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HOW BOKO HARAM RECRUIT NIGERIEN NATIONALS FOR US$3,085 PER YOUTH

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE 23 April, 2014 YOUNG Nigeriens at the border town of Nigeria and Niger Republic, Diffa, have confessed to be recruits of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram.A member of a gang in Niger told the British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC) … Continue reading

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LAKE CHAD BASIN COUNTRIES AGREE ON MILITARY TASK FORCE TO FIGHT TERRORISTS, ARMS TRAFFICKING AND STEM CROSS-BORDER ATTACKS

Nigerian troops prepare to swing into action against Boko Haram terrorists in Borno PHOTO CREDIT: VOICE OF AMERICA VOICE OF AMERICA March 18, 2014 Moki Edwin Kindzeka The countries around Lake Chad in central Africa say they will create a … Continue reading

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U.S MILITARY PLANS DRONE BASE IN NIGER REPUBLIC

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham VOA News (29 Jan, 2013) News reports say the United States is preparing to establish a base for drones in northwest Africa to boost surveillance of Islamist extremist groups. Reports quote U.S. officials, … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM’S INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS – JACOB ZENN (WEST POINT COMBATING TERRORISM CENTRE/JAMESTOWN FOUNDATION)

Colonel(rtd)Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser Combating Terrorism Center at West Point Jan 14, 2013 Author: Jacob Zenn Since carrying out its first attack under Abubakar Shekau’s leadership in September 2010, Boko Haram has unleashed a wave of violence in northern … Continue reading

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NIGERIA, NIGER SIGN JOINT BORDER PATROL DEAL TO CURB BOKO HARAM, OTHERS * TO HELP MALI REGAIN TERRITORY

President Goodluck Jonathan WORLDSTAGE By Victor Iluyemi October 18, 2012 Niamey, Niger Nigeria and the Republic of Niger on Thursday in Niamey , Niger Republic, agreed to a immediate take off of the joint border patrols along the border between … Continue reading

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6 TRAFFICKED CAMEROONIANS ENROUTE NIGER INTERCEPTED IN KATSINA, NW NIGERIA

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service DAILY TRUST Katsina Tuesday, 16 October 2012 Six Cameroonians suspected to be victims of human trafficking have been intercepted in Koza village of Mai’Adua local government in Katsina State in their attempt … Continue reading

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7 NIGERIEN UNOCI PEACEKEEPERS KILLED IN IVORY COAST

UNOCI peacekeepers from Niger on patrol in Cote d’Ivoire AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE Published on 9 June 2012 Eight civilians died in southwestern Ivory Coast in the attack that killed seven UN peacekeepers, the United Nations said on Saturday. “As per … Continue reading

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ABOUT 100 MALIAN SOLDIERS FLEE TO NIGER TO ESCAPE FROM TOUAREG REBELS’ ATTACKS

US military trainer in a Toyota gun-truck instructs Malian troops at a field training exercise NIAMEY, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) About 100 Malian soldiers are taking refuge in Niger after fleeing from the attacks carried out by the Touareg rebels who … Continue reading

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ALGERIAN TROOPS IN MALI TO COMBAT QAEDA GROUPS

Algerian troops 20 December 2011 Algerian troops have crossed into Mali to help government forces combat groups affiliated to Al-Qaeda, officials and witnesses told AFP Tuesday. “Algerian troops are currently stationed in northern Mali to assist the Malian army in … Continue reading

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BOKO HARAM IS AL QAEDA – JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service Says porous borders of countries that share boundaries with Nigeria has made it easy for the terrorists to move in and out of Maiduguri DAILY TIMES November 11, 2011 The Joint Task … Continue reading

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