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One Soldier Killed As Troops Neutralise Boko Haram Terrorists

  Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole succeeded in neutralising four Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons from them, an operation would have passed as smooth but for one soldier who paid the supreme price during the encounter. According to a

Soldier Killed As Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Borno 

File Photo   The Nigerian Army says it has repelled a suspected Boko Haram attack on Gudumbali community in northern Borno State on Saturday. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Deputy Director Public Relations of the Theatre Command, Colonel

U.S Tags Boko Haram, ISIS, Others As ‘Entities Of Particular Concern’

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo Photo Credit/AFP   The United States has tagged the terrorist group, Boko Haram, as one of the “entities of particular concern”. The U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in a statement also listed alongside

Amnesty Calls On ICC To Fully Probe Boko Haram Conflict Atrocities

Amnesty International on Monday said the International Criminal Court should start a full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice. ICC chief prosecutor Fatma Bensouda opened a preliminary examination in 2010

‘Our Workers Are Safe’, UNICEF Says After Suspected Boko Haram Attack Rann Hospital

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says all its workers operating in the hospital in Rann village of Borno State are safe. The International Organisation’s response comes a day after an attack on the hospital by suspected Boko

Troops Kill Boko Haram Terrorist, Recover Weapons

File Photo: Nigerian soldiers sit on a military pick-up truck at a military base.   The Nigerian Army says troops of 117 battalion, 28 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole have killed a suspected Boko Haram terrorist. The army spokesperson,

IGP Deploys 2,000 More Police Personnel To Fight Boko Haram

  The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed 2,000 more police personnel to the North East to fight Boko Haram terrorists under the Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood,

Boko Haram: Presidency Calls For Calm As Military Strategises

The presidency has called for calm in the ongoing military operations in the north-east, saying that Boko Haram has been ‘degraded.’ The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, made the call on Thursday

Boko Haram Using Drones, Foreign Fighters To Carry Out Attacks – Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai.   Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says Boko Haram terrorists have deployed the technology of flying drones and adopting foreign fighters in attacking Nigerian soldiers. He added that these renewed attacks by

Nigerian Army Threatens Legal Action Over ‘Fake Videos’ Of Boko Haram Attacks

  The Nigerian Army has threatened to sue individuals and groups that disseminate fake videos, stories and photos of purported Boko Haram attacks against the military. In a statement on its social media pages, the army said it was dismayed

‘Nigeria Will Prevail Over Boko Haram’, Buhari Reacts To Killing Of Soldiers

(File) President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a meeting at the State House in Abuja on November 2, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno State by Boko

Nigerian Army Confirms Attack On Soldiers, Warns Of Boko Haram Propaganda

  The Nigerian Army has confirmed that there was an attack on soldiers in Metele in Borno State. The Army, which confirmed the attack in a statement on its official Twitter handle on Friday night, however, described the casualty figures

Boko Haram Reportedly Kills Army Commander, Several Soldiers In Three Days

  Boko Haram terrorists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in Nigeria’s troubled northeast region. The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram splinter group, killed at least 44 soldiers in attacks on