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Boko haram: Nigerian Army denies attack on troops in Gashigar

The Nigerian army has dismissed report by a foreign media, ISWAP which stated that troops suffered attack by boko haram in Gashigar as false publication aimed at misleading the public and discrediting the millitary. ISWAP an online foreign media had reported on the 26th of august that Boko Haram successfully attacked

Boko Haram meet their waterloo, 50 killed in Damasak

•Buratai supervises operations •Army debunks reported fall of Damasak Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian troops in a renewed offensive in parts of the North East have killed over 50 Boko Haram terrorists that earlier attacked military positions in Damasak, sources revealed to Global Sentinel. Sources close to the theatre of operations, disclosed that the

Boko Haram: Nigerian troops regroup, recapture Gudambali

•Restore normalcy in borno community Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Nigerian Army has on Sunday announced that it has recaptured and restored normalcy to Gudambali community, with combined efforts of troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, after attack by Boko Haram terrorists. Local officials and security sources on Saturday said that Boko Haram jihadists had taken

Army Intercepts 20 suspected bandits in nasarawa, recover weapons

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Nigerian Army has intercepted a Nissan bus with 20 armed occupants suspected to be bandits along Nasarawa - Abuja road while conducting a routine check. Director Army Public Relation Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Saturday, stated that the occupants, when interrogated claimed they were hunters from Adamawa on

Boko Haram: Army redeploys Theatre Commander, MNJTF, others

•Operation Lafiya Dole re-organised, expanded •Now has three sector commands Jude Johnson       The Nigerian Army has in a major shakup announced a major redeployment of senior officers in Command, Staff and other appointments including the Force Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, both

Police arrests syndicate impersonating NGOs

The Borno State Police Command, has arrested one Tijani Babagana of Damboa road Maiduguri, alongside his accomplices, Umar Baba, Mallam Bello, Alhaji Gambo and others for impersonating some unspecified Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to obtain fake car loans from residents of Maiduguri. The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, while

Troops repel boko haram ambush in Yobe

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops successfully repelled an attack on a military patrol team coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Sasawa community in Yobe. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. According to Mr Chukwu, a brigadier general, the gallant

Haram kills six traders in Borno ambush

The Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday. “Six traders were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram gunmen on Tuesday,” said Umar Kachalla, from the volunteer security