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The Chief of Army Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai says there is no going back in operation to rid the North East of remnants of terrorists and charged troops to remain focused, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops of 1 Division Garrison Nigerian Army Kaduna, deployed in ‘Operation Idon Raini’ on Thursday 6 June 2018 while carrying out cordon and search at Dogon Dawa arrested one Abdulkadri Samaila a logistics supplier to bandits.
The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations, in the North East, have rescued 148 persons held hostage by the Boko Haram terrorists group.
The Nigerian army on Monday said it rescued 58 women used as sex slaves by Boko Haram in Modu Kimeri, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Army on Monday said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents and recovered 200 cattle in Borno.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Army has rescued a 6 year-old boy from Boko Haram captivity in Bama Local Government Area of Borno.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign.
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.
The Sokoto State Government on Saturday disbursed N14.68 million to 86 District Heads to purchase cows for orphans as Sallah meat in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.
The Tilapia and Aquaculture Developers Association of Nigeria (TADAN) on Tuesday decried the exemption of Tilapia, a farmed fish species, from the federal government’s import prohibition list.
Goalkeeper Alisson’s commanding presence and skill on the ball are boosting the Liverpool defensive players’ confidence, Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk has said.
The Spanish season kicks off this weekend with La Liga entering a new era following the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta, and with Atletico Madrid posing a huge threat to the big two.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday confirmed the death of another victim who was trapped in the building that collapsed on Friday in the Jabi area of Abuja, bringing the death toll from the collapse to three.
The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Osun State chapter, Mr Jacob Adekomi, has said that the Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration has started paying full salaries to all categories of workers in the state.