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Boko Haram kill six in Borno mosque suicide attack

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that two suicide bombers attacked the town of Dambos in Borno state, with one of them gaining entry into a mosque and killing six persons and himself. Attempts by the other suicide bomber to detonate his explosive in a bigger mosque was however foiled by troops . A statement signed by Col Sani Usman, …

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Dubai Houses: Buratai accuses Boko Haram of being after him

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai has personally responded to allegations that he acquired houses in Dubai, United Arab Emirates using the proceeds of corruption, claiming that the allegations were the handiwork of cyber and internet terrorist who had been defeated on land in the epicenter of Boko Haram insurgency.

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Boko Haram kill 24 in Adamawa

Twenty-four people were killed when Boko Haram fighters opened fire on mourners near the town of Gulak in Adamawa state. The attack happened in Kuda village at about 8:00 pm on Thursday “killing 24 people and injuring several others”, said Maina Ularamu, a former local government chairman in nearby Madagali. Adamawa police spokesman Othman Abubakar, based in the state capital …

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Army begins large operation in Sambisa forests — Commander

 The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had commenced large scale operations to smoke out Boko Haram terrorists from their Sambisa forest hideout in Borno. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole said this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. “I want to inform you that troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole are conducting operations in the heart …

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