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Missing, wounded, killed in action: Tracking the cost of valour in Nigeria’s war against Boko Haram

Missing, wounded, killed in action: Tracking the cost of valour in Nigeria's war against Boko Haram

Just how true is it that nearly 5,000 soldiers fighting in North-east Nigeria since the out-break of the Boko Haram uprising may have died or gone Missing in Action (MIA)?

And how have the families of dead soldiers faired after their loved ones paid the supreme price?

For 10 days, Ripples Nigeria undertook a tour of the battle-weary region in search of the hidden facts with some hair-raising revelations.

Due for publication April 5 & 6, 2017, the story of the missing, wounded and the dead is as compelling as it is revealing. Keep a date with us.

Read also: A trail of broken promises: The story of Dangote Cement and the people of Obajana (1)

 

 

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