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Another Day of Horror and Pains in Yobe

Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, enjoyed weeks of freedom from attacks by insurgents. But the serenity of this North Western state was again punctured days back when insurgents invaded a school, killing both students and teachers. Sunday Trust recounts the tragedy. In the last nine months, Damaturu the Yobe State …

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Emergency rule: Thuraya phones banned in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

THE Joint Task Force on ‘Operation Restore Order’ in Borno State, has declared ban on the use of Thuraya phones in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, warning that anyone seen with a Thuraya phone would be considered an enemy of the state and sponsor of Boko Haram members. The declaration …

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1000s in north Nigeria flee Boko Haram-military clashes

Refugees said on Saturday the militants have regrouped following a month long military crackdown and they have sent letters to government officials in the area warning them to quit their jobs or face death. Thousands of villagers have fled to the Borno state capital of Maiduguri while many others crossed …

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Terrorism – Defence HQ Assesses Operations in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

Lagos — Apparently worried by the resurgence of terrorist activities in some northern states in the last few days, the Defence Headquarters, said yesterday it has dispatched a “high powered” delegation of senior officers to Borno, Yobe and Adamawa to assess the ongoing operations to rid the areas of terrorists. …

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Yobe State Approves N187m For Boko Haram Victims

Yobe State government yesterday said it would be spending the sum of N187.4 million as compensation for persons and families affected by the Boko Haram attacks in the state. The state government has, in line with its free education policy, approved the sum of N259.4 million as payment for this …

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Global Revulsion Greets Massacre of 16 Students in Borno, Yobe

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar • Campaign launched to ensure every child goes to school safe • 50 schools razed by Boko Haram as Borno govt beefs up security Michael Olugbode Following the massacre of 16 students in Yobe and Borno States this week, former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has led …

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Gunmen Kill Seven Students, Two Teachers in Yobe School Attack

Photo: Premium Times At least 11 persons have been confirmed dead after gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram attacked a secondary school and a military check post in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, military and witnesses said. The spokesman of the Military Joint Task Force, (JTF), in Yobe …

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Seven Students, Two Teachers Killed in Yobe Attack

Photo: Premium Times Damaturu — Seven students, two teachers and two Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in night attacks on Sunday in Damaturu, Yobe State. Daily Trust gathered that the attacks, which took place when the curfew hour was about to set in at 9pm, were launched by suspected …

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NIGERIA: Insecurity Easing in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe

NIGERIA: Insecurity Easing in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe Category: Nigeria News Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 08:30 Written by Agency Reporter Hits: 123  The federal government Tuesday took stock of the state of emergency declared in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States, with an assurance to Nigerians that the worst days …

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Boko Haram Declare War On Borno, Yobe Youth Over Vigilante Activities

Photo: Daily Trust A spokesperson for the Boko Haram, Abu Zinnira, has said his group will launch a manhunt for youth in Borno and Yobe states who partake in vigilante activities to identify and arrest members of the terrorist group. Some youth in both states have formed vigilante groups to …

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