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US joins war against Boko Haram, Ansaru

After years of diplomatic patchwork and foot-dragging, the United States, yesterday, formally declared war on Boko Haram, classifying the Nigerian-based Al Qaeda affiliate, a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). The declaration would make Washington mobilize resources and intelligence to combat the ninth deadliest terrorist group in the world. A statement issued by the US State Department,…

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Gunmen kill 2 soldiers, 2 civilians in Rivers

No fewer than four persons were reportedly killed by suspected gunmen in Rivers State in the early hours of yesterday along Agip/Saipen area of Port Harcourt. The victims include two soldiers and two civilians. Daily Sun gathered that the bandits caught the soldiers unaware, as they tried to escape through Nkpordiagha waterfront, in Rumuolumeni community…