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March 2, 2021
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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the military to rescue Pastor Bulud Yakuru from the Boko Haram terrorists before it is too late. Pastor Yakuru of EYN Church of the Brethren was reportedly abducted on December 24, 2020, when the terrorists attacked Pemi Village in Borno State […]Continue Reading
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A rundown on jihadi groups’ expansion in the Sahel and Nigeria, the Horn of Africa, and the continent’s southeastern Swahili coast. By COLIN P. CLARKE and JACOB ZENN  Once considered a backwater for jihadists, sub-Saharan Africa is now at the forefront of the counterterrorism landscape. With core ISIS and al-Qaeda reeling from sustained Western counterterrorism campaigns, Continue Reading
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Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for the failed terrorist attack on Maiduguri on Tuesday. The attack, foiled by Nigerian Army troops and members of the Civilian JTF, left 10 people dead, as a result of mortars fired randomly east-westward into the town by the terrorists, from a location behind the University […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says a full-fledged Nigerian Army Aviation is a critical component in the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency campaigns in the country. General Magashi stated this when the Commander US Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend and his team paid a courtesy call on him at the Ministry of […]Continue Reading
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Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has visited victims of Boko Haram attacks in two hospitals on Wednesday. The Boko Haram terrorists had fired shots from Rocket Propelled Grenades at residents in Maiduguri on Tuesday. In a statement after the visit, the governor said 10 residents were killed and 47 others injured. The shots, on Tuesday […]Continue Reading
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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, has issued a 48-hour dateline for troops of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ to recapture Marte from Boko Haram terrorists and clear other adjoining villages, including  Kirenowa, kirta, Wulgo, Chikingudo communities of Marte and Ngala local government areas in Borno State. Attahiru gave the order on Sunday […]Continue Reading
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A gang of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists have killed seven policemen and four residents of Bayamari community in Yobe. The policemen were slain Tuesday, while protecting the border community from insurgents’ attack, after fleeing military operations in Sambisa Forest, Borno state. Confirming the incident Wednesday in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital, Audu Yahaya, a Civilian Continue Reading