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‘Our Workers Are Safe’, UNICEF Says After Suspected Boko Haram Attack Rann Hospital

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says all its workers operating in the hospital in Rann village of Borno State are safe. The International Organisation’s response comes a day after an attack on the hospital by suspected Boko

Army Sends Reinforcement To Borno Town Over Reported Impending Terrorist Attack

A file photo of troops. Source: [email protected]   The Nigerian Army has mobilised a reinforcement of troops to fortify Jakana, a town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. Troops attached to the Operation Lafiya Dole were seen on

23 Soldiers Killed, 31 Injured In Metele Attack – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has given an account of military losses in recent weeks to Boko Haram terrorists following recent attacks on military locations in Borno State. Brigadier General for Chief of Army Staff, Sani Kukasheka Usman said on Wednesday that

Metele Attack: Bodies Of ‘All Soldiers’ Have Been Recovered – Army

    The Nigerian Army says it has recovered the bodies of all the soldiers killed during an attack on three military bases in Metele, Borno State. The army stated this in its Twitter handle on Tuesday, following reports that

Ex-Army Chief Blames Metele Attack On Information Leakage

  A former Chief of Army Administration, Major-General Garba Wahab (retired), has blamed the recent attack on a military base in Metele, a remote village near the border with the Niger Republic, on information leakage. Wahab, who was a guest

34 IPOB Members Arrested Over Attack, Murder Of Police Officer

File   The police command in Anambra State has arrested 34 members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the attack of police officers and murder of a police inspector in Nnewi. Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna

Nigerian Army Confirms Attack On Soldiers, Warns Of Boko Haram Propaganda

  The Nigerian Army has confirmed that there was an attack on soldiers in Metele in Borno State. The Army, which confirmed the attack in a statement on its official Twitter handle on Friday night, however, described the casualty figures

After Attack On Nigerian Soldiers, IS Claims It Killed 118 Persons In ‘West African Province’

A faction of Boko Harambacked by IS and known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for several attacks in recent years.   The Islamic State group has claimed to have killed 118 people in its self-styled

IDP Camp Attack: UN Asks FG To Protect Innocent Citizens

One of the villages which came under attack by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State on October 31, 2018.   The United Nations has called on the Nigerian Government to step up efforts towards protecting innocent people from acts of

Army Claims Attack On Borno Villages Foiled, One Killed

  The Nigerian Army has confirmed the ‘attempted attack’ by Boko Haram terrorists on two villages of Kofa and Dalori in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. Giving an account of the incident, it said via its Facebook page

NAF, Nigerien Air Force repel Boko Haram attack at Gashigar

NAF aircraft on a mission The Nigerian Air Force, working in concert with the Nigerien Air Force provided support for Nigerian ground forces at the weekend and thwarted a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) attack at Gashigar in Borno. Air Commodore

11 people killed in gun attack on Synagogue

Scene of the incidentPhoto: BBC.Reuters Eleven people have been killed, officials say, in a gun attack on a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. BBC reports that the gunman, who opened fire as the Tree of Life synagogue

Conflicting Reports Trail Ekiti Lawmaker’s Attack

Mr Michael Adedeji (file)   Conflicting reports have emerged following an attack on a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Michael Adedeji. Adedeji was attacked by yet to be identified persons on Friday while he was travelling to

NEMA Recovers 12 Bodies After Terrorists Attack Farm In Borno

(File) NEMA officials evacuating bodies of victims after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a community in Borno State in April 2018.   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has recovered 12 bodies after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a farm