Operation Lafiya Dole
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.
UN raises alarm over ‘unauthorised search’ at humanitarian workers’ base
The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, yesterday expressed “grave concern” over “unauthorized search” by security forces on a UN base...
Army kill six Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State
A statement signed by Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman, yesterday, said the suspected terrorists were ambushed on Monday at Bulabirin and Mongole villages in Dikwa Local Council of Borno State.
Army court sentences three soldiers to 33 years imprisonment in Borno
The Nigerian Army Court Martial (NACM) sitting in Maiduguri has sentenced three soldiers to 23 years and 10 years imprisonment respectively for various offences.
Lack of appropriate marking caused Rann IDPs bombing, says DHQ
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said the January 17 bombing of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Rann, Borno State, where hundreds of IDPs...
Troops rescue injured terrorist in Borno
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole fighting insurgency in the North-East, have rescued Abba Mustapha, an injured suspected Boko Haram terrorist after heavy bombardment in Ngala in Borno.
Boko Haram sent me to die for refusing marriage proposals, says suicide bomber
A 14 year old female suspected suicide bomber says Boko Haram leaders choose her to detonate an Improvised Explosive Device in Maiduguri because she refused to get married to their members in Sambisa Forest.