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BREAKING: Vehicle Explosion Kills 9 In Maiduguri

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A vehicle explosion on Tuesday morning has killed nine persons in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The Borno State Police Command in a statement, said that the dead were all in the vehicle when it exploded. The statement, signed by spokesman of the command, Victor Isuku, said that the incident occurred …

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Explosion In Maiduguri Leaves Several Injured

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Scores of people have confirmed a bomb explosion in the Borno state capital. The blast occurred at Muna Garage, Maiduguri in the early hours of Wednesday morning blowing up a convoy as well as other cars.   Unofficial sources have said that 18 were killed in the explosion but the …

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Soldiers, Policemen Exchange Gunfire In Borno Government House

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There was palpable tension in the air on Thursday at the Borno State Government House, Maiduguri, when policemen exchanged gunfire with a team of soldiers. The exchange of ‘friendly fire’ between the security agencies took place when soldiers in a truck allegedly attempted to forcefully get a share of the …

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Woman Sent To Bomb Popular Kano Market Rescued By Police

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What could have been a tragedy was averted when a woman, suspected to have been kidnapped in Maiduguri, Borno State, and strapped with explosives to carry out a suicide mission in Kano State, regained consciousness. The woman, who gave her name as Khadijah Ibrahim, said she was able to escape …

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Troops Foil Attempt By Suicide Bomber To Attack Maiduguri Mosque | Graphic Image

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said troops of 7 Division Garrison and dedicated Civilian JTF averted an attempt by Boko Haram to unleash a suicide bomber on “peaceful” residents of Sulaimanti community, outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State. The Army said the troops and Civilian JTF were maintaining security and vigilance …

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Dusk To Dawn Curfew Still In Force In Maiduguri – Army

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The Nigerian Army said on Friday that the curfew imposed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital between 9pm and 6am was still in force. This is contained in a statement issued in Maiduguri by Mustpaha Anka, the deputy director, Army Public Relations. The Army warned that drastic action would be …

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We Recorded 30 Cases Of Fuel Diversion In Borno In 3 Months – NNPC

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Sunday said it recorded 30 cases of fuel diversion in Maiduguri in the last three months. Bukar Gana, the NNPC Coordinator in-charge of Fuel Supply, Distribution and Sales, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri. Mr. …

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Two Female Suicide Bombers Killed Near Maiduguri

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Two female suicide bombers early hours of Friday were killed at Umulari Mulai about six kilometers away from Maiduguri on the Maiduguri-Damboa road in Borno State. Daily Trust quotes sources as saying the two bombers were sighted around 1:00 am by members of the Civilian JTF. According to the newspaper, …

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Saraki Commiserates With Victims Of Maiduguri Attack

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has commiserated with those affected in today’s terrorist attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Two suicide bombers this morning attacked a mosque in the northern city, killing 22 people and injuring 18. “My heart goes out to the victims and all families affected by today’s …

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Borno Mosque Attack: Buhari Sympathizes With Victims’ Families

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned today’s early morning attack on a mosque in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State. The Nigerian Army said two female suicide bombers carried out the attack that killed 22 and left 18 others injured. In his sympathy message posted online, President Buhari said: “I …

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Female Suicide Bombers Carried Out Maiduguri Attack That Killed 22 – Army

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The Nigerian Army has confirmed that Wednesday morning’s attack on a mosque in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in which 22 people were killed and 18 others injured, was carried out by two suicide bombers. According to reports, the attack in Umarari Village, about 5km south of Maiduguri, occurred during …

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Police Parades Fleeing Boko Haram Member In Ogun

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A suspected member of Boko Haram, Muktar Umar, who allegedly fled Maiduguri in the Northeast, has been arrested in Ogun State. The 22-year-old suspect was paraded on Monday by the Ogun State Police Command after his arrest in Kara area of Ifo Local Government Area of the state. The state …

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Residents Flee As Boko Haram Launches Attack On Maiduguri

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The relative peace in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital was on Saturday night shattered as Boko Haram insurgents launched a massive attack on the town. It was learnt that the attack started at about 7.13pm when the terrorists attempted to invade the state capital through Wanori village. Eyewitnesses say gunshots …

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Displaced Person Found Beheaded in Borno IDP Camp

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A 23-year-old displaced person was Thursday morning found beheaded in an Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. Millions of people rendered homeless as a result of Boko Haram’s insurgency have been taking refuge in IDPs camps until such a time that it would be safe for …

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We Intercepted And Destroyed Boko Haram Suicide Bombers In Maiduguri – Army

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The Nigerian Army has debunked reports that Boko Haram Terrorists last night, attacked Aladuwari village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The spokesperson of the Army’s Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Mustapha Anka, said the blasts heard were not suicide bombings but controlled explosions by anti-bomb operatives. “This …

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Troops Successfully Repel Boko Haram Attack As Two Female Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

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Despite claims by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government that Boko Haram has been crushed and the war against insurgency “technically won”, the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, on Sunday came under heavy attack from the terrorists. Although soldiers of the Nigerian Army successfully repelled the terrorists, two female suicide bombers …

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Troops Kill Maiduguri-Bound Suicide Bombers – Army

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Four would-be suicide bombers were on Wednesday killed by troops near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the Nigerian Army has said. The Nigerian Army said one of the four female bombers died when she detonated her explosive vest, while the three others were gunned …

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BREAKING NEWS: Scores Feared Dead In Maiduguri Mosque Suicide Bomb Attack

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Scores of Muslim worshippers are feared dead and several others injured after a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber attacked a Mosque at Jidari Polo in Maiduguri, Borno State at about 5.05am on Friday. Details later…

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Female Suicide Bomber Shot Dead Before Attacking Maiduguri Military Base

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Soldiers, yesterday, shot a suspected suicide bomber dead outside a Military base in Maiduguri, Borno State, according to a civilian vigilante and a military source. Explosives concealed in the suspect’s handbag detonated in the process. It was believed that the target of the suspect was the Maimalari Army Barracks, the …

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Suicide Bombers Hit Another Maiduguri Mosque

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A triple bomb blast has reportedly hit Maiduguri in the early hours of today, killing dozens. The attack was believed to have been perpetrated by three female suicide bombers on Friday, at the Umarari Bayan Waya area of Mulai Village in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, leaving at least seven …

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