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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it’s troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in Borno.
The 2 Division of the Nigeria Army said it would begin Annual Inter Brigade Combat Proficiency competition on Monday in Benin.
Women in the South South region of the country have been urged to actively participate in politics by collecting their permanent voter cards.
Former Norwich City striker Grant Holt is to follow Tim Weise's lead and make the late-career move from professional football into the world of wrestling.
Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and one of the leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Uche Nwosu, has said that the antics of the newly-formed Coalition group of the party in the state has strengthened his determination to contest the governorship seat.
The singer’s Twitter handle still remains @iamkissdaniel but his Twitter name has also been edited to read ‘Kizz Daniel’.
An Australian archbishop has been convicted of covering up child sex abuse, becoming the most senior member of the Roman Catholic church to be charged and found guilty of the offence.
Britain will spend £400 million stripping high-rise buildings of the dangerous cladding blamed for last year's Grenfell Tower fire which left 71 people dead, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has again pledged to deliver a total of five million votes in favour of President Muhammad Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections.
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann refused to talk about his future after their Europa League final win with boss Diego Simeone “happy with whatever he decides”.
Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi has said he hopes the Super Eagles win their first two World Cup Group D matches against Croatia and Iceland before a final group against Argentina.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), on Tuesday, stopped the trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta on charges of non-declaration of assets.