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Nigerian troops moving into major Boko Haram enclave – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that troops have commenced advancing into Sambisa Forest, one of the major enclaves of Boko Haram terrorists. Buratai disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja while unveiling packs of bottle water provided through private initiative in appreciation of troops fighting the terrorists in the region. According […]

FG providing necessary support for troops – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said as the fight against Boko Haram insurgency entered crucial stage, the Federal Government as providing troops with necessary support. Buratai stated this while interacting with newsmen at the headquarters of the Theatre Command in Maiduguri on Friday after inspecting some vehicles procured for the troops. “Our […]

NSCDC apprehends 3 suspected Boko Haram insurgents

The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Wednesday said it had arrested three suspected members of the Boko Haram sect at the Maiduguri cattle market. The Commandant of the NSCDC in the state, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Maiduguri. Abdullahi said that two of the […]

Boko Haram kills another lieutenant colonel

Boko Haram has killed another senior Nigerian soldier, army sources said on Tuesday. B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed by 9. 30 am alongside his troops on Tuesday between Bita and Piridang. “His vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was […]

Another Nigerian soldier ambushed, killed by Boko Haram

A senior Nigerian soldier was on Tuesday killed by the Boko Haram, army. B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed alongside his troops on Monday morning between Bita and Piridang. “His vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was not hurt,”. “He […]

‘War has just begun’, Shekau warns Trump

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram jihadist group has reacted to the election of Donald Trump to the White House with a warning that “the war has just begun” against the West. “Do not be overwhelmed by people like Donald Trump and the global coalition fighting our brethren in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and everywhere,” Abubakar […]

Army will not be distracted – Spokesperson

The Nigerian army says it will not be ruffled by the series of recent suicide bomb attacks and ambushes by the Boko Haram sect until it defeats the sect. Acting Director Information, Defence Headquarters, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, met with media executives to assure that troops confidence is high. Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar,has disclosed that […]



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