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Troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) yesterday conducted a fighting patrol along the Mararaba Junction – Kirawa road in the same LGA.
At least 27 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been rescued and nine suspected spies for Boko Haram terrorists arrested in separate clearance operations by troops combating terrorism in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said on Tuesday.
Gunmen, on Friday, attacked a military formation at Sunke community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing nine soldiers in the process.
Soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in the North East have killed three Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunition from them.
The Super Camp strategy adopted by the military in the war against insurgency in the North-east may have given the terrorists opportunity to occupy more territories from where they launch assaults on the troops, an investigation has revealed.
Troops have neutralised three Boko Haram terrorists during a clearance operation in Kirawa area of Borno State, the Army said on Thursday.
Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has urged all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Gwoza taking refuge in Maiduguri, to return home, assuring them of their safety.
At least 12 persons have been slaughtered and more than 10 persons abducted in multiple attacks by Boko haram terrorists in Borno.
Brig. Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, has tasked troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to be alert, courageous and decisive in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commission For Refugees (UNHCR) have yesterday, expressed worry over rampant sexual and gender-based violence in most Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno and therefore called for an end to the menace.
The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has embarked on a 3-day operational visit to the frontline, traversing the Division’s deployments in Bama and Gwoza Local Governemnt Areas of Borno State.
Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram.
The Nigerian Army said it had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday urged humanitarian agencies and non-governmental organisations operating in the northeast to always follow due process while carrying out their activities.
A humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, has decried the pathetic state of newly-arrived displaced persons (IDPs) in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno.
A 15 year-old former Boko Haram bomb maker has made a chilling confession about how he made over 500 underwear Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used by insurgents for suicide missions on soft targets in the last five years.
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Former Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United will try to maintain its unbeaten run in the 2019/20 season when they clash with Heartland FC in one of the Matchday 7 fixtures at Okigwe Township Stadium tomorrow.
Wife of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Mrs Ope Sowore, has sent a message to President Muhammadu Buhari that she and her children are waiting for the return of her husband.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has tasked officers and commanders of Nigerian Army units and formations to ensure improvement on current operational successes in 2020.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.
FMDQ Securities Exchange, through its Board Listings, Markets and Technology Committee, approved the listing of 500 million units of N1.00 each of SFS Fixed Income Fund on its platform.
Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23, were commemorated at the services, which included a minute’s silence. They were stabbed to death by convicted terrorist Usman Khan, 28, at a prisoner rehabilitation conference on Friday.
Five inmates of the Ikoyi Medium Security Custodial Centre have been electrocuted to death and seven severely injured when an electrical fault occurred on Monday morning in the cell in which they were locked up.
As Ekiti State gears up to host the crusade of world renowned evangelist Reinhard Bonnke from December 5, Bonnke’s Christian for All Nations (CFAN) organisation has urged Nigerians to pray against the scourge of kidnapping and the crime wave across the country, for sustainable peace to be enjoyed by all.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Sunday confirmed that five persons died in a motor accident along the Sagamu axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.