How troops repelled terrorist attack on Garkida
The Nigerian Army says its troops of 232 Battalion of 23 Armoured Brigade under Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Garkida, Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa successfully thwarted planned attacks by the Boko Haram terrorists on Friday.
Jihadists attack near hotel in Somali capital
A fierce gun battle broke out Tuesday in the Somali capital Mogadishu near a major city centre hotel, security sources and witnesses said, as a jihadist group announced an "operation" there.
Attack on Mali military post kills 49 soldiers
A "terrorist attack" on a military post in strife-torn northeastern Mali has left 49 soldiers dead, the army said Saturday, revising downward an earlier death toll. The assault on Friday at Indelimane, in the Menaka region, close to the border with Niger, was one of the deadliest strikes against Mali's military in a region wracked by Islamist violence.
Attack on Mali military post kills 53 soldiers
Fifty-three soldiers were killed Friday in a "terrorist attack" on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, the government said.
Repentant Boko Haram members can become president - Army GOC
The General Officer Commanding, 7 Division, Maj. Gen Abdulmalik Biu said Boko Haram members willing to surrender their arms and undergo rehabilitation have a chance of becoming Nigeria's president. "An ex-Boko Haram member who has laid down his arms and turns away from negativity stands to become the President of this country and take up…