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  1. NLC Urges Gov. Shettima to give priority to Workers' welfareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Borno State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress on Monday appealed to Governor Kashim Shettima to pay priority attention to the workers' welfare. Chairman of the congress, Mr Titus Abana, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri.

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  2. Gunmen kill 21 hungry villagersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    AFTER a decade of terror, two Cleveland 'house of horrors' survivors have shared the grim details of their captivity in a new memoir. BREKKIE WRAP: A doting dad has sparked outrage after having an enormous portrait of his son inked on his face.

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  3. Nigeria: Hundreds of Decomposed Bodies Found in BornoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Hundreds of decomposed bodies including those of women and children were discovered by a government committee in Damasak, northern Borno State weekend. The committee was set up by Governor Kashim Shettima to assess the level of destruction in towns and villages recovered from the insurgents.

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  4. I'll probe NNPC's missing $20bn - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Investigations into the circumstances of an alleged $20 billion missing from the coffers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, will be a priority for the incoming administration, the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , said yesterday.

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  5. Nigeria: Weakened Boko Haram Still AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The already weakened Boko Haram militants have persisted in their attacks in Nigeria with the latest case being the rocket attack on a Nigerian military vehicle in Baga town, Borno State, killing two soldiers and critically injuring six other soldiers and a civilian vigilante on Sunday, April 19, 2015, Mail Online reported, citing residents. Reports say the attack and the mine explosion happened as the military escorted some 1,200 people from Baga on a brief return visit to their hometown from the Borno State capital, Maiduguri.

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  6. Boko Haram retakes NE town from NigeriaRead the original story

    Saturday | Arab Times

    "The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged the soldiers in Kirenowa town and adjoining communities in Marte," said Imamu Habeeb, a local community leader. "They fought with soldiers over the night and the fight continued today , forcing hundreds of soldiers to flee," he added from Borno state capital Maiduguri.

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  7. Boko Haram retakes NE town from Nigerian armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a border town along the shores of Lake Chad, a local official and witnesses said. File picture shows a Nigerian military patrol near the border town of Marte where an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents has forced hundreds of soldiers to flee "The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged the soldiers in Kirenowa town and adjoining communities in Marte," said Imamu Habeeb, a local community leader.

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  8. Boko Haram Stronghold Forces Nigerian Troops to Retreat? No, Leaders SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | News Max

    Nigerian troops continued advancing toward Boko Haram's last stronghold, and leaders spoke out Thursday to refute reports that land mines had turned forces back. It had been reported that troops retreated from the Sambisa Forest after three vigilantes were killed by an anti-vehicle mine, according to Reuters .

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  9. Landmine blast kills soldier, three vigilantes in Sambisa ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vanguard

    Nigerian troops were forced to retreat from Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest stronghold in the restive northeast after a landmine blast killed one soldier and three vigilantes, security sources said yesterday. Military top brass said on Wednesday that soldiers were conducting offensives "in some forest locations" in the area after it was announced last week that operations were imminent.

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  10. .com | Boko Haram regroups en masseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | News24

    Boko Haram fighters have amassed in the group's Sambisa Forest stronghold in northeast Nigeria, as a military offensive tries to flush them out, a civilian vigilante told AFP on Thursday. But soldiers were forced to retreat because of the extensive use of landmines in the area, one of which exploded killing a soldier and three vigilantes.

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  11. Boko Haram Islamists pose with guns and rocket launchers in first...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Mail

    Boko Haram Islamists pose with guns and rocket launchers in first images since the crumbling group became Islamic State's 'West Africa Province' Militants fighting for Boko Haram in West Africa have released the first images of their terror activities since pledging allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Taken somewhere in the forests of north-eastern Nigeria, the images show the jihadis casually posing in front of the terror group's sinister black and white flag while brandishing assault rifles.

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  12. Nigerian Soldiers Retreat From Mined Boko Haram StrongholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Switched

    Nigerian soldiers retreated from Islamist group Boko Haram's last known stronghold in the country's northeast on Thursday, concerned the area was booby-trapped after three pro-government vigilantes were killed by a landmine. A vigilante and a security source both confirmed the pullback from the Sambisa forest, a day after an offensive aimed at rooting out the insurgents.

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  13. Boko Haram runs out of arms, ammunition; says escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vanguard

    BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists have run out of arms and ammunitions, as the Nigerians military intensifies attack on Sambiza Forest, an escapee and military sources have revealed. This is even as the Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade confirmed to newsmen in Abuja that ground troops with support from airstrikes have stormed sambisa forest combing terrorists from their hideouts.

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  14. Sambisa Forest Stands Between Nigeria, Victory Over Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Voice of America

    Nigeria's military announced last week that it was raiding the Sambisa Forest, one of the last strongholds of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. Liberating the forest might be the hardest part of the campaign against the group.

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  15. Boko Haram Strike Again In Baga, Kill 2 Soldiers Injure 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Ghanamma.com

    Two soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga, which was retaken by the military in February. Six other soldiers and a civilian vigilante were critically injured when their vehicle hit a mine planted by the Islamists just outside the town in Borno state on Sunday, they added.

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  16. Nigerian bishop: Rosary will overcome Boko Haram threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Catholic World News

    A Nigerian bishop has said that Jesus appeared to him and told him that the Boko Haram terrorist group can be defeated by the Rosary. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiuguri told the Catholic News Agency that he was praying in his chapel when he experienced a vision, in which Jesus handed him a sword that turned into a rosary.

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  17. Boko Haram kill two soldiers in NE Nigeria: residents.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Peninsula

    Two soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga, residents told AFP on Tuesday. Six other soldiers and a civilian vigilante were critically injured when their vehicle hit a mine planted by the Islamists just outside the town in Borno state on Sunday, they added.

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  18. After vision of Christ, Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | DFW Catholic

    Rome, Italy, Apr 21, 2015 / 02:44 am .- A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the key to ridding the country of the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme says he is being driven by a God-given mandate to lead others in praying the rosary until the extremist group disappears.

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  19. Nigeria: I'll Resume Oil Search in Chad Basin - BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | AllAfrica.com

    President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will focus on re-activating the Lake Chad in addition to deploying enormous resources to resume vigorous search for oil along the Chad Basin in parts of Borno State. This is just as he gave assurance that his incoming government would accord priority to ending the insurgency ravaging the north eastern states to bring stability back to the region.

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  20. Nigerian Bishop: Boko Haram a - Demonic Cult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Breitbart.com

    Oliver Dashe Doeme, Bishop of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria, minced no words this weekend in speaking of the atrocities of the jihadist group Boko Haram, which he called a " demonic cult ." "Boko Haram is evil, demonic, and can only be removed through prayer," Doeme said at an international conference on religious freedom in Madrid titled "We are all Nazarenes #WeAreN2015."

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