Army arrests 16 Boko Haram commanders, others in Borno
Troops of 21, 26 Task Force and Special Armoured Brigades with support from members of the Civilian JTF have arrested 16 Boko Haram commanders and others in the Pulka-Gwoza axis of Borno State.
Civilian JTF releases 894 children in Maiduguri, says UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), yesterday, said no fewer than 894 children, including 106 girls, have been released from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri.
Suicide bombers kill JTF member, three villagers in Borno
The Borno Police Command said two female and a male suicide bombers killed a civilian JTF and three villagers after the strapped Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were detonated in Umarari village on the outskirts of Maiduguri at the weekend.
... Discovers babies’ factory in Maiduguri
The Borno State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Kaka Shehu Lawan, said government has discovered a ‘baby factory,’ where babies were being sold in Maiduguri for N100, 000 each.
Civilian JTF replaces troops to secure Bama
Member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and vigilance groups are to secure the recaptured Bama in Borno State while troops are deployed in the border communities of Banki and Gulumba.
Troops kill 11 gunmen, two terrorists in Zamfara, Borno
Troops of the 223 Battalion while on field training and operations have killed 11 armed bandits during patrol of the forests code-named “Harbin Kunama” to fish out miscreants in Zamfara State.