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ISWAP fighters abduct three girls after attacking Chibok village

ISWAP fighters abduct three girls after attacking Chibok village

Members of the Islamic State for West African Province, ISWAP, have abducted three girls during an operation in a village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, northeast Nigeria. Reports on Tuesday night revealed that they attacked Yimirmigza, where they kidnapped three Chibok girls. Following the abduction, the insurgents contacted the family of one of the girls abducted. A recorded conversation between the militant and a member of the family revealed that the ISWAP fights are many in their ranks. In the conversation, the family member asked the militant how they could help release the girls, but the militant…
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Boko Haram/ISWAP: Troops eliminate terrorists, impound logistic supplies

Boko Haram/ISWAP: Troops eliminate terrorists, impound logistic supplies

The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has eliminated scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and impounded large quantities of their logistic supplies in Kirawa, on the Nigeria and Cameroon borders. Col. Muhammad Dole, the Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, in a statement on Monday in N’Djamena Chad, said the operation was conducted by the troops of sector 1 Cameroon. Dole reported that the troops conducted the operation in the Vretet-Zamga-Ngoshe triangle, where several Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents were neutralized, while many fled with gunshot wounds. According to him, a large number of materials and assorted foodstuff were recovered during the…
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Pay N37m before Monday or…, bandits warn 7 Zamfara communities

Pay N37m before Monday or…, bandits warn 7 Zamfara communities

Bandits terrorizing residents of Zamfara State have issued a Monday ultimatum to seven communities in the Tsafe Local government area of the state to pay a sum of N37 million as ransom or launch an attack in the areas. The communities include Bawagauga, Hayin Uda, Ruguza, Dumuyu, Zigau, Mai-Rerai and Gidan Kado. A reliable source in the area who confirmed this development to Newsmen said the bandits shared the amount (N37 million) among the communities. The source said the bandits demanded that residents in Bawagauga pay N13 million, Hayin Uda pay N7 million, Gidan Kado pay N6 million, and Mai-Rerai pay…
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Amidst Buhari’s visit to Borno, terrorists launch multiple attacks, kill 3

Amidst Buhari’s visit to Borno, terrorists launch multiple attacks, kill 3

Amidst President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Borno State, suspected Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists have on Thursday launched Mortar Bomb attacks around Ajilari  Cross and Bulumkutu Communities less than five kilometres away from Maiduguri International Airport and Air Force Base and killed three persons. The attack occurred less than an hour after the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari in Maiduguri. The president is in Maiduguri to commission multiple developmental and economic projects embarked by  Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum led administration. The source who is a member of the civilian Joint Taskforce added that other injured civilians sustained various degrees of injuries…
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ISWAP gives notice of Christmas attack on Adamawa community

ISWAP gives notice of Christmas attack on Adamawa community

The Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) has dropped letters indicating its plan to attack Michika, a local government area in the northern part of Adamawa State. Michika has long shared with neighboring Madagali, the fate of being the LGAs in Adamawa State that is most troubled by terrorists, initially the Boko Haram elements of the terrorist actors. Sources said the letters sent out by ISWAP could be seen flying around in places around Michika. “Yes, threat letters were dropped in Bazza and Michika towns. The terrorists have warned of an impending attack on our communities during Christmas festivities,”…
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