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Despite Buhari’s $1bn approval for arms, Soldiers lament obsolete weapons

A few months after President Muhammadu Buhari approved $1billion for the purchase of military hardware for the use of the Nigerian Armed Forces, some Nigerian troops have released a video deploring the poor state of their equipment. In the five-minute video seen on Saturday, a soldier, while lamenting that dozens of troops had died in […] …

Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram. Four suspected insurgents were killed in the process, the army said. The insurgents on Tuesday ambushed a passenger bus along Gwoza-Pulka road, Warabe and abducted travellers. The attack was believed to have been carried out by fighters from the […] …

UN demands release of 3 aid workers abducted by Boko Haram

The United Nation (UN), Friday, demands the immediate release of three aid workers abducted while providing humanitarian support at Rann, Kalabalge Local Government Area of Borno. Mr Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, made the call during a courtesy call on Gov. Kashim Shettima in Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls […] …