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Death toll rises to 50, in bomb blast

The latest attack by a Boko Haram teenage suicide Bomber on mosque in Mubi has risen to 50, according to reports from the Adamawa State Police Command. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Othman Abubakar, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday. Abubakar said that a …

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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 30 persons in Muibi

A teenage boy suicide bomber attacked a Mosque after the early morning prayers which claimed the lives of at least 30 persons in Mubi, Adamawa State. According to the Adamawa State Police Command, the suicide attack occurred around 5:20am local time, at Kunu Araha, a suburb in Mubi North. It …

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Boko Haram sect kills six persons in Borno

Boko Haram fighters killed six farmers outside Maiduguri, the civilian militia and the brother of one of the victims said on Monday. Sunday’s attack in Lawanti village, in the Jere area of Borno state, again underlined the threat posed by the group to people outside heavily-fortified towns and cities. Mohammed …

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Adamawa Government supports 500 Vigilantes to fight against Insurgency

The Adamawa State government have backed over 500 local hunters and vigilance group members to help in the fight against insurgency in Madagali Local Government Area of the state. The Chairman of Madagali Local Council, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Yola on Thursday. Mohammed …

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Nigeria ranked the third most terrorised country in the world

 Nigeria the  third most terrorised nation in the world, for the third year running according to the Global Terrorism Index, GTI in 2017. The country, which has been battling the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east for many years occupied the same ranking in 2015 and 2016. It was ranked …

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Boko Haram kill three Soldiers in Sambisa forest

The Boko Haram sect have killed at least three Nigerian soldiers and a militiaman were killed in an ambush on the edge of Sambisa forest near the border with Cameroon, military and militia sources told AFP Saturday. The ambush occurred as troops returned to base late Friday in the town …

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Nigerian Army recover 4 Bicycles from Boko Haram insurgents

Operatives of the Troops of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, ambushed a group of unsuspecting Boko Haram terrorists along Banki-Bula Yobe road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. The troops sprung the ambush on the terrorists and neutralised 1 of them and recovered …

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Nigerian Army storm Boko Haram base, kill dozens

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it neutralised dozens of Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush, while they were attempting to cross over to Sambisa forest. The Director of Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri, said many of the terrorists escaped with gunshot …

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Nigeria Airforce deploy night-fighting helicopters to Boko Haram base

Nigeria’s Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, on Wednesday inducted a brand new Bell 412 attack Helicopter into the Nigerian Air Force to give support to ground forces in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation in the North-east. NAF’s spokesperson, Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. …

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Boko Haram strike again in Borno, kill 4 persons

Boko Haram sect killed four passengers and injured six other persons travelling on  Banki-Maiduguri road, this was confirmed by the Nigerian Army. The Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri, however, said troops had killed countless number of the insurgents in a …

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Boko Haram female suicide bombers attack Adamawa

Two female suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram members blew themselves up in what appears to be a failed mission at Magar village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa state. According to reports from witnesses in the area indicated that the two bombers who strapped improvised explosive devices …

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Boko Haram sect attack Yobe State

Suspected Boko Haram have attacked Goneri community in Yobe State Northeast Nigeria. A top military official said the attackers are believed to have stormed the town from the southern part, around the Sambisa, Talala and Alagarno areas that the military said troops had cleared. The officials, who did not want …

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Nigeria Army kill 3 Boko Haram members in Borno

Three Boko Haram insurgents at Dure village were killed Nigerian Army in Gwoza local government area of Borno. The Director Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri, said this was part of efforts by the armed forces to degrade the remnants of the insurgents. …

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Nigerian Army storm Boko Haram base in Borno

Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno has been attacked by the Nigerian Army on Saturday. This was disclosed by the Director Army Public Relations, Sani Kukasheka, in a statement in Maiduguri, said this was part of efforts by the armed forces to degrade the remnants of the …

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Death toll rises to 15, as Boko Haram storm military base

Seven more bodies have been found after a Boko Haram raid on a military camp in Sasawa village, some 45 kilometres from the Yobe state capital, Damaturu, a security source told AFP on Friday. Militant fighters stormed the base at Sasawa village, some 45 kilometres from the Yobe state capital, …

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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 16 persons leaving, 18 others injured

Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked  Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, according to reports, the suicide bombers struck at two locations in the town, killing 16 persons. The Commissioner of Police in a text message to journalists said the attacks happened at the Muna garage area where many have been killed …

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Nigeria Air force storm Boko Haram base, kills score – Official

The  Boko Haram structures have been set ablaze in Urga area near Konduga in Borno State by operatives of the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Olatokunbo Adesanya, an air commodore, made this known in Abuja. Mr. Adesanya explained that an air …

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Boko Haram kill three (3 ) soldiers in latest ambush

Boko Haram ambushed a military convoy in Damboa, Borno State, on Thursday, killing at least three soldiers. The attack would be the second against the military within a week as last Friday, one soldier was killed while nine others were injured when the terrorists overran a military base in Marte, …

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President Buhari reveals his fear over Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday admitted that he was disturbed and surprised by the claim made by members of the Boko Haram sect that they were receiving support from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The President, however, said he was happy that his administration had been able to …

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FINALLY !!!!Boko Haram surrender in Cameroon

About 60 members of the  Boko Haram Islamist group and have surrendered to authorities in northern Cameroon. After spending two years with Boko Haram, the men decided to flee with their families and hand themselves in, according to several men who had surrendered and spoke to journalists at a ceremony …

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