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Reviving The Northeast: Nigerian Army Hosts Trade Fair, Exhibition In Monguno

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is important to support the restoration of economic activities in the northeast. This informed the hosting of the 2018 Army day celebration (NADCEL) in Monguno, Borno state. 

Nigerian Army Marks 155 Years of Existence with Prayers

1 week ago /
Security 

Special prayers have been held nationwide for Nigerian troops as the service marks 155 years of existence.

Failed Bomb Attack At Military Mammy Market

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Borno Command of the Nigerian Police Force has said that two female Boko Haram bombers died on Wednesday night while attempting to infiltrate 333 Artillery military hangout in Maiduguri.

Security Forces Repel Boko Haram Attack On Borno Village

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

Sources close to security say heavily armed Boko Haram Terrorists operating in about 11 vehicles including gun trucks have attacked Gajiram town, Headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State at about 5.40pm Monday.

Army, JTF Rescue Hostages Used As Sex Slaves By Boko Haram

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army says troops of the Twenty-One brigade and members of the civilian joint task force have rescued hostages used as sex slaves and forced labour by Boko Haram in Borno state.

Nigerian Army Rolls Out Operation Last Hold In Borno

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army's special operation to clear Boko Haram in Northern Borno, named operation last hold, is gathering momentum, and troops deployed in the operation have been advised to obey the rules of engagement in their task.

Insurgents Ambush Nigerian Troops

1 month ago /
Security 

Five Nigerian soldiers conducting a clearance operation have lost their lives, when their vehicle stepped on a landmine buried by Boko Haram insurgents along the Pridang-bitta road in Gwoza local government of Borno state.

Civilians Foil Suicide Bomb Attack In Gujba, Yobe

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vigilant members of the Gashua village in Yobe State have successfully foiled a suicide bombing attempt on a mosque in the community.

Nigerian Troops Repel Terrorists

3 months ago /
Nation 

Special forces of the Nigerian Air Force in conjunction with some Nigerian army troops, late Sunday night successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at the University Of Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Fg Delegation Visits Dapchi, Yobe State

4 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of information, Lai Mohammed led a federal government delegation to Dapchi, headquarters of bursari local government area on Thursday over the attack on the government girl’s science technical college by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday night.

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.

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.

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.

The Counter-Terrorism Mobile Strike Teams

6 months 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

6 months 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...

OVER ONE HUNDRED TERRORISTS DIE IN OPERATION DEEP PUNCH 2

6 months 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...

Nigerian Military Conducts Intensive Clearance Operations Along Northern Borno

6 months 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...

BBOG Celebrates Rescue Of Chibok Girl

6 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) have been celebrating the rescue of another Chibok School Girl, Salomi Pogu by Nigerian troops The campaigners who were delighted at the news, have however cautioned the government not to relent in the rescue of the remaining 112 girls       ...

Shekau Releases New Video, Claims Festive Period Attacks

6 months ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, released a video message on Tuesday claiming a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria during the festive season. The shadowy leader released his first video message in months amid a surge in violence casting doubt on the claims by the Federal Government that the terrorist group...


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