Tag: Borno State

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David CyrilAugust 12, 2014

Hundreds killed in clashes between army and Boko Haram

by David Cyril More than 100 civilians and several soldiers have been killed in clashes between the military and the Boko ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

JTF arrests ‘Master-trainer’ of Boko Haram female suicide bombers (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju   The Joint Task Force (JTF) has arrested a man who is alleged to be the ‘master ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

How Nigerian refugees are fleeing Borno to deserted Island in Chad because of Boko Haram

by David Cyril   Majority of the people who fled Kolikolia, Borno State, after being attacked by the dreaded terrorist ...

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July 23, 2014

We are still looking for the technician’s body – DMO on crashed helicopter

By Godwin Akanfe The Defence Headquarters has announced that the military has so far recovered only one body from the ...

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SolaJuly 22, 2014

What will you be doing tomorrow? #BringBackOurGirls unveils plans to mark 100 days of missing girls

by Chi Ibe Tomorrow will make it 100 days since 276 girls were abducted from their school in Chibok, Borno ...

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February 28, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Boko Haram and the security expert in us all

by Demola Rewaju It is easy for us to look at the situation from outside and conclude that we know ...

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February 25, 2014

Don’t get it twisted: Sanusi is still the CBN governor – Jonathan

by Oge Okonkwo Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said that the suspended Lamido Sanusi was still the Governor of the ...

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January 17, 2014

Send Rivers police commissioner to fight Boko Haram – Soyinka tells Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The crisis in Rivers has been analyzed by Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka and he puts the blame ...

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January 16, 2014

3 Boko Haram members arrested for duping amnesty panel of N70 million

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Three men who took advantage of a call for peace talks to impersonate members of terrorist ...

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January 13, 2014

“Operational blunder”: Senator escapes death as fighter jet drops bombs on his convoy

by ‘Jola Sotubo A near fatal mishap was recorded in Borno at the weekend as a fighter jet of one ...

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December 30, 2013

Terrible: 8 people killed as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attack bachelor party in Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo Guests at a bachelor party in Borno received a rude shock when armed gunmen invaded the venue ...

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December 14, 2013

Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Maiduguri, strategic locations

by Adeola Balogun The onslaught on Maiduguri, the Borno capital, by members of dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, seems to ...

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December 13, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Boko Haram leader, Shekau claims responsibility for Maiduguri attacks

by Adeola Balogun The leader of Boko Haram has again resurfaced in a video which is said to have been ...

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November 18, 2013

How I cooked and smuggled ammunition for Boko Haram terrorists – 19-year-old female victim reveals (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun According to reports, a new tactic is being employed by members of the Boko Haram sect; they ...

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November 8, 2013

Done deal: Senate approves extension of emergency rule

by ‘Jola Sotubo The request made by President Goodluck Jonathan to the Nigerian Senate to enable the extension of the ...

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October 28, 2013

Surrender and get free passage – Army to Boko Haram

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a bid to ensure quick resolution of the war against Boko Haram, the army has extended ...

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October 22, 2013

Boko Haram: 10 people killed as insurgents invade Borno villages

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Not less than 10 people have been reported dead following fresh attacks on two villages in ...

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October 21, 2013

Terrible: Fresh Boko Haram attacks leave 20 people dead, 10 injured in Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo Fresh terrorist attacks yesterday resulted in the deaths of not less than 20 persons in Logomani village ...

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October 8, 2013

Boko Haram: 30 suspected sect members killed in showdown with troops

by Adeola Balogun The crackdown on Boko Haram members in Borno State continues as the army has dealt a big ...

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October 5, 2013

Boko Haram: Troops intensify search for alleged local financier

 by ‘Jola Sotubo The efforts to nip the terror of Boko Haram in the bud are heating up as security ...

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October 4, 2013

Insecurity: Niger soldier killed, 3 others wounded as suspected insurgents invade Borno

  “Armed bandits” have killed a Niger soldier and seriously wounded three others in Nigeria’s volatile north-east, a high-ranking Niger ...

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October 1, 2013

Yobe school massacre: Troops engage Boko Haram militants in the forest, heavy shelling reported

by ‘Jola Sotubo There is a slight glimmer of hope that the perpetrators of the dastardly Yobe school murder, that ...

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September 21, 2013

Terrorism: 20 people die in fresh Boko Haram attack in Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo Fresh deaths of not less than 20 people have been recorded in Borno State after a fresh ...

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September 16, 2013

Terrorism: JTF kills 6, arrests 11 Boko Haram suspects

by Adeola Balogun The war against the Boko haram insurgency is gradually being won as the Joint Task Force yesterday ...

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September 12, 2013

JTF takes down 10 Boko Haram members in Borno state

by Oge Okonkwo The Joint Task Force (JTF) says it has gunned down  10 members of the Boko Haram sect ...

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September 10, 2013

“We will not give up”: ‘Civilian JTF’ vows to continue engaging Boko Haram after losing 37 men in attack

by Adeola Balogun In a show of resilience despite the massive loss of life that has befallen the group, the ...

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September 3, 2013

Emotions swell as 12 widows of slain soldiers get N1million compensation each

by ‘Jola Sotubo It was an emotional time yesterday for the widows and children of some soldiers killed in Maiduguri, ...

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September 2, 2013

Sad: 17 people killed by unknown assailants in Borno village

by Adeola Balogun The crisis in Borno state continues to rage as 17 people have been allegedly killed in a ...

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August 24, 2013

Terrorism: Soldiers kill 2 Boko Haram suspects dressed as women

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a true case of bullies acting like cowards, two men suspected to be members of Boko ...

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August 24, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: 35 people killed in fresh Boko Haram attack, 14 others injured

by ‘Jola Sotubo The nation has continued to count its losses to the rampaging terrorist sect Boko Haram. According to ...

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