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BREAKING: Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Nigerian Soldiers In Borno, Killed 45

Boko Haram insurgents have ambushed and killed at least 45 Nigerian soldiers in Alargano Forest, Borno State, SaharaReporters can confirm. Alargano is reputed to be the “spiritual” base of Boko Haram terrorists. A top military source said units comprising of 120 battalion troops, 121 battalion troops, Artillery units and Sector 2 troops were ambushed when on a mission to degrade …

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Suicide bomber kills 7 Muslim worshippers

A male suicide bomber has killed seven worshippers during morning prayer in a Mosque on Monday in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

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Cattle market ‘financing’ Boko Haram shut in Borno

Nigeria’s military has closed one of Africa’s biggest cattle markets, charging sales of stolen animals is helping finance Boko Haram’s Islamic insurgency, according to angry residents who say thousands of people have lost jobs, beef is no longer available and animals are dying in a sealed abattoir.

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Fighter jets pound B’Haram locations in Monguno

Gunshots boomed again in Monguno, Borno State on Monday as   troops, backed by fighter jets, launched a major offensive to recapture the city from militant islamist sect, Boko Haram. “The operation resumed on Monguno this (Monday) morning through air bombardment to dislodge the insurgents,” a Defence Headquarters source told Reuters news agency. The source made this known as the death …

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FG seeks to extend State Of Emergency In Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

The Nigerian President and the members of the National Security Council have agreed to extend the state of emergency imposed on three north eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

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Boko Haram kills 17, abducts 30 boys, girls in Borno

Blood flowed in Borno State at the weekend, as some communities came under heavy attacks of Boko Ha­ram. In the attack, 17 people were killed while about 30 boys and girls were abducted by insurgents.

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Former President Obasanjo’s Son Shot In Mubi By Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants attacked a platoon led by the son of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, shooting him today. He sustained serious injuries to his legs and was being transported to the hospital at the time of this report. Adeboye Obasanjo, an army engineer, was a Lieutenant Colonel at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State. He and his platoon …

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Boko Haram overruns police academy in Borno

A riot police training academy near Gwoza, Borno State has been overrun by Boko Haram   militants. A witness   told the British Broadcasting Corporation that shots were heard after the militants arrived in three Armoured Personnel Carriers and on dozens of motorcycles.

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53 Terrorists Die As They Attack Military base in Borno •4 Arrested With Explosives Hidden In A Truck Carrying Fish Consignment

Over 50 terrorists died as troops repelled a daring attack on troops’ locations in Damboa, Borno State yesterday night.  The terrorists had stormed the troops’ bases and police locations while most of the troops were out on patrol of surrounding villages. A total of 5 soldiers and a senior officer were also killed while repelling the attack.  A Cordon and …

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Hundreds of Nigeria Soldiers Deserts As Boko Haram Makes Strong Comeback

Several soldiers on the ground in Borno State have told SaharaReporters that many Nigerian soldiers are deserting after the military retreated from Biita and Izge as Boko Haram militants mounted a major offensive. Our sources said numerous soldiers had handed in their weapons and deserted in civilian clothes. On Saturday night, the Nigerian army had routed the Islamist terrorists, killing …

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Carnage As Boko Haram Kills More Than 90 In Borno

Security sources have confirmed to SaharaReporters that Boko Haram militants killed no fewer than 91 people in separate but apparently coordinated attacks yesterday on different communities in Borno State. The sources said terrorists dressed in military uniforms but belonging to the dreaded Islamist sect used military-style vehicles to descend on Attagara, Agapalawa, Ngoshe and Aganjara in the Gwoza local government …

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Reps approves extension of emergency rule in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states

The House of Representatives on Thursday approved the extension of emergency rule in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states by another six months. The decision came through a majority voice vote shortly after a closed-door meeting with service chiefs ended around 4.40pm. The meeting, which started at 2.09pm, was presided over by the Speaker of the House, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal. Tambuwal …

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Helicopters drop arms for insurgents — Borno, Yobe elders

Political and opinion elders in Borno and Yobe states have alleged that helicopters drop arms and ammunition, food and medicine to areas known to be strongholds of the members of the violent Islamic sect,  Boko Haram, in the North-East.

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Nigerian military captures Boko Haram’s armoury –Defence Headquarters Agency Report

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Saturday in Abuja said that troops, operating in the North-East, have captured a massive armoury with arms and ammunition belonging to Boko Haram insurgents.

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No end in sight, as Boko Haram kills another 40 in Borno

In what appears to be total dominance of Borno State, Boko Haram terrorists, Monday night, invaded Jakana village in Konduga council area of the state, killing no fewer than 40 people including two policemen.

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