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Buhari condemns Mubi mosque suicide attack, says cruel 

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President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as “very cruel and dastardly.” President Buhari, while commiserating with families of the several victims, government and people of the state, assured that government would do everything required to secure the state from the deadly menace of Boko Haram. The President ...

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Mubi mosque attack: Death toll rises to 50

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YOLA – The Adamawa Police Command says the death toll in Tuesday’s Mubi mosque suicide attack has risen to 50. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Othman Abubakar, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday. Abubakar said that a young boy was responsible for the blast which occurred during the early morning prayer. “We have ...

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NEMA Confirms 23 Deaths from Mubi Bomb Blast 

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MUBI – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of 23 persons after a bomb blast in the early hours of today, Monday November 21, 2017 in Mubi, Adamawa State. Sequel to the report of the bomb blast that occur at anguwar Madina in Mubi North LGA, officials of NEMA Yola Operations led by the North-East Zonal ...

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Police Restore Normalcy After Female Suicide Bombing in Borno

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In the wee hours of Saturday, two female suicide bombers detonated their IED vest in the outskirt of Alakaramtii village in Jere LGA of Borno state, killing themselves alone. According to Borno state Police Command PRO, DSP Isuku Victor, at about 0650hrs, two other teenage female suicide bombers infiltrated Alakaramtii village. He said one of them hurriedly detonated her IED ...

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Benin Republic Joins MNJTF Against Boko Haram

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The Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force ( MNJTF), Major General Lucky Irobor Urged  newly Inducted troop from the Benin Republic to be good ambassadors of MNJTF. He made the plea while welcoming the Benin Contingent into MNJTF family at Farcha Camp, Ndjamena. General Irabor Used to medium to remind the troop of their task, which involves Garrison duties for the ...

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4 suicide bombers killed, 6 farmers injured in Maiduguri

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MAIDUGURI – The Police in Borno on Tuesday said four feale suicide bombers were killed while trying to sneak into Maiduguri metropolis. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state,Victor Isuku, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview. Isuku said that the incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m. in  Tomsu Ngamdu community on ...

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2 female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri

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MAIDUGURI – The Police in Borno on Sunday said two female suicide bombers were killed while trying to sneak into Maiduguri metropolis. Mr Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview in Maiduguri. Isuku said that the incident occurred on Sunday evening along Maiduguri-Gamboru highway. He said ...

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NAF intensifies aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations

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ABUJA – The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has intensified day and night aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations within the North-East region. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. According to Adesanya, on Oct. 26, the fourth day of the ongoing Operation ‘RUWAN WUTA ...

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Troops intercept Boko Haram suicide bomb squad, neutralise 5

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Troops intercepted Boko Haram suicide bomb squad on Friday and neutralised five terrorists at different locations in Borno north, Nigerian Army said on Saturday. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman in a statement, noted that the intercepted bomb at Ngalle village where one terrorist was neutralised “could have been intended for troops or innocent and peace loving villagers.” Usman said ...

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Great job beating ISIS in Syria, now let’s keep them out of Africa, by Atiku Abubakar

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The recent report that U.S.-backed forces declared victory in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa is one of several examples proving the tides are turning against the notorious terrorist group. It also affirms the battle-tested notion that when the United States builds coalitions with other nations, even the most challenging of tasks can be accomplished. But the challenge to terminate ISIS ...

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