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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Borno Governor Hires 150 Cameroonian Vigilantes to Flush Out Boko Haram – Thisdaylive

    Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara has deployed 150 Cameroonian vigilantes to flush out remnants of Boko Haram from his state. The newly engaged Cameroonians, who are also equipped for the task, are to work side by side with Nigerian hunters and vigilantes currently.... more via...
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    Metro I rejected Boko Haramâs offer to renounce Christ â Pastor Moses Oyeleke who regained freedom after 7 months in Boko Haram captivity, speaks – Linda Ik

    Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners' Chapel Pastor, Moses Oyeleke has shared his ordeal after spending 7 months in Boko Haram captivity. The Pastor who was abducted alongside his assistant Abraham Amuta, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member along Chibok road in Borno state in May...
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    Metro Prostitutes In Maiduguri Set To Be Prosecuted By The Law (Full Story) – Naijaloaded

    The Shehu of Bama in Borno State, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has banned commercial sex workers from the state. Mr Abba Shehu-Umar, the Personal Secretary to the emir disclosed this.... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Emir declares commercial sex workers unwelcome in domain – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Winners pastor abducted by Boko Haram in May, released – Instablog9ja

    Pastor Moses Oyeleke, a cleric with Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), #Maiduguri, #BornoState, has regained his freedom, after six months in Boko Haram’s captivity.... Read more via Instablog9ja – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Fire razes down popular GSM Market in Maiduguri (video) – Laila’s Blog

    Property worth millions of naira were destroyed in Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM market. According to the News Agency of Nigeria… Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate directs UNIMAID to suspend fee hike for students – Vanguard News

    The Senate has directed the management of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to suspend the recent increment of tuition fees for students attending the institution. The upper chamber on Tuesday also mandated … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro 38 UN, aid workers killed in Nigeria: official – Anadolu Agency

    Nearly 40 United Nations staff and aid workers have been killed in the last decade by Boko Haram violence in the volatile Nigeria northeast region, a UN official said Friday. “A total of 38 UN and NGO workers, most of them Nigerian, have … Read more via “nigeria” – Google News –...
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    Metro Scores killed as Air Force bombards another B’Haram meeting venue – The Nation Newspaper

    Scores of Boko Haram fighters were killed following the bombardment of their meeting venue by Nigerian Air Force jets at the fringes of Sambisa forest in Bornu State.... Read more via The Nation Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Boko Haram: 847 soldiers buried in Army cemetery, says APC senator –

    Senator Ali Ndume has said 840 Nigerian soldiers have been killed by the Boko Haram terrorists from 2013 till date. The senator who is the chairman, Senate Committee on Army, said they were buried in the Military cemetery.... Read more more via – Get More...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram Replies Borno Government – Naijaloaded

    Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reacted to the message by Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, to sect leaders and members. Zulum recently urged them to turn away from their violent ways, embrace peace and return to normal life..... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get...
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    Metro Nigerian Army captures 10 senior Boko Haram commanders (see list) –

    A sting operation by troops of the 26 Task force brigade leads to the arrest of some key Boko Haram commanders. A spokesperson for the Nigerian Army Col Aminu Iliyasu, says many of those arrested have been.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army declares 22 soldiers wanted for ‘running’ from Boko Haram (FULL LIST) – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army has accused one major and 21 soldiers of fleeing from the scene of a Boko Haram attack and subsequently declared them wanted, military sources said. The soldiers were declared as deserters bound to face dire consequences if found, PREMIUM TIMES learnt from military commanders …...
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    Metro United Nations reacts to murder of aid worker by Boko Haram in Borno State – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, has expressed shock and sadness over the murder of an aid worker by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. Kallon called for unconditional release of other humanitarian workers in insurgents’ captivity saying;“My most heartfelt...
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    Metro VIDEO: Boko Haram occupying 8 out of 10 LGAs in northern Borno, says APC rep

    Ahmadu Jaha, a member of the house of representatives from Borno state, says Boko Haram is occupying eight out of the 10 local government areas in the northern part of the state. The lawmaker, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and represents Damboa/Gwoza/Chibok federal...
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    Metro We’ve Arrested Three Soldiers, University Students Among Gang Terrorising Maiduguri -Nigerian Army – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian Army says it has arrested a group of suspected cultiststerrorizing communities in Maiduguri, Born State. The arrested gang, according to the army, were accused of engaging in armed robbery and kidnapping in Maiduguri and environs. Col. Ado Isa, spokesman for the army, in a...
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    Metro ”Insurgents” invade Monguno general hospital in Borno, carts away drugs, hospital equipment – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Gunmen suspected to be insurgents on Friday invaded the Monguno general hospital in Borno state charting away drugs and other hospital equipment. This comes a day after the Theatre Command of Operation Lafia Dole declared the Action Against Hunger (AAH), persona non-grata for aiding and …...
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    Metro Boko Haram: Residents flee as terrorists attack towns in Borno - Daily Post

    Barely 24 hours after Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum presented four patrol vehicle to the Civilian Joint Task Force also known as CJTF and hunters when he visited Gajiganna to strengthen resilience among the residents and to ensure the security of lives and properties, the insurgents...
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    Metro Borno: Nine soldiers killed, 20 missing during terrorists’ attack – Newtelegraph

    At least nine soldiers of the Operation Lafiya Dole were reported killed, while 20 others were missing when they clashed with terrorists at Gudumbali town in Borno State. According to Channels Television, the soldiers were ambushed by the terrorists at a village called Granda.... Read more...
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    Metro Soldier abandons fight against insurgents, goes for robbery – Vanguard News

    YOLA — A serving soldier, who was on special assignment in the current fight against the Boko Haram insurgents in Mungonu Local Government Area of Borno State has been apprehended alongside one other for alleged robbery and car snatching in Yola.... Read more via Vanguard News –...