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Obasanjo Seeks Dialogue With Boko Haram; Says Sect Has Legitimate Grievances

Obasanjo Seeks Dialogue With Boko Haram; Says Sect Has Legitimate Grievances
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Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has again advocated dialogue with the insurgent group, Boko Haram, saying the group has legitimate grievances despite its brutal five-year campaign that has killed more than 15,000 people, with hundreds of thousands displaced. The former president said Nigeria should not rule out talking to the terrorist group which recently pledged […]

Insurgents Abduct Dozens Of Women, Children In Adamawa

Insurgents Abduct Dozens Of Women, Children In Adamawa
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Boko Haram insurgents have abducted dozens of women and children in Gulak, the headquarters of Madagali LGA of Adamawa State, local and security sources said. Sources in the area told LEADERSHIP that the insurgents have conducted a house-to-house search for young people whom they reportedly loaded in their waiting vehicles and fled with. A fleeing […]

Insurgency: Where are our military reserves? By Sunny Ikhioya

Insurgency: Where are our military reserves? By Sunny Ikhioya
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Every nation takes her security very seriously. The only difference being the degree of investments, which vary according to individual experiences and circumstances. The more involved you are in security, the more of your ability to contain both internal and external threats. At the height of Saddam Hussein’s reign, after the Iran-Iraq war, he was […]

Nigerian soldiers kill 44 insurgents, reclaim dangerous forest – DHQ

Nigerian soldiers kill 44 insurgents, reclaim dangerous forest – DHQ
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The Nigerian military on Monday said it has cleared and taken over Balmo forest in a military operation that lasted throughout the weekend. The military also said 44 terrorists were killed in a separate operation. The Director of Defence Information, Chris Olukolade, in a statement said the forest, which stretches from Bauchi through Jigawa States, […]