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Boko Haram: IBB tasks Nigerian Military on new combat strategy

Godsgift Onyedinefu Ibrahim Babangida, former Military Head of State, has asked the Nigerian Armed forces to speedily evolve a new strategy in combating the insurgency in the North East. Babangida in his message on the occasion of the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Abuja on Tuesday, noted that the Nigerian military

Boko Haram: War against terror shouldn’t be left to the military alone–Shettima

•Urges other security agencies to get more involved  •Regrets recent attacks, displacement of Borno residents  Mukaila Ola  The Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has appealed that the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency war against Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East Nigeria, should not be left to the military alone. To this end, Shettima

Counter-Offensive: Military inflicts heavy casualties on Boko Haram, kills 100 fighters

•Launches simultaneous attacks against terrorists in four towns •To shift battleground to Baga, Lake Chad Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have in its latest counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations offensive inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East killing about 100 of their fighters. According to the Director

Military invasion of Daily Trust Offices, a threat to press reedom and constitution–IPAC

As reactions from Nigerians and stakeholders on the controversial occupation of the Daily Trust's Borno and Abuja offices and arrests of its editors and reporters by the military are getting heightened, the body of the entire political parties in Nigeria, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has described the entire scenario

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