Terrorism

Army dismisses Shekau’s video as mere terrorists propaganda

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The top hierarchy of the Nigerian Army has described the video purportedly released by the Boko Haram showing its leader, Abubakar Shekau as “mere terrorists propaganda.”

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Shekau to Buhari: ‘Stop telling lies, Boko Haram still intact’

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The leader of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has resurfaced in a new video , saying the claims by the Federal Government that his group has been routed from Sambisa Forest is a ruse.

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Army arrest 1,240 suspected insurgents as troops mop up Sambisa forests 

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri The Nigeria Army has stated that its personnel have arrested about 1,240 suspected Boko Haram terrorists during a mop-up operation inside the Sambisa forest.

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Army recovers Shekau’s Qur’an, flag in Sambisa, says commander

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army has claimed that it had recovered Abubakar Shekau’s Qur’an and flag in Camp Zero, the Boko Haram’s Headquarters in Sambisa forest.

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Buhari’s wife donates Christmas gifts to injured troops in Borno

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has donated Christmas gifts to soldiers injured at the battlefield in Sambisa Forest.

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Buratai charges troops to pursue, intercept fleeing Boko Haram terrorists

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops in the North East to pursue fleeing Boko Haram terrorists and intercept them.

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FG To Re-open 2 Major Roads in Borno After Boko Haram Defeat.

By Popoola Wasiu Following the total defeat of Boko Haram in the North-East by the Nigerian military,   the Federal Government will formally re-open two major roads in Borno State on Sunday 

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Buratai celebrates Christmas with troops, to re-organise war on terror

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated his promise to re-organise the ongoing “Operation Lafiya Dole’’ in the North- East in 2017.

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Kabba set for Obangogo Hill Cultural festival

By Tunde Ibitola, Lokoja Chairman of Obangogo 2016 Hill Festival, Mr Ben Owoleke has assured tourists of maximum security during the annual festivities.

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Okowa assures security agencies of support on oil theft in Delta

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has assured security agencies of his government’s support in tackling criminality and pipeline vandalism.

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