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MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE TROOPS KILL 53 INSURGENTS IN GUN BATTLE AT THE FRONTIER TOWN OF DUGURI ; 5 MACHINE GUNS, 18 RIFLES AND 25 HAND GRENADES SEIZED…2 SOLDIERS KILLED, 5 INJURED

Nigerian Special Forces commandos undertake confidence-building foot patrols in the far northeastern district of Baga. DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS NIGERIA (Press Release) 27 June, 2014 In a separate encounter around Duguri near Nigerian–Nigerien border, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force stormed … Continue reading

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POLICE ANTI-BOMB SQUAD AVERT BLOODBATH AT KANO; DEFUSE 13 HIGH CALIBRE IEDs IN A RICKETY CAR

A Streit Cougar APC of the Police Mobile Force VANGUARD June 28, 2014 The Police in Kano State said it had discovered 13 high calibre Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, at Sauna-Fafunga in Dakata area of Kano metropolis. The Commissioner of … Continue reading

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A MIX-UP OVER U.S. MILITARY AID TO NIGERIA TO HUNT BOKO HARAM

Colonel(rtd) Sambo Dasuki, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser ROLL CALL By Tim Starks June 9, 2014 When House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce recently suggested waiving a human rights law to provide more military aid to Nigeria in its fight against … Continue reading

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DIKWA LOCAL COUNCIL BOSS DEBUNKS BBC REPORT ON PURPORTED ATTACK

President Goodluck Jonathan DAILY INDEPENDENT 11 June, 2014 The Caretaker Chairman of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, Ali Modu Gana, has expressed disappointment with the media report credited to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) morning, Hausa service program, on … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE JETS ATTACK SUSPECTED INSURGENT CAMPS IN BAUCHI

A triad of Nigerian Air Force L39 Albatros advanced trainer/light attack jets fly past in tight formation DAILY TRUST 23 May, 2014 by Ahmed Mohammed, Bauchi Fighter jets have begun conducting raids on camps set up by suspected Boko Haram … Continue reading

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DEATH TOLL FROM JOS SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKS RISES TO 118 ; CASUALTY FIGURES EXPECTED TO RISE

ABUJA, May 20 (Xinhua) Death toll of the twin blast on a busy market road in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday rose to 118, after casualty figures were further collated from various health facilities, an official told reporters … Continue reading

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NYANYA BOMBINGS: AMINU OGWUCHE, SUSPECTED MASTERMIND CAUGHT IN SUDAN

Storm troopers of the State Security Service keep a lid on proceedings in a conflict-ridden part of the federation NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 14 May, 2014 The International Police (Interpol) has arrested one of the two suspected masterminds of Nyanya … Continue reading

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“NIGERIANS RIGHT TO BE WARY OF U.S. INTENTIONS” – CNN SPECIAL ; BEEGEAGLE BARES HIS MIND TO CNN ON U.S-NIGERIA DEFENSE COOPERATION

Colonel (rtd) Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser (CNN) 13 May, 2014 by Tolu Ogunlesi The Nigerian government is up against a wall. The inability to locate the more than 200 school girls abducted a month ago has embarrassed the government … Continue reading

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ISRAEL SENDS ANTI-TERRORISM EXPERTS TO NIGERIA

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigera THE ADVOCATE 12 May, 2014 The Israeli government, Sunday, joined other world powers such as USA, France,United Kingdom, China, Spain and Canada to assist Nigeria in the search and rescue operation of the more than … Continue reading

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CHIBOK ABDUCTIONS: 50 ENGLISH-SPEAKING GIRLS ESCORTED BY GUNMEN REPORTEDLY SPOTTED AT BIRAO, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

JEUNE AFRIQUE 9 May, 2014 (translated from French) About 50 young Anglophone women were seen at Birao, in the north of the Central African Republic last week. Escorted by armed men,they would have left the city in the night from … Continue reading

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