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February 24, 2020
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Suspected Boko Haram terrorist have continued to hunt for military,police and government personnel, as commuters were ambushed alongDamaturu/Gashua road. The Friday personnel hunt; was executed by mounting a road block atKaliyari village near Lantewa in Yobe state; with rickety Army patrolvehicle, allegedly snatched in previous attacksLantewa is 75 kilometres east of Continue Reading
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Piqued by lingering Boko Haram terrorism, Governor Babagana Zulum ofBorno state; has called on Federal Government to engage 100, 000additional troops to end war in the state. The over a decade long insurgency has also claimed many lives andproperty in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Zulum made the call Wednesday, while receiving nine-member HouseCommittee on […]Continue Reading
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Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has declared next Monday, February 24, 2020 for statewide fasting and prayers to combine with intensified offensive by Nigeria’ military and volunteer forces against boko haram insurgents. Zulum made the declaration in a six-minute broadcast to the people of Borno State. He however said there will be no public […]Continue Reading
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The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 7 Division Nigerian Army,Brig-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim, has solicited stakeholders’ support andcooperation to end Boko Haram insurgency in Borno. The decade long insurgency has also claimed many lives and property inAdamawa, Borno and Yobe states.According to him, communities’ support of military incounter-insurgency operations could end Continue Reading
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Recent video of BH leader,Abubakar Shekau threatening Communication Minister ,Isa Pantami has opened up a deep gulf between moderates Islamic scholars and extremists of the classical salafi school of Islam. A major figure at the Centre of it all is Pantami,a Saudi tested scholar ,highly educated professional and deeply entrenched Islamist who is widely reputed […]Continue Reading
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The North-East Development Commission (NEDC) in collaboration withMinistry of Humanitarian Affairs; is to rebuild and restore destroyedhouses and livelihoods in Borno state. The destroyed houses and infrastructural facilities to be rebuilt inBorno state; were being assessed Thursday, after last Sunday’s BokoHaram attacks in Auno. While assessing the levels of destruction, Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Army and Borno state government; have released 136 BokoHaram repentants  under Operation Safe Corridor (OSC) skillsacquisition training for acceptance and integration into communities. Over 1,400 repentants were handed over to state government, after52-week skills acquisitions training programme in Gombe state. While addressing repentants Thursday in Continue Reading