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SHOCKING REVELATION: 100,000 Killed, Two Million Displaced By Boko Haram Insurgency, Borno Governor Says

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state on Monday released the grim statistics of deaths and material losses suffered by the state due to the Boko Haram insurgency. Mr. Shettima gave the data at the annual Murtala Mohammed memorial lecture held at the Shehu Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja. The governor, who …

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Seven Army Recruits Killed, 20 Injured As Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Battle In Borno

At least seven newly recruited Nigerian soldiers were killed in battle Thursday night after troops of the Nigerian Army and Boko Haram terrorists engaged in a prolonged exchange of gunfire in northern Borno State. No fewer than 20 others were injured in the gun battle which occurred along the Ajiri-Dikwa …

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Over 120,000 Nigerians Face Famine Due To Boko Haram: UN

More than 120,000 Nigerians likely will suffer “catastrophic” famine-like conditions caused by Boko Haram’s Islamic uprising, among 11 million confronting severe food shortages this year, according to a new U.N. report. The report from the Food and Agriculture Organization predicts that Africa’s biggest humanitarian crisis likely will deteriorate during the …

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CAN Replies Information Minister On ‘Islamisation’ Claim

​The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has expressed disappointment with the remarks by Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, condemning religious leaders for spreading “incendiary messages” through the media. In a statement on Tuesday, the CAN President, Samson Ayokunle, denied the claim by Mr. Mohammed that religious leaders spreading such messages were …

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Boko Haram: US Prevents Nigeria From Buying ‘Fighter’ Aircraft From Brazil

There are strong indications that the United States has prevented the government of Nigeria from buying a fighter ground attack aircraft to aid the ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Sources close to the polity have squealed that the US prevented the Nigerian military from acquiring the A-29 Super …

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‘Wanted’ Boko Haram Suspect, 2 Other Terrorists Arrested In Yobe

The Nigerian military on Wednesday morning announced that its troops have arrested a Boko Haram suspect, Muhammed Bulama, who is number 105, on its wanted list, in Yobe state. Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspects in Yobe A statement from Acting Director Army Public Relations Officer, Col. Sani Usman Kukasheka said they were …

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Army Confirms Death Of Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau

The Nigerian Military on Thursday, confirmed the death of factional Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, said this in Adamawa State during a tour of formations under his command. According to Irabor, the individual originally identified as Shekau has indeed been killed, though the latest person …

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