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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Military evacuates another Borno community – Daily Trust

    The military has commenced the evacuation of the residents of Sabongari in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Damboa. Sabongari is 34 kilometres from Damboa on the 100-kilometre Damboa-Biu road. Maj. … Read more via Daily Trust –...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Shettima: God will bring Ganduje, Sanusi together again – TheCable

    Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state, has denied speaking in support of the creation of additional emirates in Kano state. Speaking with reporters at the end of a meeting of the... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Battalion Commander, Two Others Killed After Stepping On Road Planted Explosive in Borno – Sahara Reporters

    The Battalion Commander of 145 Task Force has died alongside his driver and orderly. Military sources who spoke to SaharaReporters said "the incident happened on Monday.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Troops rescue 29 women, 25 children from Boko Haram in Borno – Vanguard News

    THE Nigerian Army disclosed, yesterday, that its troops of 22 Brigade, engaged in Operation Lafiya Dole, in collaboration with local vigilantes, rescued 54 persons abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro...
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    Metro Army kills seven suspected terrorists in Borno State – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Troops of 22 Brigade, 7 Division of Nigerian Army, in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), have killed seven suspected terrorists in Borno. Army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement on Friday, in Maiduguri, said exchange of fire in … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro Maiduguri Currently Under Boko Haram Attack – Sahara Reporters – Nairaland

    Ali told SaharaReporters on the phone, "We are under serious gunfire from every angle.I cant speak now, Boko haram are currently in Molai everyone is runing.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro NYSC Confirms Corps Member’s Abduction By Boko Haram – Nairaland

    The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has on Monday confirmed the abduction of Abraham Amuta, a corps member abducted by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect in Borno. The report was confirmed by the Borno State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Rabiu Aminu, on …...
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    Metro NYSC speaks on kidnap of corps member by Boko Haram – TheCable

    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has confirmed abduction of Abraham Amuta, a corps member, by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along Chibok road in Borno state.... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Boko Haram Engage Troops In Magumeri, Five Soldiers Killed – Channels Television

    Boko Haram fighters on Friday engaged operatives of the Operation Lafiya Dole, killing five soldiers in a fierce battle that ensued after the terrorists attacked the military base in Magumeri, Borno State..... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Metro...
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    Metro Boko haram sacks military base in Borno community – Vanguard News

    Suspected armed members of the most dreaded terrorists group in Nigeria, Boko Haram, Sunday invaded a Military Formation at the outskirts of Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno State, and sacked all the inhabitants in the base. Boko Haram Due to lack of telecommunications … Read more...
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    Metro Boko Haram Kidnaps Corper, Winners Pastor In Borno – Naijaloaded

    Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have kidnapped a National Youth Service Corps member, Abraham Amuta and a cleric with Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), identified as Pastor Oyeleke in Borno State. Friends of the corps member … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s...
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    Metro Five soldiers killed as Boko Haram attacks troops In Magumeri – P.M. News

    Boko Haram fighters on Friday engaged operatives of the Operation Lafiya Dole, killing five soldiers in a fierce battle that ensued after the terrorists attacked the military base in Magumeri, Borno State. According to a statement by its spokesman, Colonel Ezindu … Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Metro We Burnt Military Barracks And Killed 10 Soldiers In Borno – Islamic State Claims – Tori News

    A source in the Nigerian army was said to have confirmed the attack which was reported to have happened around 5:45pm. The Islamic State (IS) says it killed 10 soldiers in an attack in Magumeri, a community in Borno state, on Friday..... Read more via Tori News – Get...
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    Metro Women, Children Become Bread Winners In Maiduguri IDP Camps – Leadership Newspaper

    Since losing their homes and source of livelihood for no reason of their own, the residents of IDP camps in most terror–hit Maiduguri have had to do menial jobs to support government’s effort but it is mostly the women and children who take up this task, Chika Mefor … Read more via Leadership...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives London For A Private Visit – Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived London, the United Kingdom for a private visit. Gistvic Reports. Buhari left Nigeria earlier today after a State Visit to Borno State where he commissioned a number..... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics What Buhari said about Boko Haram, Shettima in Borno – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed happiness with the level of development in Borno State despite the crises of Boko Haram. The president stated this on Thursday, during a one-day visit to commission projects executed under Kashim Shettima administration. Buhari said he was...
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    Politics We are not giving up on Chibok girls – Buhari – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reiterated his government’s resolve to rescue the abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State. Speaking during a working visit in the state.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro See The Projects President Buhari Will Commission In Maiduguri (Photos) – Nairaland

    Among the projects to be commissioned include Njimtilo Industrial Layout, the State University, two mega schools, Aliko Dangote school, Legacy Garden, General Hospital project and Chest Clinic, Osibanjo Rural Electrification Board and the 10-kilometre Pompomari bypass. READ MORE Get More...
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    Metro After escaping Boko Haram, Nigerian IDPs addicted to Tramadol – Al Jazeera

    Aliyu Yusuf hadn't heard of Tramadol until he arrived at an IDP (internally displaced persons) camp in 2016, having escaped an attack by Boko Haram on Gwoza, his hometown near the border with Cameroon.... Read more via Al Jazeera – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Shettima Backs Lawan, Ndume Group Insists on Secret Ballot – Thisdaylive

    Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan’s, ambition to lead the ninth Senate received a huge boost yesterday as Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, threw his weight behind him. Shettima, also a senator-elect, is the governor of Lawan’s main rival, Senator Ali Ndume, whose supporters...