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EXCLUSIVE Boko Haram Terrorists Kill Six Soldiers, Injure Army General, Capture Military Vehicles, Arms In Borno

Ngamdu is under Kaga Local Government Area of Borno and about 100km to the capital, Maiduguri.

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Terrorists from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād on Sunday attacked the Army Special Super Camp at Ngamdu, a border town between Borno and Yobe States, killing over 6 soldiers, military sources told SaharaReporters.

Ngamdu is under Kaga Local Government Area of Borno and about 100km to the capital, Maiduguri.

SaharaReporters gathered that the terrorists came in no fewer than 10 gun trucks and could not be counted.

A source said about six Nigerian soldiers were killed, while others including the Brigadier General in-charge of the camp, were injured.

‪The insurgents also went away with a military operational vehicle, different arms and ammunition.

“They stormed the unit with about 10 gun-trucks and 4 MRAP. They beat the security checks and pretended to be friendly forces. They first attacked the Brigade Commander, wounded his ADC also. They later killed like six soldiers,” a source said.

The attack comes a few weeks after the insurgents killed over 25 soldiers who were also on patrol in Monguno area of Borno state.

Monguno is North, about 70km drive from Maiduguri, the state capital and hosted thousands of Internally Displaced Persons mostly from Dikwa and Marte council areas.

“At least 25 soldiers have been confirmed dead, the authorities have contacted some of their families, their bodies are already deposited at the morgue,” a source had told SaharaReporters.

Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic State West Africa Province, have killed thousands and displaced millions in North-Eastern Nigeria.

The Nigerian military has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and frequently underplays any losses.
In the past months, soldiers have been targeted by the insurgents.

Over 500 soldiers and officers have been reportedly killed since January 2021.

At least 33 soldiers were killed early in the year when two vehicles loaded with explosives rammed into a military convoy in Wulgo.

The suicide bombers were identified as Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and Bana Jundullah. The group also claimed four military vehicles were destroyed.

In February, about 20 soldiers were also killed in Malari, Borno State by the insurgents.

SaharaReporters gathered that the soldiers were on patrol to clear some Boko Haram elements in the area following a credible intelligence when they were ambushed by the group.

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Yoruba leader, Olufemi Adegoke is dead

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The Chairman of pan-Yoruba intelligentsia group, Voice of Reason (VOR), Dr. Olufemi Adegoke is dead.

The medical veteran hailed from Ondo Town in Ondo West Local Government Area.

Adegoke was the father of a Nigerian-born member of the British Parliament, Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch.

The lawmaker, a Conservative Party member, served in Boris Johnson’s government as Minister of State for Levelling Up Communities and Minister of State for Equalities.

A statement on Friday by Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide described Adegoke as a man of unquestionable character.

Director of Communication, Maxwell Adeleye said he was resolute and committed towards the decommissioning of Nigerian’s 1999 Constitution.

The spokesman recalled that Adegoke spent his last years working for the advancement and liberation of Yorubas.

“He was an unparalleled patriot of the Yoruba people and an intellectual giant whose courage and candour goes beyond the cosmos”, he noted.

The body, led by Professor Banji Akintoye, sympathized with the Adegokes and prayed that God will give them the fortitude to bear the loss.

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I gave up on ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ after Pastor Ibiyeomie’s curses – Church member confesses

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A member of the Salvation Ministry, Ebimina Tamuno, has revealed that she cancelled her dream of becoming an internet fraudster after the founder of the church, Pastor Davide Ibiyeomie, rained curses on ‘Yahoo boys’.

DAILY POST recalls that the popular pastor had, during a sermon in his church, laid curses on Nigerian youths who are into fraudulent activities, saying they will die by accident if they fail to repent.

A few hours after the curses, Ebimina who had concluded plans to engage in cybercrime in a bid to better her life testified that she has given up on the plan.

She said, “My name is Ebimina Tamuno. Yesterday, after Papa’s ministration, I was overwhelmed. I couldn’t sleep all through the night.

“I was just waiting for the Glory Reign to be over and I have gotten all my documents ready to travel out to do ‘Yahoo Yahoo’.

“Because the hardship is too much and I just wanted to have a good life and I feel that was going to make me okay. But I couldn’t sleep all through the night and I had to give it all up for God and I am here to give up. If I perish, I perish”.

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Burkina Faso: Military won’t step down now – Coup leader

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The military in Burkina Faso says they will remain in power until the conditions are right.

Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba, who led the ouster of President Roch Kabore, made the declaration.

In his first speech, the coup leader blamed Kabore for failing to aggressively push back Islamist militants.

“When the conditions are right, according to the deadline that our people will define in all sovereignty, I commit to a return to a normal constitutional order”, he said.

Damiba revealed plans to meet representatives of different sections to agree on a roadmap for reform.

The mutineer added that Burkina Faso needed international partners “more than ever”.

Damiba urged the international community “to support our country so it can exit this crisis as soon as possible”.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) suspended Burkina Faso on Friday.

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said coup d’etats were violation of democratic tenets.

“It represents a threat to peace, security and stability in West Africa”, Akufo-Addo stressed.

The military takeover in Burkina Faso is the third in the region since August 2020.

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