19 soldiers killed in another Boko Haram ambush

19 soldiers were feared killed when Boko Haram insurgents ambushed troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, a military operation team, along Maiduguri-Damboa road in Borno State, on Tuesday afternoon. Military sources said an exchange of fire ensued between troops and Boko Haram leading...

UN appalled by Borno B’Haram terror attacks

°over a dozen civilians, 4 yrs -old -girl killed The United Nations said it was appalled by the terror attacks and killings of many civilians including a four- years -old -girl by Boko Haram during the attack on two Borno towns weekend. UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr....

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram terrorists in many locations in North East

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have sustained their offensive against Boko Haram terrorists that are hibernating in different locations within the North East theatre of operation. The sustained offensive by the troops is yielding fruitful results as they have succeeded in...

Troops destroy terrorist camp, kill, 10, recover arms in Yobe

The Defence Media Operations has said that soldiers fighting the counter-insurgency war in the Northeast have killed scores of terrorists who tried to attack Buni Gari Village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. According to the Army authority, soldiers from Sector 2,...

Boko Haram ‘Over 847 soldiers killed in Borno in 6 gear’

Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Mohammed Ali Ndume, yesterday said over 847 soldiers have so far been killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State alone since 2013. Ndume, who addressed Senate correspondents in Abuja, also dismissed claims of the existence of mass graves...

Boko Haram members will never stop violence – Shekau

The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, on Sunday broke his longtime silence to speak on the Borno governor’s recent call on insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace government’s amnesty programme. In an 18 minutes audio message, Mr Shekau, who spoke in his native Kanuri...

30 killed in shooting spree at funeral in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have killed at least 30 people in a shooting at a funeral in Borno State state, a security source and a resident said yesterday. Borno is the epicenter of the Boko Haram and related Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) insurgency. The conflict has...

Military has caged Boko Haram – Abubakar, CAS

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has said that military operations in the north had yielded positive results by caging Boko Haram insurgents to one section of the North East. He disclosed this in an interview with journalists after he delivered the second...

Boko-Haram: soldiers kill one terrorist, rescue 2 women, 6 children in Borno

The Nigerian Army yesterday, said its soldiers engaged in the ongoing counterinsurgency fight in the North East have killed one terrorist and recovered several arms and ammunition from them. The soldiers from 121Battalion in conjunction with hunters while on clearance operations...

NSCDC nabs Boko Haram bomb materials supplier in Borno

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno State yesterday confirmed the arrest of Aliyu Muhammed, a 24 year-old suspected Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Device (IED) logistics supplier in Maiduguri, the capital of the state. The NSCDC...
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