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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2013
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MAIDUGURI — Nigeria’s military said on Wednesday it had killed the second-in-command of Islamist group Boko Haram, and another top commander, while repelling an insurgent attack earlier this month. Earlier reports quoted the army chief in the town of Mubi, Beyidi Marcus Martins, as saying that Mohamm...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 10th, 2013
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Twelve soldiers and seven policemen were killed in recent attacks in Borno by suspected members of the Boko Haram, the commander of the military Joint Task Force (JTF), Major General Jah Ewansiah, has said. The military had last week denied that up to a dozen officers were killed in the Malumfatori a...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2013
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by Reuben Abati State House Press Release – President Goodluck Jonathan deplores yesterday’s attack by armed terrorists on Bama, Borno State which claimed scores of lives. President Jonathan believes that the continuation of such callous and wanton attacks of innocent Nigerians, government faci...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 20th, 2012
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(AP) — Nigeria’s military arrested a member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram at the home of a prominent senator, as ongoing violence blamed on the sect in a nearby city has killed at least 23 people in recent days, officials said. Shuaibu Muhammed Bama had been found “in a serving ...