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Unimaid Builds Trench To Stop Boko Haram Attacks

Unimaid Builds Trench To Stop Boko Haram Attacks

Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 miles) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist militants. On Sunday three suicide bombers attacked the university killing themselves and a security guard. There has been a dramatic upsurge in violence in Maiduguri in recent months. Boko Haram, who

Somali Capital Hit By Double Explosions

About 20 persons, including Parliamentarians, have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Al-Shabab Islamist militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. They are battling the UN-backed government for the control of Somalia. The al-Qaeda linked group has been driven out of the country’s major towns

Jordan Kills Convicted Jihadists After Pilots Death

Following the gruesome killing of its abducted air force pilot by Islamic State militants, Jordan has executed two convicted jihadists. The convicted Jihadists, Sajida al-Rishawi, a female and al-qaeda operative Ziyad Karboli, both Iraqi citizens, were hanged on Wednesday morning. The executions is coming on the heels of the release of a video believed to

Boko Haram Kidnaps 40 Girls In Adamawa

Report from Adamawa State has it that another set of 40 girls were Thursday, kidnapped by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The latest victims are said to be different from the 60 women reportedly kidnapped from two towns in the state earlier in the week. The militants now control about three local government areas in Adamawa

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