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Nigerian Army redeploys Boko Haram war commanders, other officers

The Nigerian Army has announced a major redeployment of senior officers in Command, Staff and other appointments.
VP Osinbajo; Senior Special Assistant on Internally Displaced Persons, Dr. Mariam Masha (2nd right) with staff and students of Children Learning Centre, Maiduguri.

Boko Haram: VP Osinbajo visits orphans’ special school in Maiduguri

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid a visit to the Special School for children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency, in Maiduguri.
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Boko Haram: Vice President Osinbajo visits orphans’ special school in Maiduguri

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid a visit to the Special School for children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency, in Maiduguri.

Boko Haram: Troops urged to respect human rights

Major General Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, has reiterated that respect for human rights and protection of civilians by troops in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in North East must be sacrosanct.

Theatre Commander: Military has crushed Boko Haram

The Nigerian military on Thursday said the last of the Boko Haram insurgents have been pushed into the Lake Chad water.

32 killed, 84 injured in Borno explosion

A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.

Police: 20 killed, 48 injured as explosion rocks Borno village

No fewer than twenty persons have been confirmed killed after an explosion in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Human Rights abuse: Join troops in Sambisa to monitor cases – Soldiers tell NHRC

Some soldiers currently fighting ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the northeast have called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to join troops in Sambisa and monitor developments.

Nigerian, Cameroonian troops overrun Boko Haram camp in Borno

Nigerian troops in a joint Counter Insurgency Operation with Cameroonian Defence Forces and the Civilian Joint Task Force in Borno State on Thursday overran a Boko Haram hide out in Bukar Maryam and Abaganaram villages of Borno State.

General Nicholas: Wrong narratives undermining military operations against Boko Haram

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has lamented that a wrong narrative about the ongoing war on terror is undermining the operation and misrepresenting it in the public domain.

Boko Haram: NSCDC deploys 50 personnel to Jiddari Polo

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday says it deployed 50 under-cover personnel to enhance security in Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri to check security.

Nigerian Army rescinds persona non grata declaration on three UNICEF staff

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas has rescinded the persona non grata declaration on three UNICEF staff at the weekend.

In Pictures: Nigerian Army engineers build modern detention centre

The Nigerian Army has constructed a two hundred capacity modern detention centre at the Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri.

Military opens new detention centre in Maiduguri

The military has opened a 300-capacity detention camp in an army base in Maiduguri.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army declares three UNICEF staff persona non grata

Three staff of UNICEF working in Maiduguri have been declared persona non grata by the Nigerian Army over spurious and false allegations on troops of operation Lafiya Dole.

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops successfully repelled attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Jidari-Polo area of Maiduguri.

Boko Haram commanders surrender to Nigerian Army

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said two Boko Haram commanders and the insurgents’ physician have surrendered to Nigerian Army.

Nigerian military to launch Operation Last Hold in northern Borno

A special excercise tagged Operation LAST HOLD, aimed at completely liberating the northern Borno from remnant of Boko Haram, and return displaced persons to their homes and farmlands, is in the offing, according to Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said.

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