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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 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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Corruption affects the war against terrorism

IGP to host West African Police Chiefs – aftermath ofInterpol General Assembly in Indonesia As part of the concerted efforts to ensure that Nigeria is an integral part of global policing system, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K.

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U.S. authorities warn of al Qaeda threat to election

Federal officials have warned authorities in New York City, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by the al Qaeda militant group around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend before Tuesday’s vote, officials said

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Nigeria loses N2.1 trillion to Niger Delta militants, vandals in 2016

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said from January 2016 till date, government lost $7 billion (N2.1 trillion) to the activities of militancy groups and oil pipeline vandals in the Niger Delta region. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti

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Boko Haram ‘Saboteurs’ And ‘Collaborators’: 9 More Persons Arrested

Over 30 persons have now been arrested in the ongoing investigation of suspected Boko Haram terrorist collaborators and saboteurs in the fight against terrorism and insurgency, the Nigeria Army said today. This follows the arrest of nine more persons over the last 24

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Avengers ‘blow up’ Chevron’s Escravos Export Pipelin

Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group, has announced an attack on a pipeline installation owned by Chevron. The group, which has not carried out any bombing attack for the past few months, announced the attack on its website Tuesday morning.

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Troops intercepts suicide bomber in Madagali

The Nigerian Army has said troops on Operation Lafiya Dole in the early hours of the morning neutralized a male suicide bomber at Madagali, Adamawa State. A statement from Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman said the suicide bomber was spotted

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