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Army kills scores of terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army has killed scores of Boko Haram insurgents who ‘mistakenly’ attacked a military base in Damasak, Borno State.The Army spokesperson, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement yesterday in Maiduguri, said the terrorists attempted to attack the military formation at 6p.m. on Wednesday, but were outsmarted by the ‘gallant […]

Army hands over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to UNICEF
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Army hands over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to UNICEF

[File] Troops of 3 Battalion on operation LAFIYA DOLE.<br />Photo: Twitter/HQNigerianArmy The Nigerian Army on Saturday handed over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) for rehabilitation. Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, who disclosed this at the command headquarters in Maiduguri, […]

Troops kill notorious kidnapper, nab ransom negotiator in Zamfara
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Troops kill notorious kidnapper, nab ransom negotiator in Zamfara

Nigerian Army The troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army under Operation Whirl Punch, have neutralised five bandits, including a notorious kidnapper from Zamfara State identified as Sani Danbuzuwa. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division, Col. Muhammad Dole, made this known in a statement yesterday. He, however, regretted that one […]

Army to collaborate with Borno hunters to fight Boko Haram terrorists
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Army to collaborate with Borno hunters to fight Boko Haram terrorists

Nigerian Army The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante/Hunters Association in Borno that it is ready to collaborate with them in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North East. According to a statement by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brig.-Gen. […]

Army re-deploys theatre command, MNJTF commanders, others
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Army re-deploys theatre command, MNJTF commanders, others

Nigeria Army.<br />Photo: TWITTER/ HQNigerianArmy The Nigerian Army has yesterday announced major re-deployments of senior officers, staff and other top military appointments in the country. The re-deployments and postings were disclosed in a statement released yesterday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu. He said the posting affected […]

Boko Haram jihadists raid military base in Borno
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Boko Haram jihadists raid military base in Borno

Nigeria Army.<br />Photo: TWITTER/ HQNigerianArmy Boko Haram fighters aboard dozens of vehicles raided a base near a key city in northeast Nigeria, in their latest assault on the security forces, police and local militia said Friday. Following the attack, the Nigerian army announced a “major” redeployment of senior officers, naming […]

Army seeks partnership with associations to end insurgency
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Army seeks partnership with associations to end insurgency

Nigeria Army.<br />Photo: TWITTER/ HQNigerianArmy The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, has urged trade unions and co-operative societies in Borno State to support the military to end Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. A statement in Maiduguri yesterday by Director, Army Public Relations, […]