Summary LEADERSHIP FRIDAY recalls that Mubi was recently recaptured by Nigerian troops and local hunters. Reports from the area indicate that the incident happened at about 7pm when a detachment of Nigerian troops and local hunters were conducting routine supervision of the areas. As a result of the development, security operatives have modified the existing curfew in the recaptured towns of Hong, Gombi and Mubi.
Summary YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- Five Nigerian troops were killed and seven injured when a roadside bomb went off in northeastern Nigeria, an army colonel said. Philip and the colonel said they suspect the terrorist group Boko Haram was behind the explosion.
Summary This is coming just as the insurgents killed 48 fish vendors in Borno State, near the border with Chad on Thursday. The source said the President re-introduced the state of emergency, but that the House of Representatives have fallen into the trap as they opposed the state of emergency, pointing out that the president can deploy the military to any part of the country without declaring any state of emergency.
Summary The recapture of the towns of Gombi and Hong on Tuesday was the latest success the military has recorded against Boko Haram in recent days, they claimed. The soldiers and the vigilantes backed by fighter jets stormed the towns on Monday and engaged the militants in a fierce gunfight Tuesday, killing several militants, according to residents.
Summary By Jaiyeola Andrews, Senator Iroegbu , Daji Sani and Segun Awofadeji. Elisha, however, said the state government had restricted the movement of people in the two local government areas because of the battle going on between the Nigeria troops and the insurgents.
Summary Nigerian troops backed by civilian vigilantes reclaimed the northeastern town of Chibok late Saturday, a military spokesman and a community leader said Sunday. Pogu Bitrus, head of the Chibok Elders Forum, confirmed the takeover of the town from Boko Haram but gave credit to the vigilantes for the victory.
Summary While the battles rage in Chibok and Gwoza, a large number of soldiers were seen in Maiduguri yesterday moving towards the dreaded Sambisa forest, the fortress of the terrorist Boko Haram sect in Borno State, thus signaling the commencement of an operation, which military sources said was aimed at recovering the forest from the insurgents.
Summary Over recent months, Boko Haram, has captured large swathes of territory across northeastern Nigeria, out-gunning Nigerian troops who just flee in the face of their advance. As happened with the Ethiopian Army in the early 1990s when the Soviet Union cancelled its defence agreement with the country, Nigerian soldiers simply do not have the equipment or motivation to fight the better armed and motivated insurgents.
Summary A top security source in the North East, who disclosed this, said the terrorists recruit, rape and kill some of the young captives who are reluctant to join them in their dastardly acts. The source said that in most cases, children and teenagers are forced to be at the forefront of the battle against the Nigerian troops through ambushing and suicide bombing.
Summary Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement," at the Galleria mall in Richmond Heights a few miles south of Ferguson, Missouri, where Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown, who was unarmed, in August.
Summary The Thunder defense has limited opponents to four goals in the last four games. Penalties - Milan, W (Interference) 13:13; Trebish, W (roughing) 18:36; Brown, M (roughing) 18:36. Shots - Wichita 12-11-3 - 26; Missouri 8-3-11 - 22.
Summary Download Ziddu Mobile Apps and share the news to earn 5 times more!. Obama and Prince Mitib also discussed efforts to promote stability in Yemen, the international response to counter the Ebola epidemic, strengthening global health and security, as well as the status of the nuclear talks with Iran, said Bernadette Meehan, spokesperson for White House's National Security Council.
Summary Police said it appeared to have been a domestic violence incident, and a shooter was not believed to be on the loose. "It was a pow and a pow," Michelle Smith, a 47-year-old shopper in the store at the time of the shooting, told the newspaper.