• Nigeria Army colonel, captain, others killed in Boko Haram clash

    Nigeria Army colonel, captain, others killed in Boko Haram clash0

    A colonel, captain and three other soldiers of the Nigeria Army were kiled Wednesday in a clash with Boko Haram in Maiduguri, Borno State. “A Colonel and a Captain, as well as 3 soldiers on transit from Maiduguri to Damaturu, run into an ambush staged by the routed/fleeing terrorists from the Jakana axis which led

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  • Troops rescue 91 hostages from terrorists’ camps in Borno

    Troops rescue 91 hostages from terrorists’ camps in Borno0

    – THE Nigerian Army early Monday, said its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole,in Borno State, rescued 91 hostages from terrorists’ camps in Borno State. The freed hostages, who the terrorists used as labourers in their camps, according to the Army, in a statement by its spokesman Col. Sagir Musa, were 51 children, 42 women and

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  • Soldiers’ inadequate commitment affecting insurgency war – Buratai

    Soldiers’ inadequate commitment affecting insurgency war – Buratai0

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has lamented that some officers and men’s insufficient commitment is affecting the success of the counter-insurgency operations in the country. Buratai who spoke on Tuesday at the opening of a five-day leadership workshop for mid-level officers and soldiers in Abuja, said the rising terrorist attacks were

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  • Recent Jos Killings : Many feared dead

    Recent Jos Killings : Many feared dead0

    Tragedy struck on Sunday May 26, as people were injured and some killed, in fresh violence in parts of Jos, Plateau State. Houses were also reportedly razed by fire during the violence, which spread to communities, including Dutse-Uku and Rikkos. The Police Public Relations Officer in Plateau State; Mr Mathias Tyopev, said security men had

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  • Federal Government cautions Obasanjo over Boko Haram comment, demands apology

    Federal Government cautions Obasanjo over Boko Haram comment, demands apology0

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been asked by the Federal Government of Nigeria to publicly apology over his comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP. The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, said it was particularly tragic that a man who gave his

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  • Hundreds to march in UK, US to mark Leah Sharibu 16th birthday

    Hundreds to march in UK, US to mark Leah Sharibu 16th birthday0

    Hundreds of people will today storm Nigeria’s Mission House in the United Kingdom and United States o as part of a global concern for the 16th birthday anniversary of Leah Sharibu, one of 110 girls abducted in 2018 from their school in Dapchi by Boko Haram After spending 449 days in captivity, the girl would

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