Tag: sambisa

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Samuel OkikeOctober 27, 2017

The Late 5: Customs boss blames PDP for failures in Buhari’s administration, ‘Okada’ association in Ekiti says 50 percent of its members are graduates, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari played host to six northern ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

Nigerian Air Force “rains significant fire” on Sambisa

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has bombarded Boko Haram hideouts in Sambisa with air strikes from five aircrafts ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 19, 2017

18 killed, several others injured as troops repel Boko Haram attack

Troops of 26 and 28 Task Force Brigades repelled an early morning attack by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on military ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Boko Haram factions ready to speak with the FG – Former commander

A former commandant of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Abdulkadir Abubakar has reportedly announced that two factions of the group may ...

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AzeezMay 19, 2017

‘Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents relocating from Sambisa to Taraba forest’

by Azeez Adeniyi Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku on Thursday said fleeing Boko Haram members have relocated from Sambisa forest ...

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AzeezMay 17, 2017

Boko Haram: If anything happens to me, hold govt responsible – Salkida

International journalist, Ahmad Salkida, who has unfettered access to Boko Haram terrorists has said the Nigerian Army is trying to ...

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AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. BBOG, FG delegation search for Chibok girls in Sambisa Forest ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 17, 2017

Sambisa is 18 times the size of Lagos | A Roundup of everything we learnt from the BBOG’s day tour of Sambisa

On the 11th of January, 2017, the Federal Government did something it had never done before. A letter was written ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 16, 2017

We have your receipts: But the Nigerian Army told us they had sent Boko Haram out of Sambisa

No doubt, it was suspicious from the get go to think that the Nigerian Army and its allied forces that make ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

Saraki condemns UNIMAID bombing

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday condemned the bombing of a mosque inside the University of Maiduguri during ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Pres. Buhari speaks with troops in Sambisa via video-call

As part of celebrations to mark the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, President Muhammadu Buhari held a video-call with troops ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. Troops rescue another Chibok girl in Borno Troops of Operation ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

1,240 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Sambisa raid – Army

The Nigeria Army  says about 1,240 suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested by troops during a mop-up operation inside ...

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RoqeebahDecember 26, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 26th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

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Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

Fu’ad Lawal: Lagos and America are birds of the same arrogance

by Fu’ad Lawal Secondary School geography says America is the name of two continents, North and South America. In real ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

Sambisa the only remaining base of Boko Haram – Miltary

The Nigerian Military on Wednesday said terrorist sect, Boko Haram had been confined to Sambisa forest, ThisDay reports. The head of the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

5 soldiers injured, 6 insurgents killed as Army repels Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian Army, on Monday, announced that it has scored another decisive victory against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-Eastern ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

Nigerian Army destroys 8 Boko Haram camps (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Army, in continuation of the war against insurgency, has destroyed 8 camps belonging to the Boko Haram terrorist ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 18, 2016

‘Sambisa forest is as big as Enugu state’ – Army chief

Nigerian Military high command, on Thursday, disclosed that an investigative panel has been set up to investigate the alleged killing ...

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Janeth JNovember 14, 2015

Army destroys Boko Haram guard post in Sambisa, kill insurgents (VIEWER DISCRETION)

Nigerian troops on Saturday, destroyed a guard post of the Boko Haram insurgent group, in Sambisa forest. The army says ...

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Isime EseneApril 28, 2015

BREAKING: Nigerian military says 200 girls have been rescued from Sambisa Forest

by Isi Esene Nigerian troops have stormed the Sambisa Forest, a wide expanse of arid land North-east of Nigeria and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 20, 2015

Boko Haram insurgents kill 30 people near Sambisa Forest

by Panshak Ibrahim Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly attacked Gaya, a village in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State. ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2014

Funmi Iyanda (@Funmilola): How to be human

by Funmi Iyanda He was a butcher or was he a farmer or a blacksmith? I no longer remember, it’s ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 9, 2014

Herbalists are angry! They want Federal government to probe Sheriff and Ihejerika, or else….

by Azubuike Azikiwe Herbalists have given the Federal government an ultimatum to probe the alleged sponsors of Boko Haram, else ...

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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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July 5, 2014

Tunde Leye: Executive President sir, could you please execute?

by Tunde Leye The President failed to be executive when it took 18 days to react to the kidnapping. He ...

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June 30, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: We have no idea where the kidnapped Chibok girls are – US says

by ‘Jola Sotubo The continued detention of the over 200 girls kidnapped from Chibok in Borno has continued to cause ...

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June 17, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Battle ready Nigerian soldiers pose for Sambisa ‘photoshoot’ (LOOK)

by Adeola Balogun In a bid to assure the populace that the Nigerian Army is doing its best to counter ...

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June 4, 2014

‘It is thick and dark’: Chibok girl who escaped tells of horrific experience in Sambisa forest (READ)

by Zara Mustapha One of the four Chibok schoolgirls who escaped captivity and made their way back home from Sambisa ...

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May 22, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: From Garamba to Sambisa forests

by Olusegun Adeniyi Given the foregoing, I cannot see the possibility of British or American Special Forces personnel offering to ...

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