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US offers $23m for Boko Haram leader, Shekau & 4 others

In an unprecedented move, the�United States�on Monday�posted�up to $23 million in rewards to help capture five leaders of militant groups which have spread terror in�west Africa�and Nigeria. The highest reward of up to $7 million is offered for the leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists, Abubakar Shekau, while $5 million ...

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Hunger hits Boko Haram: 56 insurgents caught while searching for food

Military authorities in Borno State they had arrested a group of 56 terrorists that were moving from village to village in search of food, following a tip off from civilians. Some member of the group, according to the Director of Defence Information, Brigadier-General Chris Olukolade, who were moving around in ...

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Army discover N600 million in orange seller’s bank account


  The military has advised the media to be objective and not to take sides with criminals. This statement was made by�the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Major-General Garba Wahab while addressing newsmen on the activity of the military in dislodging insurgent elements from terrorism trouble-spots ...

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185 Killed, 2000 Houses Razed In Borno Town As Soldiers And Boko Haram Fight

At least 185 persons including women and children were reported to have been killed by either gunshots or fire after suspected Boko Haram gunmen engaged soldiers of the Joint Task Force in a deadly shootout that left the commercial border town of Baga in Borno State completely burnt down. Local ...

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“It Is We That Should Grant You Amnesty” – Boko Haram


The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has rejected the idea of an amnesty. Last week President Goodluck Jonathan asked a high level team to look into the possibility of granting the militants a pardon. The announcement was made via an audio statement believed to be from the group’s leader Abubakar ...

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No Amnesty For Boko Haram � President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said contrary to the call by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, his administration would not grant members of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram amnesty. Jonathan who spoke at a town hall meeting held in Damaturu as part of activities earmarked for ...

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Finally Boko Haram Leader Captured With Security Guards

Finally a breakthrough came the way of security agents in their quest to defeat members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, with the arrest of one of the sect�s deadly leaders, Hassan Pagi BUKAR. He was captured in the residence of a 2003-2007 member of the House of Representatives (names ...

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Boko Haram Dispatches Snipers to Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Abuja

The Nigerian intelligence community appears unravelled by the latest maneuverings of the Boko Haram. Sources close to the Nigerian intelligence community reveal�there are strong indications that agents of Boko Haram recently dispatched snipers to the North East region of Nigeria � with a changed focus towards targeted killings and/or assassinations ...

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Gunmen kill 4 in Borno, burn LG secretariat

Four people were killed on Friday evening in Damboa, a southern community in Borno State, in fresh attacks by suspected Boko Haram members. Also, a local government secretariat and a fire service station in the community were burnt during the attacks. The incident occurred barely four hours after the killing ...

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