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NAF destroys terrorists’ logistics in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ vehicle and some logistics infrastructure at Tumbun Sale and Tumbun Allura on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State. The NAF Director

Seven Soldiers, Dozens Of Boko Haram Militants Killed In Niger Attack

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the jihadist group Boko Haram in southeastern Niger, the defence ministry said on Saturday, the latest in a series of attacks that have shattered months of relative calm near the Lake Chad basin. “Armed forces… strongly repelled an attack by the terrorist group

Troops kill 50 Boko Haram Terrorists, destroy 6 gun trucks along Lake Chad

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF), comprising Air and Land Components from Chad, Cameroon, Niger Republic and Nigeria have dealt a deadly blow against Boko Haram Terrorists along the lake Chad Basin. The MNJTF Chief, Military Public Information Officer Colonel Timothy Antigha in a statement on Saturday revealed that

Boko Haram: US pledge to support MNJTF operation in Lake Chad

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States Africa Command (US AFRICOM) has pledged to support the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in the ongoing Operation YANCIN TAFKI in the Lake Chad Area. The Commander, Special Operations US AFRICOM, Major General Marcus Hicks gave this hint during a recent visit to the Tactical Headquarters of

Boko Haram: MNJTF launches New Military Offensives in Lake Chad

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), comprised of troops from Cameroon, Chad, Niger Republic and Nigeria have commenced a military operation code -named Operation YANCIN TAFKI. The aim of the operation is to take the battle to the remaining last hideouts of Boko Haram Terrorists within the designated area of

UN seeks nearly $1bn for 6.2M displaced Nigerians

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United Nations said it is launching a three-year Humanitarian Response Strategy together with the Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan to assist millions of victims of Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and hundreds of thousands of refugees who fled to neighbouring countries. The UN revealed that 6.2 million people

Boko Haram reportedly seizes Baga, five other communities in Borno

Boko Haram reportedly now controls Baga and neighboring villages in the Lake Chad axis of Northern Borno State, North East Nigeria, multiple sources and fleeing residents say. Sources said there were no more military presence in Baga as they were forced to retreat by the rampaging Boko Haram insurgents who attacked

Boko Haram sacks two military bases in Baga

Godsgift Onyedinefu with Agency report Boko Haram sacked two military bases in northeast Nigeria overnight as the jihadist fighters battle for control of a strategic town on Lake Chad, military sources said Thursday. Jihadists from the IS-supported Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) overran a naval base and a multinational joint

Boko haram kidnaps 15 girls

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday. Boukar Mani Orthe, the mayor of the town in Niger’s Diffa region near the border with Nigeria, said about 50 unidentified armed men seized the girls in a village about