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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.
Fifty people remained missing on Thursday as Kenyan security forces searched for suspects involved in the brazen attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that killed 21 people.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged Iran to “get out of Syria fast’’, local media reported.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.
“These enthusiastic and inspiring men, exemplified the values of our nation and the military which is loyalty, courage, selfless service, respect, honour and dignity.”
The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018.
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.
The Nigerian Army says troops of the 707 Special Forces Brigade have killed several terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), in northern Borno State after launching an operation to retake the towns recently invaded and occupied by the 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.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed reports indicating the total closure of the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway.
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.
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.
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.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General T. Y. Buratai, and his gallant troops have continued to receive plaudits for the remarkable efforts in clamping down insurgency.
Troops on Thursday neutralised six Boko Haram terrorists and destroyed their hideouts at Gawa and Boskoro villages of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has alleged that the avalanche of fake news, especially on social media, targeted at the Nigerian military is the handiwork of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and his media organisation.
Twenty years ago Jean-Marc Michaud was a paratrooper who proudly marched with the army down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on France’s national holiday.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has challenged the Federal Government to show evidence that he benefitted from the N156m slush fund that allegedly led to the collapse of the defunct Platinum Habib Bank.
The club’s Team Manager Kabiru Baleria was installed as the acting technical adviser and he was in charge of the team’s last two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches against Heartland and El Kanemi Warriors respectively.
No fewer than 11,000 Corps members in Kano state are currently undergoing training organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that the country needs a sincere and honest President like Muhammadu Buhari to lead the country.
As the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) releases its December 2018 inflation figures this week, leading research firms in the country, FSDH Research and Financial Derivatives Company (FDC), said in their forecasts at the weekend that the nation’s inflation rate for December 2018 would increase.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state on Tuesday distributed micro-credit loans to widows of soldiers who lost their lives in the war against the Boko Haram sect.
Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Chelsea over allegations of racist chanting at the Europa League match against Vidi.
Gonzalo Higuain declined to comment on reports of a move to Chelsea on his return to Italy in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Kano State commissioner of police, Alhaji Rabiu Yusuf, has assured that adequate securities have been put in place to guarantee the safety of all and sundry before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.