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Army announces partial lifting of Maiduguri curfew

The 7th Division of the Nigerian Army has announced that the curfew currently in place in the Borno State capital of Maiduguri, has been “partially lifted for only today (Friday) May 15 from 1200hrs (12pm) to 1700hrs (5pm).”

“However, vehicular movement is still restricted within the city,” Colonel Tukur Gusau, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 7 Div, said in a statement.

“Please be vigilant and report any security breach to the nearest military establishment. Thank you for your support and understanding,” he added.

The 24 hours curfew was imposed Thursday morning following Boko Haram’s failed bid to invade Maiduguri, Wednesday night.

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