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Again, Armed Bandits Attack Village in Birnin-Gwari, Kill 5 Persons

Barely a week after search for arms operation at Kuriga village by security operatives, armed bandits have stormed the village along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna road and killed five people while 12 others sustained bullet wound. A member of Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance told PRNigeria...

Nigeria air force troops rescue 3 kidnapped victims in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), through its 207 Quick Response Group (QRG) in Gusau, on Wednesday successfully rescued of 3 kidnapped victims that had been held captive for weeks. The troops executed and coordinated air and ground operations on armed bandits’ position at Daji Kagara...

Report: Islamic State plans notorious attacks in Nigeria, sneaks jihadists

In what has been described as a “terror exchange programme”, Commmanders of the Islamic State (IS) have been sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria to train them for possible attacks, according to a report by The Sun of London. The report said insiders...

Gunmen attack in Plateau, kill four

Metro News By; Okafor Joseph June 19,2018 At least, four people were feared killed in two separate attacks in Plateau State during the weekend by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that on Saturday, in a village of Arangai, in Mangu Local Government council, a meat seller, Baba Likita,...

Gunmen kill three soldiers in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be pirates have killed three soldiers attached to the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS) in a gun duel. It was gathered that one of the gunmen was also killed in a surprised attack on the Tunu Flow Station belonging...

Boko Haram: Nigerian military killed 798 insurgents in 17 months

NO fewer than 798 Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in the last 17 months in the North. About 326 others are in the custody of the military, it was learnt yesterday. However, about 96 soldiers and seven members of the Civilian Joint Task Force were...

Police declares 59 persons wanted in Akwa Ibom over alleged cultism

The Police in Akwa Ibom has declared 59 persons alleged to be ring leaders and sponsors of insecurity within Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo Local Government Areas of the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, released the names of the wanted persons in...

Suicide bomber kills self in failed suicide attempt in Borno market

The Borno Police Command on Sunday said tragedy was averted when a suicide bomber heading to the market mistakenly detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killing himself alone. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the incident in a statement released in Maiduguri,...

Boko Haram: U.S. Govt supports Nigeria with $102m to tackle humanitarian crisis

New York – The U.S. Government has announced 102 million dollars (about 3.7 billion naira) in additional humanitarian assistance for Nigeria to address the sufferings of people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. Troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion intercepted...

Operation Last Hold’ primarily to relocate IDPs to communities

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities.’’ Buratai made the remark when he inaugurated a 20-man committee for the 2018...
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