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Jakana: Special Force eliminates 11 Boko Haram fighters, nab six commanders

•NIS boss urges security spokespersons to communicate all the time Senator Iroegbu  In a commando style, gallant troops deployed have killed 11 Boko Haram (BH) insurgents, together with their informants. PRNigeria gathered that the troops, who first disguised themselves, successfully laid an ambush along a road in Jakana axis of Borno State, before

Captain Ohakwe died in accident, not killed by Boko Haram–Investigation

Senator Iroegbu The rumoured news of the killing of one Ohakwe Egegus Ikechukwu, a Captain of the Nigerian Army (NA 15045), by Boko Haram (BH) terrorists in Borno is not true, PRNigeria's investigation has revealed. Capt. Ikechukwu, an indigene of Imo State, was reported by some online media, to have been

Biu to Boko Haram: It’s time to surrender and allow peace reign

Senator Iroegbu The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Maj-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has renewed call to Boko Haram insurgents to surrender their arms. Biu made the call at a feast organized in his honour on Saturday at the Command Guest House Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. President Muhammad Buhari

Special Force detects location of missing aid workers, arrests Boko Haram informants

Senator Iroegbu A special force comprising operatives of intelligence service and the military have detected the location of missing humanitarian aid workers of Action Against Hunger (AAH) who were declared missing after Boko Haram terrorists ambushed their vehicle in Borno State.An intelligence operative told PRNigeria that the operation of special

Boko Haram: How ‘cancelled pass’ led to the death of Colonel Elemele, others

•Children get support from Rivers govt Jude Johnson Fresh revelations have emerged on the circumstances that led to the death of Colonel Kenneth Eze Elemele, a captain and three other soldiers of the 29 Taskforce Brigade in Borno State on Wednesday. Colonel Elemele, the army captain, and four other soldiers of the

Money stolen by escorts soldiers said to be N1bn, GOC under arrest–Investigation

Jude Johnson The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, as new revelation emerged that the money stolen by the escort soldiers is N1 billion and not N400 million initially

NYSC to partner ICPC in mobilization of corps members

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Management of the Nation Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and that of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have agreed to partner in ensuring that graduates mobilized for national service are genuine. This came at the instance of a courtesy visit to ICPC Headquarters, Abuja

Identities of officers ‘killed’ in Boko Haram/ISWAP ambush revealed

•Army confirms death of Colonel, Captain and three soldiers •Troops neutralise several terrorists, recover gun truck, arms, RPG tubes and ammunition Jude Johnson The friends and relatives of some of the officers and soldiers killed in the latest attacks by Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State in West Africa Province

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