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Nigerian troops neutralise 16 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

•Recover gun trucks, cache of ammunition Jude Johnson  The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Forward Operational Base (FOB) along Mairari  in Monguno have neutralised 16 Boko Haram insurgents in part Borno State, North East Nigeria. The Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on

Boko haram wives seek new start as they struggle with stigma

Hadiza Ali, former wife of boko haram terrorist hopes to open a shop where she can sell the bags and shoes that she produces. In a brand new, two-story building adjacent to a sluggish stream and low-cost housing units, dozens of women, all draped in brightly colored hijabs, listen to their

Niger army says ten Boko Haram ‘terrorists’ killed 

Niger's army said on Saturday it killed "10 terrorists" after one of its military positions in the southwest of the country was attacked by fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group. "In the night from Thursday to Friday, the military station of Baroua was attacked by the terrorist group Boko Haram,"

War on Terror: Buhari reversed successes achieved against Boko Haram-Turaki

•Said Jonathan's govt pushed terrorists to the border •Conducted peaceful election before handover Jude Johnson The frontline Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr. Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari administration of reversing all the gains made before he took over power. Turaki in a statement on Thursday by the Director Media & Publicity, Kabiru

Army kills five Boko Haram terrorists, nab fuel supplier

•Arrests illicit drug peddlers in Bauchi Jude Johnson The troops of operation Lafiya Dole have killed five Boko Haram terrorists while on clearance operation at Kwari village, Monguno Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State following a tip off . This is even as the troops arrested suspected terrorists’ fuel suppliers and drug

Why terrorists quit terrorism- New research

By Julie Chernov Hwang   On May 13 and 14, the city of Surabaya, Indonesia, reeled from terrorist attacks targeting churches and police headquarters carried out by three families, including children as young as eight. Indonesian police claim that the families were all members of the Surabaya cell of Jemaah Ansharud Daulah

32 Boko Haram terrorists surrender in Borno

According to the Nigerian Army, 32 Boko Haram terrorists have willingly surrendered themselves to troops at different locations in Borno State. Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, who confirmed this in a statement on Sunday, said that among them was one Ibrahim Lawal, who also surrendered one AK 47 rifle. Chukwu added that

Boko Haram: 9 soldiers killed in action in Borno

No fewer than 9 soldiers have been killed and 2 others injured by Boko Haram fighters in Maiduguri, Born State. According to Military sources, Troops from 242 battalion Nigerian Army stationed at Gajiram, north of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, came under attack on Monday afternoon. There was no immediate official response

Boko Haram: UN focus on female victims

The United Nations, UN has focused on the plight of the girls’ victims of sexual violence and abuse by Boko Haram terrorists as it celebrates International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflicts. UN has urged the Nigerian authorities to give more attention to protecting girls and children who