News - Sambisa forest

Benue Federal Lawmakers Want Herdsmen Designated As Terrorists

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Caucus in the House of Representatives wants the Nigerian Government to designate the herdsmen as a terrorist group.

Buratai Approves Special Promotion For 3,729 Troops

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has approved the release of special promotion for 3, 729 troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, who participated in Operation Deep Punch in Sambisa forest.

Nigerian Air Force To Bombard Insurgents In Sambisa Forest

3 months ago /
Nation 

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says his men would carry out two weeks aggressive bombardment in Sambisa for ground troops to launch the last onslaught on remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the forest and around its fringes.

Buni Yadi Massacre Anniversary: BBOG Rues Insecurity In Schools

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Bring Back Our Girls campaigners have accused governments at all levels in Nigeria of not paying adequate attention to the security of educational institutions in the country.

Dapchi: NOA Warns Against Speculations

4 months ago /
Nation 

The National Orientation Agency has cautioned against unnecessary speculation over the incident that occurred at Government Girls’ Science Secondary School, Dapchi in Yobe State.

The Battle For Sambisa

4 months ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops and allied forces in the Lake Chad Basin region have been conducting intense operations to counter Boko Haram resurgence in and around the infamous Sambisa forest.

475 Boko Haram Suspects Released

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in wawa military cantonment, New Bussa, Niger State has released   475 boko haram suspects.

Army Reacts To Shekau Video

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has described Boko  Haram’s latest video as one of its ploys to get the mainstream media to its extremist propaganda.

Shekau Releases New Video, Vows To Keep Fighting Against Nigeria

5 months ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram leader,  Abubakar Shekau,  has released a new video pledging to continue attacks days after Nigerian Army repeated that the group had been defeated.The factional leader said in the video which was released on Tuesday said that a recent effort to clear out Boko Haram’s stronghold of Sambisa forest...

One Person Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Village

5 months ago /
Nation 

One person has been reported killed after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Kala village, opposite the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Dalori, Borno State. An official of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Bello Dambatta, confirmed the attack to reporters on Monday.Dambatta, the Head of SEMA Rapid Response Team,...

Boko Haram Has Been Completely Defeated – Nigerian Army

5 months ago /
Nation 

Military authorities have revealed that the Nigerian Army has completely defeated Boko Haram insurgents in the country. The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas, said this on Saturday during the inauguration of the Nigeria-Cameroon military joint mission in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. According to General Nicholas, troops under...

IBB Seeks Political Rejigging

5 months ago /
Nation 

Former President Ibrahim Babangida has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to step down in 2019 to allow a generational shift that should reinvent the wheel of leadership and spur healing in the land.

Troops Destroy Terrorist Camp In Sambisa

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says its troops conducting clearance operations in Sambisa forest have successfully destroyed a camp the Boko Haram Terrorists were operating from.

Troops Kill Seven Boko Haram Terrorists

5 months ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram in northern Nigeria have killed seven members of the sect who were setting up camp in Sambisa forest.

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

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

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...

Troops Arrest Boko Haram Commander, Rescue 212 Victims

7 months ago /
Nation 

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a Boko Haram commander and rescued 212 persons held hostage by the terrorists in Borno State. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, this in a statement signed by him on Tuesday. He said the feat was made during a clearance operation by troops...

Boko Haram Terrorist Camps Cleared By Troops

8 months ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops on Operation Lafiya Dole have cleared more Boko Haram Hideouts, following information that some of the terrorists were massing up on the fringes of the Sambisa forest.  A statement signed by the seven division spokesman, colonel Kingsley Samuel, indicated that during the operation, the troops neutralized a large number...

Operation Deep Punch: Troops Clear More Terrorist Hideouts

8 months ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops on Operation Lafiya Dole have cleared more bokoharam hideouts, following information that the some of the terrorists were massing up on the fringes of the Sambisa forest. The operation was part of clearance efforts under Operation Deep Punch, currently been conducted by Army troops in collaboration with the...

Troops Kill Several Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

8 months ago /
Nation 

Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed several Boko Haram terrorists along BOCOST-Bama road in Borno State. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, in a statement on Saturday, said the feat was recorded by troops attached to Operation Lafiya Dole. “The troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army,...

Borno Police Arrest Gang Of Car Thieves

8 months ago /
Security 

4 members of a 5-man gang, who specialise in the theft of motor vehicles in Maiduguri and other states of the country, have been arrested by the Borno state police command. The arrests were made by the special anti-robbery operatives, SARS in Maiduguri and Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.   The arrests were...


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