Tag Archives: Boko Haram

BREAKING: Suicide bombers hit Borno village, four dead, eight injured

Four people were killed while eight sustained injuries when suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated explosives in Umarari village, Borno, on Saturday night. According to the Borno police command, the attack was carried out by three suicide bombers, a male and two ...

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5 soldiers dead, three missing after latest Boko Haram attack

The Nigeria army disclosed that it lost five personnel during a Boko Haram attack in Magumeri, a town in Borno state. Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, who disclosed this on Friday, also declared three officers missing in the attack ...

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Military rescues 211 Boko Haram captives, clears terrorists

The Nigerian Army has rescued 211 civilians held captive by the Boko Haram terrorists at Cingal Murye and Maja villages in Northern Borno on Saturday. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director Army Public Relations, said in a statement on Sunday that ...

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Two female suicide bombers killed

Security operatives and members of Civilian JTF volunteer group have intercepted a pregnant suicide bomber and another woman in Borno State. The two female suicide bombers were subdued when they refused to surrender and attempted to attack a security post. ...

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Nigerian, Cameroonian troops flush Boko Haram from border villages – Official

Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have cleared seven villages of Boko Haram terrorists in the border between the two countries in a two-day joint operation. The towns and villages, according to a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Sani Usman, ...

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VIDEO: Air Force destroys Boko Haram logistics base

The Nigerian Air Force has announced the successful destruction of a logistics base concealed by fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa forest. “Two fleeing terrorists were tracked by NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to the concealed location where ...

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Boko Haram crisis is the world’s largest and most neglected – UN

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has described the insurgency crisis in the North-East Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region as the world’s largest  and most neglected humanitarian crisis the world has ever witnessed. Mr Mathew Rycroft, the President of ...

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Development is only long term solution to Boko Haram – UN

The UN Security Council says that the only solution to the Boko Haram terrorism in the Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is the economic development of the region. Matthew Rycroft, the leader of a UN Security Council delegation, ...

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Security agents rearrest Boko Haram suspect who killed policeman

One Muktar Suleiman, a suspected member of the Boko Haram sect, who allegedly killed a policeman before escaping from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) in 2015, has been re-arrested. Suleiman was arraigned before a magistrates’ court ...

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14 donors pledge $672m to tackle Boko Haram crisis

The Oslo Conference on Boko Haram humanitarian crisis realised $672 million in pledges from 14 donors, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Mr ...

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