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Borno residents fault activities of ‘civilian JTF’

RESIDENTS of Maiduguri, Borno State capital are becoming increasingly worried over the way and manner the Joint Task Force on Operation Restore Order in Borno have become relaxed allowing the so-called ‘Civilian JTF’ to take over stop and search operations in search of Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Speaking …

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Satellite phones banned in Borno state

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As Boko Haram Resorts to Satellite Phones, JTF Outlaws Device in Borno

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Apprehends eight terrorist suspects as sect members kill students, teachers again Michael Olugbode   and Senator Iroegbu  In response to the rising spate of killings in the states under emergency rule, the Joint Task Force (JTF) yesterday banned indefinitely the use of Thuraya mobile phones in all states …

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2015: Borno Deputy Governor, Commissioner at war

Borno state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Zannah Umar Mustapha has threatened to deal decisively with the Commissioner of Religious Affairs, Alhaji Usman Mamman Durkwa over the Commissioner’s ambition to wrestle position of the Deputy Governorship with him in 2015. The duo who practically attacked each other at the governor’s office in …

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Boko Haram renewed killings: JTF bans use of Thuraya phones in Borno

Following the renewed killings by members of the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno and Yobe states, the Joint Task Force on Operation Restore Order in Borno state has declared an immediate ban on the use of Thuraya phones in the emergency states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, warning that anyone …

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Nigerian army bans satellite phones in Borno

20 June 2013 Last updated at 06:35 ET With mobile phones not working, many people had used satellite phones Nigeria’s military has banned satellite phones in a northern state to hinder communication by Islamist militants following recent attacks. Mobile phone signals have already been blocked in Borno state, after a …

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Global Revulsion Greets Massacre of 16 Students in Borno, Yobe

Following the massacre of 16 students in Yobe and Borno States this week, former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has led the global community in condemning in the strongest possible terms the killing of the students and their teachers in both states. Seven students and two teachers were killed on …

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