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Boko Haram r*pe Kidnapped Victims To Give Birth To Future Terrorists

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Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, Monday, revealed that Boko Haram insurgents r*pe women they kidnap with the intention of getting them pregnant so that they would give birth to future insurgents in their violent campaign. Speaking while addressing some Government officials at a closed door meeting in Maiduguri at the ... Read More »

Tales Of Horror: Boko Haram Brutality Revealed As Rescued Women Narrates Their Ordeal Inside Sambisa Forest

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Survivors of Boko Haram captivity have revealed how the militant group’s fighters stoned some of their captives to death as the military approached to rescue the victims in Sambisa Forest. Quoting survivors, Associated Press reported that several women also died when they were crushed mistakenly by a Nigerian military armoured ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Lagos Insures Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, Other Infrastructures For N133bn

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Although, Nigeria is currently winning the war against terror group Boko Haram and the activities of the militants seem to be dwindling but the Lagos State Government is taking no chances. It has insured the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, roads and other important state-owned infrastructures for N133 billion against terrorists attack ... Read More »

214 Girls Rescued From Boko Haram Found Pregnant

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About 214 of the girls rescued from Islamist sect Boko Haram are visibly pregnant, according to unofficial reports. Although he did not disclose numbers in the latest pregnancy reports, Executive Director, UNFPA, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, said that in the last one year, the organization had taken deliveries of over 16,000 ... Read More »

Troops Rescue 260 Women Fleeing From Boko Haram In Adamawa

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The Nigeria military has recovered another set of 260 women and children from Adamawa state following earlier rescue of over 500 women, girls and children from the Boko Haram stronghold in Sambisa forest in Borno State. According to the Director of Defence Information (DDI), Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, the troops on ... Read More »

Borno commends military on rescue of abducted women and children

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The Borno Government on Sunday commended the Nigerian military for its efforts in rescuing about 500 children and women abducted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest. The military had last week rescued the women in batches following an operation at the forest. Governor Kashim Shettima gave the commendation ... Read More »

NEMA officials arrive Yola to receive 293 women, girls rescued from Sambisa Forest

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A team from the National Emergency Management Agency on Friday arrived Yola, the Adamawa capital, to receive​ ​293 women and girls rescued by Nigerian soldiers from Boko​ ​Haram camps in Sambisa forest. The army authorities on Tuesday confirmed the rescue of the women and girls. Confirming the development in Yola, ... Read More »

AGAIN!!! Troops Rescue 234 Women And Children From Sambisa Forest

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The military continued its onslaught on Islamist militant group Boko Haram as they rescued another set of women and children from the dreaded Sambisa Forest. According to a statement by the Defence headquarters, the victims were rescued through the Kawuri and Konduga end of the forest on Thursday. They had ... Read More »

Boko Haram hostages were held in ‘severe and inhuman conditions’ – DHQ

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Nigeria’s Defense Headquarters on Thursday painted a sorry picture of how Boko Haram hostages were held in atrocious conditions in the group’s Sambisa Forest stronghold, after nearly 500 women, girls and children were released this week. “Whoever they may be, the important thing is that Nigerians held captive under very ... Read More »

Rescue of 293 women and girls from Boko Haram captivity gratifying – Gov Shettima

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The Borno State Government on Wednesday said the 293 women and girls, rescued from the Boko Haram stronghold in Sambisa Forest, are from Bumsiri Village in Damboa Local Government Area of the state and not from Chibok. Speaking with journalists yesterday in Maiduguri, the State Commissioner for Information, Dr. Mohammed Bulama, ... Read More »

Boko Haram Top Commanders Killed, More Women, Children Rescued From Sambisa Forest – Army

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One soldier lost his life and four others sustained injuries as Boko Haram insurgents battled in vain to retain nine major camps in their last known stronghold – Sambisa Forest, where more women and children were found and rescued. Troop commanders said hundreds of Boko Haram insurgents were killed in ... Read More »

Amnesty International Says More Than 2000 Women In Boko Haram Captivity

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As Nigerians rejoice over the rescue of some 200 girls from Sambisa Forest, stronghold of the Boko Haram militants, by the military, Amnesty International, Wednesday, said that apart from the Chibok girls, there are over 2000 women in captivity. The human rights group, however, commended the Nigerian military for rescuing ... Read More »

Ezekwesili Accuses Army Of Human Rights Abuse In Boko Haram Fight

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Former World Bank vice president, Obiageli Ezekwesili, who co-founded the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, says Nigerian armed forces have committed human rights abuses in their fight against militant group Boko Haram. “It clearly does have instances where human rights violations have happened,” she told Al Jazeera’s show Head to Head with award-winning ... Read More »

Boko Haram Not In Control Of Mafa, Marte – DHQ • Sambisa Forest Operation In Progress

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The Defence Headquarters on Monday denied reports that Boko Haram terrorists are now in control of Mafa in Borno State. The Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade said Monday “The truth is that an attempt by a group of fleeing terrorists who strayed towards the town and engaged ... Read More »

How We’ll Defeat The ‘Fraud” Called Boko Haram – Buhari

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Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that Boko Haram will be denied a recruitment base the moment local communities realize that its claim to being a religious group is nothing but a fraud. “The fraud called Boko Haram can be defeated by denying it a recruitment base”, Mr. Buhari told ... Read More »

Boko Haram Retakes Border Town Of Marte From Nigerian Troops

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Hundreds of soldiers have been reportedly forced to flee Marte, a border town along the shores of Lake Chad, as Boko Haram insurgents struck in the area, a local official and witnesses said Friday. “The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged the soldiers in ... Read More »

Troops On The Lookout For Shekau As Terrorist Leader Goes Underground

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Nigerian troops fighting terrorists in the Northeastern corridor of the country have been faced with speculations about the whereabouts of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. According to a statement yesterday issued by PR-Nigeria, a media consultancy organization for security agencies, with no vociferous comments from Shekau, speculations within security circles ... Read More »

Troops Retreat From Sambisa Forest After Landmines Kill Soldiers, Vigilantes

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Nigerian troops were forced to retreat from Sambisa Forest as they took the battle to the stronghold of Islamist sect Boko Haram, after a landmine blast killed one soldier and three vigilantes. The Military said on Wednesday that soldiers were conducting offensives “in some forest locations” in the area after ... Read More »

Kwankwaso Inauguarates Boarding Primary School For Children Orphaned By Boko Haram

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Gov.  Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State on Tuesday inaugurated Kano-Borno Boarding Primary School for children orphanded by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. Under the partnership, about 100 of such children are to be fully sponsored in the boarding primary school in the state. Inaugurating the school, Kwankwaso said the project was ... Read More »

Boko Haram Strikes Again In Baga, Kills 2 Soldiers, Injures 7

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Two soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga, which was retaken by the military in February. Six other soldiers and a civilian vigilante were critically injured when their vehicle hit a mine planted by the Islamists just ... Read More »