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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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Nigerian troops kill 8 bandits in Zamfara

Eight bandits have been killed by troops of the One Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Gusau in an exchange of gunfire in Maru Local Government area of Zamfara. This is contained in a press release signed by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Major Clement Abiade, and made available …

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Kaduna Killings: Police arrest 56 suspected bandits, militias

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 56 suspected bandits and criminal militias in connection with killings in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State and Zamfara areas. The suspects are: Abdullahi Abubakar , 35, gang Leader, Halidu Musa, 34, principal suspect, Mohammed Ruwa, 30, principal suspect, Mohammed Sani, 30,principal suspect and Dahiru Yahaya, …

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Boko Haram will take years to ‘eliminate’: UN envoy

Despite military successes scored against Boko Haram jihadists, it will take years to “completely eliminate” the group, a United Nations envoy told AFP Tuesday. “Boko Haram has proven to be a resilient group…I think it will take time to totally eliminate,” said Muhammad Ibn Chambas, special envoy to the UN …

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Death Toll Rises To 71 In Kaduna Village Attack

The death toll from a bloody clash between bandits and militiamen over the weekend in Kaduna has risen to 71, a traditional ruler told AFP on Tuesday. More bodies were recovered after bandits overran a local militia protecting the village of Gwaska in Kaduna state on Saturday, putting the spotlight …

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Army rescues over 1000 Boko Haram captives

Troops of 22 Brigade deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE has rescued over 1000 hostages from the Boko Haram Terrorists enclave. The operation which was conducted in conjunction with allies of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), rescued the hostages from  Malamkari, Amchaka, Walasa and Gora villages of Bama Local Government Area …

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PDP Laments Killings In Adamawa, Bayelsa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemns as extremely wicked and heartrending, the horrible killing of 60 worshippers in a blast at a mosque and nearby market in Mubi, Adamawa state by insurgents. The party also laments as shocking and devastating, the gruesome murder of Special Adviser to Bayelsa Governor Seriake …

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Police chief snubs Senate, meets El-Rufai in Kaduna (photos)

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday met with the Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-rufai after visiting the state to access the security needs of people in Birnin-Gwari. The Police chief was scheduled to appear before the Senate but again avoided the hearing for a visit to Kaduna.

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