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The Nigerian Army says it is fully in support of the ongoing efforts of Borno State government to relocate and resettle the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the state back to their ancestral homes.
Not a few Nigerians are amused at the theatre of the absurd playing out at the Niger Delta Development Commission. The whole circus show climaxed last Monday when three dramas took place during the House of Representatives Probe Panel of the 20-year-old interventionist agency.
The killed terrorists were identified as Tumbun Dabino – Ba Issoufo, Tumbun Bororo – Amir Batam, Tumbun Jaki – Almustapha, TumbunBagaruwa – Modou Kollo, Dogon Tchoukou – Issah, Tumbun Rakke – Mustapha Woulama, Tumbun Dila – Boukar Kowa and Tumbun Mita – Abou Aisha.
The Defence Headquarters says more Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have continued to succumb to the superior tactics and fire power of the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East.
No fewer than 115 Boko Haram fighters have been neutralised in nearly two months of military operations in the North East – Borno and Yobe states .
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The Defence Headquarters says Nigerian Armed Forces has neutralised over 343 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the Northeast theatre of operations between March 18 and May 5.
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The Defence Headquaters says the Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have eliminated 134 Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and arrested 16 informants in Borno.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the North East to oversee and direct the overall operation in the theatre and other army operations across the country.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has tasked troops in the north east theatre of operation to braze up for the final defeat of insurgents.
Amid reports that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole retreated and fled after Boko Haram insurgents launched multiple attacks in the North East a few days ago, the Commander of the Theatre, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, said both officers and soldiers of the three battalions deployed to neutralise the terrorists are still on ground.
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Following recent heavy victories and bloody nose inflicted on several Boko Haram and ISWAP hideouts and bases as well as the neutralization of many of their Commanders, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has declared that defeating the terrorists finally and ending Boko Haram menace is just a matter of days away.
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife were rushed from a Paris theatre late Friday after protesters tried to burst in and disrupt the performance.
Troops of the Nigerian Army in continuation of the crackdown on criminal syndicates have encountered and overpowered several terrorist elements in the north east theatre of operation even as free medical outreaches by the Army have been extended to some communities as part of non kinetic military efforts to win support of the people.
The Nigerian Air Force says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
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Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has warned hoodlums to stay away from attacking people’s property in Kogi, saying that decisive actions will be meted out to anyone caught in the act.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice says it is not going back on holding virtual sessions, judgments and court processes, especially in view of its affordability to the common citizens of the community.
The Seychelles elected an opposition candidate as president for the first time since 1977, authorities announced on Sunday, and winner Wavel Ramkalawan reaffirmed a pledge to hike the minimum wage after COVID-19 stifled the tourism-dependent economy.
The Open Road release declined 44% from its opening frame and has taken in $7.5 million in its first 10 days in North America. The distributor added screens in New York state following New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to give movie theaters outside of New York City permission to reopen at reduced capacity starting on Oct. 23.
The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has sacked one of his security aides and three grassroots coordinators over the recent destruction of police stations and other properties in their domains.
The Executive Secretary of National Commission for Persons with Disability, James Lalu, said the commission would work with the Nigeria Para-Soccer Federation (NPF) to make the sport an international game.
The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed eight nominees as chairman and commissioners of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC), ahead of the local government election.
Gov Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has lifted the 24 – hour indefinite curfew he imposed on the state, following the return of peace to Akure, the state capital.
An APC chieftain in Bauchi State, Alhaji Aminu Tukur, on Saturday implored President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis rocking the party in the state.