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How Boko Haram recruits Niger Republic youths with $3,000 in the border town of Diffa Troops uncover Boko Haram's operational tricks




Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - Young Nigeriens at the border town of Nigeria and Niger Republic, Diffa, have confessed to be recruits of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. A member of a gang in Niger told the BBC that Boko Haram Islamist militants from Nigeria "regularly come across the border, looking for recruits."

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Abducted School Girls latest: What we saw in Sambisa forest - Parents




NDAHI MARAMA, (Vanguard) - Parents of school girls abducted last Tuesday from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, recounted their experience in the dreaded Sambisa forest in search of their daughters who are being held there.

Naira may depreciate further this year as CBN continues to defend it -DLM




Oyetunji Abioye, (Punch) - Odukoya, while reviewing the performance of the economy in the first quarter, said recent pressure on the naira was showing that the currency might not retain its current value throughout the year.

20 Nations issue travel warnings against Nigeria




Laolu Akande, (Guardian) - Nigeria's failing security situation is causing a global sense of frustration and there is fear of possible isolation, judging from western nations' responses to the increasing wave of terror attacks in the country.

Abducted Borno schoolgirls: The mistake I made, by principal




Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - "It was only as the armed men were leaving, and started shooting, that she realised her mistake. The militants killed a soldier and a police officer guarding the school," she said.

Hunters, soldiers, others, pursue Boko Haram, rescue 80 abducted Borno school girls • Gunmen kill monarch, 19 others




Akinlolu Oluwamuyiwa, (Guardian) - A glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon for the abducted students of Government Girls' Secondary School in Chibok Local Council of Borno State as 80 of them were reportedly rescued Wednesday morning by a vigilance group, local hunters and soldiers.

Monday's bombing of Nyanya Motor Park in Abuja linked to UK White Widow




Uduma Kalu, (Vanguard) - British international terrorist, 'White Widow,' real name Samantha Lewthwaite, may be the mastermind behind the horrific Monday attack in Nyanya, near Abuja.