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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in Borno state to ‘assess security’

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari will start his one day working visit to Borno state, north-eastern Nigeria on Thursday. The state governor, Babagana Zulum says the president is visiting to “assess the security situation and inaugurate some of the projects” that both the federal and state governments have completed in the state. Borno is the base …

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Abubakar Shekau killed in Boko Haram civil war

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is dead, according to a report by HumAngle. He died on Wednesday evening in a civil war between his faction and ISWAP following the invasion of the terror group’s stronghold in the Sambisa forest area. CONFIRMED: Abubakar #Shekau, One of the longest surviving Jihadist leaders in the world has died …

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Civil war between Boko Haram and ISWAP leaves many terrorists dead, Abubakr Shekau missing

An internal battle of supremacy between terrorist groups Boko Haram and their rivals Islamic State West Africa Province ISWAP has resulted in the deaths of several terrorists and also the whereabouts of Boko Haram leader Abubakr Shekau is currently unknown. Several sources reported that ISWAP fighters stormed Boko Haram camps with gun trucks killing most …

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Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram Protest Poor Equipment, Unpaid Allowances

The decay within the Nigerian military has again been highlighted after soldiers in Operation Lafiya Dole – unit charged with fighting Boko Haram terrorists, protested their posting to a location in the Theatre of Operation, Channels TV reports. Nigeria has been fighting Boko Haram Islamist militants since 2009 when the group first asked that Nigeria’s …

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Boko Haram propaganda pictures show child soldiers undergoing religious and combat training

The Nigerian Islamist group, Boko Haram has released new propaganda images showing child soldiers undergoing religious and combat training in a camp believed to be in North-eastern Nigeria. The images show recruited child soldiers carrying balaclava and participating in martial arts training, weapon handling training, and religious education class. Last year, VOA News reported that …

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Outrage as Buhari Declares North-East Nigeria Safe

The President Muhammad Buhari led administration has again come under heavy criticism this time from the Arewa Consultative Forum and the Middle Belt Forum over the claim by the President that peace and stability have been restored in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states. In recent days, Nigeria has seen a significant rise in insecurity, including …

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Zulum attacks security agencies, says army has failed

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, on Monday attacked security agents in his state, says the Nigerian Army has failed in its duty to protect the people, especially travelers plying major roads in the state. The governor had earlier claimed that despite the continued troubles of Boko Haram terrorists in his state, the security situation …

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Boko Haram Kidnaps 35 Commuters On Damaturu-Maiduguri Road

At least 35 commuters were on Friday abducted by Boko Haram insurgents along Damaturu-Maiduguri road, Thecable is reporting. The Islamists attacked a large convoy of commuters near Garin Kuturu in Jakana at about 5 pm on Friday, according to military sources. “The passengers first sighted a burning fire, but they thought it was bush burning, …

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Masari: We didn’t pay ransom to abductors of Kankara schoolboys

The governor of Katsina state, Aminu Bello Masari has insisted that no ransom was paid to secure the release of the pupils abducted from Government Science Secondary School in Kankara. Hundreds of Boys were kidnapped after gunmen attacked their school on December 11. 334 students were released and handed over to security operatives on Thursday …

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