Nigeria appoints new chief to head Boko Haram fight
Nigeria has replaced the officer leading troops fighting Boko Haram, the army said on Thursday, after a recent surge in deadly attacks in the country's remote northeast.
NHIS chief, Attahiru, pledges robust services
As the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) simmers, its new acting Executive Secretary, Ibrahim Attahiru, has pledged a robust national healthcare coverage.
Army launches mobile strike force to crush Boko Haram insurgents
Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, made the announcement on Tuesday at the inauguration of the force at Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.
Military, UN end rift as Boko Haram kills four
In a move to resolve its disagreement with the United Nations (UN), the Nigerian military has declared support for the global body’s operations in the insurgency-ravaged north-east region.
Troops kill 404 Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 1,018 civilians in four months
Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, has said 404 Boko Haram terrorists were killed, while 15 soldiers were lost in the fight against insurgents in last four months.