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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.
The Nigerian Army has described as mischievous, reports that it will commence a nationwide exercise code-named Operation Positive Identification, which will require Nigerians to show proof of their citizenship to soldiers who will be deployed across the states for the reported operation.
The Central Bank of Nigeria and Lagos State Government team on Saturday assessed the National Arts Theatre, Lagos ahead of new investment plan that includes building a Creative Industry Park at the Theatre.
The Serie A champions sacked Maurizio Sarri on Saturday following their Champions League last-16 exit at the hands of Lyon on Friday night.
Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation.
No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.
The United States National Counterintelligence and Security Centre has alleged that China, Russia and Iran were interfering in the 2020 electoral process.
Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
The United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has dragged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, seeking that his seat be declared vacant, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Senator Barnabas Gemade of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, has again decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.