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Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops arrest top terrorist commanders

  The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested four top Boko Haram commanders of the Ameer Class. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, who described the arrest of the top kingpins of the Boko Haram as “unprecedented” in a statement on Friday said that they were undergoing interrogation. He said that the troops of the 22 ...

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Boko Haram now bomb with Birds – Multinational Forces reveals

  The Commander of a multinational force fighting the Islamist insurgents, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, has said that Boko Haram is strapping bombs to birds as it continues to develop more deadly weapons for its bloody attacks. Adeosun, according to The Independent, a United Kingdom newspaper,  revealed the discovery at a meeting with American diplomats and security officials. The report added ...

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Air Force to acquire new weapons over Boko Haram war

The Nigerian Air Force said it is set to acquire new plat­forms that would aid the war against terror. Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abuba­kar, made this disclosure at the commissioning of proj­ects that will enhance the forces operations in Lagos. He debunked claims that Nigerian soldiers fled from Boko Haram terrorists who swooped on a barrack in ...

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30 Boko Haram insurgents killed

More than 30 Boko Haram insurgents were killed when they ambushed an Army contingent in Kareto, Borno State, the Army said yesterday. The attack by about 100 Boko Haram members on Monday occurred during patrols by the 113 Battalion. The ground operation by the Army and a multinational force, with air cover by the Air Force, is to raid the ...

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Army GOC’s convoy ambushed by Boko Haram fighters

  Boko Haram fighters on Tuesday morning ambushed the convoy of the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu, while he was visiting  troops in Bama, Borno State. The ambush was later cleared by soldiers and several terrorists were killed in the process. One soldier was also killed and two others injured in ...

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Army discovers B’Haram underground armoury

The troops of the Nigerian Army have recovered large cache of arms and ammunition from the Boko Haram insurgents in Gursum, Borno State. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, said this in the text of a press briefing on the recovered arms and ammunition, forwarded to our correspondent that the troops recovered the items following a ...

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Chibok Girls abduction robs their family of peace -Hillary Clinton

  A former first lady of the United States of America, USA and presidential aspirant of the Democrats, Hillary Clinton, has expressed her concern over the abducted Chibok girls, saying the victims and their family members will remain unsettled until the girls are returned. Mrs Clinton expressed support for Nigerians and all those who have been working diligently to secure ...

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