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Shock as 386 Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram Terrorists Voluntarily Disengage from Nigerian Army

•More have allegedly deserted and on AWOL•Soldiers cite betrayal and sabotage of war against terror, deaths of colleagues•Damboa tensed as low morale, battle fatigue hit the troops over intelligence leaks to terrorists Senator Iroegbu In an unprecedented move and sign of protest against the continued killing of their colleagues, over 386

Boko Haram: Nigeria’s War Against Terror Enters Cyberspace as Pro- and Anti-Buratai Twitter Warriors Battle

Senator Iroegbu Nigeria's social media platforms, especially the Twitter, were set on overdrive on Thursday as some Nigerians expressed concerns over the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the North East. This resulted in a trending hashtag #ThankYouBuratai

Islamists kill nine Nigerian soldiers in Northeast

Islamist militants killed nine Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in the northeast of the country, three soldiers and an official from a security agency said on Wednesday. A decade-long insurgency in the northeast, started by Islamist group Boko Haram in 2009, has claimed more than 30,000 lives.

Eight soldiers reportedly killed in ISWAP ambush near Monguno

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Eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in an insurgent ambush in the Lake Chad area of Nigeria’s Borno state on Friday, August 30, two military sources told AFP. Heavily-armed fighters believed to be from Islamic State West Africa Province opened fire on a military convoy, 35 km (22 miles) west of Monguno, where