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Amnesty International accuses Nigeria’s Military of war crimes.

Nigeria’s security forces have been accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity during its fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram. A new report released by Amnesty International on Thursday reveals how the crimes were perpetrated for years and have continued despite a presidential inquiry established last August. In some cases, …

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Boko Haram: Security fears keep kidnapped schoolgirls at home

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Hundreds of girls have refused to return to their school in northeast Nigeria because of security fears following a mass kidnapping by Boko Haram jihadists, parents and teachers said on Tuesday. Jihadists stormed the Government Girls Technical College in Dapchi on February 19, seizing 111 schoolgirls in a carbon copy …

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LOCAL HUNTERS IN NIGERIA URGE GOVERNMENT TO UTILISE THEIR SKILLS IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Local hunters in Northeastern Nigeria have asked the government to utilise their knowledge of the terrain and hunting skills in the fight against Boko Haram. The appeal was made for 15,000 hunters gathered in Adamawa State for their annual oath taking, known as salala to fortify themselves. The hunters were …

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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT SEEKS PERMANENT CEASEFIRE WITH BOKO HARAM.

Nigeria’s government is in talks with Islamist militant group Boko Haram about a possible ceasefire with the ultimate aim of securing a permanent cessation of hostilities, the country’s information minister said on Sunday. It is the first time in years the government has said it is talking to Boko Haram …

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DAPCHI GIRLS TO MEET PRESIDENT BUHARI, UNDERGO MEDICAL TESTS IN ABUJA.

More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were in Nigeria’s capital on Thursday, a day after their surprise release that fuelled rumours about how their freedom was won. A total of 104 of the 110 students seized from the school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, on …

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Boko Haram Returns All Dapchi Girls With 5 Dead.

Local media portals in Nigeria have reported that insurgent group Boko Haram on Wednesday morning returned all the recently abducted school girls in the town of Dapchi in Nigeria’s Yobe State. One hundred and ten schoolgirls were abducted by the group in February this year in an attack similar to …

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