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Major-General Benson Akinroluyo

Theatre commander tasks troops to end Boko Haram insurgency

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.

Nigerian Army seeks information on movements of Boko Haram terrorists

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.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram war has been politicised

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”.

Nigerian troops neutralise 3 female suicide bombers

Troops on Sunday neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.

Don’t instigate people to leave their communities – military

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.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olanisakin, accompanied by 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-1

CDS, service chiefs visit Maiduguri to assess security situation

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.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army announces plan to relocate Baga residents

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.”

Nigerian Army insists Baga under control amid rumours of Boko Haram take over

The Nigerian Army has insisted that Baga is under control, even though a fierce battle with Boko Haram fighters is still in progress.

Nigerian military clears air on Baga attack

The Nigerian Army will today address the press in Maiduguri on the confusing reports from Baga, a fishing town north of Borno.
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.

Service chiefs pay operational visit to Theatre Command

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.
Boko Haram

Suspected terrorists attack Borno town, cart away gun trucks

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.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Boko Haram: Coalition commends Nigerian Army for lifting suspension on UNICEF

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.

Nigerian Army withdraws allegations, lifts suspension on UNICEF activities in North-East

In a dramatic twist, the Nigerian Army has lifted a suspension it placed on activities of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East, after only six hours, quoting certain “interventions by well-meaning and concerned Nigerians.”

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.

Tukur Buratai orders field commanders to deny terrorists freedom to attack

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday ordered field commanders in the Theatre of Operation in the Northeast to henceforth deny terrorists groups, militants, kidnappers and criminals any freedom to attack.

Nigerian Army kill Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it had killed several Boko Haram insurgents and recovered weapons in an encounter that ensued at Zari village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno on Friday.

Nigerian Army university to commence admission in 2018

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Army University is expected to commence academic activities before the end of the year.

Nigerian troops kill four Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Troops of 81 Division Task Force battalion deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole to conduct counter terrorism and counter insurgency operations in North-East Nigeria on Tuesday killed three Boko Haram insurgents in a failed ambush staged by the insurgents along Gulumba Gana-Masa-Dikwa road in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.

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