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3 dead after deadly explosion rocks Mogadishu’s International Airport in Somalia

A Massive explosion has been heard at a security checkpoint near Somali’s Mogadishu International airport. According to AP, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint near Mogadishu’s international airport, killing at least three people. The car exploded while being searched by security personnel at the airport, it was meters away from the African […]

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Photos: President Buhari receives Shekau’s personal Quaran and Boko Haram’s flag captured by Nigerian Army

President Buhari yesterday attended the Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner Night at the Guards Brigade Scorpion Mess in Abuja where he received the captured flag of Boko Haram as well as the personal Quaran of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The military on December 23rd, captured the last camp of the sect members in Sambisa forest. […]

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Video: Watch as Boko Haram members flee during the military’s attack on Camp Zero in Sambisa

A footage posted online shows Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from Camp Zero, Sambisa forest after over 4,200 officers of the Nigerian Army, Air Force and other special forces reclaimed the insurgents’ last stronghold. Watch video after the cut… Aerial footage of the invasion of Boko Haram’s Camp Zero by @HQNigerianArmy. Ground troops + Air Support. […]

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Nigeria: French man who allegedly repairs weapons for Boko Haram arrested in Sambisa Forest

A French man was reportedly arrested during the capture of Boko Haram’s strongest enclave in Sambisa forest last week Friday. DailyTrust reports that the man worked for Boko Haram as a specialist in repairing and unlocking armored personnel vehicles and other fighting equipment. Although the Federal government and the military authorities are yet to comment […]

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Nigeria’s Sultan of Sokoto rejects gender equality bill

The Sultan of Sokoto says Muslims should be allowed to uphold their religious beliefs Nigeria’s most senior Muslim cleric has rejected a new gender equality bill, which proposes that women and men inherit an equal share. The Sultan of Sokoto, Mohamed Sa’ad Abubakar, said Muslims would not accept the violation of Islamic law guaranteeing men […]

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Nigeria military to turn Sambisa forest into training ground for its troops

Nigeria’s military is set to turn the Sambisa forest, a former bastion of militant Islamist group Boko Haram, into a training centre for its troops. The new base will also be used as ground for testing acquired equipment before putting them into operation. The move is to prevent the militants from rebuilding a presence in […]

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Court freezes Patience Jonathan’s Accounts in 5 Banks over Alleged Money Laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos has frozen multiple accounts in five Nigerian banks which allegedly belongs to former First Lady, Patience Johnathan over allegations of money laundering. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered the freezing of the accounts after listening to the application files by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) back in November. According […]

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