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Police arrest five soldiers over alleged armed robbery in Borno

The Police Command in Borno State said operatives of “Operation Puff Adder’’ had arrested five soldiers and 83 other suspects over alleged armed robbery and other offences in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Aliyu, made the disclosure in Maiduguri, the state capital on Thursday, while briefing

Borno now safer than Abuja, Zamfara, others, says Shettima

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said that the state which has suffered attack by Boko Haram Terrorists in the last ten years is now safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee on Army, Rima Shawulu and other

Troops rescue 29 women, 25 children from Boko Haram captivity in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says its troops of 22 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with local vigilantes on Clearance Operation in Borno State have rescued 54 suspected kidnapped victims including 29 women and 25 children of various ages and sex from Boko Haram Terrorists. The Army Spokesperson, Col. Sagir Musa

Islamic State claims attack on military base in Borno

•Reportedly killed 11 soldiers Godsgift Onyedinefu The Islamic State claimed fighters from its West Africa Province (ISWAP) affiliate has reportedly killed 11 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Gajigana in the volatile northeastern Borno state. In a Saturday statement, ISIS said ISWAP fighters on Friday, May 10 attacked the

Troops inflicts more casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says it's Troops of 121 and 192 Battalions of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and local vigilantes has inflicted more human and material casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno State. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa disclosed

Boko Haram: 12,000 farmers to benefit from FG Emergency Agricultural Programme

Godsgift Onyedinefu Twelve thousand farmers affected by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State have been enlisted in the federal government’s National Food Security Programme. The farmers are expected to benefit from the emergency agricultural programme, which is to be executed by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). This was disclosed in a statement

Troops kill seven Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Nosa Enobhayisobo Troops of 22 Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army (NA) on Operation HARD STRIKE in collaboration with some members of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), has killed seven Boko Haram Terrorists during a gun battle in Borno State. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa confirmed this in a

371 persons displaced as fire destroys 140 shelters in Borno IDPs camp

The National Emergency Management Agency says 140 shelters were destroyed by fire in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps at Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State. NEMA Northeast Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Maiduguri. Ibrahim said the fire incidents were recorded at Flatari and

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