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Boko Haram releases 158 people abducted in Yobe

by Ranti Joseph Boko Haram insurgents released a total of 158 women and children abducted from Katarko village and they have been reunited with their families in Damaturu, Yobe. The victims were released by...

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Boko Haram members infiltrate IDP camps – FG reveals

by Panshak Ibrahim On Wednesday, February 18, the federal government pointed out that some Boko Haram insurgents have infiltrated the camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). According to the government, members of the sect...

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2 suspects arrested over ABU professor’s death

by Ranti Joseph The Bauchi State Police Command on Wednesday has announced the arrest of two persons over the killing of Professor Ahmad Falaki, the Director, Institute of Agriculture Research (IAR) of the Ahmadu...

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Nigerian military kills over 300 terrorists

by Ranti Joseph The Nigerian military on Wednesday, February 18, revealed it has killed over 300 Boko Haram insurgents and captured many others in its ongoing six weeks counter-insurgency operation in North Eastern Nigeria....

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Boko Haram recruiter arrested in Niger

by Panshak Ibrahim A man involved in the recruitment of insurgents for Islamic terrorist sect, has been arrested in Niger. According to CNN, a national police spokesperson revealed on Tuesday, February 17, that authorities...

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Gombe declares 24-hour curfew after security breach

by Ranti Joseph Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state on Saturday has imposed an around-the-clock curfew after an attack by Boko Haram gunmen, his spokesman said. “Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has directed that a 24-hour...

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Jonathan seeks more US help to fight Boko Haram

by Anike Jacobs Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has once again appealed to the United States for greater assistance in the fight against Boko Haram Islamists. The president confirmed this in a recent interview with...

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Boko Haram launches first attack inside Chad

by Panshak Ibrahim For the first time since the inception of their insurgency, Boko Haram militants, have launched an attack within Chad. The assault took place in the wee hours of Friday, February 13,...

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5 things we learnt from Buhari’s interview with Amanpour

by Kolapo Olapoju On Wednesday, February 11, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) was interviewed remotely by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. During the interview, Buhari harped on the inability of...