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    Metro Troops repel Boko Haram in Damaturu - Daily Trust

    Nigerian troops fought back Boko Haram insurgents at Gonar Bukar settlement on Gashua Road on the outskirts of Damaturu, the Yobe capital late on Sunday. The spokesman of the army’s Operation Lafiya Dole, Capt. Njoka Irabor, who confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of...
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    Metro 4 soldiers, 5 terrorists killed as Boko Haram attacks Yobe – P.M. News

    Five Boko Haram members, an officer and three soldiers died on Saturday, at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, during encounter between troops and the terrorists.... Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2SGTP8j Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics 7000 PDP Members Defects To APC As Party's Crises Deepens In Yobe - Daily Trust

    Massive defection has rocked Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe as its 7000 members dumped the party for All Progressive Congress in Potiskum local government area of the state. The team of defectors attributed their exit to APC to the months of intractable divisions, crises and lack of...
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    Politics Military, Police, PDP Differ Over Amnesty Report On Dapchi Schoolgirls – The Guardian

    The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed the Amnesty International (AI) report indicting security forces over the abduction of the 110 students of Government Girls Secondary Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State by Boko Haram terrorists. The global agency had on Monday said...
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    Politics Youths Wash Away President Buhari's ''Bad Omen'' After Visit To Yobe State [PHOTOS] - Nairaland

    A group of youths in Yobe symbolically cast off the ''bad omen'' brought to the state by President Muhammadu Buhari during his recent visit, when they engaged in sweeping and washing the streets of the state capital. President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Yobe State on Wednesday, March 14, as...
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    Politics Presidency Appoints 12-Man Committee To Probe Abduction Of Dapchi Girls - Politics.ngr

    The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State, following the attack on the school by insurgents on 19 Feb. 2018. The committee was...
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    Metro FG ‘must not pay ransom’ for abducted Dapchi schoolgirls – TheCable

    Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and faith-based organisations have asked the federal government not pay ransom to the Boko Haram sect for the release of 110 students abducted from Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state. Continue reading "FG ‘must not pay ransom’ for abducted...
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    Metro US condemns Boko Haram attack on Yobe schoolgirls – TODAY.NG

    The United States has condemned the attack on the Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi. It also said it would continue to support the Federal Government’s efforts to counter the terrorist group. While briefing journalists on Thursday, spokesperson for the US Department of State, Ms...
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    Metro Yobe Apologises For False News On Military Rescue Of Missing Dapchi School Girls – 360Nobs.com

    Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has faulted the claim by the Nigerian Army that it rescued some of the girls of the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe state who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorist on Monday. Boko Haram Jihadists Attack Girls School In Yobe …...
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    Metro Breaking: 48 of 94 missing Yobe students return – Yobe Govt – Vanguard News

    By Nwafor Sunday Forty-Eight of the missing ninety-four students from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi have returned according to the Yobe state government. This was made known by the state commissioner of education, Mohammed Lamin, who disclosed that while 28 of the missing students...
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    Metro How Boko Haram Recruited Nearly 2000 Children In 2016

    In 2016, Boko Haram terrorists reportedly abducted nearly 2,000 children for its war against the Nigerian government. The staggering number was contained in data verified by the United Nations and its partners. UNICEF said it has released some of the child soldiers from the hold of armed...
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    Metro Boko Haram Terrorists Kill One in Fresh Yobe Attack

    Boko Haram militants invaded Babangida town, Tarmowa local government area in Yobe state, killing one person early hour of Sunday morning, Dailytrust reports. The terrorists stormed the town at about 1.45am in Hilux vans and motorcycles which is believed by residents to be a reprisal attack...