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Police, vigilantes intimidated us into kidnapping – Repentant bandits

Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks Borno community again

Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday attacked Jakana community again in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
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Soldiers kill two terrorists in Borno, recover weapons

Soldiers fighting insurgents in the northeast of the country have killed two terrorists operating around Gwoza area of Borno State, the Nigerian Army has said.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

No fewer than eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in Ngaba, Borno State, have been rescued by troops of 152 Task Force Battalion under 21 Special Armoured Brigade.

Troops rescue women, children in major Boko Haram onslaught

Troops of Operation HALAKA DODO, a Hausa phrase meaning “kill the devil”, have rescued eight women and six children held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists at Ngaba in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Friday morning.

Terrorists kill 29 people in Borno villages

Suspected members of Boko Haram Islamic sect last Monday attacked two Borno State villages killing 29 persons.
The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.

Soldiers rescue 95 hostages, kill 3 terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to resume oil search in Lake Chad Basin

Two years after it halted oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin due to Boko Haram attack, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it would resume the search as soon as it received security clearance.
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Troops destroy Boko Haram camps in Borno

Troops of 112 Task Force Battalion have destroyed Boko Haram camps along Kajeri village in Borno State.

Over 1,000 CJTF members die fighting Boko Haram in six years

At least 1,000 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), a pro-government militia fighting the terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria’s northeast region, have been killed in six years.

Sporadic gunshots cause skirmishes in Maiduguri

Residents in the outskirts of Maiduguri on Sunday witnessed some skirmishes following indiscriminate shooting by some soldiers.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara governor to declare death penalty on bandits informants

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has declared that the state government may soon start implementing death penalty on bandits’ informants in the state.

Boko Haram: How security agents foiled attack on worshippers in Borno

Nigerian security forces on Saturday repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Intended Boko Haram attack on worshippers in Borno foiled

Nigerian security forces on Saturday repelled attack by ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrests two for having sex in public

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested two teenagers in Maiduguri, Borno State, over illicit intercourse in public.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills Army commander, two soldiers

A roadside bomb attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group reportedly hit a military convoy on Monday, killing a lieutenant-colonel, his driver, and orderly.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Gunmen invade Katsina village, raze houses

Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.