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Drones Are Game Changers In The War Against Terrorism

By Murtala Abdullahi In February 2016, a military drone scouting the dreaded Sambisa Forest area zoomed in on a target – a gathering of Boko Haram insurgents. They were in a compound at Garin Moloma about one kilometre north of the forest, once known for its distinct Savannah shrubs, baobab trees, and

Nigerian Military Precision Airstrikes Wipeout Terrorists, Meeting Venue in Sambisa

PRESS RELEASE  PRECISION STRIKE: AIR TASK FORCE OF OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE OBLITERATES BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS’ MEETING VENUE, NEUTRALIZES SEVERAL FIGHTERS AT MAINYAKARE IN BORNO STATE In what can only be described as a precision strike, the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has obliterated a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) meeting

Troops destroy Boko Haram tactical comments centre in Sambisa

Gift James The Nigerian Military says it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Tactical Command Centre and killed some of their fighters at Yuwe in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State. Major General John Enenche Coordinator Defence Media Operations (DMO), who disclosed this in

Troops take out ‘high value’ Boko Haram leaders in Sambisa

The Nigerian military on Thursday said the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has killed some high value Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) leaders and some of their fighters at Garin Maloma on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State. Major General John Enenche Coordinator Defence Media

NAF Fighter Jets Obliterate Boko Haram Logistics Stores in Sambisa Forest

 Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets has intensified bombings of Boko Haram terrorists enclaves, destroying their logistics stores in Sambisa Forest, Borno State. This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Maj-Gen. John Enenche. "In continuation of the sustained onslaught against Boko

Is counter-terrorism history repeating itself in Lake Chad Basin?

Chad’s retaliation against Boko Haram is unprecedented but hard lessons show that solutions must be holistic and sustainable. By Remadji Hoinathy On 23 March, Jama’atu Ahlis-Sunnah Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad (JAS) attacked an army position in Boma, a Chadian peninsula on the Lake Chad Basin. Ninety-eight Chadian soldiers were killed – the most ever

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