Category Archives: North East Insurgency

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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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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