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Nigerian Troops Kill Five Kidnappers In Bauchi, Arrest Boko Haram Suspects

Troops of 33 Brigade, Nigerian Army deployed at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Ningi, on Monday battled suspected kidnappers at Dutsen Makurd, Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

It was gathered that the exchange of gunfire between both of them led to the killing of 5 of the kidnappers. Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Acting Director Army Public Relations‎, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said: “The patrol team recovered 3 dane guns and other dangerous weapons from the suspects.”  He equally disclosed that “yesterday afternoon, a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Adamu Nuhu was arrested at Kwaya Kusar Local Government Area, northern Borno State following a tip off by well meaning Nigerians. He is currently being interrogated. “Similarly, at about 5.43pm yesterday, 3 women suspected to be spouses of wanted Boko Haram terrorists and logistics suppliers were arrested at Miringa market by vigilante members in the town. “They however, handed them over to troops and they are also being investigated.”

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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