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Theatre commander tasks troops to end Boko Haram insurgency

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.

Nigerian Army seeks information on movements of Boko Haram terrorists

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.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army threatens to treat civilians hiding information about Boko Haram as terrorists

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.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram threatens civilians to vacate homes in Borno

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.

Nigerian Army denies closure of Maiduguri-Damaturu road

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed reports indicating the total closure of the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway.

Nigerian military in clearance operation on major road to Maiduguri

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.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram war has been politicised

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.

Nigerian Army denies closing Maiduguri-Monguno road

The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian troops neutralise 3 female suicide bombers

Troops on Sunday neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army cautions against insinuations capable of causing panic, displacement

The Nigerian Army has cautioned against insinuations capable of causing panic and displacement in resettled communities in Borno.

Don’t instigate people to leave their communities – military

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.

13 soldiers killed in Christmas eve Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said 13 of its soldiers and two police personnel died in a Boko Haram ambush on Monday.
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.

13 soldiers, one policeman killed as troops confront Boko Haram in Yobe

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

Boko Haram: Theatre commander reaffirms support for NEMA

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.

Soldier killed as troops repel attack by insurgents disguised as aid workers

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.

Nigerian Army withdraws allegations, lifts suspension on UNICEF activities in North-East

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.”

Nigerian military bans, lifts ban on UNICEF within hours

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.

Nigerian military suspends UNICEF activities in North-East

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.

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