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Insurgency: CAS tasks troops to sustain fight against Boko Haram

By Hamza Suleiman Maiduguri, Aug. 1, 2020 The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday tasked personnel of the Air Task Force (ATF) Command, Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), to sustain the tempo of operations against the Boko Haram terrorists in...

Troops neutralise 80 bandits, arrest 33 in northwest

By Zubairu Idris Faskari (Katsina State) Aug. 1, 2020 The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops under the Operation SAHEL SANITY had neutralised 80 bandits and arrested 33 suspected bandits in the ongoing clearance operation against banditry in northwest region. Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, Acting...

Repentant ex-Boko Haram Fighter: I cannot remember how people I killed as a sect member

A repentant Boko Haram fighter, Abdulwahab Usman, has said that he can’t remember the number of people he had killed while in still with the terror group. Usman is one of the 602 ex-Boko Haram members, who completed a de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration programme in...

Military air raid overruns bandits’ camp in Zamfara – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, July 25, 2020 The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji, has overran a bandits’ camp, headed by one of their leaders, known as “Dangote” in the Doumborou Forest of Zamfara. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche,...

Multinational force receives 47 repentant Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, July 24, 2020 The Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has received 47 members of Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups who surrendered to its troops in the Lake Chad and surrounding areas. The Chief of Military Public...

U.S. condemns execution of humanitarian workers by Boko Haram terrorists

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja, July 23, 2020 The U.S. Government has condemned the killings of five humanitarian aid workers by Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria’s North-East. The Public Affairs Department of the U.S Embassy in Abuja made the condemnation while commiserating with the victims families...

Religious political interference weakens Nigeria’s military as Islamist militants cut off heads of aid workers

MAIDUGURI, July 22 - Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria have executed four aid workers and a private security guard, according to a video seen by Naija247news on Wednesday. International Rescue Committee and Action Against Hunger, both aid groups, confirmed the killing of their colleagues...

Buhari condemns terrorist killing of Aid Workers

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, July 22, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent murder of five staff of humanitarian agencies in Borno State, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram Terrorists a month ago. The president, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media...

Troops Eliminate Ansaru Terrorists Masquerading as Bandits in Kaduna

A strategic alliance between the Kaduna State Government and security agencies has resulted in the neutralization of several Ansaru sect terrorists who engage in the illicit act of banditry and terrorism. An intelligence source involved in the anti-banditry operation in the state told Newsmen ...

BREAKING: Nigeria military weakened as Boko Haram abducts dozens of women, girls in fresh Borno attack

Boko Haram has abducted over a dozen of women and girls during an attack on a Borno community. The attack occurred on Friday night as the insurgents invaded Malaharam in Biu Local Government at about 11pm, security sources disclosed. Malaharam is few kilometres from Damboa, some...
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