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Troops repels Boko Haram attacks in Borno, kills five terrorists

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian army says troops of 64 and 98 Task Force Battalions and elements of the Armed Forces Special Forces Battalion at Malam Fatori in Abadam LGA of Borno State has repelled two seperate attracts launched by Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists. Colonel

NAF kills scores of ISWAP fighters in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed another Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout and killed scores of their fighters at Kirta Wulgo on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information disclosed this

Spiritual Warfare needed to defeat Boko Haram, ISWAP — Buratai

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai on Monday said military warfare alone will not defeat the Boko Haram and Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) terror groups but spiritual warfare is needed. Buratai who spoke at a seminar tagged "Nigerian Army Spiritual Warfare" explained that the

Army begins sensitization campaign against terrorists in Lake Chad

The Nigerian Army has embarked on communities sensitisations in northern Borno and Lake Chad basin, to rout out Boko Haram and ISWAP fighters in the area. Col. Ado Isa, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri. Isa disclosed that sensitisation activities

Troops kill seven key Boko Haram commanders

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and the Nigerian Army on Friday said it has killed at least seven key commanders of the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Terrorists in the lake Chad region The Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa disclosed

Troops destroy ISWAP equipment, kill several Terrorists in Tumbum Rego

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has destroyed Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) equipment including weapons, ammunition and logistics at the weekend in Tumbum Rego. The Chief of Military Public Information MNJTF, Col. Timothy Antigha who confirmed this in a statement said the air interdictions conducted by

Eight soldiers reportedly killed in ISWAP ambush near Monguno

Nigerian troops

Eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in an insurgent ambush in the Lake Chad area of Nigeria’s Borno state on Friday, August 30, two military sources told AFP. Heavily-armed fighters believed to be from Islamic State West Africa Province opened fire on a military convoy, 35 km (22 miles) west of Monguno, where

ISWAP reportedly kill 11 construction workers in Borno

Insurgents on Tuesday, August 27 shot dead 11 construction workers in northeast Nigeria, a militia leader and resident told AFP. They said Islamic State West Africa Province fighters fired on the workers as they were laying fiber optic telecom cables in Wajirko village, which AFP placed around 150 km (93 miles)

Female suicide bomber kills soldier, five others

A female suicide bomber killed six people after blowing herself up in western Chad early Wednesday, August 14, a senior army officer said, in an attack attributed to a faction of Boko Haram. “Six people died, including a soldier,” in the attack in Kaiga-Kindji district, said the source, speaking on condition