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Not less than 13 soldiers of 198 battalion were killed Tuesday along Damboa-Maiduguri highway in Borno State when they ran into an ambush laid by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists”.
Farouq Yahaya, a major general, on Friday took over as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has approved the appointment of a new Theatre Commander for Operation Lafiya Dole, as well as a new General Officer Commanding 1 Infantry Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna
The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, General Olusegun Adeniyi, has been sent back to school to be a research fellow at Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) in Abuja. His posting was among the dozens...
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.
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.
The Nigerian Army says it has rescued students of Federal Government Girls College, Maiduguri, who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state.
A journalist reporting for Daily Trust Newspaper, Omirin Olatunji, has regained his freedom hours after he was whisked away by personnel of the Nigerian Army in Borno State.
Survivors of the last Thursday Boko Haram attack on a commercial vehicle conveying some travelers including soldiers and police personnel on Borno highway have revealed how Boko Haram abducted seven people.
The Nigerian Army has confirmed an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists on the convoy of the theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), Maj.-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, on Monday.
The Nigerian Army said its soldiers engaged in the counter-insurgency operations have killed 13 members of the Boko Haram group and recovered 3 Gun Trucks, 3 Anti Aircraft Guns and 12 AK 47 Rifles.
The United Nations and the European Union are ready to mobilise more support and resources to help Nigerian troops “defeat and eliminate” Boko Haram terrorists, UN special representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohammed Ibn-Chambas, said.
Scores of Boko Haram fighters were at the weekend burnt to death in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State during a fierce battle with troops of 64 and 98 Task Force Battalions and elements of the Armed Forces Special Forces Battalion at Malam Fatori.
The Nigerian Army says its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
There are strong indications that the Nigerian Army will not suspend Operation Positive Identification which began nationwide on Friday despite criticisms from the National Assembly and social-political groups including Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum.=
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kano State would experience flooding in 2020.
Russia may be able to produce five million doses of its new COVID-19 vaccine monthly by December, the Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Alexander Gintsburg, said on Wednesday.
The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Nigerian Youth on the occasion of the International Youth Day 2020.
Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has said goodbye to posting bikini pictures on Instagram, revealing that it is taking the shine off her tennis career.
The Defence Headquarters has said that the reported activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups in West Africa is not new.
Nutritionist have warned against feeding cow milk to infants aged less than a year as it increases the rate of diseases in children.
Arsenal are set to complete two key deals this week as they prepare for the coming season.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has petitioned the Inspector General of Police over alleged N1, 625,467,200 contracts said to have been paid for by the agency but unexecuted by contractors.
Nigeria defender Tyronne Ebuehi is set to join Dutch club FC Twente from Portuguese Primeira Liga side Benfica.