The Nigerian Army has confirmed that it has released 1,250 Boko Haram suspects who have been adjudged not to have any link with the insurgency group.
This was announced by Brigadier-General Victor Ezugwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 division of the Nigerian Army on Monday, when he was visited by Read More
The Nigerian Army has confirmed the arrest of two council officials in Borno state, with alleged links to Boko Haram insurgents.
Maj.- Gen. Lucky Irabor, The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, made the confirmation during a news conference at the headquarters of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maiduguri
The council officials Read More
The Police Command in Abuja says it has begun raid operations to identify Boko Haram sect members that might have infiltrated the Federal Capital Territory.
The operations follow the dismantling of the insurgents’ stronghold in Borno State, the Sambisa forest and the subsequent arrest of a suspected terrorist in the nation’s Read More
Army Spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, says Sambisa forest is now under the control of the Nigerian army.
He said ahead of the new year, the army is working out modalities to take complete possession of the vast forest which served as the headquarters for Boko Haram terrorists.
Speaking in an interview, Read More
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has confirmed the death of one of the 18 injured victims of an explosion in Maiduguri.
Governor Shettima revealed this to reporters on Sunday after visiting the wounded persons who are receiving treatment at the Maiduguri specialist hospital.
“There is ongoing counter-insurgency operation in the Sambisa forest Read More
If you know anyone around Mararaba/Nyanya, tell them to be security cautious and not to go close to the market or park today. Soldiers just arrested some suicide bombers along Abuja/Keffi road. The suspects include children with bombs on their body.
They confessed that some of them have already passed Read More
Two suicide bombers in the early hours of Friday killed themselves at a police checkpoint near the Federal High Court Complex in Maiduguri, after police officers on guard tried to stop them from advancing towards their post. A third suicide bomber was arrested, according to the police.
Three of Read More
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has said on Wednesday that owing to the current activities of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists, 60 per cent of them are not Nigerians.
Mr. Buratai disclosed this in Maiduguri when he received the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, at Read More
A senior Nigerian soldier was on Tuesday killed by the Boko Haram, Premium Times reports.
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, Read More
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. TY Buratai has made an appeal to online newspapers in the country to support the effort of the Army against Boko Haram insurgents.
Speaking at a one-day seminar on “Assessing the Threat of Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria” held in Abuja, the army Read More