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    3 Boko Haram Kingpins Now In Custody – Army

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    The Borno State command of the Department of Security Services (DSS) yesterday arrested one of the 100 terrorists recently declared wanted by the Nigeria Army, officials said. This brings to three, the number of Boko Haram kingpins arrested since the insurgents were declared wanted. Army’s Department of Public Relations (DAPR) had last month launched the…

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    Army Kills 7 Boko Haram Members In Gwoza

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    At least 7 Boko Haram terrorists were killed and several others arrested on Friday after a heavy gunbattle between the insurgents and troops of the Nigeria army in Gwoza, Borno state, officials said. Gwoza was once the so-called headquarters of Boko Haram. The terrorists, according to army officials, had made a desperate attempt to show…

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    Boko Haram: Army Opens Media Centre In Maiduguri

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    The Nigerian Army on Tuesday commissioned a newly established media centre for its counter-insurgency operation tagged ‘Lafiya Dole’ in the country’s volatile North East. The media centre, which is to serve as a hub for all its media related information dissemination needs, came about at the end of the 3rd Quarter Study Period for Army…

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    Boko Haram Kills 8 Fleeing Villagers In Borno

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    Eight villagers fleeing their communities after Boko Haram terrorists’ invasion have been killed by the insurgents at a village near Maiduguri, Borno State capital, security sources said. LEADERSHIP gathered that the incident happened at about 3pm yesterday. The victims, according to a security source, were local Shuwa farmers who managed to escape from their community…

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    Troops Kill 180 As 18 Die In Yobe Blasts

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    At least 100 bodies of suspected Boko Haram gunmen were counted after a deadly nocturnal attack on a military formation left seven soldiers dead in Goniri village of Yobe State, military officials said. Spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Col Sani Usman, described the death of the seven soldiers as paying the supreme price, even as…

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    ‘Sweet’ Holiday In Washington As Pope Visits

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    Public workers in Washington, the capital of the United State of America had to take unofficial public holiday because the anticipated heavy traffic that occasioned the official visit of the Pope Francis had prevented many from getting to their offices, Leadership reports. But it turned out a sweet holiday for most of the workers who…

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    Boko Haram: We’ll Meet December Deadline – Buratai

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    The chief of army staff (COAS), Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, yesterday said that the military would meet the three-month deadline set for it by the federal government to flush out Boko Haram and end its activities. The COAS gave the assurance while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after declaring open the Nigerian Army Finance Corps 10th…

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    Gov Shettima Swears In Commissioners, Creates New Ministry For Rebuilding Borno

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    Borno State governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, yesterday swore in members of his new cabinet which includes a commissioner in charge of the new Ministry for Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Resettlement of persons displaced by Boko Haram. Shettima had last week received the approval of the State House of Assembly to appoint 21 persons as commissioners, alongside…

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