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Nigeria’s ethnic nationalities to raise ‘self-defence Army’ against Boko Haram, herdsmen 

Say both groups are linked with same agenda Vow to defend homelands Warn ‘Audu Ogbeh should relocate to Katsina after tenure’     Nosa Enobhayisobo   The Nigerian ethnic groupings, especially those from the northern part of the country under the aegis of Ethnic Nationalities Defence Organisation (ENDO), have vowed to fend off

Mali sacks senior military Chiefs, dissolves militia after massacre

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children. Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga said new military chiefs would be named, and that the Dan Nan Ambassagou association, composed

Nigerian Army kills teenage suicide bomber in Adamawa

kills militia member in Benue Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army announced on Tuesday that it's troops of 143 Battalion deployed at a check point in Gulak Adamawa State, has killed a girl with Person-Borne Improvised Explosive Device. The Army revealed that the girl tried to Infiltrate DAR Village to detonate her explosive

Boko haram reportedly kills 16 farmers in Borno, dozens missing

Boko Haram jihadists have killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in the latest attacks in restive northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, militia and residents said on Wednesday. The civilian militia fighting the Islamists found 15 bodies in fields around Kazaa and Daraa villages, five kilometres (three miles) outside the

Nigerian troops, herdsmen in a gun duel in Benue state

Two arrested planning to attack community  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian troops have engaged in a gun battle with suspected Fulani herdsmen in the conflict ravaged North Central State of Benue.   The Assistant Director,  Army Public Relations 707 Special Force Brigade, Nigeria Army,  Major Olabisi Ayeni, in a statement on Thursday,  said that the

Suspected Fulani gunmen kill 4 policemen in Adamawa

Jude Johnson with agency report   The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the death of four of its men in clash with gunmen in Numan Local Government Area. The command spokesman, SP Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Yola said the four policemen killed were not MOPOL but from Numan

Bachama militia massacres 45 Fulani settlers in Adamawa

Victims mostly women, children At least 45 people including women and children were killed, following attacks by suspected Bachama militiamen on Fulani settlements in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa, locals and security sources have confirmed. The attack occurred hours to Boko Haram attack in which 50 worshipers were killed in