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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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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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Bayelsa Governor, Dickson, Bags The Nation Award

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima has described his Bayelsa state counterpart, Seriake Dickson as a change agent of the century. He said Dickson has not only revolutionised agriculture in Bayelsa State but has changed the negative narrative of the state by enthroning sustainable development and peace in “the only homogenous …

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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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Nigeria to turn Sambisa Forest to tourist center

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Tuesday says Nigerian Army will collaborate with National Park Service and Borno State Government to revive Boko Haram terrorists hide-out Sambisa forest to tourist centre to attract tourists into the country.   The Army chief disclosed this yesterday when the Conservator-General of …

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Borno Mosque: 4 Killed, 8 injured in suicide bombing

At least four persons have been confirmed dead while eight others wounded after two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in Bama town of Borno State in the early hours of Sunday.  Confirming the attack and casualty in a statement on Sunday afternoon, the police public relations officer, Edet Okon, said, …

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Chibok girls will not be abandoned or forgotten – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari assures the parents of the school girls that were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, Borno State, that “their daughters will never be forgotten or abandoned to their fate, despite four long years since they were taken away by terrorists.’’ President Buhari joins the Borno State …

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