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Some herdsmen are members of Boko Haram, says Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai yesterday revealed that the suspected herdsmen going about raiding villagers and killing farmers in some parts of the country may be affiliated to the Boko Haram sect. The Army

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Missing Chibok schoolgirl found alive in Sambisa forest

One of the missing girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists from Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state was yesterday found alive by a local vigilante outfit in Sambisa forest close to Nigeria’s border with Cameroon. Members of the Civilian

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It’s absurd to claim that Fulani herdsmen are behind Benue, Enugu attacks – JNI

A Northern group, the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has reiterated the position of Northern States Governors’ Forum, NSGF, by stating that it was absurd to blame Fulani herdsmen for the massacre of innocent villagers in Agatu, Benue State, Ukpabi Nimbo,

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Army Destroys Boko Haram Bomb-making Factory In Borno

After days of intelligence gathering, troops of the Nigerian Army, at the weekend, destroyed another bomb-making factory of Boko Haram terrorists near the border town of Ngala in Borno State. The soldiers killed most of the gunmen manning the factory

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Herdsmen have turned us to refugees in our land – Agatu monarch

HIS Royal Highness, Dr. Godwin Ngbede Onah, the Ad’Agatu in this interview with ROSE EJEMBI, in Makurdi, the Benue state capital on Wednesday expressed fears that his people in Agatu part of Benue are still not safe due to con­tinuous

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Boko Haram: Now, the final solution

By Abdulrazaq Magaji After an estimated twenty-thousand deaths, an even higher number of broken limbs and skulls and near-dislocation of socio-economic life that forced more than two million people to flee their homes, things are beginning to look up for

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Alarm: Orchestrated genocide of Christians in northern Nigeria

National Christian Elders Forum says: Give Biafran agitators fair hearing judiciary has been garrisoned by one religious, ethnic group Christians should defend themselves against Boko Haram STATE OF THE CHURCH AND THE NATION: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN ELDERS FORUM (NCEF) The National

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Insurgency elimination formular: United chaplaincy, bridge for peace, reconciliation – Prof. Jisos Ejiie

From Chuks Colllins, Awka   The Commandant General of the United Nigerian Chaplaincy (UNC) Prof Jide-Jisos Ejie has described the organization as a bridge for peace, unity and reconciliation amongst citizens. The cleric who spoke to our correspondent yesterday noted

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Terror and renewed bombings: At least 1,700 Nigerians killed in 127 days under Buhari – Intersociety

(Intersociety, Onitsha-Nigeria, 7th October 2015) – By Criminological account, Insurgency is an attempt by organized recalcitrant or radical elements to unseat a legally constituted government or force it to change its existing socio-legal system for the purpose of foisting its

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Official Lies Associated With Boko Haram Terror Detainees In Anambra State

It shocks and saddens our heart over lies of unpardonable proportion emanating from the official quarters since the controversies over the relocation of Bko Haram terror detainees to Ezinifite-Aguata Minimum Prison rented the air. In fourteen days or two weeks,

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Proposed Transfer Of Boko Haram Terror Suspects: A Case Against Imminence Of Massive Destruction Of Igbo Lives & Properties – Intersociety

Says the proposal was an infamous policy aimed to escalate Islamic insurgency in Nigeria   (Public Security & Safety, Onitsha Nigeria, 28th June 2015)-The proposed transfer to Anambra prisons (Onitsha, Awka and Ekwulobia) and other prisons in the Southeast zone,

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Protest Rocks Anambra As Boko Haram Convicts Soon Arrive Prisons

The directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to transfer Boko Haram suspects to prisons in the South East has generated protests across states in the South East with Onitsha, the business city of Anambra State, closing the main international market in

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Troops arrest 3 bomb makers in Gombe: Military calls for vigilance during inaugurations

Tricycle and materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices recovered   A cordon and search operation conducted by troops in Gombe has yielded the arrest of 3 bomb making experts. The arrested persons are suspected to be members of the terrorists

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Boko Haram commander killed, thousands of Euros found in his pocket – DHQ

Commander suspected to be a foreigner   Thousands of Euro currency was found on the body of a terrorist commander after troops successfully repelled a terrorist on Mafa towards the border. The terrorist who is also an Amir by status and

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Food and fuel supplier to Boko Haram arrested: Another group of 260 children and women rescued – DHQ

A man who specialises in supplying fuel and food to terrorists was this morning (03.04.2015) nabbed in Daban Shata in the suburbs of Baga Borno State. The military intelligence had been trailing him till he was eventually trapped in the

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Boko Haram: DHQ Addresses The Nation On Sambisa Forest Operation

-True Identities of some Freed Victims Yet to be ascertained -Notorious Training Camps Destroyed A text of Press Briefing by Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade at Defence Headquarters, Abuja on April 30, 2015 Gentlemen of the press, As

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Touching photos: The sorry look of rescued women and children held hostage by Boko Haram

Below are some of the heartbreaking pictures of the emaciated rescued children and women held hostage in Sambisa forest by Boko Haram.   Let’s pray for their survival and God’s protection of the Nigerian military men and women, who are

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Forty-three child-fighters escape Boko Haram captivity

Chadian soldiers have repatriated 43 children kidnapped from the country by Boko Haram insurgents who they forced to become fighters. This was disclosed in N’djamena, capital of Chad, by the Chadian Army spokesman, Azem Agouna, who said the Chadian nationals

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Nigerian Troops Capture Alagarno in Borno State

Photo news   Nigerian troops have this morning successfully completed a raid on all terrorist camps in Alagarno in Borno State. Alagarno is the major haven of terrorists ahead of Sambisa forest. A number of weapons and equipment were captured

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Israel ready to assist Buhari fight corruption, insurgency

The state of Israel nation has expressed its readiness to assist the incoming government of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) in the development of Nigeria’s agriculture sector as well as in the fight against corruption and insurgency. The Isreali President, Mr.

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Children, women and elderly locked up by Boko Haram in Gwoza rescued

Bomb factory discovered   A number of women, the elderly and children who were locked up by fleeing terrorists in Gwoza have been freed by troops as cordon and search along with mopping up operations continue in the town.  The

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Gombi Military Operation: Terrorists killed, vehicles and weapons recovered

Photos: Destroyed and recovered vehicles, ammunition and weapons   Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from the onslaught of troops met their waterloo in their attempt to enter Gombi town, Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State yesterday evening. The terrorists were

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Boko Haram: We Won’t Relent Until Victory- Military Assures Nigerians

Happy that it finally regained its waning glory as evidenced in recent wave of successes against Boko Haram terrorists, Nigerian Defence Headquarters today promised not to relent until every part of the country is finally rid of insurgency. At a

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“Never again”: Troops battle weakening terrorists in Yobe State

… More than 30 Communities liberated … Fled citizens set to return home   In its continued rampage through Boko Haram infested territories in the North East, Nigerian troops on Sunday night invaded Kukawa Geri, Gujba in Yobe State determined

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Troops on patrol encounter terrorists, recorver arms

Troops on cordon and search along Djimitillo Damaturu road axis on Friday night had an encounter with a group of terrorists after their hideout was discovered by troops. The fierce fight to dislodge them from the location which is very

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United States trains Nigerian soldiers to fight Boko Haram

No fewer than 250 United States, US troops will take part in a three-week “Flintlock” training drill of soldiers from Nigeria to combat the Boko Haram insurgency. Reuters reports that soldiers from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger,

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‘I met 24 of the Chibok schoolgirls’ – Boko Haram escapee

The Nation – The Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped last year by Boko Haram are alive, a woman believed to have seen them has said. The 24 schoolgirls, who she said she was held with for three days last November, were physically

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Maku denies accusing Jonathan of sponsoring Boko Haram

Written by Ugonnabo Ngwu   Erstwhile Information minister and gubernatorial flag bearer of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, Mr. Labaran Maku, on Tuesday denied ever associating President Goodluck Jonathan with the sponsorship of the Boko Haram

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Maiduguri/Konduga Attack: Troops Wipe Off More Terrorists

Continuing coordinated ground and air mop up activities by military personnel in the aftermath of diversionary terrorists attacks on Maiduguri and Konduga have led to the destruction of dozens of more terrorists. Security sources confirmed that at least 53 more

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Gov. Shettima commends military for repelling insurgents’ attack on Maiduguri

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has commended Nigerian soldiers for their gallantry in saving the state capital from the recent insurgents’ onslaught even as he condemned the coordinated attacks carried out by Boko Haram insurgents on Maiduguri and Monguno

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