News - bokoharam

The Counter-Terrorism Mobile Strike Teams

1 week ago /
Security 

As the military continues clearance operations in the Northeast, keeping areas around highways and other roads safe for civilian movement across Northeast Nigeria has become an important part of the campaign against Boko-haram.The Mobile Strike Teams (MST) were therefore created by the Army to provide an elite, swift and efficient...

Nigeria Troops Neutralize Terrorists

1 week ago /
Security 

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...

Nigerian Military Conducts Intensive Clearance Operations Along Northern Borno

1 week ago /
Security 

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...

Three Female Suicide Bombers Intercepted In Gamboru Town, Borno State

1 week ago /

The Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole fighting insurgency in the North East says, troops deployed around Gamboru Ngala in Borno State have successfully averted, what would have been a major suicide attack in Gamboru town, early Tuesday, by three female Boko Haram terrorists. Deputy Director Public Relations of Theatre Command,...

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

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

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...

Borno Police To Deploy Over 10, 000 Personnel For Christmas Festivities

1 month ago /
Security 

Over 10,000 policemen are billed to be deployed in Maiduguri and the liberated towns in Borno state, during Christmas. The idea is to ensure that the festive period is peaceful, and successful. Police commissioner Damian Chukwu told newsmen in Maiduguri, that his command has received 4 brand new armoured personnel-carrier vehicles, for...

Boko-Haram Crisis: Northeast Education Sector Under Attack

1 month ago /
Security 

The Boko-Haram crisis is creating an educational deficit in Northeast Nigeria.  Destroyed classrooms, displaced communities, murdered teachers, abducted children, fearful survivors of terrorism- this combination has left a generation of school-aged children with a future at risk. The situation may be a fulfillment of one of Boko-haram’s cardinal objectives- to fight and...

Operation Deep Punch: Troops Clear More Terrorist Hideouts

2 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...

Borno: FG To Continue Its Search For Oil, Despite Recent Attack By Boko Haram

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Federal Government says it will continue its search for oil and gas, despite recent attack by boko haram, in the lake chad basin area of Borno state. The minister of state for petroleum resources said this when he led a delegation of the ministry and the NNPC, to condole members...

Buratai Orders Investigation Of Alledged Misconduct By Soldiers In IDPs Camp

7 months ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. – Gen. Tukur Buratai, has ordered investigation into alleged misconduct by security personnel in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Bama, Borno. Brig. – Gen. Sani Usman, the Director Army Public Relations, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri on Tuesday. ‘‘The Nigerian Army...

Presidency Denies Paying 2million Euros To Boko Haram For Released Chibok Girls

8 months ago /
Nation 

The presidency says it is too early for Nigerians to make definite conclusions about the Buhari administration which has spent just two years in a four year tenure. Addressing a news conference to commence activities marking the second anniversary of the current administration, special adviser to the president on media and...

Boko Haram Releases New Video Without Leader, Abubakar Shekau

1 year ago /
Security 

Boko Haram has released a new video without its embattled leader, Abubakar Shekau, lending weight to claims by the Nigerian Army he had been gravely wounded in an air strike. The 13-minute video posted on YouTube late Tuesday showed an unidentified man in a flowing white robe and a sword dangling...

Multinational Force Begins Operations Against Boko Haram Along Border Between Niger And Nigeria

1 year ago /
Security 

A multinational force has begun operations against Boko Haram along the border between Niger and Nigeria. Brig Gen Abdou Sidikou Issa, tactical chief of staff for troops based in Niger’s southern zone of Diffa, a region plagued by the Islamist militant group, said troops from Chad and Nigeria were involved in the move. This is...

BREAKING: Suicide Bombers Strike In Maiduguri Market

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Two suspected suicide bombers have detonated their bomb-laden vests inside a crowded market in Maiduguri, Borno state. A PREMIUM TIMES’ correspondent said the two female bombers struck inside Gamboru fish market. Casualty figure is expected to be high, he said. “The two blasts just occurred simultaneously and many people are feared dead because...

Dokubo's Wife React To Danjuma's Call To Arrest Asari And Others, Tells Him To Arrest Amaechi, Buhari

2 years ago /
Nation 

Hajia Mujahidat Daba Asari-Dokubo, wife of former Niger Delta militant, Asari Dokubo has reacted to T.Y Danjuma's call for the arrest of the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Dokubo-Asari; Victor Ben Ebikabowei, aka, Boy Loaf; and Government Ekpudomenowei, aka, Tompolo, for threatening to plunge a...

As Boko Haram As ISIL

3 years ago /
Security 

On November 28 2014, Boko Haram killed 100+ people in Nigeria while ISIL killed 150 others in Iraq on the same day - these two sects are now the two deadliest terror groups around the world - both worse than Al-Qaeda yet the US/UN/Allied Forces keep pretending as though they...

Nigerian Troops Clear Mubi Of Terrorists, Seek Civilian Cooperation

3 years ago /
Security 

More special troops are being deployed to other areas in the North-East axis in similar coordinated air and land operations to rid the communities of terrorists’ activities. A top military officer told PRNigeria that that desperate terrorists looking for escape routes may wreak havoc on soft-targets in neighbouring communities that are not affected in the military operation.

 

Many Feared Dead In Bomb Blast At Kano Central Mosque

3 years ago /
Security 

Many are feared dead in a bomb blast that occured at Kano Central Mosque on Friday during Juma’at prayers. Kano Central Mosque is where the Emir of Kano usually leads prayers on Friday. Details later....