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FULL LIST: UK advises citizens against travelling to 12 Nigerian states

    FULL LIST: UK advises citizens against travelling to 12 Nigerian states

The United Kingdom (UK) says Boko Haram insurgents are likely to kidnap foreign nationals, warning its citizens against travelling to twelve states in Nigeria. The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development

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Army chief asks Russia to support Nigeria with ‘sophisticated equipment to fight terrorism’

    Army chief asks Russia to support Nigeria with ‘sophisticated equipment to fight terrorism’

Faruk Yahaya, chief of army staff, has asked the Russian government to support Nigeria with “sophisticated equipment” to improve security in the country. Yahaya said this on Thursday, when Alexey

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Irabor: Al-Barnawi, ISWAP leader, is dead 

    Irabor: Al-Barnawi, ISWAP leader, is dead 

Lucky Irabor, chief of defence staff, says Abu Musad Al-Barnawi, a leader of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), is dead.  The military chief confirmed the development on

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El-Rufai: Our biggest fear is that Boko Haram is relocating to north-west

    El-Rufai: Our biggest fear is that Boko Haram is relocating to north-west

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, says the north-west region is worried over the possibility of Boko Haram insurgents relocating from the north-east. He said this on Thursday, during the inaugural

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Women, children abducted by insurgents escape — after one year in captivity

  Women, children abducted by insurgents escape — after one year in captivity

Six women and nine children, abducted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in separate incidents that occurred in October 2020 and

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Nightlife returns to Borno community — after seven years as ghost town

  Nightlife returns to Borno community — after seven years as ghost town

Business and social activities have returned to Banki town in Bama LGA of Borno state, after seven years in which

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What’s in a name? Like IPOB, should bandits be called terrorists?

  What’s in a name? Like IPOB, should bandits be called terrorists?

On Monday, an American academic, Ivan Sheehan, asked the United States government to designate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)

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Zulum, Lake Chad basin governors meet in Cameroon over regional security

  Zulum, Lake Chad basin governors meet in Cameroon over regional security

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, on Monday met with his counterparts from the Lake Chad basin countries to discuss

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DHQ finally honours Abu Ali, the lieutenant-colonel killed by Boko Haram in 2016

  DHQ finally honours Abu Ali, the lieutenant-colonel killed by Boko Haram in 2016

The defence headquarters (DHQ) has honoured Muhammad Abu Ali, a lieutenant-colonel and the then commanding officer of the 272 Task

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Romancing the Frankenstein’s monsters

  Romancing the Frankenstein’s monsters

The brutal murder of Dr Chike Akunyili by the so-called “unknown gunmen” — I call them “the Boko Haram of

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