An aid convoy driver was killed and six people are missing following an ambush in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, the NGO Action Against Hunger said on Friday. Action Against Hunger (also called ACF) said in a statement that a member of staff was among the missing after a convoy of aid workers
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
Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed additional terrorists’ structures and killed some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Bakassi on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State in an air strike conducted on Saturday.
Godsgift Onyedinefu The United Nations (UN) Interagency Standing Committee (IASC) says the humanitarian crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states needs renewed support in the face of the recent upsurge in violence and growing humanitarian needs. IASC, made up of senior officials from UN agencies and NGOs, said this in a statement in Abuja
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
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
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,
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.
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
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