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Soldiers Missing, 19 Wounded After Boko Haram Ambush

The Nigerian Amry has declared an unknown number of soldiers missing and nineteen injured after the troops were ambushed by Boko Haram fighters on Thursday in Nguro Gongon, Borno State, Guardian Ng reports. Army spokesperson Col Sani Usman added that …

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Nigerian Army Reinstates 2,500 Soldiers & 102 Officers

Over 2,500 soldiers who were dismissed or asked to withdraw from service for refusing to fight Boko Haram and other counter-insurgency offenses have been recalled by the Nigerian army. 102 officers who were facing prosecution over their involvement or lack …

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Nigerian Army Recalls 3000 Dismissed Soldiers

Many soldiers who were earlier dismissed from the Nigerian Army for refusing to fight have been recalled and are currently being screened at the Jaji military cantonment in Kaduna State, yesterday. While some soldiers were sentenced to death, others were …

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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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Nigerian Military Retakes Chibok As Boko Haram Flees

The Nigerian military has retaken Chibok, a town in Borno State, where the extremist Boko Haram sect  had taken control of the troubled town on Thursday night. A spokesperson of the Army Division in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, Colonel Sani …

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