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General Buratai: We’re re-strategising to deal with terrorists, kidnappers, cattle rustlers

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.

Nigerian Army promotes 3,729 soldiers fighting Boko Haram

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.

Nigerian military expresses readiness to permanently end Boko Haram insurgency

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.

Naval officer killed by Boko Haram buried in Bayelsa

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.

Nigerian Army kills give Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa

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.

Troops kill 5 Boko Haram insurgents, cleared more enclaves in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed five Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.

Nigerian military loses two soldiers in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian troops have lost two soldiers in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.

Troops rescue 1,127 hostages from Boko Haram

Troops of the Nigeria military have rescued a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region.

Boko Haram: Military denies halting operation to aid Abubakar Shekau

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.

Miltary unaware of Yobe school abduction – spokesman

The military on Wednesday said it was unaware of the abduction of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dipcha in Yobe State.

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.

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.

Nigerian Army embarks on water project in Sambisa Forest

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.

Troops kill 186 insurgents, rescue 3,745 people in North-East – official

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.

Nigerian Army rescues 46 Boko Haram captives in Sambisa

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” .

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.

Troops crush fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in 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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