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Troops kill six ‘ISWAP members’ after attempted attack on Borno town

    Troops kill six ‘ISWAP members’ after attempted attack on Borno town

The Nigerian army says six members of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) have been killed in Dikwa, Borno state. The insurgents were said to have attempted to infiltrate

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Troops battle insurgents over control of Dikwa — second time in one week

    Troops battle insurgents over control of Dikwa — second time in one week

Troops of operation Lafiya Dole have repelled another attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Dikwa, Borno state. This is the second time insurgents will launch attacks in the area

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UN suspends operations in Dikwa, Damasak after Boko Haram attacks

    UN suspends operations in Dikwa, Damasak after Boko Haram attacks

The United Nations has temporarily suspended humanitarian operations in Dikwa and Damasak in Borno state following Boko Haram attacks in those areas. Edward Kallon, UN resident and humanitarian coordinator in

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Soldiers abandon duty posts over ‘lack of weapons to fight Boko Haram’ 

    Soldiers abandon duty posts over ‘lack of weapons to fight Boko Haram’ 

About 100 officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army have deserted their duty posts around Marte in Borno state, military sources have told TheCable.  Marte, Dikwa and other neighbouring communities

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Troops foil ISWAP’s attempt to loot food items in Borno town

  Troops foil ISWAP’s attempt to loot food items in Borno town

Troops of the 81 task force battalion in operation Lafiya Dole have repelled an attack by suspected members of the

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Soldiers in gun battle with insurgents over ‘attempt to take over Borno town’

  Soldiers in gun battle with insurgents over ‘attempt to take over Borno town’

There was heavy gunfire in Dikwa, a town in Borno, on Monday, as insurgents attempted to take over the area.

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Troops repel attack on military base in Borno — after three hours face-off

  Troops repel attack on military base in Borno — after three hours face-off

Troops of the Nigerian army in Dikwa, Borno state, have repelled an attack on their base. Suspected Boko Haram insurgents

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Army: We are planning to relocate Baga residents to safer locations

  Army: We are planning to relocate Baga residents to safer locations

The army says it is working towards relocating the residents of Baga, a community in Borno state, to safer locations. Onyema

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Boko Haram members now ‘disguise as lunatics’

  Boko Haram members now ‘disguise as lunatics’

The Nigerian Army says information at its disposal shows that some members of the Boko Haram sect now disguise as

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We won’t force IDPs to return home, says Borno gov

  We won’t force IDPs to return home, says Borno gov

Kashim Shettima, Borno state governor, says his administration has no plans to force internally displaced persons (IDPs), whose communities had

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