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13 civilians reportedly killed in air raid in Borno

At least 13 civilians were reportedly killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno State, residents and a security source said Sunday. Multiple inhabitants of Gajiganna village, 50 kilometres (30 miles) from state capital Maiduguri, told AFP a military jet on Tuesday targeted jihadists

Nigerian Troops kill two fleeing Terrorists in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says it's Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade conjunction with some members of the Civilian Joint Task Force has killed two members of a suspected terrorist group operating along Gwoza axix in an ambush conducted in Sabon Gari and Jirawa Village in Borno state. The Acting Director

NAF jets Destroy Terrorists’ hideouts, neutralize several in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air (NAF) Force says it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and killed several fighters at Gobara and Bakassi, Borno State in separate air raids conducted on Friday. The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola who

Troops kill three terrorists, rescue 42 Women, 51 Children in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The troops of 112 Task Force Battalion and 22 Brigade in collaboration with members of Civilian Joint Task Force and Vigilante group had on Saturday conducted a clearance operation in Borno villages respectively which led to the rescue of women and children used as labourers. The Director Army Public Relations,

Troops destroy new terorists’ camps in Borno, rescue 5 women, children

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says it's troops of 112 Task Force Battalion on clearance operations in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force, on Tuesday raided and destroyed a cluster of recently established Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) camps along Kajeri village, Borno State. The Director, Army Public Relations, Col.

UNICEF condemns use of children as human bombs in north-east Nigeria

Nosa Enobhayisobo The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the use of children as human bombs and in any combat or non-combat roles in the conflict in north-east Nigeria.   The UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins condemned the use three children to detonate bombs in Borno State. Hawkins lamented that

Islamic State attacks military base in Borno, kills commander

Godsgift Onyedinefu Islamic State claimed fighters from its West Africa Province affiliate reportedlly attacked a military base in the northern Borno state town of Kareto, killing the battalion’s commanding officer. ISIS in a Thursday, June 13 statement said ISWAP fighters attacked the base in Kareto with light medium and heavy weapons. It claimed “at