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Nigerian Troops foil Boko Haram attack on Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have countered a group of Boko Haram terrorists who made frantic attempt to infiltrate Gajiram Community, Borno State on Tuesday 15 January 2019. The Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed in a statement Thursday. He stated, "The terrorists,

Turning the tables on Boko Haram

By Akinola Olojo Identity – for both individuals and groups – is shaped by a mix of elements including ethnicity, religion, culture and personal experiences. Much of this is historical in nature. Violent extremist groups drawn on such elements of historical identity in their narratives to further their objectives. But can this history

Residents flee Borno community after Boko Haram attack — NEMA

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Monday evening attack on Rann by Boko Haram has caused many to flee the town. A signed statement by the North East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Alh Saidu Minin said: “An attack in Rann, some 175 kilometres northeast of the Borno state capital,

Gov. Shettima flags off Python Dance III in Borno

..Says Borno Will Regain Its Glory Again Godsgift Onyedinefu Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima has expressed confidence and optimism that Borno State will regain its glory again. The Governor stated this on Monday, in Maiduguri while flagging-off the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) At 7 Division Step -Up

Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno

Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those made homeless by the conflict, military and humanitarian sources told AFP Tuesday. The attack in Rann, some 175 kilometres (110 miles) northeast of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, began late on Monday afternoon and

Helicopter crash: Remains of five Crew Members Buried in Abuja

Godsgift Onyedinefu The remains of the five crew members of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who died in a helicopter crash during combat against boko haram terrorists in Borno state has been laid to rest at the Military Cemetery Abuja on Tuesday. The NAF Mi-35M helicopter crashed on January 2 while providing

NAF Aircraft Destroy Terrorists’ Gun Trucks in Borno, kills many

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed three terrorists' gun trucks and killed several terrorists in air strikes conducted in Auno, Borno state. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola said in a statement on Tuesday He explained that the Air strikes were conducted by the Air Task

Boko Haram: Gov. Shettima weeps in meeting with Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu Kashim Shettima Governor of Borno state broke down in tears in a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the resurgence of Boko Haram activities in the state. The meeting held inside the council chamber of the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday. Shettima, led Borno elders to the meeting with the