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Bandits Kidnap Members Of Royal Family In Borno

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A sect of the Boko Haram terrorist group, ISWAP has abducted some members of the royal family of Askira Uba Emirate of Borno State.

A 50-year-old man identified as Mohammed Askira, was kidnapped with two of his brothers while returning from Borno where they attended a function in Askira Uba town PRNigeria reports.

The three men are said to be brothers of the present emir, Askira Uba.

While this is ongoing, there are also worries over some informants who are giving information on the activities of the security personnel and other personnel to bandits in the axis.

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The terrorist group has increased its hold on locations around lake Chad after the death of its leader, Abubakar Shekau, and has also appointed a 45-year-old, Wali Sani Shuwaram as the new leader in Lake Chad.

In other news, troops of the Nigerian Army have repelled an attack on a military formation in Tamsukawu village in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Naija News learned that the dreaded insurgents stormed the village on Sunday evening to attack the military formation, but were repelled by the troops.

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Following the resistance from the soldiers, the insurgents were said to have retreated into the bush and launched another attack on the base on Monday morning. Read More.