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Two Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and four injured in an ambush by Boko Haram militants in the country's northeastern state of Borno, the army said on Tuesday.

In Pictures: President Buhari meets 3 UNIMAID lecturers, 10 women freed by Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the rescued lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and Police Officers’ wives at the presidential villa, Abuja.

NAF conducts medical outreach for IDPs in Maiduguri, Damboa

The Nigeria Air Force has commenced a two-week medical outreach for Internally Displaced Persons in Maiduguri and Damboa Local Government Areas of Borno.

Borno farmers ready for rice Pyramid

Farmers in Borno has announced plans to unveil rice pyramid sequel to the bumper harvest recorded this cropping season.

Boko Haram ambushes vehicles in Borno, kidnap passengers

Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly ambushed a convoy of about 20 commercial vehicles travelling on a major highway in Borno State.

Convicted Chibok girls’ abductor bags fresh 15 years jail term

The physically challenged 35-year-old Haruna Yahaya, earlier sentenced on Monday to 15 years imprisonment for participating in Boko Haram members’ abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014, has bagged fresh 15 years jail term.

#BringBackOurGirls urges federal govt to reunite freed Boko Haram captives with their families

The Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, has urged the federal government to reunite the recently released captives of Boko Haram insurgents with the families.

Boko Haram: 10 freed women not police personnel – Police

Damian Chukwu, the Police Commissioner in Borno, says the 10 women rescued from Boko Haram were neither police women nor wives of police personnel.

Police rescue herdsmen, 200 cattle from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Borno Police Command said its men had rescued herdsmen and over 200 cattle from Boko Haram insurgents at Nganzai Local Government Area of the state.

Court jails Boko Haram member involved in Chibok schoolgirls’ abduction

The Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, on Monday sentenced 35-year-old Haruna Yahaya for terrorism offences.

PCNI donates N2 billion medical equipment, building materials to Borno govt

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI) in partnership with Victims Support Fund, VSF, donated medical equipment and building materials worth over N2 billion to Borno State Government.

Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud federal govt for their release

Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity.

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages after talks with federal govt

Boko Haram extremists have freed three university lecturers and 10 women who it had kidnapped in separate raids last year, Nigeria's government said on Saturday.

Nigerian Army parades 26 ‘Boko Haram combatants’ who surrendered

The Nigerian military on Monday said it paraded 26 suspected Boko Haram members, who recently surrendered to troops of the ongoing Operation Deep Punch II in Sambisa forest.

Borno govt spends N8 billion on post-insurgency healthcare projects

The Borno State Government says it has spent over N8 billion on reconstruction and rehabilitation of health facilities destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in the state.

Borno govt bans vehicular movement on 3 highways

The Borno Government has banned vehicular movement on three major roads in the state due to the ongoing military clearance operation against the Boko Haram insurgents.

NSCDC cuts off fuel supply to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has cut off fuel supply to the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.

Nigeria, neighbours in joint operation against Boko Haram leaders

Four west African states have launched a major offensive against the Boko Haram jihadist group in Nigeria, the military said on Tuesday.


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