boko haram

Another Fallen Hero gone: RIP Amaju

January 14, 2017

Amajuoritse Jemide a Nigerian soldier was recently killed when his army convoy was hit by a bomb in Yobe state. He was aged 32 years.He left behind a beautiful wife and 2 children; one of which was recently birthed. He lived his early life in Warri and he was an alumni of Technical High School, […]

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Tanker Explodes In Warri

October 1, 2016

A tanker loaded with fuel yesternight exploded at Nigercat Area of Ekpan, Warri.  The ever busy Petrol Tankers’ park at Nigercat was thrown into a near stampede situation Saturday night as other Tanker drivers struggled to move away their trucks from the raging fire of the burning tanker.  The fire however, could not be controlled […]

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[Photos] 10,000 hunters gather in Nigeria’s North-East, seek clearance to confront Boko Haram in Sambisa Forest

March 29, 2016

An estimated 10,000 local hunters from the North-east of Nigeria gathered recently in Adamawa State for their annual oath-taking festival, known as Salala in the local parlance. The hunters, dressed in their warfare attires, and with their Dane guns dangling over their shoulders, vowed to rid the society of criminals. They appealed to the government […]

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Nigerian troops gun down 73 Boko Haram terrorists in fresh attack on Konduga

March 3, 2015

Nigerians soldiers in Borno state on Monday killed at least 73 members of the Boko Haram sect when the terrorists made yet another futile attempt to capture Konduga, a town 35km away from Maiduguri, the state capital. The troops, who engaged the terrorists for over five hours, however lost a soldier in the battle. According […]

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Chibok Girls: Defence Headquarters Retracts Statement

September 23, 2014

The Defence Headquarters has retracted its earlier statement confirming the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls. The spokesperson for the defence headquarters, Chris Olukolade, had told PREMIUM TIMES that a yet unclear number of the girls had been freed and driven in two Toyota Hiace buses to the Maimalari Barracks, the headquarters of the 7th Division […]

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Chibok Girls: Rescue in Sight?

September 23, 2014

A yet unclear number of the Chibok girls kidnapped by the extremist Boko Haram sect in April have been released, officials said. A top military source said two Toyota Hiace buses loaded with the girls were driven into the Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri this evening. When contacted, Defence Spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, confirmed the development. He […]

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Boko Haram razes Police station, houses in fresh Borno attack

June 30, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists , Monday, invaded Shani Local Government Area of Borno State and bombed the Divisional Police Headquarters at about 2:45pm. Shani Local Government Area of Borno State was Monday invaded by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, who bombed the Divisional Police Headquarters at about 2:45pm, according to a report by Vanguard. Shani is […]

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Why Can’t Merrylin Akpapuna Be the Face of the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign?

June 2, 2014

By Onyeka ‘Kerous’ Ibeanusi Every once in a while someone from a somewhat unknown background, somewhere unknown to the world and its powerful media houses, somewhere unknown to the decision makers and Governments of the world pulls a heroic feat and forcefully takes a place in the history of mankind. Our world today has been […]

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