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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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Leah Sharibu must not die, CAN warns FG

The Christian Association of Nigeria has warned that there may be religious war in Nigeria should Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi Christian girl still being held by Boko Haram, die in captivity. The Special Assistant (Media and Communications) to CAN President, Adebayo Oladeji, on Friday in an exclusive interview with Saturday …

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Nigerian Army Arrests Suspected Pipeline Vandals, Cultists, Impostors in Lagos, Ogun

Following  reliable information received from some well-meaning Nigerians during Anti-Illegal Bunkering and Anti-Pipeline Vandalism patrol, troops  of 81 Division Nigerian Army, in conjunction with Department of State  Security, Inspector General of Police Task Force  Team, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp, Federal Road Safety Corp and Lagos neighborhood Safety Corps  …

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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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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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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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Military, Boko Haram engage in gun battle in Maiduguri

Boko Haram insurgents are attacking Maiduguri, the Borno state capital now, with government troops pushing them back. The attack appears to be coming from the Damboa Road axis of the city that is popularly called Polo area. Residents of the neighbourhood are currently fleeing their houses. The shooting started at …

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