Boko Haram abducts 22 girls, women in Borno
A member of Civilian JTF, Tanko Dahiru has said suspected Boko Haram gunmen, in a convoy of pickup trucks, attacked Pulka village in Borno State, kidnapping 18 girls and four women, without killing or injuring any person in the early hours of Thursday.
Boko Haram top member surrenders – Army
A high ranking member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Mr Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele has surrendered to 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade troops at Damasak.
Army officer, others killed while pursuing fleeing Boko Haram
Usman disclosed this yesterday in a statement issued in Maiduguri, the state capital. He said that the fallen heroes were killed, while chasing Boko Haram terrorists to five different villages in northern Borno.
Troops arrest ex-police inspector over alleged possession of arms
Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director Army Public Relations, announced the arrest while giving update on troops deployed on Operation Lafiya Dole and other internal security operations in the North East and North West.
HURIWA faults Army’s investigation of Amnesty’s report on killings, rights’ abuses
A pro-democracy and Civil rights body, Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA), says the belated decision by the Army’s headquarters to investigate the Amnesty International’s report on the killing of over 200 members....
Troops kill two female suicide bombers, one other
Two teenage female suicide bombers in explosive vests were shot dead by troops as they made an attempt to sneak into Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
Troops kill two Boko Haram terrorists, soldier feared dead, two others missing
One Soldier was feared killed and two others missing during a fierce gun-battle between troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and remnants of Boko Haram insurgents around the Gwari/Ganye axis of Borno State.
Nigerian, Cameroonian troops kill terrorists, arrest others in Borno
The spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman said some Boko Haram terrorists were killed while two others were arrested in joint military operations by Nigerian and Cameroonian soldiers along the border areas of Borno State.
Two soldiers missing, one killed in Boko Haram operations
The Army has confirmed that one soldier died, two missing and 13 others are wounded in an ongoing operation to rid remnants of terrorists from their hideouts in Borno and Northeast generally.
Army kills 6 terrorists, lost 3 soldiers, 5 wounded
Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it has neutralised six terrorists, but lost three soldiers during an encounter between its troops and Boko Haram insurgents at Damboa Local Area of Borno.