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Gunmen kill five people in Taraba villages – Police

The Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba State, David Missal has confirmed the killing of five persons after some gunmen attacked Dan-Anacha and Dinya villages in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba on Monday night.  Missal told newsmen on Tuesday that, “The suspected bandits attacked the villages, burnt down some …

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Boko Haram terrorists attack Niger, kill 9

Authorities on Tuesday said nine people were killed on Monday night in Diffa city, South-east Niger in several attacks believed to be carried out by terror group, Boko Haram. According to local officials on the spot, the tragedy was perpetrated by at least three suicide bombers who blew themselves up …

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Troops kill 10 Boko Haram terrorists, recover over N2m in Borno

At least 10 Boko Haram fighters have been killed in an operation by the Nigerian Army at Ngelkona in Ngala local government area of Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations of the Nigerian Army’s Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, confirmed this on Saturday in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that …

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146 Boko Haram Surrender To Operation Safe Corridor In Borno

No fewer than 146 suspected Boko Haram have willingly surrendered their arms to Nigeria troops under the operation safe corridor of Operation Lafiya Dole. The Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Roger Nicholas disclosed this at news conference while parading 17 suspects who recently renounced their membership at the military command …

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Troops arrest 8 armed bandits in Taraba

Troops of Sector 3 deployed under the auspices  of Operation WHIRL  STROKE  while on patrol yesterday came in contact with armed bandits  along road  Manya – Gangun in Ussa Local Government Area of  Taraba State and 8 armed bandits were arrested.   Items recovered include; 2 AK 47 rifles,  one …

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Civilians foil suicide bomb attack in Yobe mosque

What would have otherwise been a devastating suicide bomb attack on a mosque in Gashua village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe state has been successfully foiled today by vigilant members of the community.  A female Boko Haram suicide bomber had infiltrated the mosque, while members were about to …

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I didn’t beg to be VP, I can leave at short notice – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday night said he would rather vacate his office as the nation’s Number Two man than compromise his Christian faith. Osinbajo stated this while responding to posers raised by some Christian leaders at the stakeholders’ meeting held at the new Banquet Hall of the Benue State …

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Troops kill 15 Boko Haram insurgents in separate operations

Combined troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Cameroonian Defence Forces have killed 15 Boko Haram insurgents in separate encounters in Southern Lake Chad Basin. Troops neutralised the insurgents whilst conducting operations to clear remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad Islands and surrounding villages of northern Borno …

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Suicide bomber kills 5 in Borno community

Boko Haram male suicide bomber attacked Mandariri, a community in Konduga LGA of Borno State, killing five persons, NEMA officials confirmed the incident to Channels TV on Tuesday.  According to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)’s Zonal Coordinator, Bashir Garga, those killed were identified as members of the civilian JTF while …

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Troops rescue aged man held hostage by Boko Haram

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have rescued an aged man who was held hostage by element!s of Boko Haram Terrorists group in the remote village of Gobara in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state.  In a rare display of bravery and humaneness, a Platoon Commander of the 192  Battalion, …

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