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Army General leading Nigeria’s war against Boko Haram removed

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Attahiru Ibrahim, has been removed from that position. Mr. Ibrahim’s redeployment comes three days after Boko Haram insurgents carried out one of the deadliest attacks on Biu town in Borno where at least 18 people were killed and 52 others seriously injured. Mr. Ibrahim, …

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Boko Haram: 17 dead as suicide bombers attack Borno market

At least 17 persons, including two female suicide bombers, were killed while as many as 22 others were injured on Saturday when two explosions went off at a crowded market in Biu town of Borno state, witnesses and police said. A witness, Muhammed Labera said the attacks were carried out …

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Monkeypox: Borno reopens schools following calm

The Borno State Government on Thursday said it had reopened primary schools it shut following confusion on rumour of immunisation against monkeypox disease because all was now calm. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Inuwa Kubo, made this known at a news conference in Maiduguri. Pandemonium erupted in schools when stories …

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40 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to NSCDC in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State says about 40 Boko Haram insurgents have indicated willingness to surrender to the Corps. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Abdullahi …

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