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  • BREAKING: 30 killed, 50 injured as terrorists attack hospital in Kabul (Photo)

    Emerging reports suggest that about 30 people have been killed, following a deadly terrorist attack against a military hospital in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul. The attack for which the Islamic State (IS) outfit claimed responsibility, has drawn wide condemnation. About 50 other persons were wounded after four human-bombers struck Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in

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    Boko Haram suspect who escaped from DSS custody rearrested

    A suspected member of the Boko Haram sect, Mukthar Suleiman, who escaped from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) in 2015 after killing a police officer, has been rearrested. Suleiman was arraigned before a magistrates’ court in Lokoja, Kogi State on Tuesday. The prosecuting counsel, Mohammed Abaji, said Suleiman was arraigned on

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    Current insurgency requires new intelligence policy – Olonisakin

    Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said, yesterday, that the tempo of ongoing insurgency in the country requires new intelligence policy. To this end, he tasked the Institute for Security Studies, ISS, to chart a new intelligence policy to meet up with the current realities. Olonisakin spoke when he hosted participants of the Executive

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    Boko Haram would have captured Aso Rock — Garba Shehu

    The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said if not for the Muhammadu Buhari administration, Boko Haram would have taken over Aso Rock in 2015. He also said that Nigeria now ranks as the world’s second largest producer of rice. Shehu said this at a special interactive session with

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    B’Haram created 54,000 widows, destroyed 541 Borno schools – Shettima

    The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, said on Monday that at least 54,000 women had become widows due to the activities of the Boko Haram sect between 2011 and February 2017. He added that the terrorists destroyed 5,335 classrooms in 541 schools. Shettima said this while delivering a speech at the 2017 Murtala Muhammed Memorial

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    In active service: An encounter with Buratai by Abdul Kareem

    An encounter with Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, evokes memory of the legendary swashbuckling army general; the ramrod soldier, what one could describe as a soldier’s soldier. This soldier characteristically carries a soft mien; he is friendly and quite unassuming  Brewing with passion as he reels out facts and figures

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    350 mosques offer prayers for Buhari in Borno

    Thousands of Muslim faithful  on Friday, offered special prayers for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, in compliance with the state government’s directive. In a statement issued on Friday in Maiduguri, Malam Isa Gusau,Special Adviser to Gov. Kashim Shettima on Communication and Strategy, said the prayers were led by Chief Imams of  various “Chief

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    New Boko Haram affiliate group plans deadly attacks on Nigerian banks, prisons

    The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians on the plan by a Boko Haram affiliate, Muslim Brotherhood Cell in Kogi State, to acquire bomb-making chemicals and high-calibre weapons to perpetrate acts of terror, including attacks on banks, arms depots and prisons. In a statement issued in Abuja yesterday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai

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    Boko Haram militants ambush and kill 7 new army recruits, abducts female soldier

    Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a convoy of new recruits in northeast Nigeria, killing seven troops and abducting a female soldier, the Nigerian military and a self-defense commander said Friday. Nineteen soldiers were wounded. Thursday evening’s ambush occurred near the town of Mafa, 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Maiduguri. The city in northeastern Nigeria is

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    Boko Haram Member’s Hand And Leg Chopped Off By Insurgents (Photos)

    Muhammad Abubakar, a 31 year-old Boko Haram insurgent on Thursday said his hand and leg were chopped off because he was planing to surrender and quit the battle in Sambisa forest. Abubakar disclosed this to newsmen in Maiduguri during briefing organised by Major-General Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, to update journalists on

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