government has invited members of the Bring Our Girls Back (BBOG) to a short trip in a military operational flight into Sambisa forest in search of the missing Chibok girls. The invitation extended to members of the BBOG, an advocacy group for the release of the missing school …

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Army Repels Boko Haram Terrorists’ Attack, Kills 10

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The Nigerian Military says it has successfully repelled an attack by the Boko Haram terrorists at Kangarwa in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public Relations, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the operation was carried out on Friday. According to him, the operation …

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One Of Madagali Suicide Bomber Had A Baby Strapped To Her Back – NEMA

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The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed that one of the three female suicide bombers that attacked Madagali town in Adamawa State on Friday died with a baby strapped on her back. The Coordinator of NEMA for Adamawa and Taraba Operation Office, Mr. Sa’ad Bello, who confirmed the development to …

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Several Feared Dead As Bomb Blast Hits Madagali Town Again

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Several people are feared dead in an early Friday morning bomb blast in Madagali town in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. An eye witness who simply identified himself as Baba, said the blast occurred near a checkpoint at the entrance of the town. “We heard three blasts near the …

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Army Arrests 4 Boko Haram Suspects, Recover 100 Motorbikes In Borno

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Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday arrested four Boko Haram members at Madaki village in Biu Local Government Areaof Borno State. The Spokesman for the Army, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman, who paraded the suspects before newsmen said not less than 100 motorcycles were recovered from the fleeing terrorists by troops of 27 …

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Army Arrests 963 Boko Haram Suspects In Borno

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  The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had arrested about 963 persons suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists during an operation between January 4 and January 9. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this at the weekly review of the Operation Rescue Final at Maimalari …

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DSS Arrests Several Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists Across The Country

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The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has  recorded major successes against Boko Haram terrorists and kidnappers across the country. In a report released today by Tony Opuiyo on behalf of the agency, the secret service said its operatives arrested on 10th of January in Oko Oba area of Lagos state four …

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NSCDC Discovers Boko Haram Bomb Timers In Maiduguri

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The Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday said it had discovered ‘’Count down Timers’’ used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives. The Commandant of the corps, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, made the disclosure while speaking with reporters in Maiduguri, the state capital. …

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Army Releases 1,250 Boko Haram Suspects

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Not more than 1,25o Boko Haram suspects has been released the Nigerian Army after they were cleared of any ties with the terrorist group. This was contained in a statement released on Monday in Maiduguri, Borno State by Brigadier-General Victor Ezugwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 division of the Nigerian …

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Army Exposes Boko Haram’s New Tactics

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The Nigerian Army has advised members of the public to be wary as suicide bombers have devised a new method of carrying out their nefarious acts. Col. Mustapha Anka, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 7 Division, Maiduguri, gave the advice in a statement on Monday. “This is to draw …

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1000 Days In Captivity: We Will Rescue Remaining Chibok Girls, Buhari Assures

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President Muhammadu Buhari has recommitted the Federal Government to securing the release of the Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents, from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Today is the  1,000th day  since  the abduction on 14 April, 2014. Twenty four of the 219  girls stolen have since been recovered. …

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Buhari Expresses Joy Over Rescue Of New Chibok School Girl

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President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the recovery of another Chibok school girl, Rakiya Abubakar, in the Alagarno area of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. The president made his feelings known in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on …

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Army Finds Another Kidnapped Chibok School Girl

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Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman has announced that another Chibok schoolgirl has been found, one of the 219 stolen by Boko Haram insurgents on 14 April 2014. She was identified as Rakiya Abubakar. She has a six month old baby. She is the 23rd to be recovered so far, since …

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