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Three soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on military base in Borno

At least three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military and militia sources told AFP on Thursday.
Gov. Karim Shettima of Borno

Kashim Shettima lauds vigilante for repelling Boko Haram attack

Gov. Kashim Shettima, on Wednesday lauded members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTC), for repelling Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Gubio community of Borno.

UNHCR, NIS to enroll 100,000 IDPs in national ID card

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said it had adopted modalities for the enrollment of 100,000 displaced persons by the Boko Haram insurgency in the National Identity Card.

Gallant troops hailed after repelling Boko Haram in Guzamala

Brig. Gen. Uwem Bassey, Commander Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has lauded troops deployed at Gudumbali, Guzamala for gallantly repelling Boko Haram attack on the military base on Saturday.

Hundreds of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram overruns base

Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said on Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days.

32 killed, 84 injured in Borno explosion

A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.

Police arrest robbery gangs, recover guns in Borno

In what could be best described as harvest of arrests, the Borno State Police Command, has arrested and paraded an armed robbery syndicate, notorious in snatching of handsets, recovered arms and ammunition among others.

Police recover 420 illegal firearms in Anambra, Borno

No fewer than 357 firearms have been recovered from Anambra and Borno states by the police that have been mopping up registered arms across the country.

Boko Haram: Give me Abubakar Shekau dead or alive – Genetal Buratai tells troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead.

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.

Clearance of Sambisa a major milestone of insurgency war – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said that troops’s clearance of Sambisa forest is considered a major milestone in the war against insurgency operations in the Northeast.

Army chief Tukur Buratai charges troops to get Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau dead...

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.

Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud federal govt for their release

Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity.

Nigerian troops neutralise fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops on Friday killed several Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri community in Gubio Local Government Area of Yobe.

Minister, Senator Kyari disagree on Boko Haram control of territory

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, and the Chairman, Senate committee on Defence, Abubakar Kyari, on Monday, disagreed on Boko Haram’s actual level of control of territory in Borno State.

Nigerian Army calls on Boko Harm insurgents to lay down arms

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace peace.

Nigerian Army seeks community cooperation to crush insurgency

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on people to support the military to fast track successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.

Borno procures N4.2 billion medical equipment

The Borno government has spent over N4.2 billion on the procurement of digital X-ray and scanning equipment to enhance quality healthcare delivery at the grassroots.

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Nasir El-Rufai: Kaduna safe to host Ministry of Interior Games

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