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    Shekau Resurfaces, Says ‘Am Still In Charge’

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    Leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau has again resurfaced in a recording and denied claims by Chadian president, Idriss Deby that he has been replaced by another sect member. Mr Deby claimed that Boko Haram was no longer led by Abubakar Shekau and that his successor was open to talks. “There is someone…

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    Air Force, Army Repel Boko Haram Attack On Borno Village

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    A combined effort by the Nigerian Air force (NAF) and the Nigerian Army have repelled the efforts of terrorist group, Boko Haram, to successfully cause harm in Bita Village, Borno State. In a statement issued by the director of public relations and information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Dele Alonge, said large numbers of insurgents were…

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    Sambisa Raid: Boko Haram Dismisses Military Claims Of Success In New Video

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    Boko Haram have rejected claims by the military that it had been routed by a four-nation offensive in a video released online yesterday, which does not show the group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau. The unidentified speaker calls Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, who have been battling the militants, “the lying coalition partners”. “Most of our territory…

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    50 Killed In Borno Abattoir Market Blast

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    Boko Haram once again struck the ever busy abattoir market in Maiduguri, Borno State, waking residents with deafening explosions that left 50 dead yesterday morning. The bomb which was concealed under a butcher’s table in the market went off, killing shoppers and travelers, a military source told Reuters news agency. Other witnesses said a suicide…

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    Boko Haram Fuel And Food Supplier Nabbed In Borno

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    A suspected supplier of fuel and food to the Boko Haram terrorists group was trapped in Daban Shata area Baga, Borno State, Hausa service of the BBC reports. The military intelligence had been trailing unnamed suspect till he was eventually nabbed trapped in the early hours of yesterday. In another development, hundreds of traumatised women…

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    Boko Haram Attacks Army Base In Niger

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    Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a Niger army base on an island in Lake Chad, leaving many soldiers dead. Niger military sources told Reuters news agency that hundreds of armed militants riding on motorised canoes attacked the island of Karamga, Southeastern region of Bosso of the country. “This was the second attempt to capture the…

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    Easter: Pope Prays For End To Persecution Of Christians

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    Pope Francis has prayed for an end to the persecution of Christians in his Easter Sunday address commemorating the students massacred by Al-Shabab militants at Garissa University in Kenya. Attacks on Christians in Africa and the Middle East have been the grim backdrop of all Holy Week ceremonies leading up to Easter. “We ask Jesus,…

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    FG, DHQ Doubt Abduction Of 500 In Damasak

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    The federal government has debunked a media report of the alleged kidnapping of over 500 residents of the recently recaptured Damasak town of Borno State by the Boko Haram fighters. The director general of the National Orientation Agency, Mike Omeri, told the Hausa Service of the BBC that though the incident occurred long ago, the…

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