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Nigeria’s restive Borno state to unveil development plan

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Authorities in Nigeria's restive northeast state of Borno said it will launch a 25-year development plan aimed at fast-tracking development of the state,...
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High profile Boko Haram commander surrenders to troops in Nigeria’s Borno state

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A high profile Boko Haram commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops following various clearance operations in the country's northeast region, a military spokesperson said...
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Nigerian government begins profiling of women, children in IDPs camps in restive Borno state

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The Nigerian government has commenced profiling of women and children in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the restive northeast state of Borno...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills 5 aid workers in Nigeria

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Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the killing of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted in Nigeria's restive Borno state. ...
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Nigerian troops rescue 72 hostages from Boko Haram

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At least 72 hostages held by extremist group Boko Haram have been rescued by the Nigerian army in several military operations in the northeastern...
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Nigerian troops kill 134 Boko Haram militants

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The Nigerian defense headquarters on Monday said troops operating in the restive northeast region have killed at least 134 Boko Haram militants and arrested...
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Nigerian army rescues 8 hostages in NE region

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Eight hostages held by Boko Haram insurgents in Gwoza area of Borno state in the restive northeast Nigeria have been rescued, the army spokesman...
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Army university is a bright idea with a poor location

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Fifty-seven years after independence and three months to go, Nigeria would celebrate its first Nigerian Army University (NAU). Located in Biu local government area...
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Dangote Foundation donates items to needy victims in Borno state

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Africa’s foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has donated food items worth more than N200 million to the victims of insurgency and other Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)...

WHO delivers emergency medical supplies to Mafa and Dikwa IDP camps

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In response to the critical health needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno state, the World Health Organization (WHO) through the State Ministry...
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Nigeria: About 250,000 in Borno State face serious malnutrition

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The situation has arisen as a result of the activities of Boko Haram insurgents in Northern Nigeria where over 500,000 people have been rendered...

Boko Haram Bomb-making Factory In Borno State Destroyed

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Col. Sani Usman of the Nigerian army said the factory making improvised explosive devices was found Friday in Ngala after the army got "credible...
Tukur Buratai

Gen. Tukur Buratai will surely make the top list

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Let me first of all start by acknowledging the efforts of our fallen heroes as we celebrated them last Friday and also pray for...
Boko Haram

March 21 major Nigerian media outlets

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-- Borno State lost 20,000 citizens and suffered property damage worth 5.9 billion U.S. dollars in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents in the...

U.S Condemn Nigeria Mosque bombing

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The U.S. embassy in Nigeria said in a statement reaching Xinhua that its government strongly condemned Boko Haram's continued vicious attacks...
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Combat Motorbike Battalion Launched Against Boko Haram

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AS a means of meeting up with the renewed strategy of clearing the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists, the the Chief of Army Staff,...
NEMA

Nigeria relocates IDPs to new camps in restive state

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Abdulkadir Ibrahim, a spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told Xinhua on phone that the move was part of efforts to depopulate...

Suicide attacks near Maiduguri kills 69 people

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An unnamed senior medical officer at the Borno State General Hospital said 55 others have been admitted into the emergency section of the health...
Borno State

Suicide attacks kill 5 in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State

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A local police officer said two traders were killed in the first attack perpetrated by a male suicide bomber at a crowded market in...

Buhari: Once demonized but now the ‘holy one’

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I have personally refrained from writing anything on President Muhammadu Buhari leadership since he was elected for any media publication except on my Facebook...
Chibok girls

The secret behind Chibok girls and 2015 elections unveiled

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An instance here would suffice. A prisoner who had been sentenced to death by a Presiding High Court Judge after being adjudged guilty of...
Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s PDP wants DSS and other intelligence departments reshuffled

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The opposition party alleged that its checks revealed that poor intelligence gathering by the Department of State Services (DSS) and other relevant intelligence group...
Bomb blast

Dozens killed in multiple Maiduguri bomb blast

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?The sound of bomb explosions is being heard from Kayamla and Dalori along Bama Road since around 7:00 am today,? said Kursi Yusuf, an...
Terrorism

14 dead, 39 injured in Maiduguri bombing

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Fourteen people, including the girls, died and 39 were injured in the attacks at a mosque and house of vigilante leader, the military said. More...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram poisons water bodies in Nigeria

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This is even as troops in the Operation Lafiya Dole successfully ambushed and killed two fleeing terrorists as well as captured several weapons and...

Nigeria?s Military Sweep across More Terrorist Camp in Borno

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Nigerian troops on Friday entered and cleared more terrorists camps in the northeastern state of Borno as offensive operations against Boko Haram continued in...
Borno State

Nigerian army regain control of agitated state of Borno

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The Nigerian army on Friday claimed to have recaptured Dikwa town in restive northeastern Borno state, once held by suspected Boko Haram militants. ...
Chibok girls

Former Ghanaian president Rawlings says world must not abandon Chibok girls

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Former Ghanaian president Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings Wednesday asked the international community not to abandon the over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the...
military

Retaking Of Boko Haram’s Stronghold Is Welcoming News

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A Nigerian senator from restive northeastern state of Borno has expressed optimism that the military will "liberate Gwoza town, a strong hold of Boko...