Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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    Buratai: Boko Haram now using drones and mercenaries

Buratai: Boko Haram now using drones and mercenaries

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says Boko Haram insurgents have advanced in technology and now use drones and mercenaries.Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, quoted Buratai as saying this  while speaking on the recent multiple attacks on military bases in Metele and other parts of Maiduguri.He said the use of high technology by the insurgents is a trend that [...]

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    ICYMI: How Jonathan’s govt fought Boko Haram with ‘Ukrainian mercenaries who posed as instructors’

ICYMI: How Jonathan’s govt fought Boko Haram with ‘Ukrainian mercenaries who posed as instructors’

Mohammed Mamu, former chief of administration of the Nigerian air force, says the office of the national security adviser under former President Goodluck Jonathan hired Ukrainian mercenaries to fight Boko Haram.Boko Haram held a swathe of territories and carried out fatal attacks in the federal capital territory (FCT) in the early days of the Jonathan administration.But in the third quarter [...]

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    Soldier dies as troops repel attack by Boko Haram ‘mercenaries’

Soldier dies as troops repel attack by Boko Haram ‘mercenaries’

The Nigerian army said a soldier died on Monday when troops neutralised a number of mercenaries hired by the Mamman Nur faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group at Gulumba Gana in Bama local government area of Borno.Sani Usman, the army spokesperson, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.He said that the terrorists’ mercenaries met their Waterloo on Monday [...]

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    DHQ: We’ll defeat Boko Haram without using mercenaries

DHQ: We’ll defeat Boko Haram without using mercenaries

The defence headquarters (DHQ) says the military does not need mercenaries to fight Boko Haram.Rabe Abubakar, DHQ spokesman, said this in a statement on Thursday.He faulted the report that the military was mulling using mercenaries in the war against insurgency.“The DHQ wishes to state, with emphasis, that the Nigerian armed forces has the capacity and capability to clear the remnants [...]

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