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3 Suicide BOMBERS Dead, 3 Others Injured In UNIMAID Attack

Three suicide bombers have died in Borno state following a failed attack on the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID). Three security officers at the university were also injured in the attack which occurred on Thursday, May 18. This was disclosed by police spokesman in Borno, DSP Victor Isuku via a statement on Friday, May 19. “At about 2350hrs, three male…

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Suicide Bomb Attack Leaves 7 Dead, 6 Injured in Borno

The Borno Police Command on Friday confirmed the killing of seven persons after two suspected female suicide bombers attacked Mandarari ward in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. Murtala Ibrahim of the Borno Police Command Public Relations Unit, confirmed the incident in statement he issued in Maiduguri. Ibrahim said that the attack took place on Thursday.…

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This Is A Wicked War! – TY Bello Shares Her Encounter With Soldiers Battling Boko Haram Terrorists, Children Affected

  You’ve got to appreciate an artiste that can invoke deep thoughts through her work with little or no effort. One of such gifted people is the very talented photographer – TY Bello. Asides taking pictures that made our hearts melt, her ability to narrate the not so happy aspects of living deserve to be…

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Former Petroleum Minister, Shettima Ali Monguno Dies At 95

One of Nigeria’s foremost elder statesman, and former minister of Mines and Petroleum in the First Republic, Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno, has died at the age of 95. He passed away on Friday evening at his Government Reservation Area (GRA) residence in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, officially announced the demise…

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Nigeria Air Force Strikes At Boko Haram Location In Northern Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole has carried out air strikes on a Boko Haram location in Northern Borno. A statement signed by its Director of Public Relations and Information, Group Capt. Ayodele Famuyiwa and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday, said the strikes represented another…

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FG Delegation Visits Liberated Communities In Bama IDP Camp | Declares Nutritional Emergency

Determined to bring relief to recently rescued Boko Haram captives and to ensure their well-being in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the Northeast, the Federal Government has conducted an on-the spot assessment at the camp in Bama. In a statement released by Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media & Publicity,…

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Scores Killed, Hostages Rescued As Troops Clear Out Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

  The Nigerian Army yesterday, Tuesday 28th June 2016, said troops of 121 Task Force Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade, accompanied by a large number of Civilian JTF from Gwoza, embarked on a very aggressive patrol that dislodged remnants Boko Haram terrorists hibernating at Ngoshe and Gava villages, located close to Gwoza on the mountainous…

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