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Army repel Boko Haram attack in Askira, recover nine gun trucks

Troops of the Nigerian Army’s 28 task force brigade headquartered in Chibok, Borno state, have repelled an attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Askira,...

Airstrikes kill scores of Boko Haram insurgents – Defence headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked down more terrorists’ hideouts, killing scores in two locations in...

Our kidnappers demand N1 million per head, Kankara schoolboys reveal

Abducted schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State have disclosed that their kidnappers demanded a total of N344million naira that is N1...

No ransom was paid to abductors of Kankara schoolboys, Army insists

The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, explained that Nigerian troops used unarmed combat to disarm the ‘enemies’ silently during the operation to rescue the abducted students...

You can’t defeat Boko Haram with your lackluster attitude, Angry Gov Zulum tells soldiers

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said there is no hope that the military can defeat Boko Haram. Zulum spoke on Monday during...

[VIDEO] Shekau crippled after military onslaught, arrested Boko Haram fighter says

A captured Boko Haram terrorist says Abubakar Shekau, leader of the sect, has been crippled as his leg is broken by military air strike...

Troops arrest 10 bandits, kill 3 In Katsina

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said its troops deployed for Operation accord have arrested 10 suspected bandits with 88 livestock, kill three and recovered...

Deradicalization of B’Haram: We won’t join issues with you, Army tells NASS

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), yesterday, said it would not join issues with the National Assembly over its criticism of the military-led rehabilitation and reintegration...

Again NA declares Shekau, Al-Barnawi, 84 other Boko Haram terrorists wanted

The two factional leaders of Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau and Maman Al-Barnawi, and 84 other Boko Haram terrorists were on Wednesday declared wanted...

Lekki killings: You can’t go scot free, Fani-Kayode tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu

Femi Fani-Kayode has vowed that Nigerian leaders who allowed the shedding of the blood of protesters in Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday will never...

Operation ‘Crocodile Smile VI’ not formed to harass #EndSARS protesters – NA

The Nigerian Army says “Operation Crocodile Smile” has nothing to do with #EndSARS protest. In a statement on Sunday, Musa Sagir, army spokesman, said it...

Army to relaunch ‘Crocodile Smile’ as #EndSARS protest spreads

The Nigerian Army says it is set to start its annual exercise “Crocodile Smile” to identify, track and “counter negative propaganda” in the social...

One officer, two soldiers, 21 bandits die in fierce encounter in Katsina

An officer and two soldiers were on Thursday killed as troops of Operation Sahel Sanity neutralized 21 bandits and wounded several others in Doka village of Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Colonel, others killed in multiple attacks by Boko Haram in Borno

Scores of people have been killed and many wounded in multiple attacks in different locations in Borno State at the weekend.

My criticism of NA out of desire to make them improve – Gov. Zulum

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

We can’t tackle southern Kaduna killings over dearth of manpower, Army cries out

Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, commander of operation safe haven in Kaduna, says the military does not have enough manpower to tackle the violence in the southern part of the state.

“De-radicalization” of terrorists doesn’t work, by Farooq Kperogi

But it helps, nonetheless, to look at evidence from research - and from the experiential data of societies that attempted to de-radicalize terrorists.

Reps probe mass resignation of soldiers

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged mass exodus of soldiers from the Nigerian Army, warning that it will worsen the security crises across the country.

Exposing sponsors of Boko Haram not our duty – Army

The Nigerian Army has said it is not their duty to expose those sponsoring Boko Haram in the country.

Just In: Soldiers kill Boko Haram commander in Borno

A high profile Boko Haram commander, Abu Imrana has been killed in a gun battle with soldiers in Borno state.
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