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Thousands of Nigerian refugees flee to Cameroon over Boko Haram's atrocities

APRNEWS - Within 48 hours, nearly 30,000 Nigerians crossed the El-Beid River, the natural border between Cameroon and Nigeria, to escape Boko Haram’s atrocities.

These civilians are from Rann in northeastern Nigeria, a city now controlled by jihadists, after the departure of Cameroonian and Nigerian soldiers who protected it.

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Troops neutralise over 100 Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons

APRNEWS - Troops have neutralised over 100 Boko Haram terrorists in recent various clearance operations in Yobe and Borno, the army said in a statement on Monday.

Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the spokesman of the army said the terrorists were killed at Goniri in Yobe, Damasak, Kross Kauwa and Monguno, among other locations in Borno.

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Cameroon: Committee to reintegrate ex-separatists, others

APRNEWS- A National Committee for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration has been set up in Cameroon.

A statement from the Cameroonian presidency said the structure aims to provide “a framework for the reception and social reintegration of ex- Boko Haram militants and members of armed groups operating in the North West and South West regions of the country.

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Nigeria suffering bad governance, corruption - Oby Ezekwesili

APRNEWS - A presidential aspirant in Nigeria’s upcoming elections, Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Africa’s most populous nation is suffering two major ills – bad governance and corruption.

She says, the two evils, are at the heart of her desire to step up to the office of president and to effect the needed change. She was speaking in an interview with the CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.

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Journalist says Nigeria army has 'twice killed' one Boko Haram leader

APRNEWS - Ahmed Salkida, a Nigerian journalist known for his reporting on terrorism in the Lake Chad region says the Nigerian Army has twice killed one Boko Haram leader.

The Army reported a breaking news on Saturday claiming to have killed one Baban Hassan, a social media chief for a faction of terrorist group, Boko Haram.

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