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Buratai orders troops to capture Shekau dead or alive

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has directed Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maiduguri, to capture Abubakar Shekau, self-styled leader of the Boko Haram sect, “dead or alive”. Share on: WhatsApp

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Soldiers Rescue 1,623 People From Boko Haram Terrorists

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army have rescued 1,623 people who were being held captive by Boko Haram terrorists. The captives were rescued on Monday, April 17, from Jarawa in the Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State. This was disclosed via a statement released by Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman on Tuesday, April 18. The statement reads: …

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Shekau, Boko Haram leader still in Sambisa – Defence Minister

In what seems like a reversal of its past positions on the killing of Boko Haram leader, Abubukar Shekau, the federal government on Tuesday said the terrorist was still alive in Sambisa Forest, saying that the manhunt against him by the Nigerian armed forces was still active. Share on: WhatsApp

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