Nigerian News

Nigerian News – March 2021

MARCH 29th

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Alaafin Laments Release of Arrested Fulani Kidnappers by Police

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has lamented the way the police treat some cases involving some suspected criminals who are Fulani. The monarch said some Fulani persons who were arrested for kidnapping and handed over to the police were released in controversial circumstances. Alaafin said this in Oyo on Monday when the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abduraheed Akanbi, visited him in his palace. Oba Adeyemi said, “Nigeria is under a weak system.

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Weekly Nigerian News – 2.22.21

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Three Years Later, Leah Sharibu Is Still Held Captive, Reportedly For Refusing To Renounce Her Faith
In the last three years since a group of Boko Haram terrorists stormed and kidnapped 109 students from Government Girls’ Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, in northeast Nigeria, much has changed except one thing: Only one of the victims, Leah Sharibu, has not been released. While little to nothing has been heard from her since her abduction, Leah’s story has become the stuff of legends — a girl who, just 14 years of age at the time of her kidnapping on Feb.

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Weekly Nigerian News – 2.15.21

2.15.2021

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Boko Haram forces thousands to flee

Speak Up For Leah: Leah Sharibu 3 Years in Captivity

On February 19, 2018, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Nigeria’s deadliest terrorist group, Boko Haram, from their school in Yobe State, Northeastern Nigeria. In March 2018, all of the surviving girls were released except one, Leah Sharibu. Leah’s refusal to abandon her Christian faith and convert to Islam was the reason for her being the only individual not released … WATCH LEAH VIDEO

 

Nigeria Says 81 Boko Haram Militants Killed In Clearance Operations

Government troops killed 81 Boko Haram militants in recent clearance operations in northeast Nigeria,

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Weekly Nigerian News – 2.8.21

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Boko Haram: Over 3,000 Internally Displaced Persons storm Yobe from Borno
Yobe State Emergency Agency, (SEMA), said it has in the last three weeks received and profiled more than 3,000 Internally Displaced Persons,

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Weekly Nigerian News – 2.1.21

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Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram Kills Two Policemen, Abducts Two Others in Borno
Suspected armed members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect invaded Chabal and other communities of Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday,

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Weekly Nigerian News – 1.25.21

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Boko Haram still active

Nine Soldiers Murdered as Boko Haram Fighters Attack Communities in Nasarawa State
Boko Haram fighters have killed nine soldiers in the Doma area of Nasarawa State.

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Weekly Nigerian News – 1.18.21

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Bishop Kuka

Armed Group Captures Military Base in Northeast Nigeria
Government troops and hundreds of residents have been forced to flee after an armed group overran a town and captured a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state in an attack claimed by the ISIL (ISIS) group,

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Weekly Nigerian News – 1.11.21

 

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Boko Haram attack leaves 14 killed in Cameroon

The overnight attack took place in the town of Mozogo, in Cameroon’s Far North region. “Twelve farmers from Mozogo in the Mayo Tsanaga area were killed in an attack by Boko Haram at around 1 a.m.,” Midjiyawa Bakari,

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Weekly Nigerian News – 1.5.21

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Nigeria: Breaking – Boko Haram Kidnaps Aid Worker, 50 Passengers Along Maiduguri – Damaturu
More than 50 motorists, passengers including a United Nations Humanitarian Worker (Abubakar Garba Idris) have been abducted by suspected terrorists along the deadly Maiduguri- Jakana- Damaturu 135km federal highway.

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Weekly Nigerian News – 12.28.20

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At least 10 dead in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
The jihadist group Boko Haram killed at least 10 people including four security personnel in raids on three villages in northeast Nigeria,

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Weekly Nigerian News – 12.21.20

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After 330 Schoolboys Freed from Kidnappers, Advocates Ask About Leah Sharibu

Bleary, barefoot, apparently numbed by a week of captivity, more than 300 Nigerian schoolboys, freed after being kidnapped in an attack on their school, were welcomed by the governor of Katsina State and Nigeria’s president on Friday. Reunions with their parents began late in the day.

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