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The number of troops seen heading to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital in the last one week suggests that, the rumour that the leadership of the nation's Military has concluded plans to reclaim Damboa local government area from the hands of the insurgents.
He said the first incident happened around 10.30 a.m. at an NNPC Mega Filling Station in Hotoro on Maiduguri Road in Nasarawa local government area.
Members of the civilian JTF in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital have arrested 5 members of the Boko Haram insurgents who came into Damboa to board vehicle at the Kano motor park .
AGAIN: MONARCH, 15 OTHERS KILLED IN BORNO BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists Thursday invaded Garubula village of Biu local Government area of Borno state killing the District Head, Alhaji Ibrahim Dawi and 11 others.
The Defence Headquarters said on Wednesday that the engineer crew member of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter earlier declared missing had been found alive.
To prevent the contamination of tuberculosis, anthrax and other contagious diseases from consumption and processing of meat, the Borno State Government is to renovate the 51-year old Maiduguri Main Abattoir at the cost of N162.5 million.
The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says the body of the technician who was killed in the Airforce Mi-35 crash on Monday in Bama, Borno state is missing.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Monday revealed that 15,204 persons have been displaced by the weekend's attack on Damboa town, in Borno south, Northeast Nigeria.
Boko Haram hoisted its black al Qaeda-inspired flag above the strategic town of Damboa in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, with an estimated more than 100 of the town's residents killed by the militant group since Thursday.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 08:20 am
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