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    Military Arrests Gen Shuwa’s Killer In Borno

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    Three years after the assassination of the civil war veteran, General Muhammadu Shuwa, the Nigerian military yesterday arrested the man who led the mortal attack that took place in his home in Maiduguri, Borno State. Mamman Shuwa, as he was fondly called by his folks, was killed in cold blood on November 2, 2012 by…

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    ‘Suicide Bomber Arrested In Cameroon Not From Chibok’

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    Parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls had yesterday confirmed that the teenage suicide bomber, intercepted by Cameroonian authorities last week, was not one of the abducted 219 missing schoolgirls still in the custody of the Boko Haram insurgents. Three parents of the missing girls yesterday made it to Abuja, from Chibok town in Borno state,…

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    OBJ To PMB: Investigate Root Cause Of Boko Haram Insurgency

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    Former President  Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday in Maiduguri, Borno state,  called on the federal government to carry out in-depth research and document the root cause of the Boko Haram insurgency, so that the country and other African nations could learn from the experience. Obasanjo made this call when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Kashim…

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    PMB Behind Troops’ Success Over Boko Haram – AIG

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    Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 12, Tunde Ogunsakin, weekend, said President Muhammadu Buhari must be applauded for giving Nigerian troops the impetus to defeat Boko Haram insurgents in the North East region. Ogunsakin who was deployed as AIG Zone-12 last year, said PMB’s “purposeful” leadership has “in no small means given…

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  • Army General Dies In Auto Crash

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    The Nigerian military circle was yesterday thrown into the state of grief when  the Chief of Training and Operations, Major- General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar,  died during a ghastly auto crash  yesterday along Damaturu-Maiduguri Road. The Acting General Officer Commanding 3-Division, Nigerian Army, Brigadier -General,  M. S. A Aliyu, also sustained injury during the crash. The…

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    Leadership Summit: Oshiomhole, Ganduje, Bagudu, Ajimobi, Others Confirm Attendance

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    Barring state functions on Thursday, the vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, would lead other guests and dignitaries to attend this year’s LEADERSHIP Summit. This is just as no fewer than nine governors across Nigeria have so far confirmed their readiness to attend the 2016 edition of the Leadership Summit on industrialisation in the states scheduled…

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    Avoid Allegations Of Corruption While Rebuilding North East – TY Danjuma

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    Chairman, Presidential Initiative on  North East (PINE), Gen Theophilus Danjuma yesterday said his committee would work transparently in order to avoid  allegation of corruption  as has been the case with the arms deal scandal. Danjuma spoke at the opening  of a two-day security seminar, organised by the Alumni Association of the National Defence College, in…

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