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Buhari approves new measure to check terrorist activities

Buhari approves new measure to check terrorist activities

Buhari approves new measure to check terrorist activities
Good news as Boko Haram killings reduce by 80% in Nigeria

Good news as Boko Haram killings reduce by 80% in Nigeria

The 2017 Global Terrorism Index, GTI, has been released, and Nigeria for the third year running remains the third most terrorised nation in the world.

Good news as Boko Haram killings reduce by 80% in Nigeria
Chibok boils as sergeant kills self, Army captain, four others

Chibok boils as sergeant kills self, Army captain, four others

A Nigerian army staff sergeant, Silas Ninyo (93NA/36/2608) has shot dead his superior, Captain T. Mani today, Sunday, November 12 in Chibok, Borno state.

Chibok boils as sergeant kills self, Army captain, four others
Boko Haram runs riot, kills 2, burns several houses in Borno village

Boko Haram runs riot, kills 2, burns several houses in Borno village

Two persons were killed and many others feared injured as Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maikadiri village in Askira-Uba local government area of Borno state.

Boko Haram runs riot, kills 2, burns several houses in Borno village
Nigerian army to investigate shooting incident in Chibok after 2 officers died

Nigerian army to investigate shooting incident in Chibok after 2 officers died

The Nigerian army has instituted an inquiry to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident that resulted in the death of 2 officers at Chibok.

Nigerian army to investigate shooting incident in Chibok after 2 officers died
Borno govt sets up elaborate plot to use pupils as ‘spies’ to catch teachers diverting food in schools

Borno govt sets up elaborate plot to use pupils as ‘spies’ to catch teachers diverting food in schools

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, has drawn up a plan to engage students as spies to catch principals diverting food allotted for the public school feeding

Borno govt sets up elaborate plot to use pupils as ‘spies’ to catch teachers diverting food in schools
Troops in Borno receive spiritual blessing from Bishop for their fight against Boko Haram (photos)

Troops in Borno receive spiritual blessing from Bishop for their fight against Boko Haram (photos)

Troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, have been lauded by Rt Revd Emmanuel Morris, Anglican Bishop of Maiduguri Diocese, for their fight against Boko Haram.

Troops in Borno receive spiritual blessing from Bishop for their fight against Boko Haram (photos)
Great news! Borno begins building 20 mega schools for 54,000 kids

Great news! Borno begins building 20 mega schools for 54,000 kids

The destruction unleashed by Boko Haram in Borno state has led to a general decline in the state of education, schools and other educational facilities.

Great news! Borno begins building 20 mega schools for 54,000 kids
Update: Panic as explosions rock Maiduguri, 4 female bombers killed while 6 farmers are injured

Update: Panic as explosions rock Maiduguri, 4 female bombers killed while 6 farmers are injured

The report said the twin explosions are happening about a week after security officers intercepted two bombers with explosives strapped on their bodies.

Update: Panic as explosions rock Maiduguri, 4 female bombers killed while 6 farmers are injured
Soldiers launch deadly attack against Boko Haram in latest operation; make important recoveries (photos)

Soldiers launch deadly attack against Boko Haram in latest operation; make important recoveries (photos)

The Nigerian army has continued its onslaught against the deadly Boko Haram group as its latest operation led to the killing of one of the terrorists.

Soldiers launch deadly attack against Boko Haram in latest operation; make important recoveries (photos)
Boko Haram insurgents hit Borno again, kill several people; abduct 10

Boko Haram insurgents hit Borno again, kill several people; abduct 10

Some heavily-armed men believed to be members of the Boko Haram sect have again attacked Borno state killing several people and abducting at least 10 others.

Boko Haram insurgents hit Borno again, kill several people; abduct 10
10 traditional rulers in trouble in Borno, arrested by security officials

10 traditional rulers in trouble in Borno, arrested by security officials

Ten traditional rulers in Borno have been arrested for allegedly engaging in land grabbing and swindling of the public in Maiduguri, the capital of the state.

10 traditional rulers in trouble in Borno, arrested by security officials
Borno youths begin football competition in Sambisa forest

Borno youths begin football competition in Sambisa forest

The youth from Gubio local government area of Borno state were organized by the Nigerian army into 16 football teams to play for a competition in Sambisa.

Borno youths begin football competition in Sambisa forest
Troops kill many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush, recover weapons

Troops kill many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush, recover weapons

Nigerian army said it has killed many suspected Boko Haram terrorists in ambush along Banki- Bula Yobe road in Bama local government area of Borno state.

Troops kill many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush, recover weapons
Nigerian army kills fleeing Boko Haram members on horse in Borno

Nigerian army kills fleeing Boko Haram members on horse in Borno

Two horse-riding Boko Haram insurgents fleeing from military clearance operation on their hideout at a Borno town have been killed by Nigerian soldiers.

Nigerian army kills fleeing Boko Haram members on horse in Borno
BREAKING: Many feared dead as Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri

BREAKING: Many feared dead as Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri

At least one explosion at a motor garage has killed several people, according to reports in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Sunday, October 29, 2017.

BREAKING: Many feared dead as Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri
Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram, neutralise 3 insurgents in Borno

Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram, neutralise 3 insurgents in Borno

Nigerian troops of 112 Task Force Battalion of 22 Brigade on Operation Lafiya Dole have successfully ambushed a group of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.

Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram, neutralise 3 insurgents in Borno
Troops destroy suspected Boko Haram training camp in Borno state

Troops destroy suspected Boko Haram training camp in Borno state

Soldiers have rescued 5 persons from Boko Haram captivity and destroyed a camp suspected to be used for training of inducted terrorists in Borno state.

Troops destroy suspected Boko Haram training camp in Borno state
Despite being on the run, Maina’s governorship campaign posters flood Abuja, Kaduna (photo)

Despite being on the run, Maina’s governorship campaign posters flood Abuja, Kaduna (photo)

Despite being on the run, the posters of ex-chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pensions reforms, Maina, have already flooded parts of Abuja and Kaduna.

Despite being on the run, Maina’s governorship campaign posters flood Abuja, Kaduna (photo)
Breaking: Wife of Abu Shekau reportedly killed as Nigeria Air Force bombs Boko Haram base

Breaking: Wife of Abu Shekau reportedly killed as Nigeria Air Force bombs Boko Haram base

A strike carried out by the Nigerian Air Force may have resulted in the death of wife of the most wanted Boko Haram leader, Abu Shekau, the security body says.

Breaking: Wife of Abu Shekau reportedly killed as Nigeria Air Force bombs Boko Haram base
Jubilation as Nigerian troops deliver lethal blow against Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, kill 11 and rescue 85 hostages (photos)

Jubilation as Nigerian troops deliver lethal blow against Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, kill 11 and rescue 85 hostages (photos)

The success was recorded by the troops on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in what the army described as one of the best in the outing of troops of 3 Battalion.

Jubilation as Nigerian troops deliver lethal blow against Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, kill 11 and rescue 85 hostages (photos)
Maina’s political plans revealed: How embattled ex-pensions boss allegedly planned to join APC and contest for Borno governorship position in 2019

Maina’s political plans revealed: How embattled ex-pensions boss allegedly planned to join APC and contest for Borno governorship position in 2019

Abdulrasheed Maina, the embattled ex-pensions boss, allegedly had plans to join the APC and contest for the Borno state governorship position in 2019.

Maina’s political plans revealed: How embattled ex-pensions boss allegedly planned to join APC and contest for Borno governorship position in 2019
Boko Haram activities may increase in the coming months - UN

Boko Haram activities may increase in the coming months - UN

The Nigerian Military’s claim that no part of Borno state was still under the control of terrorist group, Boko Haram, has been countered by the United Nations.

Boko Haram activities may increase in the coming months - UN
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