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Nigeria: Buhari discuss with Trump over the U.S. arms deal

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on Monday to help the West African nation fight terrorism, the Nigerian presidency said. Nigeria has been fighting since 2009 against an insurgency by Boko Haram militants trying to set up an Islamic …

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2 Nigerian Army officers jailed and demoted for mistreating disabled civilian

The Nigerian Army on Friday announced that two officers caught on video abusing a physically challenged man in the city of Onitsha in the southern Anambra State had been demoted and jailed. Both men, were arrested after the assault video went viral on social media. The were seen beating the …

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Nigeria: More Boko Haram fighters surrender

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Authorities in Niger have said that about 20 more members of the jihadist group Boko Haram have surrendered in the country. According to the held, the combatants surrendered at Diffa, in southeastern Niger, a Boko Haram stronghold close to the border with Nigeria, where 31 fighters turned themselves in at …

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Nigerian local government officials arrested over links to Boko Haram

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The Nigerian army has announced on Wednesday the arrest of two local government officials suspected of having links with terrorist group Boko Haram. The Chairman of Mafa Local Government Area in Borno, Shettima Lawan, was arrested by the army for accommodating Boko Haram members. “We heard that he harboured Boko …

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Nigerian army has driven Boko Haram from the last camp in Sambisa forest says President Buhari

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“The terrorists are on the run and no longer have a place to hide,” Mr Buhari said in a statement. The Islamists’ camp fell at 13:35 local time (12:35 GMT) on Friday, he added. The army has been engaged for the last few weeks in a major offensive in the …

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France gives Cameroon $700,000 worth equipments to combat Boko Haram

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France has made a donation of military hardware to the Cameroonian Armed Forces as part of efforts aimed at combating the Boko Haram insurgent group. This is the second transfer of material support this year and forms part of the bilateral Franco-Cameroonian military cooperation, reinforced by the signature of a …

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