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Borno state, Nigeria where “Children can draw assault rifle better than a football or an animal.”

By Mukaila Ola in Maiduguri  Gwoza, a garrison town in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, is home to 60,000 people, many of them displaced from their homes elsewhere by the conflict. Living conditions are difficult, there is little humanitarian aid, and frequent clashes take place between the military and armed groups.

Accidental discharge kills two soldiers in Gwoza-Army

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•Buratai orders immediate investigation •Nigerians react Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has confirmed that two of its soldiers in the North East operation against Boko Haram terrorists were killed by friendly fire in Gwoza, Borno State. This was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Army twitter handle and Facebook page @HQNigerianArmy and HQ Nigerian

Army kills 14 Boko haram terrorists, rescues 21 hostages

The Nigerian Army said it had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the insurgents had on Tuesday, ambushed military escort at Amdaga area in Pulka and burnt one passenger vehicle as

Lost childhood: Boko Haram victims gripped by thoughts of revenge

As children affected by violence dream of being soldiers to exact retribution, experts call for mental health support. by Chika Oduah   The field is wide and scorching under dry midday heat. Dozens of children kick up the sand underneath their sandals. Their shrieks echo as they roll their heads back in carefree laughter.

Army raises alert over emergence of Hakika Islamic Sect

•Operational bases in Adamawa, Nasarawa states Jude Johnson The Nigerian military has expressed concern over the emergence of Hakika Islamic Sect with strange doctrines. This was raised in a letter by the 192 Battalion (main), Headquarters Nigerian Army, Gwoza Borno State informing the Nigerian Immigration Service in the area to monitor that

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