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Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Troops eliminate 16 terrorists, arrest 11 in Northeast in a week

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, has eliminated 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist and arrested 11 in the North East in the last one week.

General Akinrinade: Famine imminent in Nigeria

A former Chief of Army Staff, General Alani Akinrinade, has urged President Muhammadu Buharito find a permanent solution to the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers, and killings in the country.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

ISWAP fighters kill 11 villagers, injure 20 in Borno

Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State have killed 11 villagers in two separate attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, militia leaders said Wednesday.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 5

Senate: 1976 local government reform responsible for insecurity in Nigeria

The Senate has attributed the continued insecurity across the country, particularly in the Northern part of the country to vacuum of intelligence gathering at the grassroots created by the 1976 local government reform.
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Ohanaeze tackles General Buratai over state of emergency statement

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has tackled the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his alleged statement that he would declare state of emergency in the South East if security operatives are attacked in the zone.
Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia: If I perish, God help Nigeria

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and social commentator, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, was late yesterday, released after close to hours interrogation by the officials of Department of State Services, DSS, in their office in Jos, Plateau State.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army competent to tackle insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army is professionally committed to combating insurgency without jettisoning the constitution in discharging its responsibilities.
Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.

Primate Ositelu: God’ll terminate coronavirus next year

Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.
A suicide bomber killed five villagers in the far north of Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria, where jihadist groups regularly carry out attacks, local officials said Sunday.

Suicide bomber kills five civilians in northern Cameroon

A suicide bomber killed five villagers in the far north of Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria, where jihadist groups regularly carry out attacks, local officials said Sunday.
Obadiah Mailafia

DSS invitation: My life is in danger – Obadiah Mailafia

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, says his life is in danger.

DSS invites ex-central bank deputy chief

The Department of State Services, DSS, has again, invited the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

DHQ reacts to Boko Haram’s planned attacks in Abuja

The Nigeria Army has moved to reassure residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, that they are on red alert to combat crime.
Six Chadian soldiers were killed near the Libyan border and in the southern Lake Chad region where Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists have stepped up attacks, two provincial officials said Saturday.

Six Chadian soldiers killed in attacks – officials

Six Chadian soldiers were killed near the Libyan border and in the southern Lake Chad region where Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists have stepped up attacks, two provincial officials said Saturday.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Customs: Boko Haram terrorists in Abuja, target five locations

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that Boko Haram terrorist is already in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja, planning to unleash terrorist attacks on five locations within the nation’s capital territory.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends an interview with Reuters, at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25), in Madrid, Spain December 11, 2019. REUTERS-Susana Vera-File Photo

UN: Four countries risk famine

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that there is a risk of famine and widespread food insecurity in four countries affected by conflict — Congo, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, and South Sudan.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Boko Haram attacks farmers, kills two, abducts two in Borno

Boko Haram jihadists on horseback killed two men and seized two others when they attacked farmers outside Maiduguri city in Borno, anti-jihadist militia told AFP Saturday.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum: I criticise troops to help them improve

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Two killed, 15 injured in jihadist ambush in Borno

Jihadists have ambushed a civilian convoy in Borno state, killing two people and injuring 15, militia sources said Friday.

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