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Boko Haram: Troops repel attack on Magumeri, Borno

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Troops of 8 Task Force Division, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Wednesday, foiled attempt by suspected Boko Haram terrorists to unleash mayhem on Magumeri town, Magumeri Local Government Area, Borno State. The foiled attack recorded much casualty on the side of Boko Haram militants, authorities in the military said. A statement from the director Army public relations officer, Brigadier General Sani Usman …

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Army dismisses new Boko Haram video

The trending 25-minute video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was on Friday dismissed by the Nigerian military as terrorist propaganda.   The video was released by Al Jazeera and AFP on Thursday, but Sani Usman, the military spokesperson, slammed Shekau “for making spurious claims from his undisclosed location”. “While effort is ongoing to subject the video to forensic …

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Open letter to Buratai, Nigerian Army

PIC. 16. FROM LEFT: GOC 1 DIV., MAJ.-GEN. ADENIYI OYEBADE; CHIEF OF ARMY 

STAFF, LT.-GEN. TUKUR BURATAI AND ACTING ARMY CHIEF OF ACCOUNTING AND 

BUDGET, BRIG.-GEN. ADEYEMI ADETAYO, AT THE 10TH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF 

NIGERIAN ARMY FINANCE CORPS, IN KADUNA ON WEDNESDAY (16/9/15).
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SIR: It is with unimaginable tears of joy that I express my hearty congratulations on your victory against the deadly Boko Haram sect. The entire country has been thrown to a hysterical moment with the news of this victory. Big congratulations to you and our gallant soldiers who achieved this great feat. Words really can’t thank you all for your …

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Boko haram fighters and soldiers killed and wounded in Dasa, Borno. Check out the stats

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Seven Boko Haram insurgents were killed while several others wounded yesterday evening during an encounter with troops of 119 Battalion Group of 8 Division of the Nigerian Army deployed in Kangarwa, one of the villages in the hinterland of northern Borno.   A statement on Sunday from the director army public relations officer, Col Sani Usman, said, the insurgents who …

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Check this out!! Shekau threatens Donald Trump

(FILES)-- A file of a screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has threatened Cameroon in a message on the video-sharing site YouTube, warning that the same fate would befall the country as neighbouring Nigeria. The video, which was posted on January 5, 2015, is directly addressed to Cameroon's President Paul Biya after repeated fighting between militants and troops in the country's far north. "Oh Paul Biya, if you don't stop this, your evil plot, you will taste what has befallen Nigeria... Your troops cannot do anything to us," Shekau said in Arabic. AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM  = RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS =-/AFP/Getty Images

Factional leader of Terrorist group Boko Haram has reacted to the election of Donald Trump to the White House with a warning that “the war has just begun” against the West. “Do not be overwhelmed by people like Donald Trump and the global coalition fighting our brethren in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and everywhere,” Abubakar Shekau said in an audio message …

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Boko Haram Kills Colonel Muhammad Abu Ali

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Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked a 119 Battalion Nigerian Army location at Mallam Fatori, northern Borno State yesterday at about 10.00pm. The troops fought gallantly and repelled the attack, killing 14 Boko Haram terrorists. Unfortunately, we lost an officer and 4 soldiers, while 4 other soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries during the encounter. One of those killed in action, …

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See the number of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram attack

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Four days following an ambush by Boko Haram, at least 83 Nigerian soldiers are still missing, including a commanding officer. As of Friday, the men were still considered missing in action by top military level sources in the Nigerian Army, Premium Times reported. The missing commanding officer was identified as K. Yusuf, a lieutenant colonel of the 223 Tank Battalion …

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Scores missing and 13 killed as army clash with Boko haram fighters

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The Nigerian Army has announced that 13 soldiers were injured, while many are missing, during a clash with fleeing remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in Gashigar, Borno State.  The clash, according to a statement signed by Colonel Sani K. Usman, acting Director of Army Public Relations, took place at about 5:30 pm on Monday, when a band of terrorists attacked the troops’ location …

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See full list of 21 Chibok girls released

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in company of his wife has met with the released 21 Chibok girls at a medical facility of the Department of State Security today. These are the photos captured, and the faces of the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko haram after intense negotiation led by the DSS. One of the girls has a child, a DSS source …

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Federal government frustrated my efforts to free Chibok girls trice – Boko Haram close pal, Salkida

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  Freelance journalist, Ahmad Salkida, has revealed that several attempts made by him to free the abducted Chibok girls from captivity had been frustrated by the federal government.   Salkida, who is believed to have direct links to Boko Haram terrorists, said he met the girls and their captors at the instance of the federal government.   In an email …

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See latest “Boko haram” and “kidnapper” arrests

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Yesterday at about 1.30pm, troops of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army deployed at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Ningi, on routine patrol, came across suspected kidnappers at Dutsen Makurdi, Ningi Local Government Area. The suspected opened fire on the troops that led to exchange of gunfire between both at the end which 5 kidnappers were killed. The patrol team recovered 3 Dane …

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