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Nigeria: 1 dead, 7 injured in explosion

One person has been reported dead in an explosion which took place in Yobe State. A bomb, believed to have been planted by Boko Haram, exploded in Wulle village in the Gujba Local Government Area of the state, according reports. Seven people, who are members of a local vigilante group, …

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Nigerian Troops Rescue 1,623 held captives in Boko Haram camp

Nigerian troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, assisted by ten civilian JTF, rescued a total of 1,623 persons held captive by members of the Boko Haram terrorists group. According to a statement released last night by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani …

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Trump administration ‘to sell Nigeria planes’ for Boko Haram fight

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The Trump administration plans to sell military planes to Nigeria despite concerns over rights abuses and a botched air strike that killed scores of civilians in January, US media say. Up to a dozen A-29 Super Tucano aircraft would be sold to Nigeria to help fight Islamist militant group Boko …

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Boko Haram torches military base a day after farmers killed

Boko Haram jihadists have torched a military base in northeast Nigeria, a day after the group killed seven people in a separate raid, residents said. Jihadists believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction that is recognised by the Islamic State group on Thursday attacked the base in Wajirko …

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“I Would Behead You” — Boko Haram Leader Issues New Threat To Cameroon President.

Boko Haram has released new video threatening to behead Cameroon President Paul Biya. “I would behead you Paul Biya, it’s me that would behead you with the left hand, be ready,” a Boko Haram commander said in French displaying Biya’s picture in a news magazine. The man later drops the …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram kidnap 22 girls, women in northeast

Boko Haram Islamists have abducted 22 girls and women in two separate raids in northeast Nigeria, residents and vigilantes said on Friday. In the first attack on Thursday, the jihadists raided the village of Pulka near border with Cameroon where they kidnapped 18 girls. “Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur camp …

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