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Three soldiers, Boko Haram terrorists killed as troops foil attack on Borno community

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole lost their lives while successfully fighting to repel Boko Haram terrorists who attacked Rann in eight gun trucks on Tuesday.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

Nigerian military flags off ‘Operation Python Dance III’ in Maiduguri

The Nigerian military command at the 7 Division Nigeria, Maiduguri, on Monday, flagged off Exercise Egwu Eke III aimed at curbing criminality.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian military has destroyed Boko Haram

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.
Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

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.

Boko Haram: General Buratai honours FOI request, provides army’s expenditure

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Tukur Buratai, has responded to the joint Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in the Northeast.”
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian Army’s victory in Baga excites fishermen

Fishermen in Borno, whose means of livelihood were disrupted by insurgents, have hailed the military over the victory against Boko Haram insurgents.

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.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Boko Haram terrorists flee as Nigerian military retakes Baga

Two soldiers paid the supreme price in a fierce battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Baga town of Kukawa local government area of Borno state, officials said.
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 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 military blocks Borno, Yobe highway

The military, on Wednesday, temporarily shut down major highways in Borno and Yobe states over what security sources called measures against the Boko Haram menace.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF Alpha jet destroys terrorists’ gun trucks in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed some terrorists’ gun trucks in air strikes conducted at Auno in Borno.
Sani Usman

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram pushing hard to infiltrate troops’ locations

Indications further emerged on Monday that Boko Haram insurgents are pushing very hard to overrun troop’s locations in the North East.
Flight Lieutenant Perowei Jacob and Diepriye

Wife of NAF pilot says she learnt about her husband’s death on WhatsApp

Diepreye, the wife of the Nigerian Air Force pilot, Flight Lieutenant Perowei Jacob, who died in the January 2, 2019, Mi-35M helicopter crash, has said that she learnt of his death on a WhatsApp status update.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them

General Buratai leads troops to rout over 100 Boko Haram terrorists

The Nigerian Army said on Monday troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have neutralised over 100 Boko Haram Terrorists in coordinated massive attacks personally led by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, in the theatre of war in Yobe and Borno states.

100 Boko Haram members killed in fight with Nigerian troops

Troops have killed over 100 Boko Haram terrorists in recent various clearance operations in Yobe and Borno, the army said in a statement on Monday.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Air Force strikes Boko Haram in Damasak

The Air Force arm of the military operation against Boko Haram last night said it has destroyed gun trucks belonging to the Boko Haram terrorists and neutralised some of the insurgents in an attack.

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