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Nigerian Troops kill eight Terrorists in fresh Baga attack

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh encounter with the terrorists in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement in Maiduguri, disclosed that troops of the Special Forces command

Boko Haram: Troops urged to sustain high combat spirit after victory in baga

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducting clearance operations in Baga town and adjoining villages have been urged to sustain the fighting spirit with which they have defeated Boko Haram terrorists in Baga and other surrounding villages. The Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Benson Akinroluyo gave the charge

Baga: Victory against boko haram terrorists very near — Buratai

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has assured that victory against Boko Haram terrorists is very near while commending the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole for their triumphant entry, clearing of the strategic town of Baga and in neutralizing the Boko Haram terrorists. Buratai however charged the

Editorial Reports: Why armed military men arrested Daily Trust journalists in Maiduguri

Jude Johnson Armed military men have invaded Daily Trust regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State and arrested the Regional Editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter Ibrahim Sawab. They also requested to see the Political Editor, Hamza Idris whose name has appeared in bylines of major exclusive and investigative reports. Though it

Soldiers’ Accounts: How tactical blunders, sabotage exposed Nigerian troops to Boko Haram attacks

In summary •Disbanded Metele unit moved to Malfatori rather than Kukawa Cross •Arage Battalion moved to MNJTF instead of Kekeno •Over 54 soldiers deserted in the last two weeks •Unit Commander dismisses soldiers •37 soldiers still missing after Jeli attack The current upsurge in Boko Haram

NAF Destroys ISWAP’s Meeting Venue Near Baga

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a building being used as meeting venue by Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters near Baga in Northern Borno State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola said