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President Buhari Meets Chibok Girls

Amidst media criticisms over President Buhari’s statement made to his wife, the president has met with the twenty-one freed chibok girls Recall that the chibok girls where kidnapped on the 18th of April, 2014 by the deadly boko haram sect in Borno state Tweet

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Nigeria Military’s Control Centre Has Now Reportedly Moved To Maiduguri

According to BBC, the Nigerian Army’s spokesperson Colonel Sani Usman says the Nigerian military’s command center has now been relocated to Borno state as directed by President Buhari in his inaugural speech. �The team has already commenced work in earnest,” Col Usman said in a statement released today. The statement ...

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Bomb blast in Maiduguri, four confirmed dead

Barely 24 hours after a bomb went off at a mosque killing over 20 people, another bomb has gone off in Borno state. This time it is at Moru-Moru market at Gamboru in Maiduguri Borno state. 4 persons have so far been confirmed dead. These recent bomb attacks come 48 ...

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We know where you are, surrender or face death – Chadian president warns Shekau

President of Chad, Idriss Deby on Wednesday called on Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, to surrender or face death. Speaking at a news conference in N’djamena,the president noted he knows the whereabouts of Shekau, who was sighted in Dikwa , a village in Borno State two days ago. �Abubakar Shekau ...

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DHQ confirms 14 soldiers dead, 30 wounded during clash with Boko Haram in Baga

The Nigerian army has confirmed 14 soldiers were killed with 30 wounded during an operation to reclaim Baga from Boko Haram.. Tough they haven’t confirmed the number of civilians killed by the insurgents, Amnesty international claims over 2000 died in Boko Harams’s deadliest attack since its inception. A statement from ...

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‘I Kept Stepping On Dead Bodies’ – Boko Haram Survivor narrates his Escape Baga

Amnesty International has said the recent attack in Baga is probably the deadliest since Boko Haram began it’s insurgency over 2,000 were said to have been killed..Below is a survivor’s account… �Yanaye Grema hid for three days between a wall and his neighbours’ house, as Boko Haram fighters ransacked his ...

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Boko Haram deadliest attack: At least 2000 people Killed in Baga

This report is from�Punch�, read it below : The Amnesty International has described the January 3 attack on Baga community in Borno State as the deadliest in the history of Boko Haram’s over five-year reign of terror in the North-East of Nigeria, saying about 2,000 people may have been killed ...

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Chibok parents want case closed, perform funeral rites for missing girls

Parents of the kidnapped Chibok school girls have said they want the matter closed. It has been four months since the unfruitful search for the abducted girls; as a result they have presumed the girls are dead. This position was disclosed yesterday by the #BringOurGirls advocacy group, during its daily ...

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BATCH ‘B’ 2014, STREAM 2: New dates for registration for abridged orientation course

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In consideration of the presidential pronouncement that all schools should not reopen at this time of national health emergency, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Management has released the schedule for an abridged version of the 2014 Batch ‘B’ orientation course which is scheduled to take place from 1st to ...

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Ebola: NYSC Suspends Orientation In Six States

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the suspension of scheduled stream two orientation programme of the 2014 Batch ‘B’ Orientation in six states billed to start on Monday, September 1st due to the dreaded Ebola disease in the country. Brig Gen Johnson Olawumi, the Director General of the ...

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NYSC redeploys corp members from Borno, Kano, Yobe, 4 other states

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  Following the increased rate of Boko Haram attacks in Northern Nigeria, the National Youth Service Corps has redeployed corps members posted to 7 northern states namely: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe states to other states believed to have lesser security issues.In a statement�signed yesterday July 31st ...

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Major facilitator of Chibok girls abduction captured

According to a statement by the Defence headquaters, the major facilitator of the Chibok girls kidnap has been arrested ..The statement by Major General Chris Olukolade, Director Defence Information reads A terrorists’ intelligence cell headed by a businessman who participated actively in the abduction of School Girls in Chibok has ...

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Sixty Girls, aged 3 to 12, Kidnapped in Kummabza village, Damboa LGA Borno State

According to a report on NTANetwork, about sixty girls between the ages of 3-12 years have been abducted by insurgents in Kummabza village of Damboa local government area of Borno State. Reports from the area indicate that the insurgents also killed about thirty people and destroyed property worth millions of ...

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Police officer in Anambra slumps after hearing he has been transferred to Borno

A police officer in Nnewi, �Anambra state, reportedly slumped after he received news that he had been transferred to Borno. According to�ThisDay,�the officer�had less than a year left to retire from the service, and was among the 149 officers affected by the postings to different parts of the country. The ...

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#BringBackOurGirls : FCT Police Commissioner bans protest in Abuja

The�Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Joseph Mbu has banned all forms of the #BringBackOurGirls protest�in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ban was issued today June 2nd. Various groups have had demonstrations in Abuja�in the last few weeks over the missing Chibok girls ...

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Muslim cleric shares graphic photos of alleged genocide committed in Borno State

  Renowned�Muslim cleric, Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi, shared these disturbing photos�early morning today�on his Facebook page and according to him, allegedly, these are civilians rounded up in a genocide in Borno State. He is asking for this crime to not go unpunished, that the international community should institute an ...

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Pres. Jonathan should negotiate with Boko Haram – Gov. Shettima

Shettima has asked President Jonathan to negotiate with Boko Haram men if that is what it will take to release the abducted Chibok girls. Governor Shettima made this remark during an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour last night. “The issue of not negotiation with the terrorists � it’s out of ...

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GEJ cancels planned trip to Chibok, for security summit at Paris

President Jonathan cancelled his planned trip to Chibok, Borno State, where over 200 girls were abducted about a month ago. He was scheduled to visit the place today May 16th but instead is attending the Africa Security�Summit�which is holding in�Paris today. Tweet

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Borno villagers kill and capture many Boko Haram gunmen

According to�Premium Times,�the insurgents had repeatedly attempted to attack Kalabalge, an agro-nomad community near the Cameroon borders, but failed to gain entry into the village on each attempt.A vigilante member told premuim times on phone �We have told them (Boko Haram) that they cannot take their attacks to our village ...

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Parents identify 54 abducted Chibok girls in Boko Haram video

54 out of the 130 girls shown in the 27minutes video released by Boko Haram yesterday, May 12th, have being identified by their parents, Premium Times reports In a video viewing session which took place at the office of the Chief of Staff to Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, ...

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