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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

Boko Haram reportedly seizes Baga, five other communities in Borno

Boko Haram reportedly now controls Baga and neighboring villages in the Lake Chad axis of Northern Borno State, North East Nigeria, multiple sources and fleeing residents say. Sources said there were no more military presence in Baga as they were forced to retreat by the rampaging Boko Haram insurgents who attacked

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