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How Nigeria Army defeated Boko Haram- Tukur Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Boko Haram terrorist group was destroyed by the lessons he learnt from the Bangladesh National Defence while on course had been very useful in the counter insurgency operations in the North-East. Buratai made this known in Lagos on Saturday when he …

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Boko Haram kills three persons, four injured in Cameroon

The attack of Boko Haram has continued as three people were killed and four others wounded on Wednesday in a suicide attack in Cameroon’s restive Far North, a local official said. “Just before 10:00 am, a suicide bomber who crossed from Nigeria entered Kolofata and blew himself up,” a source …

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It will take years to find the remaining chibok girls – Defense minister

Three years after the abduction of the Chibok girls by Boko Haram sect, the Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen Mansur Ali has said the  remaining 195 girls will  not be found immediately. Recall that the sect members on April 14th 2014, kidnapped 276 students from the Government Girls College Chibok in …

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Boko Haram attack military base in Borno, Kill three soldiers

 The military base in Sabon Gari community in Damboa local gobvernment area in Borno state,have been attacked by suspected Boko Haram members,  killing three soldiers and thereafter setting the military base on fire. The sect members stormed the military base at about 5.30pm on Sunday and began shooting sporadically. According …

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Troops arrests Boko Haram leader’s alleged ex-wife in Maiduguri

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State have arrested the ex-wife of Boko Haram terrorist group factional leader,Mamman Nur who was one of the two teenage suspected suicide bombers. The leader’s 15-year-old ex-wife, Fatima Kabir, had Mamman Nur as her first husband before she was divorced and …

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Boko Haram Still Kidnapping Women, Girls in Nigeria – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has stated that Boko Haram insurgents are still abducting more Nigerian women and girls. The group said much works needed to be done to prevent the sect members from further kidnapping of Nigerians. In a statement on Friday, Makmid Kamara, interim country director of Amnesty International, said it …

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Police, Secrurity agencies beef up securities around the country against terror attacks

Security has been beefed up by the police and other security agencies around all the foreign missions in the country with the deployment of more regular and undercover operatives This decision was taken after  a plot by some Boko Haram elements to bomb the United States embassy, United Kingdom High Commission …

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FG begin negotiations with Boko Haram members to release Chibok girls

President Muhammadu Buhari, has reassured Nigerians, most especially parents of  the remaining missing Chibok girl that his administration will continue to push harder until the girls are released. He also confirmed that the Federal Government had reached out to Boko Haram terrorist group through intermediaries, the President said his administration …

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57 Boko Haram members killed by Nigeria troops

The quest to put a lasting end to Boko Haram has continued on a rise as the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole and the Multi-National Joint Task Force have killed at least 57 Boko Haram terrorists in Arege area of northern Borno State, during a gun battle. The Boko …

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Boko Haram kills Soldier in Maiduguri

A military officer has been killed by suspected Boko Haram member in a gun attack on a military checkpoint outside the city of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, a military officer and vigilante told AFP Thursday. On Wednesday evening, two male suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a checkpoint in Dalori, a village …

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Police arrests suspected Boko Haram recruiter in Senegal

Boko Haram Islamic  suspected recruiter has been arrested by the  Senegalese police according to authorities in the country. The Police said Wednesday they arrested the Nigerian on April 1 in a Dakar suburb. Police said the suspect was known to Nigerian intelligence services and had been in Mauritania for some …

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DSS discovers ISIS base in Benue State

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said it has discovered an ISIS-linked Boko Haram members based in Benue and the FCT between March 25 and 26. According to the  statement  released by an operative of the service, Mr Tony Opuiyo, said the group had perfected plans to attack the …

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Boko Haram: Trump To Sell $600m Fighter Planes to Nigeria

The United States  has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria to tackle  the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. United States officials told the Associated Press that the Congress was  expected to receive formal notification within weeks, setting in motion the deal with Nigeria. They added that the arrangement …

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Suspected Boko Haram members attack Maiduguri, Kills eight persons

Despite efforts by Nigeria troops and also the federal government to put an end to the menace of Boko Haram in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, the terrorist group has continued to attack. Eight persons were slaughtered by suspected Boko Haram in a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno …

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The Director Defence Information (DDI),Major-Gen. John Eneche believes Boko haram leader will be captured soon

The Director Defence Information (DDI), Major-Gen. John Eneche, says that the military has failed to capture the leader of Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau because there have been so many faces of the leader. Eneche said the military is working towards capturing the real Shekau. The Defence spokesperson said this …

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United Nations Security Council adopts 1st resolution on Boko Haram crisis

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the Lake Chad Basin. In unanimously adopting the resolution 2349 (2017), on Friday, the Council expressed concern about the protection of civilians affected by terrorism. The Council strongly condemned all terrorist attacks, violations of international …

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Top Boko Haram member surrenders to Nigeria Army troops

A top member of the Boko Haram sect identified as Mr Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele has surrendered to 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade troops at Damasak. This was made known in a statement by the Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, made this known on Saturday in Maiduguri. Usman said that Metele, …

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Troops apprehend two Boko Haram members

Two suspected Boko Haram terrorists carrying scout surveillanceon Kareto and Dangalti villages in Borno State, were apprehended by troops of 158 Task Force Battalion of 5 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Tuesday, 28th March 2017. Preliminary investigation shows that the apprehended spies were on reconnaissance mission to facilitate possible attack on …

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Boko Haram abducts 22 girls, women

22 girls and women have abducted by the Boko Haram Islamists in two separate raids in northeast Nigeria, residents and vigilantes said. In the first attack on Thursday, the jihadists raided the village of Pulka near border with Cameroon where they kidnapped 18 girls. “Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur …

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Boko Haram member killed, one soldier injured in ambush attack

Troops of the Nigeria military have killed a Boko Haram gunman on Wednesday in a village in Borno State as troops shot their way out of an ambush attack that left one soldier injured. According to the spokesman of the Nigeria army, Sani Usman, a brigadier general, said the attack …

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