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General Buratai approves army officers postings, appointments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments for officers of the Nigerian Army.
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.

Official: Troops kill 11 insurgents, recover ammunition in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed 11 Boko Haram members in a fresh attack coordinated by the insurgents at Madagali town, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops foil another deadly attack in Madagali

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops successfully repelled attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents at Madagali town in Adamawa.
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.
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.

Troops kill one Boko Haram fighter, arrest two others

The Nigerian Army has revealed that its troops had killed one Boko Haram insurgent and arrested two others in ongoing onslaught against the terrorists in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno.
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.

Official: Soldiers kill two Boko Haram commanders

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed two Boko Haram commanders and reclaimed some communities in the ongoing clearance operations in Borno.
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 kill two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Chibok and 28 Task Force Brigade Damboa during joint clearance operations from Gumsuri to Gambori villages in Borno State last Friday killed two Boko Haram commanders it identified as Abu RAJAL and Tuja Sa’inna Banki.

Nigerian Army sets up board to probe shooting, death of officers at Chibok

The Nigerian Army says it has has instituted a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident that resulted in the death of an officer and a Senior Non-Commission Officer at Chibok in Borno State.

Drunken soldier kills a captain in Borno

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that the soldier that killed a Captain in Chibok, Borno State was drunk.

Boko Haram attack on civilians sign of desperation – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has described the recent attacks on the civilian population by Boko Haram terrorists, using Improvised Explosive Devices, as a sign of desperation and weakness by the group.

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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

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Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

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Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

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