By Mukaila Ola in Maiduguri Gwoza, a garrison town in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, is home to 60,000 people, many of them displaced from their homes elsewhere by the conflict. Living conditions are difficult, there is little humanitarian aid, and frequent clashes take place between the military and armed groups.
The Nigerian Army disclosed that it's troops has killed 7 boko haram terrorists and rescued 73 hostages including women and children in borno state. The Director Army Public Relations, brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu in a statement on Monday said the troops of 26 Task Force Brigade deployed in Sector One of
•Buratai orders immediate investigation •Nigerians react Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has confirmed that two of its soldiers in the North East operation against Boko Haram terrorists were killed by friendly fire in Gwoza, Borno State. This was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Army twitter handle and Facebook page @HQNigerianArmy and HQ Nigerian
As children affected by violence dream of being soldiers to exact retribution, experts call for mental health support. by Chika Oduah The field is wide and scorching under dry midday heat. Dozens of children kick up the sand underneath their sandals. Their shrieks echo as they roll their heads back in carefree laughter.
•Operational bases in Adamawa, Nasarawa states Jude Johnson The Nigerian military has expressed concern over the emergence of Hakika Islamic Sect with strange doctrines. This was raised in a letter by the 192 Battalion (main), Headquarters Nigerian Army, Gwoza Borno State informing the Nigerian Immigration Service in the area to monitor that