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Troops recover cache of arms and ammunitions in Gamboru

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had recovered cache of arms and ammunitions in Gamboru. This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Sani Usman, Ag. Director, Army Public Relations Officer and made available to newsmen on Sunday

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Missing Nigerian soldiers possibly killed- report

The icirnigeria.org can authoritatively report that 11 of the soldiers declared missing by the Nigerian Army may have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents. The soldiers were declared missing after troops of 156 Task Force Battalion coming from a clearance

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Boko Haram ambushes United Nations officials, soldiers in Borno

Officials of the United Nations were among those injured on Thursday in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorists ambushed their vehicles as they from Bama where they had gone to offer relief services to displaced persons, officials said. The convoy

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19 soldiers, 3 civilian JTF wounded in Boko Haram ambush in Gongon

The Nigerian Army said 19 soldiers and three civilian JTF members were have been wounded in an ambush on troops at Guro Gongon village in Borno. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday night by Army spokesman Sani Usman said

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Army rescues 80 Boko Haram victims

The Nigerian Army said last night that its troops on fighting patrols and clearance operations, rescued a total of 80 hostages mostly women and children who had been held captive for several months by Boko Haram terrorists in Garere village

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Life after Boko Haram: gradually, residents return home

Less than two years ago, major towns such as Bama, Banki, Pulka, Gwoza, Bita, Askira-Uba, Damboa, Chibok, and Bulabulin in Borno State and Michika, Madagali, Gulak, and Mubi in Adamawa State were all occupied by Boko Haram insurgents, one of

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Army releases 250 Boko Haram suspects

Some 250 people who were arrested and held on suspicion of links to Boko Haram Islamists have been released and given $10, Nigeria’s army said on Monday. “Yesterday (Sunday), a total of 249 cleared suspected Boko Haram terrorists and accomplices

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Army put ambushed terrorists on the run- Defence Hqtrs (Press Release)

Following reliable information about movement of remnants of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 118 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, laid an ambush for the terrorists today morning. The troops laid the ambush about 3 kilometres away from Goneri town,

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We will rebuild health facilities destroyed by Boko Haram in Yobe- Dangote

Dangote to rebuild destroyed health facilities The Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is set to partner with Yobe State Government to rebuild all the Health facilities that were destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe State. Dangote who

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Amnesty accuses Cameroon of human rights violations

Amnesty International has accused Cameroonian authorities of arbitrarily arresting more than 1,000 people as part of their fight against Islamist militant group Boko Haram and dozens have died of disease or been tortured to death. Alioune Tine, Regional Director for

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