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Gorgi Ambush Attack: Buratai Personally visits wounded troops in Maiduguri [Photos]

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Kindly Share This Story: By Kingsley Omonobi Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratal on Sunday, April 5, 2020 personally visited wounded soldiers who were injured in action during the...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Man City will not seek virus furlough offer

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Manchester City say they will not be furloughing employees at the taxpayer’s expense after a number of Premier League clubs took advantage of the British government’s scheme to fund...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

‘Over 1.5 million Borno IDPs may contract virus

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The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has warned that about 1.5 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno camps and host communities may contract Coronavirus. The Doctors without Borders...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian Army destroys ISWAP camp in northern Borno

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The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) and Artillery Batteries of Sector 3 of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →

Why Nigeria must invest in open, distance learning by Prof Jegede

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Prof. Jegede Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of educational institutions across the country, pioneer vice chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN, Prof Olugbemiro...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

UN prepares emergency response for IDPs in North East

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The United Nations has begun preparation for emergency response to the most vulnerable people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The...

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →

Troops destroy Boko Haram terrorists’ logistics base, neutralise fighters in Borno

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The troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has destroyed another logistics base of the Boko Haram Terrorists at Ngoske in the fringes of Sambisa forest in Borno, the Defence Headquarters says. The...

Tue Mar 31st, 2020     Read More →

Borno screens passengers to contain COVID-19

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Borno State Government on Sunday began screening of travellers coming into the state through the landed borders as part of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus pandemic in the state. News...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

Military neutralises several terrorists, destroys their logistics facilities in Sambisa forest

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The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) have been neutralised in air strikes executed by the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) at Valangide in...

Sat Mar 28th, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram: Zulum donates N23.5 million to slain soldiers families

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Borno Government on Friday donated N23.5 million to support families of the 47 soldiers who lost their lives fighting Boko Haram in Gorgi village, on March 22. Gov. Babagana Zulum said while...

Fri Mar 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian military destroys terrorists’ hideout in Borno –DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), have destroyed the hideout of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an air strike at Muktu...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum inaugurates panel to review Borno budget over COVID-19

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In anticipation of global economic meltdown due to the ravaging Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state has inaugurated a high-powered panel to review the...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Insurgency denies 820,000 IDPs healthcare in North East, says WHO

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The North East Emergency Manager for World Health Organisation (WHO),Dr. Collins Owill, has said that insecurity and hard-to-reach areas denied 820,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) access...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Reps begin investigations into Auno mass killings, super camps

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The House of Representatives has begun investigations into the rationale behind setting up of super camps and withdrawal of troops from roads in the Northeast to camps by the Nigerian Army. The...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum, Buratai strategise to end terrorism in Borno

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Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum (left); former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (rtd.); and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.), who...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →