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Soldiers & Policemen Arrested For Raping IDPs

Some government officials were accused of involving in sexual exploitation and abuse of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East and are currently under arrest. They include soldiers, policemen, one prison official, a member of staff, Borno Ministry of Agriculture and …

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Boko Haram Burns Down Emir of Askira’s Palace

Reports have confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents burnt down the palace of the Emir of Askira in Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State. A spokesman for the youth vigilante group, Jubrin Gunda, said on Tuesday that the palace was attacked …

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18 Female Soldiers Feared Kidnapped In Baga

Boko Haram militants may have kidnapped 18 female soldiers in Baga in Borno State, according to information from military sources. Two sources told SaharaReporters that, out of 26 female soldiers posted to the military base of the Multinational Joint Task …

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Suicide Bomber Kills Self And Three Others In Maiduguri

Three civilians have been killed by a suicide bomber today in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Joint Task Force (JTF) on Operation Restore Order confirmed the killing of three persons after an explosion. JTF spokesman Lt.-Col. Sagir Musa confgirmed this in …

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Many Feared Dead as Gunmen Attack Yobe Village

Unknown gunmen have attacked Dogon Kuka village in Yobe State, killing and injuring an unspecified number of people. The gunmen invaded the village on Saturday, and started firing indiscriminately. Two people died immediately, the Commissioner of Police, Yobe State Command, …

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