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Abdullahi Ibrahim, the Borno Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said one of the two female Boko Haram bombers nabbed by the command is a wife of Mamman Nur, a factional leader of the terrorist group.
The leader of one of two factions of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, claimed a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria in a video message obtained by AFP on Friday.
A high ranking Boko Haram Commander has been killed by his own colleagues after his secret plan to surrender was discovered by some of his colleague.
The United Nations (UN) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have in separate statements condemned the killing of one of the three aid workers abducted earlier this year by the Boko Haram in Borno State.
Mamman Nur, factional Boko Haram leader loyal to Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), has been reportedly killed.
The senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has identified two hotbeds in the state, where members of Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, carry out their attacks. To this end, the lawmaker has called on security agencies to intensify efforts on the two identified black spots of Boko Haram.
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace peace.
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Army to cooperate with the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency.
Four west African states have launched a major offensive against the Boko Haram jihadist group in Nigeria, the military said on Tuesday.
At least four soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack against a military vehicle near Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau’s camp.
At least four soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack against a military vehicle near Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau’s camp.
Troops from Nigeria and neighbouring countries have launched major offensives against the two Boko Haram factions and their leaders, the military said on Tuesday.
Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Sunday decried Boko Haram insurgents recruitment of the teeming unemployed youths that lack morality and are illiterates in their fight.
The military has claimed it dealt a heavy blow to terrorists earlier in the week, when it bombarded Boko Haram structures in Sambisa Forest.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday warned residents of Kano and Jigawa State to be on the lookout for members of Boko Haram fleeing from the Lake Chad region as their enclaves came under intense onslaught of the military.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to come out massively tomorrow and vote for the candidates of their choice in Saturday’s presidential election, assuring that nobody will intimidate them.
Air Vice-Marshall Frank Ajobena (Retd), a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and pioneer military administrator of Abia State, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the military to deal decisively with electoral offenders during the general election as timely.
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Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed worries that with recent happenings in preparations for the general elections, “it will be difficult to say if the elections will be free and fair.”
Former Everton and Super Eagles Captain Joseph Yobo has heaped praises on the performance of Bayern Munich full-back, Joshua Kimmich following the goalless draw with Liverpool on Tuesday Night.
The US deputy attorney general discussed how many cabinet members would support removing US President Donald Trump from office in 2017, the FBI’s former acting director said in an interview airing Sunday.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
Alomo Bitters, a herbal alcoholic drink produced by Kasapreko Ltd., a Ghanaian-owned company based in Ghana, sold 13.9 million bottles in the Nigerian market in 2018.
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