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AllAfrica.com
We're Proud of Our Army - Odusileof the fourth estate and lauded the Military Operation in the north east. Acco
We're Proud of Our Army - Odusile
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of the fourth estate and lauded the Military Operation in the north east. According to him, he was out in the city of Maiduguri till midnight where the beautiful serenity suggested that Boko Haram had never existed before. He drew comparison... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over Two Million Captives Rescued From Boko Haram - Burataiand infrastructure were sacked and destroyed respectively. The situation was so
Over Two Million Captives Rescued From Boko Haram - Buratai
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and infrastructure were sacked and destroyed respectively. The situation was so bad that the entity called Nigeria was seriously threatened. Over four million people were displaced and most of them sought sanctuary in Maiduguri up till Ju... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Whingeing Presidentthe Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge rail line he inaugurated recently? I hope not.
The Whingeing President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge rail line he inaugurated recently? I hope not. What about the Lagos-Kano/Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail that the government plans to raise $2 billion from its concession? He should tell the nation who built... Read more
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Super Sport
Baraje happy to help Plateau Utd surviveour status for another season in a very difficult league," he said. Baraje and
Baraje happy to help Plateau Utd survive
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
our status for another season in a very difficult league," he said. Baraje and his men will head to the northeast town of Maiduguri where they will face El-Kanemi Warriors this Sunday before returning to Jos to play host to Heartland in their... Read more
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Unicef
What next for Nigeria’s children?to determine her nutrition status. A week earlier, she was brought to a UNICEF-
What next for Nigeria’s children?
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to determine her nutrition status. A week earlier, she was brought to a UNICEF-supported health centre in Dalori IDP camp, Maiduguri, Borno State, but she remains malnourished. There is some progress. This year some 75,000 children have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Izge Assumes Office As Dv-C Administration, Fudoffice as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Central Administration, Federal Universit
Izge Assumes Office As Dv-C Administration, Fud
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office as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Central Administration, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State. Izge was born in Maiduguri, Borno State, on December 16, 1966. He attended Izge 'A' Primary School in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nigeria governor relocates to town once held by Boko Haramand schools. He did not say how long he would use the town as a base. Bama is
Nigeria governor relocates to town once held by Boko Haram
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and schools. He did not say how long he would use the town as a base. Bama is 70 kilometers (45 miles) southeast of Maiduguri, Borno's capital. Boko Haram seized Bama in September 2014, and Nigerian troops recaptured it in March 2015. In... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Nigeria governor relocates to town once held by Boko Haramand schools. He did not say how long he would use the town as a base. Bama is
Nigeria governor relocates to town once held by Boko Haram
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and schools. He did not say how long he would use the town as a base. Bama is 70 kilometers (45 miles) southeast of Maiduguri, Borno's capital. Boko Haram seized Bama in September 2014, and Nigerian troops recaptured it in March 2015. In... Read more
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Civilian JTF Replaces Troops to Secure Bamaare people who came probably with double motives; who may try to pilfer the bui
Civilian JTF Replaces Troops to Secure Bama
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are people who came probably with double motives; who may try to pilfer the building materials and take them back to Maiduguri, after the crisis must have ended," Shettima said yesterday at the kickoff of the reconstruction of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Living On the Fringe of LifeSome women are in the business of living on the corn chaff in Maiduguri after t
Living On the Fringe of Life
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Some women are in the business of living on the corn chaff in Maiduguri after they have no choice as a result of the attack of Boko Haram which left them in a pathetic situation, Where there is war, there is poverty and starvation. There is so much... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shettima Moves Office to Bama, Begins Major ReconstructionMaiduguri — Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State wednesday temporarily reloc
Shettima Moves Office to Bama, Begins Major Reconstruction
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Maiduguri — Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State wednesday temporarily relocated the administration seat of the state outside Maiduguri, the state capital, to spearhead the ongoing reconstruction of Bama and two other local government areas of the... Read more
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Financial Burden of Reconstruction Beyond Borno, Shettima InsistsMaiduguri — Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has cried out that th
Financial Burden of Reconstruction Beyond Borno, Shettima Insists
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Maiduguri — Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has cried out that the financial burden to rebuild his state from the destruction of Boko Haram was way beyond the state's capability. The governor, who received the Danish Refugee Council on... Read more
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Danish Delegation Visits Borno Governor in Territory Reclaimed From Boko Haramoffice where he relocated to on Wednesday. Governor Shettima had said that he
Danish Delegation Visits Borno Governor in Territory Reclaimed From Boko Haram
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office where he relocated to on Wednesday. Governor Shettima had said that he temporarily moved his office 75km away from Maiduguri, the state capital, in order to monitor the ongoing reconstruction of the town that was completely destroyed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Women Who Love and Loved Boko HaramThe women who love and loved Boko Haram. Maiduguri, Nigeria - A few dozen wome
The Women Who Love and Loved Boko Haram
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The women who love and loved Boko Haram. Maiduguri, Nigeria - A few dozen women sit on mats in the shadow of a neem tree. Their giggles rise with the hot dusty air as they sketch elaborate designs on their hands with henna. Some of the women wear... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Awards N1.6 Billion Contracts for Nine Mega Primary SchoolsMaiduguri — Borno State government has awarded contracts valued at N1.6b for th
Borno Awards N1.6 Billion Contracts for Nine Mega Primary Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Maiduguri — Borno State government has awarded contracts valued at N1.6b for the building of nine mega primary schools across the state, in a bid to address the issue of out-of-school and street children across the state. Governor Kashim Shettima,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Recapture Border Town, Boko Haram Claims Killing 40 SoldiersPersons (IDPs), the management of NOIPolls has enjoined President Muhammadu Buh
Troops Recapture Border Town, Boko Haram Claims Killing 40 Soldiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Persons (IDPs), the management of NOIPolls has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to pay an unscheduled visit to Maiduguri, Borno State, to assess the situation. The call followed reported cases of diversion of funds and relief materials... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Nigerian leader asks UN to help free abducted Chibok girlswounding three people including a UNICEF worker. That caused a halt to U.N. aid
Nigerian leader asks UN to help free abducted Chibok girls
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
wounding three people including a UNICEF worker. That caused a halt to U.N. aid to dangerous-to-reach areas outside Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeast Nigeria and birthplace of Boko Haram. Most girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been... Read more
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CBC.ca
Nigerian children 'clinging to life' as world ignores humanitarian crisisresulting food shortages have driven up prices in local markets, while the infl
Nigerian children 'clinging to life' as world ignores humanitarian crisis
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
resulting food shortages have driven up prices in local markets, while the influx of the displaced to cities such as Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, has heaped pressure on local authorities, leaving them struggling to cope. Some 1.5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Governor Relocates to Town Liberated From Boko Harammove from here to other parts of the state. "While I am here, we have a full s
Borno Governor Relocates to Town Liberated From Boko Haram
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move from here to other parts of the state. "While I am here, we have a full structure of Government in place operating in Maiduguri so that activities of managing IDP'S, civil service, implementation of government policies and programmes will... Read more
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Aljazeera
The women who love and loved Boko HaramSources: UN, Global Terrorism Index Maiduguri, Nigeria - A few dozen women sit
The women who love and loved Boko Haram
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Sources: UN, Global Terrorism Index Maiduguri, Nigeria - A few dozen women sit on mats in the shadow of a neem tree. Their giggles rise with the hot dusty air as they sketch elaborate designs on their hands with henna. Some of the women wear... Read more
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Reuters
Nigeria would welcome U.N. intermediaries in Boko Haram talks to free girlsschoolgirls, identifies her schoolmates from a video released by the Islamist r
Nigeria would welcome U.N. intermediaries in Boko Haram talks to free girls
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
schoolgirls, identifies her schoolmates from a video released by the Islamist rebel group at the Government House in Maiduguri, Borno State May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer/File photo ABUJA Nigeria would welcome United Nations representatives... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We Arrested KondugaSanda Umar Konduga for criminal trespass and not terrorism. In a statement sig
Why We Arrested Konduga
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Sanda Umar Konduga for criminal trespass and not terrorism. In a statement signed and issued to Journalists yesterday in Maiduguri by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) , DSP Victor Isuku, the police said contrary to Wide report of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Kill Scores of Boko Haram Fighters in BornoBorno state; in early hours of Wednesday. Mallm Fatori, is the council headqua
Troops Kill Scores of Boko Haram Fighters in Borno
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Borno state; in early hours of Wednesday. Mallm Fatori, is the council headquarters of Abadam, 245 kilometres northeast of Maiduguri; and had been occupied by the terrorists since 2015, before Wednesday's joint military operations liberated the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cancer Death - Why No End in SightCollege Hospital (UCH), Ibadan; University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (
Cancer Death - Why No End in Sight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan; University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Port Harcourt; and University of Maiduguri (UMTH), Maiduguri. Others were University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu; Lagos University Teaching... Read more
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asianage
Hunger most lethal arsenal of Boko HaramWomen and children queue up to enter one of the Unicef nutrition clinics in Mun
Hunger most lethal arsenal of Boko Haram
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Women and children queue up to enter one of the Unicef nutrition clinics in Muna informal settlement in the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Photo; AFP) Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and another prepared a plastic syringe.... Read more
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Super Sport
Madu relishes win over Tornadoeslargely from the supporters due to our uncomfortable position on the log. “The
Madu relishes win over Tornadoes
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
largely from the supporters due to our uncomfortable position on the log. “The injury and shock from the auto accident in Maiduguri are yet to heal properly among the players. “However, the victory is sure to help our course greatly as well as go... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insecurity Persists In South, North Eastand three soldiers wounded on Monday. "Suspected elements of the remnants of Bo
Insecurity Persists In South, North East
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and three soldiers wounded on Monday. "Suspected elements of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops... escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri," army spokesman Sani Usman is quoted as sa... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Islamic extremists claim to kill 40 troops in Nigeria towngunned down Christians leaving a church service, beheaded a village head and hi
Islamic extremists claim to kill 40 troops in Nigeria town
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
gunned down Christians leaving a church service, beheaded a village head and his son and ambushed a convoy within miles of Maiduguri, the biggest city in the northeast. No one has claimed responsibility for those attacks. Disclaimer: Comments do... Read more
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Super Sport
Ohanachom wants win at Pillars14th position. We want to finish the on-going season further up the ladder,” sa
Ohanachom wants win at Pillars
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
14th position. We want to finish the on-going season further up the ladder,” said the former FC Taraba marksman to supersport.com.The Maiduguri Warriors are 10th on the Nigerian top-flight log on 48 points, nine behind league leaders Enugu Ra... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Many Boko Haram Members Killed in Battle With Soldiers - Army Spokespersonencounter and subsequently had to withdraw to a vantage position". Mallam Fato
Many Boko Haram Members Killed in Battle With Soldiers - Army Spokesperson
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
encounter and subsequently had to withdraw to a vantage position". Mallam Fatori is one of the first communities, outside Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to suffer from Boko Haram attacks in 2013. In July 2013, Boko Haram insurgents attacked... Read more
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The Manila Times
Starving to death: Boko Haram’s food crisis in Nigeriahas received little attention compared with other humanitarian crises around th
Starving to death: Boko Haram’s food crisis in Nigeria
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
has received little attention compared with other humanitarian crises around the world—even within Nigeria. AFP PHOTO MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and another prepared a plastic syringe. The young... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Raise $2 Billion From Concession of Lagos-Kano/Port Harcourt - Maiduguri RailReport The federal government plans to raise $2 billion through the concession
Govt to Raise $2 Billion From Concession of Lagos-Kano/Port Harcourt - Maiduguri Rail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Report The federal government plans to raise $2 billion through the concession of the existing Lagos-Kano/Port-Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said. He spoke in Abuja just... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Starving to death: Boko Haram's food crisis in NigeriaMAIDUGURI (NIGERIA) - Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and
Starving to death: Boko Haram's food crisis in Nigeria
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
MAIDUGURI (NIGERIA) - Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and another prepared a plastic syringe. The young boy didn't move. Only the shallow rise and fall of his chest indicated he was still alive. In July, the UN said nearly... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Starving to death: Boko Haram’s food crisis in Nigeriathe UN said nearly 250,000 children under five could suffer from severe acute m
Starving to death: Boko Haram’s food crisis in Nigeria
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
the UN said nearly 250,000 children under five could suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year in Borno state. -AFP MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and another prepared a plastic syringe. The young... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pillars Appeal to Fans Ahead of El-Kanemi Clashis said to be building among some fans of 'Masu Gida' who said they endured a t
Pillars Appeal to Fans Ahead of El-Kanemi Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
is said to be building among some fans of 'Masu Gida' who said they endured a torrid reception when they visited Maiduguri for the reverse fixture three months ago and are planning to pay the north eastern club's fans in their own... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Govt to Reopen Public SchoolsMaiduguri — The Borno state Commissioner for Education, Comrade Inuwa Kubo yest
Borno Govt to Reopen Public Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Maiduguri — The Borno state Commissioner for Education, Comrade Inuwa Kubo yesterday announced that it would reopen public boarding secondary schools on 3rd of October and not 26th September after meeting with all the principals of public schools... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Armed Robbers Kidnap Female Teacher, Demand N10 Millionkidnapped a 30-year-old married woman in Zangon Shanu, Zaria. The woman, Fatim
Armed Robbers Kidnap Female Teacher, Demand N10 Million
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kidnapped a 30-year-old married woman in Zangon Shanu, Zaria. The woman, Fatima Umar, a teacher in LEA Primary School, Maiduguri Road, Kaduna, was kidnapped at her husband's Zaria house when the robbers went there but could not find money to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Ambushes Troops, Kills Five Civilianswere foraging for food, yesterday, ambushed troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE esc
Boko Haram Ambushes Troops, Kills Five Civilians
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were foraging for food, yesterday, ambushed troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri, at Sanda general area of Borno State, killing five civilians on the spot. A statement by the acting director,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Ambushes Military Escort, Kills Five Civilians in Bornoterrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops of Operation Lafi Dole e
Boko Haram Ambushes Military Escort, Kills Five Civilians in Borno
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
terrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops of Operation Lafi Dole escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri at Sanda general area of the state. "Unfortunately, five civilians lost their lives in the attack and another died... Read more
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Reuters
Insurgency, migration create food emergency in Lake Chad basinwe will not meet the needs of the population," said Mercedes Tatay, of Médecins
Insurgency, migration create food emergency in Lake Chad basin
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
we will not meet the needs of the population," said Mercedes Tatay, of Médecins sans Frontières, which has been working in Maiduguri, the main city in northeast Nigeria, since 2014. The International Committee of the Red Cross operation in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Ambush Military Escort, Kill Six Civiliansmilitants foraging for food, ambushed troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole escor
Boko Haram Ambush Military Escort, Kill Six Civilians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
militants foraging for food, ambushed troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri at Sanda general area, Borno State. A statement from army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said : "Unfortunately,... Read more
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International Business Times
Boko Haram Islamists behead village chief and his son in latest strike near Chibokthe Islamic State (Isis)-linked terrorist group also killed six civilians trave
Boko Haram Islamists behead village chief and his son in latest strike near Chibok
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
the Islamic State (Isis)-linked terrorist group also killed six civilians travelling in a military-protected convoy near Maiduguri. The two attacks came a day after an attack on Christians returning from their Sunday church service in Kwamjilari... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Secondary Schools Reopen in BornoBoko Haram insurgency. The state's Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Inuwa Ku
Secondary Schools Reopen in Borno
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Boko Haram insurgency. The state's Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Inuwa Kubo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that Internally Displayed Persons (IDPs) occupying the schools had been relocated to allow for resumption of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Army's Escort, Kill Fivewho were foraging for food, Monday, ambushed troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE es
Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Army's Escort, Kill Five
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
who were foraging for food, Monday, ambushed troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri, at Sanda general area, Borno State and killed five civilians as well as wounding three soldiers. This was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Kills Six Civilians in Ambush of Military Escortterrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops of Operation Lafia Dole
Boko Haram Kills Six Civilians in Ambush of Military Escort
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
terrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops of Operation Lafia Dole escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri, at Sanda general area of "Unfortunately, five civilians lost their lives in the incident and another died on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Attacks Commercial Vehicles Escorted By TroopsSani Usman, said the incident happened when the militants ambushed troops escor
Boko Haram Attacks Commercial Vehicles Escorted By Troops
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Sani Usman, said the incident happened when the militants ambushed troops escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri, at Sanda general area. According to him, three soldiers, who sustained injuries during incident had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Self-Proclaimed Boko Haram Spokesperson Under Psychiatric Evaluationbehaviour since his arrest last week. Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the comma
Self-Proclaimed Boko Haram Spokesperson Under Psychiatric Evaluation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
behaviour since his arrest last week. Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command, said this in a statement he issued in Maiduguri. Mr. Isuku said that Konduga was arrested after a complaint by one Muhammadu Kala. "On September 14, one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Kills Eight Church Worshippers Near Chibokburied on Monday. The police and have not reacted to the latest attack. But an
Boko Haram Kills Eight Church Worshippers Near Chibok
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
buried on Monday. The police and have not reacted to the latest attack. But an operative of the local vigilante group in Maiduguri, Malam Musa, confirmed the attack to PREMIUM TIMES. The attack occurs one week after the terrorists released a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Boko Haram militants kill 6 in northern Nigeria ambush - armyelements of the group who were foraging for food had ambushed troops escorting
Boko Haram militants kill 6 in northern Nigeria ambush - army
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
elements of the group who were foraging for food had ambushed troops escorting the commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri, a journey of around 80 km. “Unfortunately, five civilians lost their lives at the incident and another died on... Read more
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CTV News
Boko Haram insurgents launch attacks in northeast Nigeriaa convoy, army spokesman Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said. It happened on the hig
Boko Haram insurgents launch attacks in northeast Nigeria
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
a convoy, army spokesman Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said. It happened on the highway about 45 kilometres (28 miles) south of Maiduguri, the biggest city in the northeast and birthplace of Boko Haram. Extremists came to the village of Tallari before... Read more
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