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The Theatre Command of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has tasked troops to sustain high combat spirit to end Boko Haram insurgency and restore peace to the North-east.
As a result of the clearing of Boko Haram terrorists’ infiltration in the fringes of Maiduguri, the Army has said that there was credible information and evidence that in a bid to further intensify their psychological war and instill fear on the citizens, some elements of Boko Haram terrorists have infiltrated some villages in the fringes of Maiduguri city.
Authorities at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole, a military counterinsurgency outfit in North-east Nigeria, Thursday, threatened to treat civilians who hide useful information about Boko Haram as terrorists.
Boko Haram fighters have told civilians in northeast Nigeria to leave their homes, the army said on Thursday, as tensions mount in the long-running conflict.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed reports indicating the total closure of the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway.
The Nigerian Army has revealed that it is engaging the remnants of Boko Haram in a clearance operation on the major road leading to Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Nigerian Army on Monday said some people in the country had politicised the fight against Boko Haram in the North-East, warning that it would “monitor and take necessary action against the perpetrators”.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.
Troops on Sunday neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.
The Nigerian Army has cautioned against insinuations capable of causing panic and displacement in resettled communities in Borno.
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole has raised alarm that some individuals are trying create panic and unnecessary humanitarian problems in Bama, Dikwa and Monguno communities.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said 13 of its soldiers and two police personnel died in a Boko Haram ambush on Monday.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had repelled attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at a military formation in Kukareta, Damaturu Local Government Area of Yobe.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has restated the commitment of the Nigerian Army to support the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) operations in the North-East.
One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
In a dramatic twist, the Nigerian Army has lifted a suspension it placed on activities of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East, after only six hours, quoting certain “interventions by well-meaning and concerned Nigerians.”
The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF activities in the northeast of the country hours after suspending the agency and accusing it of spying for Islamist militants in the restive region.
The Nigerian Army has said it is suspending the operations of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East theatre until further notice.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, with his new rank, with the new top cop promising immediately that he will ensure a level playing ground for all political parties in the forthcoming elections.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has apologised to Mr Suleiman Dikko, the Chief Judge (CJ) of Nasarawa State for disrupting the sitting of his court.
A 31-year-old chef, Innocent Etim, was on Tuesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Nyanya, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said.
A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old man, Aliyu Balarabe, to three years’ imprisonment without an option of fine for extorting N40,000 phone and hurting a motorcyclist.
Nigeria’s democracy has been ranked 108 out of the 167-country-and-colony in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy index.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will Tuesday (today) communicate its decision on the offers made to it by the Federal Government, its National President Prof Abiodun Ogunyemi said.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the massive achievements of the Buhari Administration have rattled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The Lagos gubernatorial candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, has said the state government is being run in a ‘very opaque’ manner.