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    Boko Haram’s Bomb Kills 2 Soldiers In Niger

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    A bomb planted and remotely detonated by Boko Haram militants in Diffa region has killed two soldiers and wounded others, Niger military sources told the Hausa Service of the BBC. “We had two soldiers killed yesterday in a remote-controlled explosion. We took up the chase and killed the two militants responsible for the attack near…

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    How To Break Boko Haram – Gen Gumi

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    A general of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier-General Barr AbdulQadir Abubakar Gumi (rtd), has suggested the direct debating engagement with Boko Haram on its ideology, beliefs and faith-based dogma as a means to ending the sect’s bloodshed in the country. Gumi, who, until his recent controversial retirement, was the Army’s director of legal services, made this…

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    Military Ignored Advance Warnings Of Attacks On Baga, Monguno – Amnesty International

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    Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian military of ignoring repeated warnings of impending attacks on the Borno towns of Baga and Monguno by Boko Haram and failing to take action to protect civilians. Amnesty’s claim corroborates the January 26 exclusive report of the online medium, PREMIUM TIMES – which indicated the…

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    Nothing Will Happen To Me – Sanusi

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    In what appears to be a reply to the Boko Haram leader, Shekau, the Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, said that he remained protected against any evil attack and nothing was going to happen to him except the will of Allah, the creator. “I am protected and nothing is going to…

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  • Consolidation Of Peace Along Nigeria/Niger Border

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    If it were not for the British breach of promise made to Sultan Attahiru II, the town Birnin Konni, in Niger Republic, which was part of Konni province of Sokoto Caliphate could have possibly today been a local government area headquarters in Sokoto State. Who knows, it could as well have been a district headquarter;…

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