Borno

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Sep 15th, 2014
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By CNA The militant Islamic group Boko Haram has surrounded Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, according to local leaders who charge that the national government is not doing enough to combat the group. “The insurgents have rendered impassable almost all the roads leading to Maiduguri,” the Boko ...
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May 7th, 2014
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By Abayomi Ojo The scene in Nigeria over the last few weeks can be taken to be an adaptation from a blockbuster première movie in Nollywood. Everything is just a jest. In fact, Nigeria is a disgrace and President Goodluck Jonathan is a big disgrace and I think he should resign with immediate effect, ...
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs I just read that Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola has called on the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar  and other monarchs to lead Nigerian Muslims in protest against the activities of Boko Haram. That will not Happen, for obvious reasons. None Of Them Wants to Die, they are as ...
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Mar 23rd, 2014
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Members of the dreaded Islamic sect yet again struck in the remote village of Nguro-Soye in Borno state on Thursday, bombing a market place and killing 17 people in the wake of the attack. The news of the attack is just coming to light now because the sect members first destroyed all telecoms facilit...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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What began as dawn prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria ended in a gruesome massacre Sunday as militants brandishing automatic weapons killed 44 worshipers in the country’s troubled Borno state. It’s not clear who’s behind the attack, but many Nigerians will suspect that the ...
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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...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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About 35 people have been killed in two attacks by gunmen in Borno state Nigeria. A military statement reveals that 32 militants, two soldiers and a police officer died in the assaults on a police station and a military base late on Sunday. According to the military, sophisticated weapons and explosi...
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Jun 30th, 2013
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Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission said it appropriated valid affirmations security strengths have been included in human rights violations, incorporating assault, in their battle against the Boko Haram Islamist bunch. As per the affirmations, the Joint ...
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May 27th, 2013
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By Midat Joseph and Abiodun Oluwarotimi, Leadership (Abuja) A prominent Islamic scholar, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, yesterday told the members of the Boko Harm group that they would not succeed in their plan to destroy the country. He told LEADERSHIP Sunday at his Kaduna home that the insurgents’ “...
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Mar 11th, 2013
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By Mahmud Jega, Daily Trust column It could well be that President Goodluck Jonathan woke up in a foul mood this morning, as he has probably did for three days since his return from a momentous visit to Yobe and Borno states. Maybe the president is wishing that he had ignored pressure from the media ...