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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 76,000 IDPs face starvation as UN halts supply to Rann after Boko Haram attack – Premium Times Nigeria

    About 76,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Rann are currently threatened by starvation following recent Boko Haram attacks which has forced humanitarian workers to flee the community, officials say. On Monday, January 14, Boko Haram insurgents carried out a deadly attack on Rann...
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    Metro UN: Some parts of Borno inaccessible, 43,000 flee homes – TODAY.NG

    The United Nations yesterday decried the conflict in North-east Nigeria, stating that Boko Haram attacks since November 2018 had caused over 43,000 persons to flee their homes with more than 32,000 taking refuge in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. A statement by Head of Communications at...
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    Metro ‘Thousands’ flee to Cameroon as Boko Haram hits Rann again – TheCable

    Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Monday attacked Rann, leaving “thousands of people” running across the border to safety in neighbouring Cameroon. In December, the insurgents had attacked the town, burning a UNICEF clinic— the only healthcare centre in the town.... Read more via TheCable...
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    Metro Nigerian Military Clears Boko Haram From Borno Town – Nairaland

    Nigeria’s military recaptured the northeastern town of Rann yesterday after it was overrun by Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents a day earlier, weeks ahead of an election in which security has become a key campaign issue. This is coming as the National Emergency Management Agency...
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    Metro Soldiers Detonate Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Device In Borno State (Photos) – Nairaland

    At about 1 p.m today 13 January 2019, Gallant Troops of 222 Battalion Konduga, on clearance patrol with the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Scanning Team, operating along Konduga-Aulari Road,recovered Improvised Explosive Devices.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More...
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    Metro Troops detonate Boko Haram terrorists’ IED (photos) – Laila’s Blog

    Nigerian troops at about 1 p.m today, detonated Boko Haram terrorists’ IED which ... Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Atiku commends Borno elders for rejecting release of ‘repentant’ Boko Haram members – Pulse Nigeria News

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the call by the Borno Elders Forum, on President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop the practice of releasing the so called `repentant’ Boko Haram members... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –
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    Metro See The Face Of Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist Captured By Army In Borno (Photo) – Tori News

    Gallant troops of 7 Division Garrison carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and CJTF, in some parts of the fringes of Maiduguri today discovered and arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorists group member called Babagana Abubakar...
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    Metro We’ve chased Boko Haram out of Baga, says army – TheCable

    Troops of the Nigerian army special forces command have cleared Boko Haram insurgents off Baga town in Borno state. On December 28, 2018, the insurgents attacked the town and reportedly hoisted their flag. Residents had told TheCable that the insurgents took over the community after...
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    Metro Panic Spreads In Borno As Boko Haram Infiltrates Maiduguri Suburbs, Creating Fears – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The military has said that Boko Haram insurgents have infiltrated some areas around Maiduguri, the Borno State capital instilling fear by asking people to vacate their homes, TheCable reports. Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday morning, said...
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    Metro Nigerian Soldier Posted How They Eliminated Boko Haram Members (Graphic) – Nairaland

    Damasak attack of yesterday, soldiers of 145 BATTALION eliminated Boko boys, NIGERIAN SOLDIER IS A GOAL...... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Army Releases Daily Trust Regional Editor 48 Hours After Arrest – The Trent

    The Regional Editor of Daily Trust newspaper, Uthman Abubakar has finally been released by the Nigerian army. Abubakar was arrested on Sunday, January 6, 2019, when soldiers stormed the paper’s office in Borno state.... Read more via The Trent | Internet Newspaper –
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    Metro Boko Haram kills two, burns 10 houses in Maiduguri – Newtelegraph

    Boko Haram members have killed two persons and burnt about 10 houses at Sajeri community on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. A resident of the area, Ibrahim Garba, said the insurgents, who came about 10.09p.m. on Monday, stated shooting sporadically and setting … Read...
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    Metro Your Tears Will Flow Until You Confess Your Role In Chibok Girls’ Abduction – FFK Slams Shettima – Tori News

    Former Nigerian minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted after Governor Shettima shed some tears while meeting with Buhari over Boko Haram. Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that until the Governor of Borno State Mr Kashim Shettima confesses his role.... Read more via Tori News –...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Insurgency: Borno Gov Weeps At Meeting With Buhari – Channels Television

    The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Monday broke down in tears when a delegation from the state visited President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Daily Trust: NLC reacts to army siege, demands release of detained journalists – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the immediate release of Daily Trust staff arrested in Maiduguri by armed soldiers and urged the Nigerian military to end its siege on the newspaper’s offices in Borno, Lagos, and Abuja. In a statement signed by the NLC President, Comrade …...
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    Metro How An Islamic Cleric, Alfa Initiated Me Into Boko Haram Sect – Terrorist Who Killed Over 200 People Confesses – NaijaGistsBlog

    Umar Abdulmalik, a Boko Haram Commander arrested two weeks ago, has revealed how his gang caused mayhem in different parts of … Read more via NaijaGistsBlog Nigeria, Nollywood, Celebrity ,News, Entertainment, Gist, Gossip, Inspiration, Africa – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Soldiers, DSS Personnel Invade Daily Trust Office, Arrest Regional Editor, Reporter – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    The regional office of the Daily Trust in Maiduguri, Borno State has been allegedly invaded by soldiers and operatives of Department of State Services (DSS). The Daily Editor of the paper, Nasiru Abubakar, who confirmed the development on.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper –...
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    Metro Boko Haram kills more Nigerian soldiers in ambush – Vanguard News Nigeria

    At least two Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram jihadists targeting a civilian convoy close to the border with Cameroon, military and militia sources told AFP Friday. The jihadists opened fire on a convoy of traders under military escort outside a village near … Read...
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    Metro Boko Haram: Buhari mourns Air Force officers who died in helicopter crash – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed heartfelt condolences to the Nigerian Air Force, and relations of five people who lost their lives in a military helicopter crash January 2 in Damasak, Borno State..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...