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Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram jihadists attacked a military post near the Cameroon border, security sources told AFP Monday, days before rescheduled presidential elections.
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Nigerian troops killed in coordinated ISWAP attacks

A Boko Haram group affiliated to the Islamic State Saturday night launched coordinated attacks on three military formations in Buni Yadi in Yobe State and Gajiganna and Gajibo in Borno State.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF aircraft destroys Boko Haram training camp in Borno

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed an Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) training camp and neutralized several terrorists at Malkonory in Northern Borno State.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites: President Buhari will be defeated

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiites) on Monday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari was on his way out of office.
Olusegun Obasanjo

Abubakar Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo laid the foundation for the problems confronting Nigeria

Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.
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Abubakar Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo goofed on President Buhari’s performance in security

Elder statesman and former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his Sunday’s comment on the security situation in the country.
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Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.
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US: ISWAP, Boko Haram planning major attacks during elections

The United States Government has revealed the plan of Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram to disrupt the 2019 general election from holding successfully, citing increased propaganda videos specifically directed at Nigeria and the ongoing civil unrest in Borno State.
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Many feared killed after Boko Haram attack on Rann

Several people have been reportedly killed after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.
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Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno

Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those made homeless by the conflict, military and humanitarian sources told AFP Tuesday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian military has destroyed Boko Haram

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram from Baga, other areas

The Nigerian Army says troops of the 707 Special Forces Brigade have killed several terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), in northern Borno State after launching an operation to retake the towns recently invaded and occupied by the terrorists.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Boko Haram terrorists flee as Nigerian military retakes Baga

Two soldiers paid the supreme price in a fierce battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Baga town of Kukawa local government area of Borno state, officials said.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Air Force strikes Boko Haram in Damasak

The Air Force arm of the military operation against Boko Haram last night said it has destroyed gun trucks belonging to the Boko Haram terrorists and neutralised some of the insurgents in an attack.
Nigerian soldiers have raided the main office of the private Daily Trust newspaper and confiscated computers.

Nigeria soldiers raid paper ‘over Boko Haram article’

Nigerian soldiers have raided the main office of the private Daily Trust newspaper and confiscated computers.
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How to explain the return of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants?

Nigeria’s Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified attacks against the army in
Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Army addressing the troops

Nigerian Army deploys for battle to reclaim key town from Boko Haram

Troops are preparing to launch an offensive in a bid retake a strategic town captured by Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources said on Monday.
2 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Boko Haram: How NAF, allied forces secured Baga – official

Nigerian Air Force has given a detailed account of how the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Allied Air Forces provided air support to repel the attack by Boko Haram in Baga.

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