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UPDATE: MILITARY RELEASE 21 CHIBOK GIRLS

Earlier today, pictures of the meeting between the vice-president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the 21 rescued Chibok girls confirmed the media reports yesterday. Speaking after the meeting, the vice President told reporters in Aso Rock that: “I met them about an hour ago and I can confirm they are in good health, in the next...

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BOKO HARAM RELEASES 21 CHIBOK GIRLS

“Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government” according to Sahara Reporters. The report claims that a government source disclosed that the girls were picked up by a military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where the...

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Nigerian Armed Forces Recaptures 11 Communities From Boko Haram

After asking the Independent National Electoral Commission to shift the polls, the Nigerian Army and Airforce have gone full swing to attack the insurgency being faced by the country. In a report by Punch, the Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, has said that troops of the Nigerian Army and personnel of the...

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Boko Haram Reportedly Kidnaps 40 Boys In Borno

According to Punch Newspaper, Boko Haram insurgents abducted 40 boys on New Year’s eve. The AFP reports that the terrorists stormed Malari village around 8pm on 31t December and took away people, all males, aged between 10 and 23. They were reportedly taken into Sambisa Forest. The news of the abductions came yesterday day only...

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21 Feared Dead In Abuja Bomb Blast

Suspected members of the Islamist militant sect, Boko Haram yesterday detonated a bomb at EMAB Plaza one of the busiest shopping complexes in Abuja. The explosion is the third in the Federal Capital Territory in the last two months. On April 14, 2014, a bomb blast at Nyanya Motor Park, Abuja, killed 71 and injured...

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Boko Haram Kill 59 Students In Boarding School Attack In Yobe

Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram stormed a boarding school in northeast Nigeria overnight and killed 29 pupils, many of whom died in flames as the school was burned to the ground, police and the military said on Tuesday. “Some of the students bodies were burned to ashes,” Police Commissioner Sanusi Rufai said of the...