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B’Haram: No Soldiers Missing in Action – Army

Daily Sun reports that many soldiers are believed to be missing after Monday renewed attack on a military location near the Nigerian-Niger border town in the northern part of Borno but army yesterday maintained the report of missing troops was not true. Some Boko Haram in a convoy of four-wheel ...

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Gunmen Storm Ikorodu, Kill Pregnant Woman, Three Others

Daily Sun reports that there was pandemonium in the Ikorodu area of Lagos as gunmen stormed the Ibeshi area of Ikorodu killing a pregnant woman, her two children and another man. Witnesses told Daily Sun that the woman identified as Afusatu Kazeem, her two children and the other victim of ...

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Anti-Grazing Law: Drama As Fayose Supervises Arrest of Cows

Daily Sun reports that it was drama yesterday when Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose supervised the arrest of some strayed cows which grazed on a restricted area leading to his countryhome, Afao-Ekiti in Irepodun-Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. The governor’s action was to press home a resolve ...

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US Drones To Bomb Northern Nigeria

Punch reports that there are strong indications that the United States government may launch attacks against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East, as a drone base being constructed in the Niger Republic would soon be completed. According to reports, the American drone base is under construction in Agadez, a town ...

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Militants Bomb Another Oil Facility In Delta

Niger Delta militants have blown up another major oil delivery line belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company at Ogor-Oteri in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. A community source told our correspondent that there were explosions in the area around 3am on Tuesday during a downpour. A ...

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Army Kills Insurgents, Repel Attack

Daily Sun  reports that soldiers belonging to the Operation LAFIYA DOLE at harbour in Kangarwa on Sunday dealt a blow on suspected remnants of Boko Haram. No fewer than 16 insurgents were killed while weapons were seized, during the encounter, which according to the army spokesman, was launched by the suspected ...

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Army Declares Journalist, Two Others Wanted

The Nigerian Army has declared a journalist, Ahmed Salkida, and two others, Ahmed Bolori and Aisha Wakil, wanted for their alleged connection with Boko Haram. The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, on Sunday via email, saying the army decided to declare Salkida and the two others wanted ...

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