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    Troops Kill 25 Boko Haram Members In Major Camps Raid

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    Troops of the Nigeria Army currently on a mop up operation of  Boko Haram hideouts in northeast  Nigeria, had yesterday made another successful outing  when 25 members of the insurgents were killed in parts of Borno state, officials said. Some 18 villagers held hostage by the Boko Haram insurgents were also helped to freedom by…

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    Shettima Reads Riot Act To Absentee Teachers At IDPs’ Camps

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    Public school teachers from displaced communities in Borno State who fail to teach in makeshift classes within camps of internally displaced persons (IDPs) stand the risk of forfeiting their next salary, Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has warned. Governor Shettima gave the warning yesterday in Maiduguri while on an unscheduled visit to Dalori IDPs’ camp…

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    COAS Buratai Survives Boko Haram Ambush As Troops Kill 10

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    The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, yesterday showed leadership by example, when he supervised the arrest of four Boko Haram terrorists planning to ambush his convoy as he visited troops at the battle ground in the North-east border area of Borno State. This was shortly after the Boko Haram terrorists had earlier…

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    Gov Shettima, Emir Of Bama Break Fast In IDP Camp

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    Borno State governor, Alh Kashim Shettima, yesterday broke official protocol as he led government officials to break their fast at an internally displaced persons’ camp. Shettima was accompanied by the Shehu of Bama, Alh Kyari Ibn Ibrahim Elkanemi, and other government officials when he joined over 2,000 IDPs to break the Ramadan fast. The governor…

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  • Brigadier-General-Chris-Olukolade

    Military Recovers Boko Haram Video of ‘Heinous Crimes’

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    The Director, Defence Information, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, has confirmed that troops of the Nigerian Army have recovered video recordings of the heinous acts perpetrated by the Boko Haram insurgents. However, Olukolade refused to disclose further information about the crimes against humanity captured in the videos in possession of the military. He said, “It is…

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  • SHETIMMA

    Igbos Played Significant Role In Buhari’s Victory – Shettima

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    Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has dispelled insinuation in certain quarters that the victory of the president-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, was made possible by four geopolitical zones, excluding the south-east and the south-south. According to him, the Ibos of the South-east ge-opolitical zone were silent forces that played significant roles in the victory of Buhari…

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    Explosion Kills 37, Injures 23 At Biu Checkpoint Attack

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    At least 37 persons have been confirmed dead and 23 others injured in an explosion at a military checkpoint at a road that leads to Biu town in southern Borno State. Soldiers on duty had tried to stop a bus carrying armed men and improvised explosives, witnesses and security sources said. Among those killed in…

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