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The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Boko Haram hideout at a settlement known as Bakassi near Daban Masara on the fringes of Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday ordered field commanders in the Theatre of Operation in the Northeast to henceforth deny terrorists groups, militants, kidnappers and criminals any freedom to attack.
The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Abba Dikko, has asked troops of the operation to redouble their efforts in the ongoing counter insurgency operations.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them.
Boko Haram terrorists, in what appears to be an unending onslaught on locations of the Nigerian Army, on Wednesday evening attacked the troops’ base in Damasak, Borno State, resulting in a heavy gunfire which lasted for several hours.
The remains of one officer and 16 soldiers were recovered this weekend in the general area of Mobbar Local Government Area, Borno State, multiple military, sources told the online news medium.
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on people to support the military to fast track successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.
Super Eagles and Levante winger, Moses Simon, says the team is determined to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon and has urged the fans to come out in large numbers to support them in their qualifying match against Libya on Saturday.
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has called for the immediate suspension of Prof Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), by the Federal Government over allegations of gross misconduct.
A police official said the zookeeper was "found collapsed in a cage, bleeding" and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The controversy surrounding the Kaduna Central senatorial slot, ahead of 2019 general elections, Alhaji Uba Sani, has been issued with the certificate of return.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to visit, saying he would be “ardently welcomed”, South Korea’s presidency said on Tuesday, adding it would pass on Pyongyang’s message to the Vatican.
Arsenal swaggered to a ninth successive win as Alexandre Lacazette's double and a goal of the season contender from Aaron Ramsey inspired a 5-1 rout of Fulham on Sunday.
Naomi Osaka is the reigning US Open champion, the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title and a fast-rising star of tennis — but do not call her cool.
Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), continued on Thursday an investigation into a massive cyber-attack on the social networking site that the company disclosed last week.
Ivory Coast have included Chelsea academy goalkeeper Nicolas Tie for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR).
Senator John Owan-Enoh has been declared winner of the All Progressive Congress gubernatorial primaries in Cross River, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.