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UBA To Install ATM In Barracks For Troops Fighting Boko Haram

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The United Bank for Africa (UBA) says it will to deploy Automated Teller Machine (ATM) to the Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri to provide service to troops fighting insurgency. Malam Salihu Ngulde, the UBA North-East Regional Director, disclosed this to newsmen shortly after he visited the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur …

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Troops Kill 15 Boko Haram Terrorists, Capture Foreign Member

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A Boko Haram terrorist suspected to be a foreigner has been captured by Nigerian troops in Rann, Borno State. The suspect not yet identified by Nigerian military authorities, was among the ban of terrorists that staged an attack on Rann, the location of the Internally Displaced Persons Camp, that was …

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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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Photos: BBOG Member On A Guided Tour Of Sambisa With FG’s Team

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Mrs Oby Ezekwesili and other members of the BBOG campaign group on Monday honoured the Federal Government’s invitation of a guided tour to Sambisa Forest to search for the kidnapped Chibok Girls. Recall, the group replied via its co-convener, Mrs Ezekwesili responded to the FG’s invitation on Sunday night via …

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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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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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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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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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Buhari Breaks Silence On Southern Kaduna, Orders Army To End Killings

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to take decisive measures to bring an end to the recurring acts of violence and destruction in the southern part of Kaduna State. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and …

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Army Kills 5 Suspected Cultists In Rivers State

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Troops of 6 Division of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday shot dead five suspected cultists during gun battle in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers, the army said. General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Kasimu Abdulkarim, who confirmed the killings, said the battle was part of “Operation …

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Army Bars Soldiers From Posting Photos, Videos Of Operations On Social Media

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The Nigerian army has prohibited soldiers from posting pictures and videos of their operations on social media platforms. The Lieutenant-General and General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division Mechanized Army in Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade, on Tuesday gave this directive while representing the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, at the graduation ceremony …

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Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Adamawa

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Troops of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday repelled an early morning attack by fleeing Boko Haram insurgents on Dar village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. Confirming the attack, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, the Chairman of Madagali Local Government, said the attack was contained by the prompt response of security operatives in the areas. …

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Army Recover Uniforms, Guns Belonging To Slain Policemen During Rivers Rerun

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The Nigerian Army says  it has recovered one AK47 assault rifle and uniforms belonging to DSP Mohammed Alkali and his police orderly allegedly beheaded by cultists at Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers during the Dec. 10 re-run legislative elections. Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, …

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Top Boko Haram Commander Arrested In Borno LG Chairman’s House

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Troops of the ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ have arrested a top commander of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram after he was discovered hiding in the apartment of the Caretaker Chairman of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno state, Alhaji Shettima Lawan Maina at 1000 housing estate along Maiduguri- Damaturu- Kano road. According …

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Army Presents Shekau’s Flag To President Buhari

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The Nigerian Army on Friday night in Abuja hosted President Muhammadu Buhari to Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner and presented to him the captured Boko Haram flag. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the flag was handed over to the President by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. …

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Many Feared Dead as Troops Battle Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

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At least 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed in Borno on Friday as Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Boko Haram terrorists engaged in prolonged fierce battle in Borno State. Military insiders told PREMIUM TIMES the battle ensued at 6 a.m this morning and did not end until after …

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Army Reacts To Shekau’s Video, Calls It Propaganda

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The Nigerian army has dismissed as ‘mere terrorists propaganda’, the new 25 minute Abubakar Shekau video in circulation. A statement by Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja on Thursday slammed Shekau for making spurious claims, from his undisclosed location. “While effort is ongoing to subject the video for further forensic analysis, …

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