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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    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 –...
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    Metro Army loses three officers, gun trucks in Boko Haram ambush – The Guardian Nigeria News –

    The army has confirmed the loss of three soldiers and gun trucks in an ambush, Friday, in the Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram axis of Borno State. Troops of Sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole, on Super Camp Wheels were patrolling... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Metro How Twitter therapists are helping bring mental health care to Nigeria – The Week

    In northeastern Nigeria, the militant group Boko Haram continues to gain power and presence, plaguing residents with ongoing, unpredictable violence. As the ISIS affiliate seeks to gain more territory, the crisis … Read more via The Week – https://ift.tt/32ioTvl Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Boko Haram Attacks Chibok – Sahara Reporters

    Suspected members of Boko Haram have taken siege of Yimirmigza Village in Kautikari ward under Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State. According to TheCable, residents are running away from the community... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2MMSmtL Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro Buratai visits troops to boost confidence after attack – P.M. News

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has paid a morale boosting visit to the Nigerian Army troops in the front line of the operation Lafiya Dole in Borno following an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists at Gasarwa village, along Gajiram-Monguno road in Nganzai Local Government Area …...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Borno Gov Blames Military’s Super Camps for Fresh Boko Haram’s Onslaught – Thisdaylive

    Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has attributed the renewed onslaught by Boko Haram terrorist group to the decision of the military to establish “super camps.”..... Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2HqOj1V Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Why B/Haram is hitting more Borno communities - Daily Trust

    Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri local government areas in northern part of Borno State after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents that lasted for several hours, Daily Trust reports. Read more:
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    Metro Thousands flee as Boko Haram seizes Gubio - Daily Trust

    Thousands of residents have fled their houses, with many sleeping in the bush after Boko Haram insurgents took over control of Gubio town, headquarters of Gubio local government area of Borno State, Daily Trust learnt. Impeccable sources said the insurgents, armed with four gun trucks, stormed...
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    Metro Borno Governor uses Qur'an to curse those diverting IDPs’ items - Instablog9ja

    Professor Babagana Zulum, the governor of Borno State, has invoked the wrath of God upon anyone who steals or diverts foods or reliefs meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the camps READ MORE
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Fate of two Winners Chapel pastors unknown – five months after abduction – TheCable

    It is now five months that nothing has been heard about Moses Adeleke, a pastor with the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners’ Chapel) in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents. Oyeleke was abducted on March 13, 2019 together with his assistant, Abraham...
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    Metro Four soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Boko Haram members reportedly killed Four Nigerian soldiers during an attack in Gubio, Borno state on Saturday August 10th. The insurgents descended on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade in Gubio at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday as they prepared for Eid Mubarak.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
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    Metro Five Die, Several Others Injured As Soldiers Engage Boko Haram Fighters In Bloody Battle – Naijaloaded

    Five civilians have been reportedly killed with several others injured following exchange of gunfire between security forces and members of the ISWAP, at Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State in the northeast region on Monday night at about 10:25 pm. … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Metro Army Releases Video To Discredit Allegations Of Secret Graveyards – Leadership Newspaper

    The Nigerian Army (NA) has again debunked the report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), a US-based news media, on alleged secret military graveyards in the Northeast (NE) aside the Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery of 7 Division in Maiduguri. In the two-minutes video produced by the Directorate of...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Boko Haram: Dikwa, Bama monarchs ordered to return home – P.M. News

    Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has directed the monarch of Dikwa, Shehu Masta and that of Bama, Umar Ibn El-Kanemi, to return home following the restoration of peace in their domains..... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2ypXYkj Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Borno gov suspends doctors absent during unscheduled visit – TheCable

    Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, has directed the immediate suspension of the medical director at the Umaru Shehu Ultra-Modern Hospital alongside four medical doctors who were absent when he visited the hospital on Tuesday night.... Read more via TheCable – https://ift.tt/2Yz3ifR Get...
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    Metro Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram attack leaves at least 65 people dead, officials say – CNN

    At least 65 people are dead following a suspected attack by Boko Haram on a funeral gathering in northeastern Nigeria, according to local officials. The attack occurred Saturday during a burial in the Nganzai district, near the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, local government chairman Muhammed...
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    Metro Boko Haram launch reprisal attack on Borno community, reportedly kill 65 mourners – Daily Trust

    Some members of the Boko Haram terrorists operating in the northeast on Saturday, July 27, launched an attack on mourners in a village in Nganzai local government area of Borno state, killing 65 people. Daily Trust reports that the attack by the terrorists came a week after some communities …...