Operation Lafiya Dole
Residents flee Marwa’s hometown over fresh Boko Haram attack
Unknown number of terrorists and two soldiers sustained injuries when troops of Operation Lafiya Dole clashed with Boko Haram terrorists at a military base in Kannama, Yobe State, on Monday.
Boko Haram has adopted strategy to win public sympathy, says troops commander
Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, has disclosed that Boko Haram has adopted a strategy to win public sympathy. According to him, the insurgents’ new strategy is the ‘unconditional release’ of rustled cattle to rightful owners in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Spokesman of the command, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said this in…
Troops kill two Boko Haram insurgents, rescue two aged women in Borno
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops killed two Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation at Kajeri community in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE said in a statement in Maiduguri that the troops also recovered ammunitions and rescued two…
Army opens road to motorists in Borno, Yobe
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have opened the Maiduguri-Damaturu-Potiskum road to motorists in Borno and Yobe states. Its Spokesman, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, announced opening of the 232-kilometre road in a statement issued yesterday in Maiduguri. According to him, rumours that troops have closed the Maiduguri-Damaturu-Potiskum road were not true. “Our attention has been drawn to…
Troops kill three Boko Haram female bombers in Borno
Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed three Boko Haram female bombers in a clearance military operation in Kubtara village of Borno State. A Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) and suicide vest were recovered during the three-hour patrol in Dikwa-Bama border axis. In a statement by Col. Onyema Nwachukwu yesterday in Maiduguri,…
Army denies closing Maiduguri-Monguno road
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.
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.
Buratai visits troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on operational visit of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of effort to enhance campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast. In a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, said that Buratai had on…
Troops intercept, demobilise two suicide bombers in Borno
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole foiled two female suicide Boko Haram bombers at Mushimari village in Konduga council area of Borno State.