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Soldiers’ Accounts: How tactical blunders, sabotage exposed Nigerian troops to Boko Haram attacks

In summary •Disbanded Metele unit moved to Malfatori rather than Kukawa Cross •Arage Battalion moved to MNJTF instead of Kekeno •Over 54 soldiers deserted in the last two weeks •Unit Commander dismisses soldiers •37 soldiers still missing after Jeli attack The current upsurge in Boko Haram

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 reportedly takes over Baga after attack on military base

Jude Johnson and Kareem Haruna Reports coming from credible sources indicate that Boko Haram terrorists may have taken control of Baga town, Borno State, Northeast Nigeria, following a series of heated battle with Nigerian soldiers. Earlier reports confirmed how the insurgent attacked the military bases in Baga a night long shootout on Wednesday. The

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

Naval personnel killed as troops repel Boko Haram attack at MNJTF base

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army has confirmed that a Naval personnel was killed when troops repelled boko haram terrorists attack on the Headquarters of the 7 Brigade Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), at Baga in Borno State, North East Nigeria. The army spokesman, Sani Usman, who confirmed this in a statement