Tag: Boko Haram

Fulani Herdsmen – Man Escaped With Arrow On His Back

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According to reports gathered, the initial attack at Nyiwa village which happened on 1/3/2018, started after the Fulani militia shot dead two Mambilla men in their farmland at Nyiwa community. The Fulani herders had destroyed the fence around the farm the previous day which the farmers quickly and peacefully repaired....

Three dead, 17 injured in Maiduguri suicide attack

FILE: A member of the local militia group, otherwise known as CJTF, Dala Ishami Angwala, who was injured during a gun battle with Boko Haram, sits for a portrait photograph in a compound in the city of Maiduguri, northern Nigeria June 5, 2017. Picture taken June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
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The Police in Borno on Tuesday confirmed that three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) were killed and 17 other persons injured in a Monday night suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri. Mr Joseph Kwaji, the Police Public Relations Officer, said in a statement issued in Maiduguri that the...

NIGERIA: Army graduates 95 former Boko Haram members in Gombe

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The Nigerian Army has graduated 95 former Boko Haram members after a rehabilitation programme, tagged Operation Safe Corridor, at a camp in Gombe. Brigadier Bamidele Shafa, the coordinator of the programme, said the former Boko Haram terrorists would be taken back into the society after completely undergoing a 16-week training...

Nigeria: Two soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

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Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and four wounded in an ambush by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the army and an army news agency reported on Tuesday militia. The attack took place on Monday as soldiers were traveling between the towns of Biu and Damboa, in...

Mass abduction in Nigeria: Boko Haram still able to harm

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The kidnapping of about 100 girls by suspected Boko Haram fighters in Dapchi, northeastern Nigeria, shows that the jihadist group still has the capacity to mount large-scale operations, four years after the kidnapping high school girls from Chibok. As the Nigerian army squares the region, devastated by nine years of...

Ex US Ambassador Accuse Nigerian Government Of Dishonesty On Boko Haram

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John Campbell,a former United States of America’s Ambassador to Nigeria, has accused Nigerian government of being dishonest about the activities of Boko Haram. The ex-envoy, who was accused of predicting that Nigeria would cease to be a nation in 2015, suggested that the terrorist group still had the capacity to...

NIGERIA: Anger after the disappearance of high school girls during a Boko Haram attack

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Four days after the attack on a school in Datchi, the greatest confusion reigned in this city in northeastern Nigeria, where clashes erupted between police and residents, still without news of dozens of girls missing. Police said Wednesday that 111 students from Dapchi's girls boarding school had been missing since...

NIGERIA: Boko Haram releases a group of 13 prisoners in Nigeria

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A group of ten policewomen were kidnapped last June during an ambush in the vicinity of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria. Police initially denied the kidnapping but the Boko Haram group released a video several weeks later showing women begging to be released. Three lecturers from...

NIGERIA: 26 Boko Haram insurgents surrenders to Nigerian Army

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Twenty-six members of Boko Haram who surrendered on Friday to Nigerian military authorities in the Damboa local government area in Borno State were presented Friday in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, after They were reported last week and reportedly surrendered their weapons and ammunition, including RPGs, after which they...

Nigerian Government Is Funding Boko Haram With Aid Received From European Union – EU MP

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been funding Boko Haram with the financial aid its governors receive from the European parliament, a leading Austrian politician has alleged. Franz Obermayr (pictured), a senior member of the European parliament, asked the European Commission to probe the allegation, claiming the Nigerian leading opposition...