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Lagos kidnapping: Military will soon commence action on creeks in Lagos and Ogun states.

It's only fair to share...The Defence Headquarters, in Abuja, says it will soon commence a military action on creeks in Lagos and Ogun states. The DHQ ddeclared that the two states are being used as criminal hideouts. It said the new offensive would help in further reducing the tide of kidnapping in the region. Director of Defence Information, Brig. Gen. ...

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Boko Haram: NCAT begs Borno residents to Provide military with information to arrest fleeing terrorists

It's only fair to share...A group known as the National Coalition Against Terrorism, NCAT, has appealed to the people of Maiduguri, Borno State to fashion the Military with information that will lead to the capture of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists. The appeal was made by NCAT National Coordinator, Kuanum Terrence during a rally for peace held in Maiduguri, the state ...

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Boko Haram: Two Killed in mosque suicide attack weeks after Maiduguri University blast

It's only fair to share...At least two people have been killed when a suspected Boko Haram terrorist detonated explosive at a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria. The suicide bomber and a worshiper died in the Dalori village, in the restive Borno state, in the early hours of Tuesday (31 January 2017). Boko Haram is renowned for kidnapping civilians, mainly women and ...

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Nigerian Army statement reveals its grievances against Premium Times newspaper

It's only fair to share...The Nigerian Army has issued a statement to clarify the conflict between the institution and Premium Times, an online newspaper.   The statement signed by Brigadier General Sani Usman, the army’s spokesperson, on Monday, January 23, 2017 says that the Nigerian Army has not instituted legal action against the newspaper.   The army also defended the ...

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Southern Kaduna Killings: Buhari’s Statement is Unsatisfactory – CAN

It's only fair to share...The Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), has described the statement of President Muhammadu Buhari on the Sourthern Kaduna killings by herdsmen as “unsatisfactory”. The president had last week directed security agencies to put an end to the killings of over 1,000 persons mainly Christians in the Southern Kaduna, after many complaints on the silence of the ...

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Boko Haram: Another Surprise Attack On Nigeria Army Brigade In Yobe { Read }

It's only fair to share...Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday evening attacked an Army Brigade in Buni Yadi, Yobe State. Confirming the attack, the spokesman of 27 Task Force Brigade, Lt. George Okupe in a text message said the attack was successfully repelled by the troops. He however could not disclose the casualty both on the side of the Army and ...

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Nigerian army claims it recovered Quran and flag of Abubakar Shekau in Sambisa forest

It's only fair to share...The Nigerian army says it has recovered Abubakar Shekau’s Quran and flag in Camp Zero, the Boko Haram headquarters in Sambisa forest.   Lucky Irabor, a major general and the theatre commander of operation Lafiya Dole, said this while updating journalists on ‘Operation Rescue Final’ in Maiduguri.   “We believe that the Holy Book and the ...

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Breaking : Train crashes into a Trailer Carrying Nigeria Soldiers and Civilians

It's only fair to share...A Lagos bound train from Kano collided with a trailer at railway crossing in Kawo, Kaduna, and cut the trailer into two, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said in Kaduna on Wednesday. Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, Mr Francis Udoma, told newsmen that the incident occurred at 3 a.m., adding however, that no ...

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Boko Haram: Dozens of fighters surrender in southern Niger

It's only fair to share...Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, the interior minister said, days after the Islamist group suffered key losses over the border in Nigeria. “Thirty-one young people from Diffa, who were enrolled a few years ago in Boko Haram, decided to surrender,” minister Mohamed Bazoum wrote on Twitter on ...

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Another Nigerian Army officer Lt. Col. Umusu killed alongside his security details by Boko Haram terrorists

It's only fair to share...Another senior Nigerian Army officer has been killed by Boko Haram militants. The officer, O. Umusu, a Lieutenant Colonel and Commanding Officer, 118 Task Force Battalion in Borno State, was killed alongside his security details, by an Improvised Explosive Device in an ambush Monday evening. Military insiders said the officer and his men were returning from ...

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