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The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has embarked on a 3-day operational visit to the frontline, traversing the Division’s deployments in Bama and Gwoza Local Governemnt Areas of Borno State.
Soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in the North East have killed four members of the Boko Haram terrorists gang at Bukabulin and Fakamari villages in Borno State and rescued 33 persons held hostage by the terrorists.
Troops in Borno killed five Boko Haram insurgents and captured a top commander of the group in the ongoing operation in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Military will remain resolute in eradicating insurgency and militancy in the country.
The Nigerian Army said its troops attached to Operation Lafiya Dole under the army’s 202 Battalion, 21 Brigade in conjunction with the Mobile Strike Team, MST, killed 14 terrorists and rescued 30 hostages on Saturday.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it neutralised dozens of Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush, while they were attempting to cross over to Sambisa forest.
The Nigerian Army has rescued a 6 year-old boy from Boko Haram captivity in Bama Local Government Area of Borno.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said talks are still ongoing with the Federal Government to secure the release of the University of Maiduguri lecturers abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists.
Two suspected Boko Haram terrorists fell into the ambush of Army troops deployed at Forward Operation Base Mainok laid for insurgents along a track route leading to Alagarno forest.
Igbide community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State has thrown into mourning following the discovery of the lifeless body of an 18-year girl identified as Oghenekioja Okporie in flood water.
Hundreds of passengers were on Wednesday stranded as protesting aviation unions shut down operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
The Enugu State police command said they had commenced the deradicalisation programme of arrested cult suspects as part of efforts at mitigating against cultism and other social vices amongst the youth in the state.
Nigeria attacker Moses Simon has called on the Super Eagles faithful to rally behind Gernot Rohr and his troops in Uyo on Saturday.
Suspected kidnappers operating in the creeks of Bayelsa State have reportedly abducted four oil workers along the waterways of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
A Kaduna High Court on Thursday fixed Nov. 7 for ruling on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat.
Diego Maradona has reiterated his call for Lionel Messi to turn his back on the Argentina national team after being let down by team-mates such as Javier Mascherano and “traitors” within the FA.
The Nigerian Army has called for closer collaboration with security agencies in Borno, to facilitate successful implementation of the counter-insurgency campaign.
Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Friday that he has not stepped down for anyone and is not considering doing so in the race to clinch the Peoples Democratic Party presidential nomination this weekend.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered cash of over N1.5 billion from people being investigated for alleged fraudulent practices in the South-South zone of the country.