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New Boko Haram Base In Bauchi Dismantled By Army- Senator Isa Hamma

Isa Misau

The new Boko Haram base in Bauchi State, has been dismantled by the Nigerian Army, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isa Hamma Misau, has disclosed. Misau, who is the All Progressives Congress Senator representing Bauchi Central, had recently raised an alarm that Boko Haram militants were migrating …

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Nigerian Air Force Establishes New Hospital For IDPs In Bama

Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Sadiq Abubakar

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has established a hospital in Bama, a town in Borno State, formerly occupied by Boko Haram insurgents, as part of its medical outreach. Bama is home to 25, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), consisting mostly women and kids. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air …

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Abubakar Shekau Was ‘fatally Injured’ In Airstrike – Nigerian Army

Abubakar Shekau

The Nigerian army has said that several top Boko Haram fighters were killed in airstrikes carried out in Nigeria’s Northeastern region. Its most serious assertion was that factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau was ‘fatally wounded’ iin the airstrike. There have been false claims in the past of the …

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GSM Operators Resume Services In The North-East


Telecommunications operators said that due to the containment of insurgency by military forces, they have started restoring base transceiver stations (BTS) that were destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists in the northeastern states of Nigeria. The national chairman, Association of Licenced Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Mr Gbenga Adebayo, said telecom services …

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Many Missing As Boko Haram Terrorists Sack Borno Village

Boko Haram

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram fighters riding on bicycles early hours of Sunday sacked Shawa village in Askira/Uba LGA of Borno state. A member of the vigilante group, Civilian JTF, Istifanus Apagu, said the militants believed to have a camp in Kalkasa village in Damboa LGA, burnt down all …

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Over 20,000 Rescued From Boko Haram So Far – Buratai


The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says over 20,000 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast have been rescued from captivity by troops since he assumed office. General Buratai equally said that the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the volatile region would ensure …

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Boko Haram Kills 5 In Attack On Immigration Convoy

attacked convoy

According to reports, Islamic insurgent group Boko Haram has killed five traders in an ambush on a highway in northeast Nigeria. The highway was reported to have been recently reopened by the military following a string of successes against Boko Haram. The highway was closed during the climax of Boko Haram’s operations two years ago. …

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UN ‘Dissatisfied’ With Treatment Of Bama IDPs


United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary-General and regional humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel, Mr. Toby Lanzer said on Friday that there is a dissatisfaction with the level of humanitarian assistance given to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama camp, Borno State. Lanzer led a team of UN delegation and officials of the Borno …

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Why BBOG Group Should Shelve Planned March On Aso Rock – Buhari Media Support Group


The Buhari Media Support Group, (BMSG) has appealed to the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group to shelve its proposed demonstration to the Presidential Villa. The BBOG, in a statement signed and issued on Friday in Abuja by its co-conveners, Aisha Yesufu and Oby Ezekwesili, said it would commence …

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Borno State Govt Trains 1,000 IDPS On Self Defense Against s*xual Activities


The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday it had commenced the training of about 1, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on self defense against r*pe and other acts of violence. The Chairman of the agency, Mr Satomi Ahmed, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Maiduguri. Ahmed …

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U.S Secretary Of State, John Kerry To Visit Nigeria August 23rd


On Tuesday the 23rd of August, Nigeria will play host to the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry to discuss security and counter-terrorism cooperation with president Muhammadu Buhari. The Secretary first trip will take him to Sokoto on the 23rd where he will deliver a speech on the importance …

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Military Grants Bail To Wanted Persons, Bolori and Wakil


The military has granted administrative bail to two persons it recently declared wanted in connection with the Boko Haram insurgency and abduction of Chibok schoolgirls in Borno State. The Nigerian Army on Sunday declared Ahmed Salkida, Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil, wanted after the release of a video by the …

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8,000 Boko Haram Members Surrendered Voluntarily – Military


The military on Tuesday in Abuja said about 8,000 Boko Haram members voluntarily surrendered to its “Operation Safe Corridor” in the Northeast. Director of Defence Information Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar made this disclosure at a lecture organised by the Federal Capital Territory Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ). …

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No Chibok Girl Killed In Our Airstrikes- Nigerian Air Force


The Nigerian Air Force haram dismissed allegations contained in a recent Boko Haram video that its fighter jets killed some of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. A masked Boko Haram fighter had in the video showed lifeless bodies of some purported Chibok schoolgirls, saying they were killed in airstrikes by the …

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Rescued Chibok Girl Says She’s Missing Her Boko Haram Husband


Two years ago, the terror group, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state. More than two years after their abduction, most of the girls remain missing, with their whereabouts unknown.Escaped Chibok girl Amina Ali Nkeki says she misses her Boko Haram fighter husband and is …

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UN Starts Registration Of IDPs In Bama

Some children at the IDP Camp, Yola

The registration of Internally Displaced Persons in Bama camp, Borno by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun. IDPs from the ages of 17 are said to be registered with the aim of  providing food and relief materials for them. This was contained in a statement released by Col. Sani …

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Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Borno, Kill 16


At least 16 Boko Haram insurgents were killed when troops on Operation Lafiya Dole repelled the terrorists’ attack at Kangarwa, Borno State. The Nigerian Army yesterday said the attack was launched by the suspected insurgents at about 5:30pm on Sunday. A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel …

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Boko Haram: U.S To Assist Nigeria Develop Security Plan

Alan Tousignant

The United States government has pledged to help the Federal Government develop a civilian security plan and enhance emergency response in Nigeria’s northeast region. The U.S. acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr Alan Tousignant, who made the promise at a meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau …

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Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack, Kill 16


The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole at harbour in Kangarwa, Borno State, at about 5:30pm on Sunday, repelled attacks from the Boko Haram terrorist groups, killing sixteen and injuring others. “The troops received an alert and rose to the occasion. They dealt a decisive on the insurgents, killing …

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PDP Crisis: Sheriff Is The Devil, A Vessel Of Destruction –Fani-Kayode

Ali Modu Sheriff-Femi Fani-Kayode

A former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied claims by a factional national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff that he sent people to beg him (Sheriff) after he labeled the party chair a Boko Haram sponsor. Senator Sheriff, who was interviewed on Channels …

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