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Category Archives: North East Insurgency

Operation Lafiya Dole destroys another Boko Haram camp.

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed another Boko Haram camp, killing their fighters at a settlement called Arboko in Borno State. The director of Publicity and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said the operation was carried out on February 18, 2019 while a Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet and an Intelligence Surveillance…

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Governor Kashim Shettima vows to visit Gamboru Ngala again despite escaping Boko Haram’s attack.

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State says he will be going back to Gamboru Ngala in a non-bullet vehicle next week despite the recent attack on his convoy by members of Boko Haram. Mr. Shettima said this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents at the end of an expanded security meeting, which was…

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NEMA to serve food items to IDPs in Borno state.

The National Emergency Management Agency – NEMA has directed the northeast regional offices of the agency to ensure that all internally displaced persons in Borno State are served food items before the commencement of the 2019 general elections. The Director-General of the Agency, Mustspha Maihaja gave the directive through the agency’s head of emergency food…

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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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