Category Archives: North East Insurgency

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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At least 10 persons died on Saturday in a twin suicide bomb attack at Madagali LG of Adamawa State.

At least 10 persons died on Saturday in a twin suicide bomb attack in a crowded place at Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Residents told Journalists that two women detonated explosive devices at the entrance of the town from the direction of Gwoza. A resident, Aura Garga, said the bombers struck around 12…

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Buratai warns Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of Boko Haram insurgents.

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has warned Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of firepower from Boko Haram insurgents. In a memo, sent to all commanders at all levels, formations and locations in the nine-year-long war against militants across Nigeria’s North-east, was a direct response…

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Nigerian Army to partner with Hunters towards ending insurgency.

Nigerian Army said it will collaborate with Vigilante/Hunters Association in Borno State to end the insurgency in the North East. The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Brig. Gen. Abdulmalik  Biu made this known in Maiduguri during a meeting with  members of the association led by  its Chairman, Maigana Maidarma. A statement by the Director…

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FLEEING BOKO HARAM NABBED

Zurmi Emirate Council in Zamfara State recently handed over three suspected fleeing Boko Haram members to the Nigerian Army.The Commanding Officer who commended the emirate council and members of the local vigilante for their vigilance said items recovered from the suspects included AK 47 rifles, 600 rounds of ammunition, illicit drugs and charms.Some vigilant members…

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POLICE ARREST SUSPECTS ARMS DEALERS

Police Joint Tactical Operation Squad attached to Operation Harmony has arrested 17 suspects in cases of arms dealing in different parts of Southern Kaduna in Kaduna State.Deputy Inspector General of Police, Habila Joshak, paraded the suspects in Kafanchan said after touring crisis-affected areas of Goska, Dangoma and Bakin Kogi in Jema’a local Government.A suspect, Nelson…

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Germany gave Nigeria three million Euros

Germany is to provide Nigeria with three million Euros for the procurement of surveillance equipment, mobile medical care unit and other support services for the country’s armed forces.The minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, announced this at joint news conference with the German Defence Minister, Ursala Von dar Leyen, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The…

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I risked my life by visiting Boko Haram ……Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he risked his life by embarking on secret visit to leaders of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.He spoke as special guest of honour at the National Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at held weekend in Ilaro, Ogun State to commemorate the 100 years of existence of the organisation.The former President…

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