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BREAKING: Boko Haram attacks Katarko, Baga

Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday launched deadly attack in Katarko community in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. They stormed the town around 5:50pm,...

68 Boko Haram fighters surrender, renounce terrorism

By Ibrahim Sulaiman Six-eight Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to Nigerian Army and renounced terrorism as troops intensified operations in the hideouts. Spokesman for the theatre...

Police confirm 16 killed, 82 wounded in Borno suicide attack

The police in Borno said 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Konduga Local Government Area of...

Nigerian troops raid UN staff quarters in search of ‘high value’ Boko Haram terrorists

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army on Friday said it conducted a cordon and search operation in Pompamari Bypass area, following intelligence that some...

Boko Haram: Buratai decorates 65 gallant soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign. Emmanuel Kingsley, the spokesperson...

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army sets up anti-ambush squad

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri Worried by the incessant ambush and quick attacks waged by the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents on security personnel and civilians, the Nigerian...

Boko Haram: Civil defence personnel deployed to UniMaid, liberated communities

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has deployed its personnel to some liberated communities and University of Maiduguri in...

Nigerian Army chief, Buratai, gives soldiers 40 days to capture Shekau

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Friday gave a 40-day deadline to the Nigerian troops to capture the leader of Boko Haram...

Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram terrorist planning suicide attack

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri The troops of 251 Battalion, 7 Division Nigerian Army, have killed a suspected suicide bomber who attempted to cross through their...

Top Boko Haram members renounce terrorism – Army

Four Boko Haram terrorists who willingly deserted their hideouts and surrendered themselves of 120 Task Force Battalion at Goniri on Monday have renounced terrorism. A...

Nigerian Army alerts public on Boko Haram’s new suicide attack tactics

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army on Monday alerted the general public on the new tactics devised by Boko Haram insurgents in carrying out suicide attacks. Spokesman...

Nigerian troops kill 404 Boko Haram insurgents, capture 810 in 4 months

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri No fewer than 404 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed, while 810 others were arrested in various operations between March and...

Court discharges Senator Ndume of terrorism charges

Immediate past majority leader in the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume has been discharged from the four-count terrorism charge preferred against him by the federal...

Nigerian Army captures Boko Haram spies, loses 4 soldiers

The Nigerian Army has captured two Boko Haram informants, just as it lost one officer and three soldiers in Borno State on Thursday. The Army...

Notorious Boko Haram terrorist nabbed in Buni Gari

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade, deployed to Buni Gari in Borno said they have arrested another suspected Boko Haram terrorist. Sani Usman, the Director...

Police confirm death of 16 people in Maiduguri attacks

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri The police have confirmed the death of 16 people in multiple suicide attacks in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. A statement...

Army, residents kill 13 Boko Haram members in Borno village

The combined forces of the Nigerian Army and the community residents of Gumsuri village of Borno state have killed at least 13 members of...

Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram commander, Abu Nazir, rescue kid fighters

By Ibrahim Sulaiman The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it carried out a successful clearance operation at Jarawa village, Kala Balge Local Government Area, Borno...

Boko Haram claims Maiduguri attack in new video

Boko Haram, in a new video, has claimed responsibility for the attack on Maiduguri on Wednesday night that killed at least 15 people. It was...

Boko Haram: Gen. Nani hands over to Gen. Olabanji, urges troops to sustain tempo

The outgoing General Officer Commanding 8 Task Force Division, Nigerian Army, Ali Nani, has urged officers and soldiers of the division to maintain the momentum...

4 Boko Haram suicide bombers, 1 vigilante member killed in Borno

Suicide bombers have detonated explosives at three different locations in Muna area of Borno State, killing themselves and a member of vigilante group. The attacks...

2 female suicide bombers killed in botched attack on Muslim worshippers

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri Two female suicide bombers on Saturday died after detonating their explosive vests at a mosque in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno...

Boko Haram: Troops liberate 455 hostages in Kala-Balge

The Nigerian Army said it rescued 455 people held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State. A statement...

Nigeria, Cameroonian troops comb out terrorists from border towns

By Sani Abubakar The Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along Nigeria and Cameroon border. A...

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