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Boko Haram Supremacy Battle - Shekau Loses Grounds to Albarnawi Factionlost grounds to Abu Mus'ab Albarnawi after days of clashes between the two terr
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lost grounds to Abu Mus'ab Albarnawi after days of clashes between the two terrorists factions in remote areas of Borno State, Daily Trust reliably gathered. Some locals who have already fled the areas described the new development as... Read more
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Sheriff Tackles Shettima On Chibok Girls' AbductionAbuja — FORMER governor of Borno State, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has weighed in o
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Abuja — FORMER governor of Borno State, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has weighed in on the recent allegations by his successor, Kashim Shettima, on the mishandling of abduction of the Chibok girls by President Goodluck Jonathan's administration. In a... Read more
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Nuclear Agency Spent Millions Illegally - Senate PanelAccount and spent the rest without budgetary provision. A member of the commit
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Account and spent the rest without budgetary provision. A member of the committee, Senator Baba Kaka Garbai (APC, Borno) said the agency violated the country's law by spending the money without approval of the National Assembly. "You must... Read more
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Soldiers Battle Boko Haram in Bornoare currently battling to repel an attack by armed Boko Haram fighters in Maino
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are currently battling to repel an attack by armed Boko Haram fighters in Mainok village, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State. A security official in Borno State confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that the attackers came through the bush areas... Read more
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Trafficking of Opioid Pills Used By Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Soars in Sahelcame as suicide attack on an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka
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came as suicide attack on an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka village, in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State has left three persons dead and seven others injured, an aid worker, Bukar Amin told THISDAY. Seizures of the... Read more
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Egypt/Nigeria: Eagles to Play Egypt, Two Others in Friendlies - NFFand data of players at the grassroots." Currently, he said, Aiteo is building
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and data of players at the grassroots." Currently, he said, Aiteo is building secretariats in six states namely Borno, Osun, Jigawa, Kwara, Bayelsa and Abia to be completed early next year, while states such as Yobe, Nasarawa, Zamfara,... Read more
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Suspected Boko Haram Bomber Kills Self, Three IDPs in BornoMaiduguri — Cruel disregard for human life continued in Borno State on Monday a
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Maiduguri — Cruel disregard for human life continued in Borno State on Monday as a suspected female Boko Haram bomber attacked an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka, killing three people. Pulka is a border village with Cameroon, and... Read more
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2 teenage girl suicide bombers kill 4 in Nigeria's northone, detonating her vest and killing only her. He said the other girl managed t
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one, detonating her vest and killing only her. He said the other girl managed to infiltrate the crowded residential area in Borno state and detonated herself, killing four others. He said several people injured have been taken to a nearby medical... Read more
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UN Earmarks U.S.$13.4 Million for North Eastassistance to one million people in the Northeast. Kallon disclosed this yeste
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assistance to one million people in the Northeast. Kallon disclosed this yesterday in a statement in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. He explained that the about N4.1 billion emergency intervention funds, was to assist vulnerable... Read more
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UN to Spend N4.8 Billion On 1 Million People in Northeast Nigeriamost severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving
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most severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving aid in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) allocation is to help address the devastating situation by... Read more
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UN Allocates U.S.$13.4 Million to Support Humanitarian Assistance in North Eastmost severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving
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most severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving aid in 2017, in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. According to a statement by the national information officer, UN Office for the Coordination of... Read more
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Six Soldiers Killed in Boko Haram AmbushesIbadan — At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Born
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Ibadan — At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Borno State, military and civilian militia sources said on Tuesday. Four troops were killed and 12 injured on Sunday when their convoy was attacked near Damboa, 90 kilometres... Read more
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How We Eliminated Five Boko Haram Commanders - Generalmade the disclosure on Monday while handing over the baton of leadership to a n
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made the disclosure on Monday while handing over the baton of leadership to a new commander, Rogers Nicholas, in Borno State. Mr. Attahiru, a major general, who took over the command of the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the... Read more
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How Secondus Emerged As PDP's National Chairmandistribution in all the states show that Abia has 90; Adamawa 56; Akwa Ibom 140
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distribution in all the states show that Abia has 90; Adamawa 56; Akwa Ibom 140; Anambra 20; Bauchi 53; Benue 69; Borno 63; Cross River 86; Delta 105; and Ebonyi 80. Others are Edo 61; Ekiti 92; Enugu 101; Gombe 64; Imo 79; Jigawa 65;... Read more
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States Submit 108 Names to Buhari for Cabinet, Boardsparty chieftain who declined to be named said the party hierarchy was consulted
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party chieftain who declined to be named said the party hierarchy was consulted. Sources in Katsina and Kano, Bauchi, Borno, and Plateau told Daily Trust that their governors had since complied with the presidential directive. One of the... Read more
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Nasarawa in CalabarCattle dealers Cross Rivers State, who has spent 35 years in the cattle trade,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Cattle dealers Cross Rivers State, who has spent 35 years in the cattle trade, tells me that cows are brought from Borno, Taraba and Yobe states all the way to Nasarawa, but a certain percentage of the cows for Calabar also get to Akwa... Read more
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What I Saw in Kogi, Bayelsa, Rivers' Elections Really Upset Me -the war against corruption and restructuring of the economy. He said: "Securit
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the war against corruption and restructuring of the economy. He said: "Security is important for everyone, not just for Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states. It is even more so for us as a commercial and industrial state. " We are convinced that you... Read more
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Kano APC to Buy Forms for Buhari's Second Termthe war against corruption and the restructuring of the economy. "Security is
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the war against corruption and the restructuring of the economy. "Security is important for everyone, not just for Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states. It is even more so for us as a commercial and industrial state. We are convinced that you are... Read more
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My Kano Visit, Reception Is a Clear Message to the Oppositionthe war against corruption and, the restructuring of the economy. "Security is
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the war against corruption and, the restructuring of the economy. "Security is important for everyone, not just for Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States, it is even more so for us as a commercial and industrial state. "We are convinced that you... Read more
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PDP Convention - Profile of Candidates Seeking Key PositionsMinister of Women Affairs and a former national woman leader of the PDP thus sh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Minister of Women Affairs and a former national woman leader of the PDP thus she is not new to party administration. The Borno indigene recently resigned her position as the managing director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). On her... Read more
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Army Replaces Commander in War Against Boko Haram After Six Monthshave been on the rise. In June, barely a month after Ibrahim took over, Boko H
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
have been on the rise. In June, barely a month after Ibrahim took over, Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The month after, a group of geologists and technologists from the University of Maiduguri were ambushed... Read more
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APC Will Win Adamawa, Presidency Despite Atiku's Defection - - MarwaYola — The former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states and chieftai
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Yola — The former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Buba Marwa, has said the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling party would not reduce its chances in... Read more
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Nigeria Army Slays Boko Haram Terror Groupnortheastern parts of the country. The breakthrough during the Operation Lafiya
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northeastern parts of the country. The breakthrough during the Operation Lafiya Dole (Peace by Force) was recorded in the Borno State, which is the epicentre of the insurgency by the Boko Haram Islamic militants. Troops of 202 Battalion, Sector... Read more
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Immortalising a Fallen Hero2005. On May 18, 2016, Gbenekannu, aged 35, suffered a cardiac arrest and died
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2005. On May 18, 2016, Gbenekannu, aged 35, suffered a cardiac arrest and died while piloting one of the C-130 aircrafts in Borno State. Despite the sudden seizure, the young officer was said to have successfully landed the logistics aircraft... Read more
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Atiku, the Unbowed Northern Starin line with the Law of Balance. A Lai Mohammed would argue that North East zon
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in line with the Law of Balance. A Lai Mohammed would argue that North East zone more than any other, particularly Borno State, requires all efforts to expand educational opportunities, for they lag too far behind. Atiku will need a Lai... Read more
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Startimes Broadcast in Maiduguri, Offers Discounted Decoder, AntennaPay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria said it is extending its operations to Maidug
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Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria said it is extending its operations to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital with discounted decoders and antenna. In a statement signed by its Brand and Marketing Director, Qasim Elegbede, said, "the expansion drive... Read more
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11 People Died Daily in Nigerian Road Accidents Between July and Septemberthat FCT recorded the highest number of road crashes in the quarter, closely fo
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that FCT recorded the highest number of road crashes in the quarter, closely followed by Kaduna and Kogi States while Borno and Bayelsa States recorded the least. The report stated that 200,565 national driver's licenses were produced in the... Read more
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General Leading War Against Boko Haram RemovedIbrahim's redeployment comes three days after Boko Haram insurgents carried out
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
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, a major general, took over the... Read more
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Terror Threat Triggers Red AlertPolice, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday ordered Commissioners of Police in the Federal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday ordered Commissioners of Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa and Yobe states to "ensure 24-hour patrol of mosques and churches, markets, schools, motor parks,... Read more
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Startimes Begins Broadcast in MaiduguriDigital Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria has extended its operations to Maidug
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Digital Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria has extended its operations to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. StarTimes, a joint venture between Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and Star Communications in China commenced operations in Nigeria seven... Read more
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Sad - Average 11 People Died Daily in Nigerian Road Accidents Between July and Septemberthat FCT recorded the highest number of road crashes in the quarter, closely fo
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that FCT recorded the highest number of road crashes in the quarter, closely followed by Kaduna and Kogi States while Borno and Bayelsa States recorded the least. The report stated that 200,565 national driver's licenses were produced in the... Read more
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Fuel Scarcity Spreads to States, Litre Sells At N165queues have surfaced in dozen states that included the Federal Capital Territor
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queues have surfaced in dozen states that included the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Sokoto, Katsina, Borno, Kwara, Anambra, Delta, Kaduna, with the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) selling far above the N145 per litre official... Read more
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Borno PDP Needs Serious Intervention - BadeiriA former secretary of the PDP and now chairmanship contender of the party in Bo
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A former secretary of the PDP and now chairmanship contender of the party in Borno State, Usman Mahdi Badeiri, said yesterday that the party needs to be saved from the clutches of some powerful forces that want to hijack it for selfish reasons. He... Read more
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Snapshots From Maina SagaCouncil for Culture, Tourism and National Orientation that held last month in D
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Council for Culture, Tourism and National Orientation that held last month in Dutse, Jigawa State. Mohammed Bulama, the Borno State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture made the announcement in an interview with a NAN... Read more
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Biu Market Attack - Shettima Orders Recruitment of 500 Youths As VigilantesMaiduguri — As a precautionary measure to another suicide attack on Biu, the ma
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Maiduguri — As a precautionary measure to another suicide attack on Biu, the major town in Borno South, the state Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has ordered the recruitment of 500 youths into the state-managed Civilian JTF to secure the town. The... Read more
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Sheriff Still in Politics but On Sabbatical - Ojougbohhe briefly met with then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo before he disappeared a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
he briefly met with then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo before he disappeared again. Asked to explain when the former Borno governor would resume active politicking, Ojougboh, who had already defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress... Read more
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My Achievements Yet to Be Matcheda statement issued by his spokesperson, Ikechukwu Eze, on Friday, Mr. Jonathan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ikechukwu Eze, on Friday, Mr. Jonathan said Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State's claims that his administration was dogged by poor choices and bad governance were "parochial and... Read more
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Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks - 15 Killed, 53 Injured in BornoThe Police in Borno, yesterday, said 15 persons died when two suicide bombers a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Police in Borno, yesterday, said 15 persons died when two suicide bombers attacked the Biu Market, in Biu Local Government Area of the state. Mr Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), made the confirmation in a statement... Read more
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Borno's Proposed Boko Haram MuseumTHE decision of the Borno State Government to convert the home of Muhammad Yusu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE decision of the Borno State Government to convert the home of Muhammad Yusuf, the late founder of Boko Haram into a museum is a welcome development. However, certain issues need to be put to rest in actualising this laudable project. First, we... Read more
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No Cause for Alarm Over Terror Attack Alertthat the nation's porous borders is greatly affecting the country's economy neg
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
that the nation's porous borders is greatly affecting the country's economy negatively. Ladaja condoled the people of Borno over Saturday's bomb blast in Biu, Borno State, in which over 15 persons lost their lives, calling on them to stay... Read more
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FOX News
New Boko Haram strategy focuses on fortress towns in Nigeriatowns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fe
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
towns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fend for itself. This new vision for the Borno state is a stark admission of the harsh reality on the ground. For two years, the military and government have said... Read more
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New Boko Haram strategy focuses on fortress towns in Nigeriatowns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fe
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
towns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fend for itself. This new vision for the Borno state is a stark admission of the harsh reality on the ground. For two years, the military and government have said... Read more
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The Hindu
Nigeria puts fortress towns at heart of new Boko Haram strategytowns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fe
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
towns, ringed by farms, with the rest of the countryside effectively left to fend for itself. The vision for the state of Borno, ground zero for the war with the Islamist insurgency, is a stark admission of the reality in the northeast. For two... Read more
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Of Jonathan, Politics and Love for Nigeria - a Post Mortemwho was a minister in the cabinet, Senate President Bukola Saraki who was a Sen
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who was a minister in the cabinet, Senate President Bukola Saraki who was a Senator at the time and the governor of Borno, a state which served as the epicentre in the fight against Boko Haram. The event, some analysts posit, served as an... Read more
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Mobilizing One Million to March Against Violence - Kachickwuis above five-year average levels across most of the states. Exceptions are con
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
is above five-year average levels across most of the states. Exceptions are conflict prone areas of northeast, including Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states". Analysing the report during a stakeholders' meeting in Abuja, the Food and Agriculture... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
13 killed in suicide bombing at northeastern Nigeria marketherself and wounded many others, according to witnesses in the town of Biu, abo
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
herself and wounded many others, according to witnesses in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometers (115 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri. "The first bomber pretended to be on the queue as one of the beneficiaries waiting for her... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
13 killed in suicide bombing at northeastern Nigeria marketherself and wounded many others, according to witnesses in the town of Biu, abo
Hawaii News Now / Posted 11 days ago
herself and wounded many others, according to witnesses in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometers (115 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri. "The first bomber pretended to be on the queue as one of the beneficiaries waiting for her... Read more
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CBS News
Suicide bombing at Nigerian market leaves 13 deadherself and wounded many others, according to witnesses in the town of Biu, abo
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
herself and wounded many others, according to witnesses in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometers, or 115 miles, from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri. "The first bomber pretended to be on the queue as one of the beneficiaries waiting for her... Read more
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Gulf News
Twin suicide bombings kill at least 13 in NigeriaNigeria on Saturday, according to local sources.The attacks occurred in the tow
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
Nigeria on Saturday, according to local sources.The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometres south of the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram’s Islamist insurgency.“Two female suicide... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Twin suicide bombings kill at least 13 in Nigeriaaccording to local sources. The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about 185
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
according to local sources. The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometres (115 miles) south of the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram’s Islamist insurgency. “Two female suicide... Read more
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