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Nigeria is the Third Most terrorised Country in the World – Global Terrorism Index (GTI)


Nigeria is still ranked third among the countries in the world that have been worst hit by terror attacks, according to the 2016 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report. The GTI monitored and measured the impacts of terrorism in 163 countries, covering 99.7 per cent of the world’s population. Nigeria had occupied the same position in last year’s ranking, and was ...

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Boko Haram Kills Another Lieutenant Colonel

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Boko Haram has killed another senior Nigerian soldier, army sources said on Tuesday. B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed by 9. 30 am alongside his troops on Tuesday between Bita and Piridang. “His vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was not hurt,” a source told ...

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Boko Haram members apprehended in Lagos

The local security operatives have arrested six suspected Boko Haram members in Lagos State. Those arrested includes Ibrahim Ali, Abubakar Ahmed, Babagana Blam Ali, Goigoi Kamsalem, Ibrahim Mohammed and Adams. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested from three different locations in the state. The Head of a group of local security outfit in Lagos, who is the Mai-Kanuribe of Lagos ...

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Boko Haram: UNICEF says 50,000 Borno children may die of hunger in 2016

UNICEF Nigerian Representative, Jean Gough has warned that, some 50,000 children could starve to death this year in Borno state alone if nothing is done to arrest the humanitarian crises facing over 250,000 children under five years, who are suffering from Malnutrition. Jean who was speaking to newsmen in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital observed that, Northeast Nigeria has been ...

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Eid-el-Fitr: US warns Lagos Hotels against terrorists’ attacks

In a bid to beef-up security alerts in Lagos hotels, the United States Consulate in Nigeria has issued a warning that terrorists may be planning to launch attacks on hotels in Lagos. According to the security alert message, there might be plans to launch attacks on hotels in Lagos State, especially those heavily patronized by expatriates during today or tomorrow. ...

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Buhari’s guard in custody over linkage to Boko Haram

A report yet to be confirmed has it that a body guard to President Muhammadu Buhari, Corporal Hassan Aminu, has been arrested over alleged link to Boko Haram. It was gathered that the Department of State Service (DSS) arrested Aminu who is  is currently in custody and being interrogated by the secret police. According to a source who pleaded anonymity, “It is ...

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5000 Boko Haram captives regain freedom as Army battle militants

  The Nigerian Army has revealed that it has rescued 5, 000 Boko Haram captives in Borno State, which makes it the highest rescue operation the Army has ever recorded. This was made known by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, who said the liberation was made possible thanks to the collaboration between the troops of the 21 Brigade ...

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Nigerian troops arrest Boko Haram suspects

38 year old suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ibrahim Jagwal has been arrested by Nigerian troops  at Gishiwa Dabua area of Potiskum, Yobe State. Col. Sani Usman Kukashka, Acting Director Army Public Relations, in a statement confirmed the arrest and said, Audu Ahmadu is a Boko Haram engineer, who specialized in repairs of automobiles for the Boko Haram terrorists group. “It was further confirmed ...

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Boko Haram kills four, abducts women

The Nigerian Army in a new report have stated that four persons in Borno State has been killed, and also four women were abducted during the attack on Kutuva village in the state. Army spokesperson, Colonel Sani Usman disclosed through a statement made available to the press. “Sadly however, the vigilante could not trace the terrorists or the abducted women. Effort ...

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God is angry, do things right quickly, Primate Ayodele tells Buhari

The Head and Spiritual Leader of Inri Spiritual and Evangelical Church, Lagos, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele has explained that it is the reason things were not going on well in the country is because God is angry with Nigeria. He, however, appeal to President Mohammadu Buhari to do things right quickly, adding that in fulfilment of his promise too, as ...

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