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Operation Deep Punch II
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Army was re-strategising to deal decisively with kidnapping and cattle rustling which is backing rampant in North Central and North West part of the country.
The Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai, has approved the release of special promotion for 3,729 troops of Operation Lafiya Dole who participated in Operation DEEP PUNCH II in Sambisa Forest.
Following various deterrent options put in place by the Federal Government to dissuade Boko Haram terrorists from their course of insurgency; the Nigerian military have spearheaded efforts to finding lasting solution to the menace of the terrorists.
Emotions ran high, on Saturday, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as the body of Lt. Waze Kamara Egba of the Nigeria Navy killed by Boko Haram, last Tuesday, was brought home for burial.
The Nigeran Army has said its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, conducting Operation Deep Punch ll to clear Boko Haram terrorists from the Sambisa forest and Lakechad Islands, have killed five insurgents.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed five Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.
The Nigerian troops have lost two soldiers in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.
The Nigerian Army has flayed insinuations that troops movement under Operation DEEP PUNCH II was temporarily halted to aid Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, escaped.
The military on Wednesday said it was unaware of the abduction of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dipcha in Yobe State.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had drilled a bore hole in Sambisa Forest to enhance water supply to troops and communities in the area as part of efforts to make the forest habitable.
The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that its troops killed 186 Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad region in the past one month.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had rescued 46 captives and destroyed a highly fortified Boko Haram insurgents’ camp deep inside Sambisa forest as part of its ongoing “clearance operation” .
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.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in continuation of Operation Deep Punch II against Boko Haram on Sunday crushed fleeing terroriststs in Gonori area of Yobe State.
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