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Battalion Commander, Two Soldiers Killed By Roadside Bomb Buried In Borno

Lieutenant Colonel Yusuf Ibrahim Aminu, Commanding Officer of 154 Task Force Battalion and two soldiers who died when they stepped on a roadside improvised explosive device have been buried in Borno state. The deaths come few weeks after the Federal Government of Nigeria said it has confined the potency of …

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Buratai blows hot over killing of officer, 2 soldiers in Borno

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the death of three military personnel on Monday in Borno State was a “wake-up call’’ for the army to further strategize to defeat terrorists. Buratai stated this at the burial of Lt.-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl. Jibril Ahmadu and Lance Cpl. Tijjani Mohammed, …

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World Digest: May 13, 2019

Sudanese prosecutors have charged ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir with involvement in killing protesters and incitement to kill protesters during the uprising that drove him from power last month, the official Sudan News Agency reported Monday. Protest organizers say security forces killed about 100 demonstrators during the four months of …

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Borno Senatorial election: Tribunal dismisses suit against Shettima

The Borno Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by Senator Mohammed Abba-Aji of the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the return of Governor Kashim Shettima of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of Borno State Central Senatorial seat. News Agency of Nigeria reports that Abba-Aji, …

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Roadside bomb blast kills 3 Nigeria soldiers near Damboa

At least three Nigerian soldiers, including an army commander, were killed on Monday when their truck was struck by an improvised explosive device planted by Boko Haram militants, military sources told AFP. The military vehicle hit the mine while patrolling in a three-vehicle convoy in Damboa area of Borno state, …

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ISIS claims killing 11 soldiers in Borno state – Nigeria

ISIS fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ. The armed group said on Saturday the attack on the soldiers took place in the town in northeastern Borno state on Friday. It published pictures of burned …

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Boko Haram Terrorist Group Kidnaps Pastor, Several Church Members Delivering Aid

Boko Haram Terrorist Group Kidnaps Pastor, Several Church Members Delivering Aid #Nigeria #Boko Haram #world #top headlines #christian persecution A pastor, Christian relief worker and members of Living Faith Church have been kidnapped by alleged members of Boko Haram two weeks ago in Borno State.  Abraham Amuta, a National Youth …

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Northeast Nigeria Response: Monthly Health Sector Bulletin #4, April 2019 – Nigeria

HIGHLIGHTS Reports of increasing number of direct attacks on health care facilities while some were affected due to collateral damages during the fighting, as a result in some areas health services are disrupted and population have no or limited access to health care. Climate change is a global problem for …

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NEMA Plans To Support 12000 Farmers In Borno State — OsunDefender

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it targets 12,000 displaced farmers under its Emergency Agriculture Intervention programme for this cropping season in Borno. Mr Basharu Ibrahim, the Supervising Officer of Emergency Agricultural Intervention Programme in the agency, made disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri. Ibrahim disclosed that the …

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Boko Haram: Nigerian troops rescue 54 women and children held captive by terror group

The Nigerian army has rescued 54 women and children held captive by extremist group Boko Haram. Troops rescued the captives during an operation over the weekend in Borno State, according to a statement by a military spokesman. He said the rescued people consist of 29 women and 25 children. We’ll …

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