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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro TMC offers support for spiritual warfare against Boko Haram – Vanguard Nigeria

    The Muslim Congress (TMC) has offered to support the agenda of the Military to adopt “spiritual” approach to combat Boko Haram. It would be recalled that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai hinted recently that the Military will adopt “spiritual warfare” approach in tackling the …...
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    Metro Troops rescue 6 abducted students in Kaduna – Vanguard Nigeria

    Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school on Thursday morning. The Deputy Director Public Relations of 1Division Nigeria Army Kaduna, Col. Ezindu...
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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 Army Chief, Buratai Tells The Media And Public To Stop Giving Boko Haram Publicity… – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, on Friday, came short of asking Nigerians and the media to stop discussing or reporting Boko Haram. He said terrorists were being giving “undue publicity” which has further boosted the image of the sect.Col Sagir...
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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 –...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Urges Police, Army, Others To End Insecurity In Nigeria – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies in the country to put an end to all security challenges facing the country. The President said that government would no longer tolerate the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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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 I escaped from soldiers who wanted to kill me – Wadume – Legit.ng

    Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume, has shed light on some of the issues surrounding his arrest by some operatives of the Nigerian police. Recall that the police re-arrested Wadume in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano state in the late hours...
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    Politics Buhari Orders Nigerian Troops To Kill Bandits In Katsina – The Trent

    President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday, August 16, 2019, in Katsina State, charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits, ordering them “not to spare bandits’’ that have been killing, maiming and extorting innocent citizens...
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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 “Please Don’t Kill Me”: Policeman Begged Soldiers – Nairaland

    An episode that is shaking the foundations of the relationship between the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigerian Army, the killing of three policemen as well as a civilian in Taraba State on Wednesday is still sending shock waves across … Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2YSCWWx Get...
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    Metro Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Insurgents In Fierce Gun Battle Over Attack On Borno IDP Camp – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian troops have repelled an attempt by Boko Haram Terrorists to overrun Dalori internally displaced persons (IDP) Camp in Maiduguri on Thursday night, security sources said to SaharaReporters. A reliable source noted that hundreds of the IDPs … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Killing of soldiers: Buhari, Olonishakin, Ibas in closed door meetings – The Guardian Nigeria News

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met separately with Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonishakin, and the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas at the Presidential Villa, … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – https://ift.tt/2YccD1b...
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    Metro Army commander, 20 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush – TheCable

    An army commander and at least 20 soldiers have been killed in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe state. The troops were ambushed on their way from Borogozo in Yobe where the.... Read more via TheCable – https://ift.tt/2JNYnT1 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics To Boost Morale, Buhari Promotes Senior Army Officers – Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari has rewarded two senior military officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army for gallantry in the fight against insurgency in the North-east as he approved their accelerated promotions. A statement yesterday in Abuja by … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Metro End Of The Road! Troops Finally Nab Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Terrorising Kastina People – Naijaloaded

    A very notorious kidnap kingdpin in the habit of terrorizing Katsina people has been nabbed along with others. Troops of 17 Brigade on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, have arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, one Mallam Bawa Gomna and 20 others during … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Metro Boko Haram kills 5 in Chadian Army Base – Plus TV Africa

    Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad. Members of the terrorist group attacked the Chadian army base around.... Read more via Plus TV Africa – http://bit.ly/2JIJnIu Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 39 terrorists killed as Boko Haram attacks troops – Official – Premium Times Nigeria

    Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) killed 39 Boko Haram terrorists and captured many equipment from them, an official said. About 20 soldiers were also wounded in the battle.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – http://bit.ly/2GoNsh3 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Military Warns Monarchs, Others Aiding Armed Banditry – Thisdaylive

    The federal government yesterday warned traditional rulers and other highly placed persons it said intelligence has uncovered as colluding with armed bandits to worsen … Read more via Thisdaylive – http://bit.ly/2D5o6E3 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Military relocates residents from ‘Boko Haram hideout’ – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian military authorities on Monday ordered the relocation of residents of Jakana village, in Borno State, amidst concerns that Boko Haram insurgents use the community as a hideout. Jakana, a village 40km west of Maiduguri, is amongst the most attacked communities around the capital...