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British newspaper report accuses army of ‘supporting’ insurgency, banditry

“A few days before any attack, a military helicopter is spotted dropping arms and other supplies into the areas inhabited by the Fulani tribes. Then the attack comes. For reasons of Islamic doctrine, the militia often deliver a letter of

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Soldier shoots knife attacker near Paris’ Louvre Museum

A machete-wielding man has been shot and wounded by a French soldier near the Louvre Museum in central Paris after an apparent attack on a second soldier. The individual, carrying a backpack, cried out “Allahu Akbar” according to Michel Cadot,

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WFP director arrives Nigeria to visit North East torn by Boko Haram conflict

ABUJA – World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin arrives in Nigeria late Tuesday for talks with government officials and to visit the Northeast, where WFP is assisting more than a million people who lives were wrecked by Boko

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Buhari condemns terrorist attack on University of Maiduguri Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the terrorist attack at a mosque in the University of Maiduguri which happened at the wee hours of Monday morning, killing scores of persons. In a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President

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Troops rescue 58 people in 2 days

Troops operating in the North-East have rescued 58 people abducted by terrorists in the last two days, including 35 women and 23 children. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Sunday that the

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Chibok Girls: FG rejects BBOG conditions for joining search

The Federal Government has rejected the conditions given by the Bring Back Our Girls group for joining the search for the missing Chibok girls in Sambisa Forest. In a letter addressed to the convener of the group, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili,

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Army kills 13 Boko Haram suspects in clearance operations

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said soldiers killed 13 suspected Boko Haram members during clearance operations in Bomboshe and Sinbaya in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public Relations, said in a statement in Maiduguri

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Chibok Girls: FG invites BBOG for search in Sambisa

The Federal Government has invited members of the Bring Our Girls Back (BBOG) to a short trip in a military operational flight into Sambisa forest in search of the missing Chibok girls. The invitation extended to members of the BBOG,

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Army kills 10 terrorists in reprisal attack

The Military says it has successfully repelled attack by the Boko Haram terrorists at Kangarwa in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director of Army Public Relations, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the operation was carried

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Boko Haram is yet to be defeated – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has conceded that his government is yet to declare victory over the Boko Haram terrorist group until all the kidnapped Chibok school girls are rescued. The president admitted this in a letter he wrote to Pakistani child

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