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Soldiers’ Accounts: How tactical blunders, sabotage exposed Nigerian troops to Boko Haram attacks

In summary •Disbanded Metele unit moved to Malfatori rather than Kukawa Cross •Arage Battalion moved to MNJTF instead of Kekeno •Over 54 soldiers deserted in the last two weeks •Unit Commander dismisses soldiers •37 soldiers still missing after Jeli attack The current upsurge in Boko Haram

Army confirms IS-Boko Haram terrorists attacks on Northeast bases

•Says video in circulation fake,  reported casualty figures exaggerated Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Army has confirmed that its bases in the North East was attacked by the splinter groups of Boko Haram terrorists, especially the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP). This was contained in an unsigned statement posted on the Nigerian

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