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Nigeria Troops Neutralize Terrorists

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The Nigerian army says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the northern Borno and Lake Chad Basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbon-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high caliber arms and ammunitions were recovered along with stockpiles of foodstuff Three soldiers however died in...

IGP Retracts Statement On Benue Killings

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The Inspector-General Of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday apologized to Benue people over an earlier statement in which he referred to the new year deadly herders attacks on communities in logo and Guma Local Government Areas of the state as communal clashes, pledging to bring the culprits to justice. The inspector...

Benue Killings: Indigenes Threaten Self-Defence

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Indigenes of Benue state in north-central Nigeria are threatening to defend themselves following what they say is the failure of the Nigerian government to protect their communities from invasion, attacks and killings by armed Fulani herdsmen. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, the nation’s capital they described the violence and killings as nothing...

Police Lose Two Men In Benue Killings

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The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the killing of two of its men by Fulani Herdsmen in logo local government area of Benue state, north-central Nigeria. The men who were slaughtered by their killers in awashua village near Anyiin in Logo Local Government Area of the state were part of the...

OVER ONE HUNDRED TERRORISTS DIE IN OPERATION DEEP PUNCH 2

1 month ago /

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the Northern Borno and Lake Chad basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists. The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbun-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high calibre arms and ammunitions were recovered, along with stockpiles of food stuff. Three soldiers however died...

Nigerian Military Conducts Intensive Clearance Operations Along Northern Borno

1 month ago /

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting intensive clearance operations along the Northern Borno and Lake Chad basin region have neutralized over 100 terrorists. The troops engaged the insurgents in Tumbun-Ndjamena and Metele villages, where high calibre arms and ammunitions were recovered, along with stockpiles of food stuff.  Three soldiers however died...

Nigerian Military Warns Residents, To Desist From Harbouring Remnants Of Boko Haram Terrorists

1 month ago /

Nigerian military is warning residents, especially those in the North East to desist from harbouring remnants of Boko Haram terrorists trying to flee. A statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations,  Brigadier General Sani Usman says, intelligence reports have revealed that in order to evade attacks from air and ground...

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Suffers Mishap

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A Nigerian Air Force Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counterinsurgency operation in the North East. Air Force spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya said in a statement that the incident resulted in significant damage to the helicopter. There was, however, no loss of...

Buhari Orders IGP To Move To Benue State

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately relocate to Benue State, North-Central Nigeria following unending tension and killings by armed Fulani herdsmen in the State. President Buhari who gave the order late Monday night has directed the police chief to immediately restore law and...

New Director Of Defence Information

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A new Director Defence Information has been appointed and resumed duties at the Defence Headquarters.  He is Brigadier General John Agim. He replaces Major General John Enenche, who is now Commandant Army War College, Nigeria. Until his appointment as the new Defence Spokesman, Brigadier General Agim was Commandant, Nigerian Army School of...

Mamman Nur Fatally Injured In Strikes - Nigeria Military

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Nigerian military officials say major factional leader of the Boko haram terrorists group, Mamman Nur, has been fatally injured along with other sect members in ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops. Spokesman of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu said...

Deputy Inspector-General Of Police Habila Joshak Deployed To Benue State Police Command

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The Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Operations Habila Joshak has been deployed from the Force Headquarters Abuja to take over the Benue State Police Command following renewed attacks on farming communities by armed Fulani herdsmen. The DIG who resumed duties in Makurdi this Friday also disclosed that a police...

IGP Ibrahim Idris Has Dismissed Insinuations That Herdsmen Masterminded Benue Killings

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Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has dismissed insinuations that herdsmen masterminded  the killing of over twenty persons in Benue State on January second describing the incident as mere communal crisis. Addressing State house correspondents after Friday’s juma’at service at the presidential villa mosque, the police chief disclosed that an approval has...

Six Fulani Herdsmen Accused Of Leading Mass Killings Arraigned In Court

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A Makurdi Magistrate Court in Benue State, North-Central Nigeria has declined jurisdiction in the trial of six Fulani herdsmen brought before it for the recent killings in the State. The suspects who were arraigned before the court this Friday by the police are accused of leading the mass killings of 17...

Boko Haram Insurgency: Theatre Commander Seeks Greater Collaboration With Sister Agencies

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Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas, has called for closer collaboration with the Nigeria Police Force, and other security agencies, to fast-track the successful implementation of the counter-insurgency campaign. Nicholas made the call during a familiarization visit to the Borno State Police Command in Maiduguri, the state capital. Theatre Commander...

Police Arrest Vicious Kidnap Gang

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The Nigerian Police has arrested a vicious and notorious kidnap for ransom gang that operates along the Abuja-Kaduna and Suleja, Minna highway. Force Public Relations Officers, Jimoh Moshood, while parading the sixteen suspects in Sabo Wuse Division in Niger state said the arrest was made by special tactical squad under operation absolute...

Borno State: Curfew Regime Temporarily Rescheduled

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The existing curfew regime in Borno State has been temporarily rescheduled, with effect from Tuesday, 2nd January to Friday, 6th January, 2018. The curfew will now commence from 8pm till 6 in the morning, instead of 10 at night till 6am.     A statement issued by the state government, signed by the...

Separated By Terrorism

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Over the years, the Boko haram crisis has torn communities apart and separated families in Northeast Nigeria. However, some get a rare chance to reunite with their loved ones after years of being apart through the help of organisations like the Red Cross. AIT's Mngusuul Uji details the trauma of Hauwa and...

Fighting Insurgency: Group Urges FG To Be Steadfast

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The Nigerian government will have to remain focused and resolute in its continued efforts to completely root out remnants   of the  Boko Haram insurgents in the north east of the country. In this regard, the Africa arise for change network , wants  President Muhammadu Buhari  not to be discouraged or distracted by the current opposition to...

United States Ambassador Presents Letter Of Offer And Acceptance For Super Tucano Aircraft To Nigerian Air Force

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The United States  Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has presented the Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) in respect of the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force . The LOA represents the official US Government offer to sell US defence articles and services to the Nigerian Government. Speaking...


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