Five killed in fresh Boko Haram attack in Borno


Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed five people in an attack on Azur village, Damboa local government area of Borno State.

The terrorists stormed the village early Thursday, shooting and burning down houses.

They also helped themselves to food items and livestock in the community.

A resident said three members of the local vigilante group were killed along with two other persons.

The insurgents had earlier in the week ambushed a group of workers including staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and their soldier escorts in the state, killing up to 40 people in the process.

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Godwin Okafor is a financial journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and the Founder Naija247news Media Ltd He has over 16 experiences in journalism, which cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career in Business Day, Where he was a senior editorial graphic artist, before he left to start Naija247news, An Online Financial Newspaper in 2010. He has won series of awards and he is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of and also sits on the board of Students In Business Awards, (SIBA).


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