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Boko Haram kills six in Borno


Kayode Idowu Six persons have been killed in an attack by suspected members of the Boko Haram on a village in Borno State, a chieftain of the youth vigilance group, Bashir Abbas told our correspondent on Tuesday. According to Abbas, the Commander of Sector II of the Civilian JTF in Borno State, North East Nigeria, […]

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