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Boko Haram Killings: Buhari Condemns Terrorists, Charges Military To Extract Heavy Price

Following brutal terrorist attacks in the Northeast, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is deeply shocked by the killing of tens of people by the Boko Haram/Islam in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gubio village, Borno State. According to Channels TV, President, who is still expecting a detailed briefing by the Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on the…

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New Statistics Reveal 82.9 Million Nigerians Are Currently Living In Poverty

According to the 2019 Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics today May 4, 82.9 million Nigerians are currently living in poverty in Nigeria. This figure represents 40.09% of the total population. 52.10% of rural dwellers are living in poverty while the poverty rate in urban centres is 18.04%. The…

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105 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed By Nigerian Soldiers In Yobe

According to a statement released by the Nigerian Army, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa who released the statement on Sunday April 19, said it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe…

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US Department Of State Offers $7M For Information Leading To The Arrest Of Boko Haram Leader

The US Department of State has announced a $7 million reward to anyone that can provide credible information that will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Rewards for Justice Program, which is the counterterrorism rewards program of the US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service made this known in a…

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My Government Has Weakened Boko Haram, They’re Frustrated – President Buhari

According to multiple online reports, President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his government has weakened Boko Haram in reaction to a foiled attack carried out by the insurgents in Garkida, a town in Gombi local government area north of Adamawa State on Friday February 21. In a statement released on Sunday February 23 by Buhari’s…

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If Obasanjo Had Been In Power Today, Terrorists Would Have Been History – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has taken to social media to express his opinion on the current state of insecurity in the country. The lawyer in a tweet explained that if former President ”Olusegun Obasanjo had been in power today, Boko Haram would have been history.” Sharing his opinion, FFK wrote, “If OBJ had been in…

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God Is Using Insurgency To Punish Nigerians For Their Sins – Sultan Of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has described the Boko Haram insurgency currently facing the Northern part of Nigeria as a punishment from God to the country for their misdeeds, Daily Post reports. The Sultan, who was represented by the Emir of Jiwa, Dr. Idris Musa, made this statement at the 5th International…

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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Again Hours After Buhari’s Condolence Visit

Several Borno State residents fled their homes Wednesday evening following an attack by Boko Haram at Jiddari-Polo area, near Maiduguri, the state capital, Daily Post reports. Videos captured by eyewitnesses on social media show people of different ages trekking and driving inward the city centre, away from the violence. The fresh battle occurred a few…

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President Buhari Booed By Borno Residents During Condolence Visit

On Wednesday, a large crowd of Borno residents expressed their dissatisfaction with the upsurge in Boko Haram attacks in the state by booing the President Muhammadu Buhari during his condolence visit. A circulating video captured the President and his convo as they drove from the Maiduguri International Airport to the centre of the cit were the North-Eastern…

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Boko Haram Strikes Again Killing 30 In Borno, Many Houses And Vehicles Burnt

According to circulating reports, suspected Boko Haram insurgents in gun trucks have attacked Auno, a village near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, killing over 10 people and destroying 18 vehicles. This was confirmed by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, who spoke to journalists at the headquarters operation Lafiya Dole Maiduguri…

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