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We have Arrested 3 Boko Haram Suspects - Nigerian Army

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The Nigerian army has disclosed that it has arrested 3 foreign terrorists that belong to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State. The Nigerian army who arrested the 3 Chadian terrorists suspects; Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar, in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS), further disclosed that during the operation,

Troops kill 11 gunmen, two terrorists in Zamfara, Borno

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Troops of the 223 Battalion while on field training and operations have killed 11 armed bandits during patrol of the forests code-named “Harbin Kunama” to fish out miscreants in Zamfara State.

EXCLUSIVE: How to rescue missing Chibok schoolgirls– Presidential Committee

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The Presidential Fact-Finding Committee on the Abducted Female Students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, has asked the federal government to take advantage of foreign support, backed with hi-tech equipment, to locate the abducted girls and rescue them.

Donald Trump praises Saddam Hussein, calls Iraq the 'Harvard for terrorism'

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U.S Republican party presumptive Presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday once again expressed his preference for keeping dictators in power in the Middle East. Although Trump acknowledged Saddam was 'a bad guy', he praised him for his efficiency in killing terrorists saying the current Iraq is a 'Harvard for terrorism'. He also said it was better to keep dictators in power in the Middle East.

Tight security as US warns of terror attacks on Lagos hotels

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Lagos City the United States on Tuesday warned of possible attacks on expatriates and foreign visitors in Lagos during the public holidays marking the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations. The US Mission in Nigeria, in a statement on its website, said terror groups planned to attack hotels and waterfronts visited by expatriates during the holiday.

Buhari condoles with Saudi Arabia Govt over yesterday's suicide attack

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President Buhari has condemned the suicide bombing in Madinah, which occurred on Monday in Islam's second holiest city. Condoling with Saudi authorities over the reprehensible attack, President Buhari said the development was a desecration of all that was sacred and holy, as it took place near the Prophet's Mosque, and on one of the holy days of Ramadan.

Photos: Troops avert suicide attacks on Borno IDPs camp (Graphic photos)

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The Nigerian Army said its troops foiled two bomb attacks by three female suicide bombers in Monguno town, Borno State on Monday July 4th. A statement by the Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman read:

Terrorism: Boko Haram Sending Fighters To Islamic State In Libya - Says US

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A senior U.S. official said on Friday that there are signs that Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist group is sending fighters to join Islamic State in Libya to increase cooperation between the two groups.   Nigeria has asked the United States to sell it aircraft to fight Boko Haram, which has been waging a seven-year insurgency in the north and last year pledged loyalty to Islamic State, which is active in Syria, Iraq and Libya.