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12 dead in suicide bombing at Maiduguri mosque

At least eight persons were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in the midst of worshippers at Maiduguri mosque, witnesses and security officials say. The suicide bomber was being chased by security operatives when she detonated the bombs strapped to her chest. About 13 other worshippers were …

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Despite Chibok Girls, Boko Haram taking several territory, ex-NSA Dasuki says Jonathan ‘defeated’ Boko Haram

Despite Chibok Girls, Boko Haram taking several territory, ex-NSA Dasuki says Jonathan ‘defeated’ Boko Haram

Despite the Boko Haram taking over several territory including about 16 local government areas during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, the then National Security Adviser, NSA, said the government deserves commendation for defeating the group. Speaking from detention where he is being held for allegedly mismanaging about $2.1 billion meant for …

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Escapees Chibok schoolgirls read letter to Donald Trump

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, two of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in 2014, read a letter applauding U.S. President Donald Trump during a recent visit to the White House. The White House released more photos of the girls on Saturday, saying during their visit, Joy …

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Three suicide bombers killed in University of Maiduguri

Three suicide bombers lost their lives in an attempt to attack a hostel inside the University of Maiduguri on Thursday. A source told TheCable that two of the bombers detonated their explosives inside the university, while one was gunned down as he tried to escape. Bashir Adam, a security man …

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Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday said its Agusta 109 Light Utility Helicopter crashed while undertaking a liaison mission in the North East. Olatokunbo Adesanya, Air Commodore and Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, said this in a statement. Mr. Adesanya said the helicopter’s target was to further …

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