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Boko Haram kills nine in Borno

Boko Haram fighters have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeastern Nigeria, looting and torching a village and ambushing three farmers, officials and local militia forces said Wednesday. Fighters packed in trucks stormed into the village of Molai just before sunset on Tuesday, when villagers were preparing to …

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Nigeria Seeks Russian Military Aid in Its War on Boko Haram

Four years ago, Nigerian military sources said the country’s decision to shift to Russian military training and arms supplies was only an “interim measure” after its traditional partners, from the United States and the United Kingdom, seemingly showed insufficient interest in Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram (Vanguard, September 27, 2014). …

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Nigeria to increase capacity of China-assisted SGR – Xinhua | English.news.cn

ABUJA, May 9 (Xinhua) — The Nigerian Senate has voted and adopted a motion that more coaches should be deployed to Abuja-Kaduna train service, amid increasing traffic on the first China-assisted Standard Guage Railway project in West Africa. The voice voting conducted by Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday followed …

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Pastor and church members kidnapped on their way to evangelise and deliver aid

Pastor Oyeleke from Living Faith Church, Abraham Amuta who is completing the country’s National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the group were travelling to the northeast state to visit displaced people in the region.      Rabiu Aminu, the Borno State Coordinator for the NYSC told News Agency of Nigeria: …

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Nigerian Officials Frustrate Investigation Into Alleged Rape, Child Prostitution in Prisons – Borno Govt – AllAfrica

Photo: Hédi Benyounes/Unsplash By Abdulkareem Haruna The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday, came hard on the Comptroller General and officials of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) for ‘blocking’ efforts to ensure justice for victims of rape and sexual abuses in Borno prisons. The governor had in March …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills Nine in Borno – AllAfrica

By Michael Olugbode Maiduguri — Boko Haram terrorists Wednesday killed nine people in a renewed push for Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Though they were successfully repelled by the military, the terrorists left in their wake destruction of two villages on the outskirts of the town, the birthplace of Boko …

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Russian Evangelicals Penalized Most Under Anti-Evangelism …… | News & Reporting

Read This Issue A Border Runs Through It Why Missions Experts Are Redefining ‘Unreached People Groups’ Fitness Trackers, Dating Apps, and Other Ladders to Nowhere Your daily news briefing from the editors of CT. More Newsletters Following Russia’s ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses, evangelical Protestants have become the most-punished group under …

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Borno Police Launch operation Puff Adder To Weed Out Terrorism, Kidnapping, Banditry, Crimes, Criminals

The Borno State Police Command has launched Operation Puff Adder against Terrorism, kidnapping, Banditry, homicides, crimes and crinimalities among others Monday in Maiduguri at the Command headquarters. The State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu said the operation specifically was designed by the Inspector General of Police IGP, Mohammed Abubakar …

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Borno community reportedly evacuated by military over security threats

Emerging report has claimed that the entire Jakana community in Konduga local government area of Borno state has been evacuated by the Nigerian military. Members of the community were said to have been moved to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, Daily Trust reports. Legit.ng gathers that the military was quoted …

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ACLED Regional Overview – Africa (7 May 2019) – Nigeria

Key developments in Africa in the week of April 28th include continued Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad region, ongoing election and governance protests in Sudan, Benin and South Africa, Islamic State activity in Democratic Republic of Congo, and a declared state of emergency in Somaliland. In Nigeria and …

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