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Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.
The military has called on traditional rulers and the entire people of troubled North East not to relent in offering assistance that will see an end to the Boko Haram crisis.
The Nigerian Army says that its soldiers engaged in counterterrorism operations in the northeast and killed two terrorists, recovering several arms and ammunitions from them.
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.
The Theatre Command of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has tasked troops to sustain high combat spirit to end Boko Haram insurgency and restore peace to the North-east.
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 on Monday said some people in the country had politicised the fight against Boko Haram in the North-East, warning that it would “monitor and take necessary action against the perpetrators”.
Troops on Sunday neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole has raised alarm that some individuals are trying create panic and unnecessary humanitarian problems in Bama, Dikwa and Monguno communities.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olanisakin, accompanied by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibot-Ette Ibas, on Saturday paid operational visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced it is planning to relocate residents of Baga in Borno State “to safer locations in view of the ongoing military operations in the area.”
The Nigerian Army has insisted that Baga is under control, even though a fierce battle with Boko Haram fighters is still in progress.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, on Saturday led other service chiefs on operational visit to the Theatre Command of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.
A group of armed men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have sacked Gudumbali town, the Local Government Headquarters of Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.
A group, Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE), has commended the Nigerian Army’s prompt reversal of its earlier suspension of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) from the northeast of the country.
The management of Sinoria FABCOM, a subsidiary of one of China’s leading business conglomerates, Sinoma, says the company is in Nigeria to help solve the country’s housing problem with its products.
Victor Osimhen scored his 15th goal of the season to help Sporting Charleroi defeat Beerschot-Wilrijk in a Belgian First Division A Europa League play-off encounter.
Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and men to maintain discipline and combat-readiness always to be able to end insurgency and banditry in the country.
The Presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza, describing President Muhammadu Buhari as ”sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.”
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