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AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s “over-dependence on other countries for critical military equipment and logistics” is “unacceptable,” says Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari. While on a visit to Washington last month, Buhari said a U.S. law restricting the sale of weapons to Nigeria had inadvertently “aided and abetted” Boko Haram’s campaign.
AFRICANGLOBE - A sizeable number of the rescued girls were visibly pregnant, even as unofficial reports put the latest number of pregnant girls in one of the camps in Borno as at last Saturday at 214.
AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters, fleeing the heavy air bombardments from Nigerian Air Force fighter jets, have drowned in Lake Chad. This reportedly happened during the air strikes heralding the advance of Nigerian troops on mission to flush them out of Baga, Borno State.
AFRICANGLOBE - There may be no hiding place for Boko Haram terrorists soon as the multi-national military offensives succeed daily in flushing the insurgents from their hideouts and captured territories.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian troops backed by air strikes recaptured the northeastern towns of Monguno and Marte from Boko Haram terrorists on Monday, the military said in a statement. Boko Haram savages seized Monguno on the shores of Lake Chad last month in an offensive that also targeted a town called Konduga and the outskirts and the airport of the main northeastern city of Maiduguri.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian troops backed by air strikes were fighting on Monday to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno from Boko Haram terrorists who invaded it a day earlier, security sources said.
AFRICANGLOBE - More than eight months after Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls from Nigeria's northeastern town of Chibok, the army has sentenced 16 soldiers to two years each in jail for "negligence and cowardice" in relation to the abduction.
AFRICANGLOBE - Four months ago Muslim terror group Boko Haram kidnapped 220 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State. The mass kidnapping caught the attention of the international media, prompting prominent politicians and celebrities to publicly condemn the abduction.
AFRICANGLOBE - The United States surveillance airplane has been flying over remote areas of northeastern Nigeria as part of an international hunt for about 200 girls kidnapped a month ago by Boko Haram savages who stormed their school.
AFRICANGLOBE - Operatives of the Nigerian Army Special Forces on Tuesday night, raided a Arab owned warehouse stuffed with sophisticated military hardware in Kano. It was revealed that highly sophisticated military hardware that include about 40 Air to surface Missiles, 50 bombs, 200 Rocket Propeller Launchers..