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Nigerian Army denies removal of Texas Chukwu as spokesman based on incapability

The Nigerian Army has denied media report that the removal of its Spokesman, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, and replacement by Brigadier General Usman Sani was as a result of the former handle and manage proper information regarding the ongoing counter insurgency in the north east.

Sani Usman returns as Army spokesman

A former Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, has returned as the spokesman of the Service.

Nigerian Army tasks troops on battle readiness against Boko Haram insurgent

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.

Boko Haram attacks three military bases in North-East

Boko Haram jihadists at the weekend attacked three military bases in northeast Nigeria, putting the spotlight on insecurity in Nigeria just three months before presidential polls.

Insurgency: Nigerian Army constructs holding facility in Borno

The Nigerian Army says it has embarked on the construction of a holding facility in Borno to improve detainee management of insurgents during investigations.
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UK restates commitment to support fight against Boko Haram

The UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism in the northeast.

NAWOJ commends military over successes in counter insurgency operations

The Borno chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), has commended the Nigerian Army (NA) over the successes recorded in the fight against insurgents in the North-East.

Nigerian Army redeploys Boko Haram war commander, others

The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.

Nigerian Army overpowers Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe

The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe had been brought under control after troops foiled terrorists attempted attack on the military location in the town.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian Army restores normalcy in Yobe community after failed terrorists’ attack

The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State had been brought under control after troops foiled an attempted attack by terrorists on the military location in the town.

Nigerian Army denies alleged killing of two Shiite faithful in Zuba religious procession

The Nigerian Army last night claimed it was not aware of any clash by its personnel with members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites in Zuba, Abuja, yesterday.

Nigeria, Cameroon military partner on counter insurgency

The Nigerian Army and its Cameroonian counterpart on Friday agreed to work closely to fight Boko Haram insurgents in their borders.
Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Army addressing the troops

Boko Haram: NGO lauds military’s successes

Non-Violent Peace Initiative (NVPI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has commended the Nigerian Army over successes recorded in the counter-insurgency campaign and peace restoration in the North-East.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Nigerian Army: Six soldiers injured as troops repel Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian Army said that six soldiers sustained injury while repelling Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush at Arege area of Borno on Friday.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops repel terrorists attack in Borno

Nigerian Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, has said that troops, on Friday, repelled Boko Haram terrorists attack at Arege in Borno.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram is ungodly and crime against humanity

The Acting General Commanding Officer (GOC) 7 Division, Maiduguri, Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu says everything about Boko Haram is ungodly and crime against humanity that must be resisted by all.

Nigerian Army conducts show of force in Borno

The Nigerian Army, in conjunction with other security agencies, conducted a show of force in Dikwa Emirate in Borno on Saturday to demonstrate their commitment to protect the people.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Troops kill five Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed five Boko Haram insurgents in northern part of Borno.

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