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Aug 28th, 2013
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Two separate attacks by suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect has left at least 25 members of the Civilian JTF in Dawashi Village of Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, a border town with Niger and Chad Republic residents and officials said on Tuesday. Some five members of volunte...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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Dozens of suspected Boko Haram militants in Magumeri forest, Borno, have turned to human eaters after being stranded for days without food or water. Magumeri forest is about 150 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. Mallam Momodu Bukar, a suspected militant, told newsmen on Saturday in Maidug...
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Aug 24th, 2013
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By NDAHI MARAMA, Maiduguri Two Boko Haram suspects who disguised as women in order to escape the wrath of the Vigilante youths a.k.a Civilian JTF were yesterday in Jimtilo ward of Maiduguri Metropolis arrested by the volunteer youths before they were killed after being handed  over to the Joint Milit...
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Aug 21st, 2013
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  Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau | credits: saharareporters.com The Defence Headquarters appears not to have authorised the release of the statement announcing the feared death of the dreaded leader of the Boko Haram Islamic sect, Abubakar Shekau, on Monday. Emerging trend and investigation ...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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JTF | credits: File copy Operatives of the Joint Task Force have arrested four suspected members of the Boko Haram insurgents at Gonori town in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State Investigation conducted by our correspondent revealed that the four suspected insurgents were arrested during a hou...
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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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Jul 31st, 2013
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•Hide bombs inside wheelbarrows laden with bananas, oranges …My escape was divine, says motorist who went for car keys at drinking bar From Desmond Mgboh, Kano More details emerged yesterday on Monday’s twin explosions by Boko Haram in Kano metropolis even as survivors recounted how they cheated deat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2013
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The Defence headquarters Tuesday vowed that killers of 22 civilian vigilante members otherwise known as ‘civilian JTF’ last weekend in Borno State, will know no sleep until special forces deployed to flush out Boko Haram terrorists catch up with them. Towards this end, DHQ said more troops and equipm...
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Jul 30th, 2013
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NO fewer than 42 suspected members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have been arrested by men of the 81 Division of the Nigeria Army. The arrested suspects, said to have been dislodged in the North-Eastern states of Borno, Yobe and others, were, in the last few days, arrested in Lagos and Ogun states...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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By Luka Binniyat & NDAHI MARAMA MAIDUGURI — Suspected members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have killed more than 25 civilians, including five vigilante youths, when the youths attacked the sect members in Dawashi Village of Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, a border town with Niger and...