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NIGERIA:  Breaking News, Boko Haram executes CAN chairman, Lawan Andimi

NIGERIA: Breaking News, Boko Haram executes CAN chairman, Lawan Andimi

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The Boko Haram sect has reportedly executed Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi. This was made known on Tuesday by Ahmed Salkida, a journalist known to have access to Boko Haram. He tweeted: “To break some news items can traumatize. I’m battling with one of such. Reverend Andimi, abducted by Boko Haram was executed yesterday. Rev. Andimi was a church leader, a father to his children and the community he served. My condolences go to his family.” Andimi’s disappearance followed a foiled attack on Michika Local Government Area in Adamawa by Boko Haram. In a video, Andimi, while pleading with the authorities commended his captors for treating him well. He urged his family members to pray for...
NIGERIA: Boko Haram cuts off Maiduguri from Nigeria’s national power grid

NIGERIA: Boko Haram cuts off Maiduguri from Nigeria’s national power grid

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Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State is without electricity after Boko Haram insurgents cut off power supply from the national electricity grid. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), confirmed in a statement on Monday, that the insurgents had damaged the electricity equipment serving the state capital and its environs. Ndidi Mbah, TCH spokesperson said the agency was making efforts to restore electricity supply in the area as soon as possible. “The Transmission Company of Nigeria hereby inform the public that Maiduguri and its environs have been cut off from the National Grid since January 17, 2020, due to damages to TCN’s equipment by insurgents,” Mbah said. “The incident affected the 330kV transmission line between Maiduguri and Damaturu. A...
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