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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Panic as Boko Haram bombs mosque in Borno state –

    Boko Haram terrorists have struck again in Borno state. This time the insurgents have targeted a Mosque in the Gwoza area of the north-eastern state. Nigerian soldiers have cordoned off the area after the incident The Cabe is reporting that terrorist group, Boko Haram has.... Read more via...
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    Metro #LeahSharibu: Nigerians react to news Leah has given birth to baby boy for top Boko Haram Commander – Laila’s Blog

    Nigerians are reacting to the news that Leah Sharibu has been forced into marriage with a top Boko Haram commander and given birth … Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Why I’m speaking less about Boko Haram attacks now – Shettima –

    Ex-governor Kasim Shettima has revealed why he is silent about Boko Haram attacks. The former governor of Borno state criticised ex-president Jonathan over attacks in the northeast.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Boko Haram/ISWAP: 8-year-old boy reportedly executed UNIMAID student, Dalep [Photo] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Boko Haram faction, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), allegedly used 8-year-old boy to execute Christian hostage, Daciya Dalep in Borno State. Rita Katz, Director of SITE Intelligence Group, an organisation which tracks the activities of jihadist groups, made the revelation on...
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    Metro Boko Haram plunges Maiduguri into darkness – P.M. News

    Maiduguri, capital of Borno State has been plunged into darkness since 17 January, after Boko Haram insurgents destroyed its connection to the national grid. The blackout also affected the city’s environs.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: How five abducted aid workers were released by Boko Haram – Premium Times Nigeria

    PREMIUM TIMES has obtained more details of the negotiations that led to the release of five kidnapped aid workers in Borno State This newspaper broke the news of the release of the victims by a Boko Haram faction, ISWAP, on Wednesday.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram Kidnaps 4 Soldiers, 2 Police Officers In Borno – The Trent

    The world number three deadliest terrorist organization, Boko Haram, has on Friday, January 10, 2020, kidnapped four armed soldiers and two police officers along Damaturu-Maiduguri road. Military sources who revealed this to TheCable, said Boko Haram attacked the security officers in an ambush...
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    Metro Bomb blast on crowded bridge in Borno kills 30 people - Vanguard Newspaper

    At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge. The bomb detonated at roughly 5 p.m. local time (1600 GMT) on a crowded bridge in the market town of Gamboru that leads into neighboring Cameroon. read more
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Army reacts as governor Zulum raises alarm over extortion by officers in Borno – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army on Monday night reacted to the allegation that the Executive Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum allegedly accused soldiers of Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed along Maiduguri – Damaturu Road of extorting commuters and causing them unnecessary hardship.... Read...
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    Metro Army shame: Soldiers mount N1,000 toll gate as Boko Haram kills – P.M. News

    Soldiers serving in a unit of the Nigerian Army under Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno State were caught redhanded on Monday as they mounted a toll gate collecting N1,000 from motorists.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Boko Haram Is Attacking People And You Are Collecting N1,000 Per Car – Borno Governor – Nairaland

    Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, came down hard on soldiers manning Damaturu-Maiduguri road in the state on Monday afternoon. Zulum was on his way to Jakana, a community where Boko Haram insurgents struck on Saturday when he ran into a long queue of vehicles at one of the...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Borno Governor Angrily Accuses Nigerian Soldiers Of Extortion – Naijaloaded

    According to Premium Times, the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has accused security personnel of the Nigeria military and police of collecting bribes of N1000 from travellers who do not have national identity cards. The governor made the accusation Monday … Read more via...
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    Metro Boko Haram: Residents Flee After Chad Soldiers Left Nigeria – Nairaland

    News of the Chad troops pullout from the fight against Boko Haram, coupled with a local report of Nigerian troops also leaving the vicinity, sparked concern among local people in Gajiganna, Borno State hundreds of whom promptly fled the area citing their fear of further attacks.... Read more...
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    Metro What we want as Christmas gift – Northern elders tell Buhari –

    Northern elders have pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the rescue of one of the abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls Leah Sharibu. The elders said they wanted the rescue of Sharibu as their 2019 Christmas gift.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro...
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    Metro Boko Haram attacks humanitarian workers, three feared killed, two reportedly kidnapped – Premium Times Nigeria

    Three people were feared killed on Sunday when suspected members of the Boko Haram attacked humanitarian workers in Borno State. Two others were also reportedly kidnapped by the insurgents, sources told PREMIUM TIMES. The insurgents carried out the attack along the Maiduguri-Monguno road...
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    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