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60 Percent Of Boko Haram Terrorists Are Not Nigerians – Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday said that judging by the current activities of the Boko Haram terrorists, 60 per cent of them are not Nigerians. Mr. Buratai, a lieutenant general, said this in Maiduguri when he received the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Mohammed Ibn …

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Another Nigerian Lieutenant Colonel Ambushed, killed by Boko Haram

A senior Nigerian soldier was on Tuesday killed by the Boko Haram, army sources told PREMIUM TIMES. B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed alongside his troops on Tuesday morning between Bita and Piridang. “His vehicle stepped on an …

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Lieutenant Colonel Abu Ali: President Buhari Mourns Fallen Officers

President Muhammadu Buhari says the sacrifices of fallen officers and men in the war against terrorism in Nigeria would never go in vain, and that their memories would be eternally etched in the hearts and minds of fellow citizens for whose sake they laid down their lives. Reacting to the …

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Militancy And National Security: The Negotiation Option

The recent release of 21 of well  over 200 abducted Chibok school girls has dramatically brought home the value of negotiation as a strategic option  for nations such as ours dealing with conflicts. Reports suggest that this release is product of painstaking and patient negotiations, a process which encountered numerous …

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Girls Held By Boko Haram Need Support To Rebuild Shattered Lives – UNICEF

The emotional reunification with their families on Sunday of 21 of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, highlights the need for intensive support for women and girls who have been held by the group. “The release is great news and we …

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