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Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.

Nigerian Army appoints new war commanders against terrorism

Following the recent directive by Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, that Operation Lafiya Dole be reorganised for effective results, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has appointed new operational commanders to prosecute the war on terror.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram war has been politicised

The Nigerian Army on Monday said some people in the country had politicised the fight against Boko Haram in the North-East, warning that it would “monitor and take necessary action against the perpetrators”.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram from hideout

The Nigerian Army said its troops have dislodged Boko Haram insurgents from their hideout in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno.

Nigerian Army conducts show of force in Borno

The Nigerian Army, in conjunction with other security agencies, conducted a show of force in Dikwa Emirate in Borno on Saturday to demonstrate their commitment to protect the people.

Soldiers repel terrorists attack on Dikwa

The Nigerian Army, on Saturday, said its troops on counter insurgency operations in the North East repelled an attack on Dikwa, town in Borno State by members of the terrorists Boko Haram group.

Nigerian Army rescues 1,000 women, children from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued more than 1,000 persons held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in some villages in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigerian military expresses readiness to permanently end Boko Haram insurgency

Following various deterrent options put in place by the Federal Government to dissuade Boko Haram terrorists from their course of insurgency; the Nigerian military have spearheaded efforts to finding lasting solution to the menace of the terrorists.

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.

Gates Foundation seeks military partnership on polio eradication

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have called on the Nigeria Army to support the campaign against polio in the Northeast to ensure total eradication of the disease.

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.

Christmas: Troops recover 200 cows from Boko Haram terrorists

Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Christmas eve, following a report that suspected Boko Haram terrorists carted away over 200 cows at Makandari Village in Kala Balge Local Government Area, mobilized a fighting patrol which pursued the terrorists to Beneri village.

I can’t tolerate loss of men, equipment to Boko Haram again – General Nicholas...

The Commandant of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-East (Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole), Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has warned that as highly respected soldiers all globally, the troop should no longer allow the “untrained Boko Haram to rubbish them.”

Boko Haram: General Rogers Nicholas tasks officers on leadership

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has tasked field commanding officers to demonstrate good leadership qualities to ensure successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.

Troops kill three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents at Gajibo village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigerian troops destroy Boko Haram grain market in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno.

Troops rescue 5 Boko Haram hostages in Borno

“Accordingly, the general public is please requested to continue to volunteer credible information to security agencies in the ongoing clearance operations in the North East,” he said

Troops uncover explosives near Borno IDP camp

The Nigerian Army on Monday said its troops uncovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted near the Rann Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Borno State.

Nigerian Army to begin combat competition on Monday

The 2 Division of the Nigeria Army said it would begin Annual Inter Brigade Combat Proficiency competition on Monday in Benin.

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