Category Archives: North East Insurgency

Nigerian Army to be ruthless with criminals and bad elements in the course of operation python dance.

Nigerian Army has authorized its officers and men to be ruthless with criminals and bad elements in the course of operation python dance III. Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Tukur Burutai gave the order at the launch of the operation for North-West Zone at 1 Battalion Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi. Burutai made it…

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President Buhari restates his administration’s support to overcome insurgency in the North-east.

President Muhammadu Buhari has reasserted his administration’s unwavering support to equip the military to overcome the insurgency in the North-east. The president told a delegation led by Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State that the collective safety and security of civilians would continue to remain paramount in the administration’s strategy to restore peace and stability…

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Chief of Defence Staff, charges commanders and their troops to improve operational perfomances to end Boko Haram insurgency.

Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has charged commanders and their troops to improve operational performances to end Boko Haram insurgency. Olonisakin gave the task at the weekend in Maiduguri, during a routine visit to assess military operations in the fight against Boko Haram in the Northeast. Briefing journalists on meeting of the service…

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IT IS OBVIOUS THAT THE BOKO HARAM TERRORIST GROUP HAS BEEN DEFEATED-BURATAI.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has insisted that it is obvious the Boko Haram terrorist group has been defeated. He stated this in his Christmas message to troops, especially soldiers deployed in the fight against insurgency in the North East. The Army chief noted that although the insurgents now resort to…

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Nigerian Police Force (NPF) deploys 2000 policemen to the North-East to fight Boko Haram.

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has deployed additional 2000 Police Mobile Force and Counter Terrorism, Units personnel and Sniffer Dog Sections to the North East to fight Boko Haram insurgency under the Operation Lafiya Dole. A statement by Police spokesman, DCP Jimoh Moshood said the new deployment is consistent with Section 4 of…

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Nigerian Air Force (NAF) destroys Boko Haram camp at Ngwuri Gana, Borno State.

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says its fighter jets of Operation Lafiya Dole on 5 November 2018 has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists camp and neutralized several terrorists at Ngwuri Gana in Borno State. In a statement by its spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said that the operation was carried out based on human intelligence…

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Borno state government allocates lands to 103 former JTF members.

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima met with 103 members of the youth vigilante, groups popularly known as Civilian JTF, who were just recruited into the Nigeria Army. During the meeting in Maiduguri, Shettima assured them of his and the government’s support at all times. He directed the Commissioner of Lands and Survey to allocate a…

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Federal government distributed non-food items to nearly two thousand households in Konduga LG.

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative  and the Borno State Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project team, have distributed non-food items to nearly two thousand households across ten village units in Tungushe town of Konduga local government. The Technical Coordinator and Project Manager Baba Zanna Abdulkarim said the programme was flagged off in Ngwom two months…

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Nigerian Army successfully repelled a Boko Haram ambush in Borno State on Sunday.

The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced that its soldiers successfully repelled a Boko Haram ambush in Borno State. In a post on its official Twitter handle, the army said the ambush occurred “along Maiduguri Bama Axis.” It said the troops successfully repelled the ambush after “serious exchange of gunfire.” As at the time of filing…

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Nigerian Army denied the rumours making rounds that Boko Haram terrorist killed 30 of its soldiers.

The Nigerian Army headquarters, in Abuja, has denied the rumours making rounds that Boko Haram terrorists have killed 30 of its soldiers at Zari village in Guzamala council of Borno State, last Friday. Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, made this known in a telephone interview with the media, in Abuja. He said what…

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