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Boko Haram Terrorists
Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said on Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days.
Outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has dismissed insinuations that the continuous attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, in spite of international presence, meant the insurgents had the backing of the international community.
Soldiers have arrested two suspected suppliers of fuel to Boko Haram terrorists at Yusufari Local Government Area of Yobe State.
The soldiers from 7 Brigade, Sector 3 of the Multinational Joint Task Force were said to have encountered the terrorists at Arege village while on security patrol of the area.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) North West chapter on Sunday inaugurated volunteers committed to propagating the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Lt. General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has said that choosing Borno State for the 2018 Army Day celebration was borne out of total conviction that Boko Haram terrorists had been sufficiently degraded by the troops.
Soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in the North East have killed four members of the Boko Haram terrorists gang at Bukabulin and Fakamari villages in Borno State and rescued 33 persons held hostage by the terrorists.
The Nigerian military said Wednesday there was no evidence that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had sneaked in fighters from Syria to support Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria, as recently reported by the media.
Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.
A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops of 1 Division Garrison Nigerian Army Kaduna, deployed in ‘Operation Idon Raini’ on Thursday 6 June 2018 while carrying out cordon and search at Dogon Dawa arrested one Abdulkadri Samaila a logistics supplier to bandits.
A former Aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan and 2019 governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State, Senator (Dr) Mohammed Abba Aji, has said that the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 will consolidate the war against insurgency to thoroughly degrade the Boko Haram terrorists before the end of next year.
The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations, in the North East, have rescued 148 persons held hostage by the Boko Haram terrorists group.
The Nigerian Army on Thursday said five soldiers died along the Pridang-Bita road in Borno after their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
The United States Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen.
Iran’s top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticised Saudi Arabia over its management of the hajj pilgrimage and called for a fresh investigation into a 2015 crush that killed hundreds, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.
Saying he was quite pleased with their intellectual and professional achievements, the President in a statement by his special adviser media, Femi Adesina, lauded them for representing Nigeria well, and for always being in touch with their motherland.
Russian authorities have charged four members of the punk activist group Pussy Riot for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch.
Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.
Indian police arrested two men on Monday over the gang rape and burning to death of a woman, the latest shocking crime against females in the country, officials said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Jose Mourinho has told England to "believe in the process" after their World Cup campaign finished with a 2-0 defeat against Belgium in the third-place play-off on Saturday.
The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting on Tuesday ended inconclusively, the second time in three weeks.
The people of the politically significant State of Ekiti have spoken against their Governor, outgoing governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, who told them that the governorship election they just had was a referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari.
Twelve Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand will be discharged from hospital next week, health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said.