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Medecines Sans Frontieres Open 50-Bed Feeding Centre For Malnourished Children In Borno

The international humanitarian medical organisation, Médecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, on Saturday opened another 50-bed therapeutic feeding centre, for malnourished children in Fori District area of Maiduguri, Borno State bringing a total of such facilities to three. The organizationp, also known as “Doctors Without Borders” said the latest feeding centre, located within the premises of the …

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Two Children Killed In IDP Camp Fire

A fire incident that broke out on Friday afternoon at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in Jere Local Government area of Borno State have killed two children. According to reports, over 400 families lost their houses in the inferno which spread fast as a result of the dried stalks used …

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Scores Killed As Troops Battle Boko Haram In Maiduguri

There were reported bomb explosions and heavy gunfire around Maiduguri City late Thursday evening as Boko Haram terrorists battle to take over the city. The explosions which sent shivers down the residents occurred as the heavily armed insurgents attempted to attack the city through the newly constructed Customs House where IDPs …

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Boko Haram Attacks Air Force Helicopter Carrying Medical Supplies In Borno

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter carrying personnel on medical outreach was on Thursday attacked by members of the dreaded terrorist sect, Boko Haram. The helicopter it was gathered, was traveling from Maiduguri to Gwoza a local government in Borno State for a 2-day medical outreach programme when it came …

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Borno Gov Attacks Ali Modu Sheriff, Says His Inaction Led To The Escalation Of Boko Haram Insurgency

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has accused his predecessor, Ali Modu Sheriff of causing the widespread of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast with his inaction during his time as the governor of the state. Shettima who made this allegation in response to Sheriff’s political statement that Boko …

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Meet Aisha, Former Antelope Hunter Turns Boko Haram Hunter

As seven abducted women and four children were being taken deeper into Sambisa forest, Aisha Bakari Gombi received a call. The voice was familiar: an army commander asking her to assemble a group of hunters to track them down. The seven had vanished earlier that day after a group of …

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7 Recruits Killed, 20 Others Injured As Army Battles Boko Haram In Borno

  At least seven newly recruited soldiers were killed while 20 others injured in a battle on Thursday night when members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists ambushed convoy of the Nigerian Army in Borno State. The gunfire which started at about 7:30 pm occurred along the Maiduguri-Dikwa road as military …

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Sambisa Forest To Host Army Championship 2017

The captured Sambisa Forest will host the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship (NASAC 2017), the Nigerian Army has said. Disclosing this on Wednesday, Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the Nigerian Army Engineers (NAE) Corps has mobilised to site and commenced access roads clearance and construction of range and …

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Boko Haram Is Broke – UN Envoy

The destructive Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said. Feltman stated this while briefing the Security Council on the UN Secretary-General’s Fourth Report on the threat the group poses to international peace and security efforts to “check …

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Boko Haram Gave Me N200 To Detonate Explosive – Teenage Suicide Bomber

An 18-year-old Boko Haram suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said she was given N200 for the mission. She told the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri that she was abducted two years ago by the …

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Troops Intercept 2 Female Suicide Bombers In Borno, Kill One

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday intercepted two female suicide bombers near a NNPC mega filling station in Maiduguri, Borno State, while attempting to carry out an attack. One of the girls was shot dead while trying to escape while the other surrendered, Victor Isuku, State Police Public Relations …

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Boko Haram Terrorists Take Over Sasawa Community In Yobe

The town of Sasawa in Yobe State was on Sunday reportedly taken over by the Boko Haram militants after fierce battle with Army. According to a report by DAILY POST, the terrorist stormed the town in large numbers of vans and motorcycles and engaged the troops in full battle before …

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Boko Haram Cut Off My Limbs Because I Renounce Membership – Repentant Terrrorist

A 31-year-old repentant Boko Haram terrorist, Muhammad Abubakar, on Thursday narrates how his hand and leg were cut off and left to die because he was planing to surrender and renounce membership of the dreaded insurgency group. Abubakar disclosed this to newsmen in Maiduguri during briefing organised by Major-General Lucky Irabor, the …

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Army Arrests 3 Suspected Boko Haram Foreign Terrorists In Borno

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it had arrested three Chadians in Borno State as part of its ongoing anti terrorism war in the North-East. The Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, revealed this in a statement while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. “On Jan.26, at about 1745 hours …

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‘You Are A Dead Man Waiting To Go To Hell’- Brother Of Killed UNIMAD Professor Writes Shekau

Usman Abbas, younger brother to Aliyu Mani, a professor who was killed during a suicide bomb attack at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), has said Abubakar Shekau is a “dead man waiting to go to hell”. Mr. Usman stated this in an open letter to Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of …

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Photos: Maiduguri Residents Troop Out In Numbers To Celebrate Defeat Of Boko Haram

The residents of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, that has been severely affected by the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday came out in large numbers to celebrate the decimation of the terrorists. The people who are celebrating renewed security condition after suffering for years gathered at …

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Breaking: Two Killed As Suicide Bomber Attack Mosque In Borno

Two persons have been reportedly killed by a suicide bomber during an early morning prayer at a mosque in Dalori Quarters, Maiduguri, Borno State. Confirming the incident, Sani Datti, the Head of Information for the National Emergency Management Agency, said the bomber, a male, killed himself and another person as he …

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Boko Haram Kill 7 Travelers, Injure Escort Soldiers In Borno

At least seven passengers were killed and many others, including an escort team of soldiers, injured when gunmen believed to be Boko Haram insurgents attacked a convoy of motorists along the newly opened Maiduguri-Biu highway, witnesses said. The Maiduguri-Biu highway, which passes through Damboa Village, was one of the most …

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Female Suicide Bombers Now Carry Babies To Avoid Detection – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says female suicide bombers in the North East are now evading detection from security operatives by carrying babies on their back, that ordinarily passes them for innocent nursing mothers. The Acting Director Defence information, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, said in a statement in Abuja on Friday that the …

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Many Feared Dead As Troops Repel Boko Haram’s Attempt To Capture Military Base In Yobe

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday night prevented an heavy onslaught on the military base in Yobe State by members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist, who attempted to take over the location, the PREMIUM TIMES has reported. The terrorist, it was gathered stormed the base in Kamuya at about 5:30 …

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