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Expect new equipment – General Buratai tells troops

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, has assured troops fighting to clear the Sambisa forest of insurgents that very soon additional equipment will be sent to them to boost their campaign against Boko Haram.

Nigerian troops kill three terrorists, recover 200 cows from rustlers

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole operating in Borno State have recovered over 200 cows from Boko Haram members, while three of insurgents were killed during encounter with soldiers.

Nigerian Army kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Monday said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents and recovered 200 cattle in Borno.

Nigerian Army remains resolute in eradicating Boko Haram, militancy – General Buratai

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.

Nigerian troops kill 14 terrorists, rescue 30 hostages

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.

Four killed, 12 others injured in Boko Haram attack

Troops of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE encountered suspected Boko Haram terrorists who laid ambush for them along Banki-Bula Yobe road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigerian troops rescue six-year-old, kill three Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Army has rescued a 6 year-old boy from Boko Haram captivity in Bama Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army decorates 65 gallant soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign.

Negotiations ongoing to free UNIMAID lecturers – ASUU

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.

Nigerian troops ambush, arrest Boko Haram logistics team

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.

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