Defence denies detention of kids as terrorists in North East
The Defence Headquarters has denied the claim by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that the Nigerian armed forces were arbitrarily detaining children in detention facilities across the North East.
NAPTIP seeks military cooperation against human trafficking
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) has sought the cooperation of the Armed Forces in the fight against human trafficking in the country.
Army kills 7 Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons in Borno
The Nigerian Army says its men killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons in Azaya Kalmari village in Mafa local government area of Borno state on Friday.
Army rescues 148 from Boko Haram in Borno
Troops of 21 Brigade of Operation Lafiya Dole has rescued 148 captives from Boko Haram insurgents during a in of Borno State.
Troops kill 15 insurgents in Lake Chad operation
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Camerounian Defense Forces yesterday killed 15 terrorists while clearing remnants of insurgents on Lake Chad Islands of Borno State.Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement released Wednesday...
Troops kill four, arrest five terrorists in Gombe, Borno
The military says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed four and arrested four Boko Haram terrorists in a coordinated effort with the Department of State Services (DSS) in Gombe and Borno states.
Army refutes report on suspension of offensive to aid Shekau’s escape
The Nigerian Army on Friday said troops movement under Operation Deep Punch II was temporarily halted in line with military plan and strategy and in view of the exigencies of time.
Troops wound Boko Haram factional leader
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has disclosed that the factional leader of Boko Haram, Mamman Nur, was injured in yesterday’s coordinated military bombardment of the Lake Chad region in Borno State.