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Nigerian troops halt fresh Boko Haram attack in Damaturu

•Recovers large cache of arms Jude Johnson The troops of sector two, Operation Lafiya Dole has foiled an attempted attack in Damaturu, Yobe State by Boko Haram Terrorists on Tuesday evening. The Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, Lieutenant Njoka Irabor in a statement on Wednesday, said

Boko Haram reportedly attacks Yobe town

Gaidam town in Yobe State has reportedly been infiltrated by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Residents in the town said that the attackers stormed the town around 5:30pm, and started shooting sporadically. A resident said “The insurgents took advantage of the Market Day to infiltrate the town.” “Although they forewarned residents of their coming

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

NEMA commences distribution of relief materials to victims of Boko Haram crisis

Mukaila Ola  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),  has commenced distribution of relief materials to victims of Boko Haram crisis in Yobe State, North East Nigeria. The distribution at the weekend follows the donation of relief materials estimated at $10 million (N3.6 billion) by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre

Gaidam approves N252.9m for payment of  gratuity to Yobe retirees

•Borno PDP guber candidate kicks over plight of pensioners in the state Hassan Gulani For 12 times in a row,  Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, has again approved the sum of over N252.9 million as payment for gratuity to the retired civil servants.   The approval will also include death benefits to relatives

Army Foils Boko Haram Attack In Yobe

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian army said it's troops of 120 Battalion deployed in operation Lafiya Dole have successfully foiled an attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to attack one of their locations at Katarko ,Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State following a tip off. The Director Army Public Relations Brig. Gen Texas