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Boko Haram attack Dapchi in Yobe

Yobe Commissioner of police, AbdulMaliki Sumonu, on Monday confirmed an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Dapchi, headquarters of Bursari local government area. Sumonu confirmed the attack in an interview with newsmen . He said “at about 5.30 p.m today, the suspected insurgents attacked Dapchi, headquarters of Bursari local government area. ” The details are not immediately available, we ...

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22 killed, 28 wounded in multiple bomb blasts in Borno

Suicide bombers

No fewer than 22 persons were killed and 28 others injuries in a multiple suicide bomb attack at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The  incident occurred on Friday at about 9:00 pm, when three suicide bombers detonated explosives at the “Kasuwar Kifi” in the outskirts of Konduga town. An eye witness, Idrissa Bana, said the three ...

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SEMA confirms 5 dead, 39 injured in Maiduguri multiple explosions


  The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said that five people were killed in the suicide bomb attack at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, Maiduguri on Wednesday. SEMA also confirmed that 39 others sustained various degrees of injuries in the suicide bomb attack at Dalori IDP camp, Maiduguri. SEMA’s Chairman Satomi Ahmad, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Maiduguri. ...

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Steer clear of politics, Buratai warns officers


  JALINGO – The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to steer clear of politics. Buratai, represented by the Commander, Infantry Corps, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, gave the warning on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of officers who underwent a Regimentation and Leadership training ...

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3 Soldiers, 1 Civilian killed as troops kill 107

Gen. Sani Usman

ABUJA – Nigerian Army says troops in Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been making tremendous progress in the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH 2 in the various Sectors. So far, the troops have neutralized over 50 Boko Haram terrorists, destroyed and captured high calibre arms and ammunition, especially in the Lake Chad general area. Troops yesterday Monday 8th January 2018, cleared Boko ...

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NAF Helicopter Badly Damaged As Pilots Survive Mishap

NAF Helicopter

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counterinsurgency operation in the North East. The incident, which occurred Monday (Today), 8 January 2018, resulted in significant damage to the helicopter, NAF spokesperson, Air Vice Marshal Adetokunbo Adesanya said. He said there was, however, no loss of lives as a result ...

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Nigerian Troops Rescue Another Chibok Girl


Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka, Thursday, rescued one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists earlier in 2014. So far, preliminary investigations reveal that the young girl identified as Salomi Pagu is the same as the  Chibok girl published on serial 86 of the online list of abducted Chibok girls. Currently the girl who was ...

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Magadali residents die in Boko Haram bomb attack

YOLA – Some people are feared dead in a bomb attack on Magadali Local Governmet Area of Adamawa on Monday. A source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the bomb was planted on a road side in the town. It added that about three persons lost their lives in the attack. Mr Othman Abubakar, the Adamawa Police Command ...

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Shekau Using Hypnotized Girls As Bombs, Ex-Boko Haram Chief reveals

Ex- Boko Haram Chief Intelligence Officer(CIO) Abdulkadir Abubakar, has warned the leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau to stop using innocent girls who are being hypnotized as human bombs. Abubakar, also known as Abu Muhammad, also warned other factional leaders of the group like Mamman Nur, Abbor Mainok, Abu Musad Albarnawi and Abbah Minok to repent from  their deadly ways ...

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