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Counter-Offensive: Military inflicts heavy casualties on Boko Haram, kills 100 fighters

•Launches simultaneous attacks against terrorists in four towns •To shift battleground to Baga, Lake Chad Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have in its latest counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations offensive inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East killing about 100 of their fighters. According to the Director

Special Report: Nigeria’s Buhari government massively upgrades the fight … to protect itself

•But Boko Haram still dominates the battlefield Editor's note: This analysis from the Washington, United States based GIS/Defence and Foreign Affairs of the International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA) noted that "a sense of desperation has now enveloped the Nigerian Armed Forces leadership as the insurgencies from Islamist groups — loosely referred

Nigeria: Governing the Ungoverned Spaces

  Editor's note: Nextier SPD Policy Weekly, which provides an analysis of topical conflict, security, and development issues as well as proposes recommendations to address them takes another look at the menacing armed bandits in Nigeria's North West region. The publication analysed how the difficult terrain and other security challenges across the

Troops kill 4 Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno, recover weapons

Joint Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Nigerian Air Force has on Sunday killed four Boko Haram terrorists and recover weapons in Borno state. The Director Army Public Relations, Sani Usman disclosed in a statement on Monday According to the statement, the terrorists came at about 5.00pm to attack Maibukarti village along

Knifar Women:  AI demands justice for victims of Boko Haram, military ‘assaults’

•Launches online campaign, secures 2000 volunteers    Senator Iroegbu  The global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) has demanded justice thousands of women in North East Nigeria, who were rescued from Boko Haram terrorists but allegedly molested by the Nigerian military. These women have since bandied themselves into a group under the umbrella of

Rights Violations: FG protecting military officials, Boko Haram terrorists— Amnesty International

•Urges ICC to probe Nigerian gov't failure to sanction perpetrators  Sam Ogun The Amnesty International (AI) has accused Nigeria's Federal Government of shielding the military top brass and commanders as well as Boko Haram terrorists engaged in rights violations from prosecution.   To this end, AI in a statement on Monday to make the