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The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.

COAS to injured troops: Nigerians proud of your selfless service, sacrifices

The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, has assured injured troops involved in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations of adequate medical care.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor urges DSS to strengthen intelligence gathering to defeat insurgency

The governor of Kaduna, Nasir el-Rufai, has urged the Department of State Services (DSS) to boost intelligence gathering and sharing efforts with other security agencies to tackle insurgency in the country.
On Friday, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff, died in a plane crash in Kaduna.

List of officers likely to succeed deceased COAS

Following the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Atthairu, and other officers in a plane crash on Friday in Kaduna, President Muhammadu is expected to appoint a new Army Chief this week.

Ex-COAS advocates new strategy in counter-insurgency operations

Former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau has advised the military leadership to develop a new strategy in the counter-insurgency operations in the North-East.
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.

Christmas: General Buratai worships with troops in Yobe

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday attended Christmas church service with troops of Operation Lafiya Dole at the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Bunu Yadi in Yobe.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, commissioned a new Air Force helicopter. This was in furtherance of the onslaught against the insurgent group, Boko Haram.

President Buhari unveils new Airforce helicopter

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, commissioned a new Air Force helicopter. This was in furtherance of the onslaught against the insurgent group, Boko Haram.

Military contractor offers to help Nigerian Army subdue Boko Haram

A South African military contracting company, Conella Services Ltd., engaged by President Goodluck Jonathan administration to contain the Boko Haram insurgency in 2014, yesterday expressed its readiness to return to the country, if asked to by the federal government, to finish the job of routing the deadly sect.
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 inducts 8 locally made combat vehicles

The Nigerian Army has inducted eight units of locally made combat vehicles Mine–Resistant, Ambush–Protected (MRAP), also called `EZUGWU’’ into Operations Lafiya Dole and Sahel Sanity.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Nigerian government to deploy security task force in Southern Kaduna

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.
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President Buhari directs security agencies to sustain counter-insurgency operations

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the nation’s Armed Forces to sustain the ongoing counter-insurgency operations on the fringes of lake Chad and the entire North East in order to totally eliminate the menace of Boko Haram.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops kill three terrorists, recover arms, ammunition in Borno

Soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in the North East have killed three Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunition from them.
ISIL fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group has claimed through its news agency AMAQ.

Soldiers get training on human rights

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has embarked on the training of soldiers on mainstreaming Human Right in their operations in the frontline.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Boko Haram attack: Troops regroup, restore normalcy in Borno community

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had restored total normalcy in Gudumbali and environs with combined effort of troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed to the area.

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Nigerian troops rescue more FGC Yauri students, staff

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Body of missing US woman found in Russia

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