Buhari to visit Sambisa Forest

President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Sambisa Forest, the former enclave of Boko Haram on Monday to declare open the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship, NASAC 2017.

Buhari to visit Sambisa Forest

President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Sambisa Forest, the former enclave of Boko Haram on Monday to declare open the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship, NASAC 2017. The insurgency group, Boko Haram, who at the peak of it’s siege on the nation occupied towns in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, made the Sambisa Forest their stronghold and […]

Troops destroy Boko Haram IED factory, rescue 4 women, 6 children

Troops destroy Boko Haram IED factory, rescue 4 women, 6 children

Troops have destroyed a Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory at Gombole village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. A statement issued by the army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja, said troops of the 103 Battalion of Operation Lafiya Dole discovered the factory during a clearance operation in the village. Usman said […]

Suicide bombers kill seven at unauthorised IDP camps – Police

Suicide bombers kill seven at unauthorised IDP camps – Police

The Borno Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed the death of seven persons in a multiple suicide attack in Maiduguri. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, said that the suicide bombers targeted three “unauthorised” Internally Displaced Persons camps in Muna area of the city. He said that the first attack was at a camp sheltering […]

A pregnant suicide bomber shot dead by Nigerian army in Borno

Two suicide bombers, including a pregnant woman, have been shot dead by troops of the Nigerian Army after they were intercepted on Maiduguri-Damboa Road, Borno State.

A pregnant suicide bomber shot dead by Nigerian army in Borno

Two suicide bombers, including a pregnant woman, have been shot dead by troops of the Nigerian Army after they were intercepted on Maiduguri-Damboa Road, Borno State. It was learnt that the bombers, who were about 18 years old, were killed around a security post in Ummarari Village on Saturday, after they refused to stop for […]

7 Female Suicide Bombers Killed In Aborted Attacks in Maiduguri

7 Female Suicide Bombers Killed In Aborted Attacks in Maiduguri

No fewer than seven female suicide bombers were, on Thursday night, killed in Maiduguri while attempting to cause havoc at four separate locations in the Borno State capital. The explosions also injured eight members of the Civilian Joint Task Force. This was disclosed to journalists in Maiduguri on Friday by Mr. Ahmad Satomi of the […]

Boko Haram kills 8 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush

At least eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on Friday, sources said, highlighting the Islamist group’s capacity to strike despite government claims it is seriously weakened.

Boko Haram kills 8 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush

At least eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on Friday, sources said, highlighting the Islamist group’s capacity to strike despite government claims it is seriously weakened. Troops heading to the town of Dikwa came under attack at about 9:00 am (0800 GMT) at Ajirin village, in the Mafa area, some 52 […]

Boko haram attacks military base, burnt town in Yobe

Boko haram attacks military base, burnt town in Yobe

Suspected Boko Haram sect members has launched attack at military base and burnt Sasawa town located 27 kilometers to Damaturu,  the Yobe state capital. Details of the attacks still sketchy due to lack of telecommunications network. Daily Trust gathered that the attack, which happened around 6:00pm on Monday was delayed to the public ears due […]

112 died, 97 injured in Rann IDP bombing – Military

112 died, 97 injured in Rann IDP bombing – Military

The Nigerian military at last broke its silence on the number of casualties in the January 17 Rann misfire, claiming that 112 persons died in the incident with 97 others injured. The military, at a press briefing by the head of the counter-insurgency operations in the North-East, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, equally revealed that 26 […]

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