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Buhari Lauds Britain’s Support In Degrading Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation  to the British Government "for the very effective materials and logistical support to Nigeria" in the fight against Boko Haram. According to the President, in spite of "isolated attacks against soft targets," the British assistance helped in flushing "Boko Haram out of their hide-out base and severely degraded their capacity to mount a serious attack on ...

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Collaborate With Boko Haram At Your Peril, Shettima Warns New Caretaker Chairmen

Any of the 27 local government chairmen that dares to bring shame to the Borno State Government through any act suspected of support or links with Boko Haram  will be entirely on his own, Governor Kashim Shettima has warned. The chairmen were appointed after the six-months tenure of those in office, elapsed last month. Speaking at the swearing-in of 27 new caretaker chairmen at the Government House in Maidu ...

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Kalu Slams Corrupt Judges, Asks Buhari To Tackle Economy Like Boko Haram

Billionaire businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has condemned judges who compromise on justice, citing them to be worse than armed robbers. This is even as he commended President Muhammadu Buhari's fight against terrorism, urging him to extend similar tactics to the economy. The former governor made the remarks in Washington DC, yesterday, during a dinner hosted by Chief Daniel ...

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‘Deaf and Dumb’ Boko Haram Terrorist Arrested With ‘Functioning Telephone Handsets’

Nigerian  troops  have  arrested another suspected Boko Haram terrorist whose name, age and origin could not be ascertained for now as he pretended to be deaf and dumb, Army HQ said in a statement. According  Army Spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman the arrested  suspected  terrorist “was found to be in possession of 8 functioning mobile telephone handsets, bunch of keys, 2 passport photograph ...

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Troops Ambush Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops of 151 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole  while on fighting patrol, ambushed some fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Borno State College of Business Studies (BOCCOS) along Bama-Ngurosoye road, Borno State, Army Spokesman  Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in a statement Wednesday. According to Usman, “The team neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists and reco ...

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Boko Haram: FG Directs MDAs to Mainstream Counter-Terrorism Policies, Programmes

Nigeria on track to achieving PCVE targets The Federal Government has developed a policy framework and National Action Plan  ( NAP) that will require all Ministries, Departments and Agencies  (MDAs) in the country to mainstream Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism  ( PCVE) of groups like Boko Haram terrorists in their policies and programmes. The Coordinator, Counter Terrorism Centre  (CTC), Office o ...

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NAF Destroys Another Boko Haram Terrorist Logistics Base

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully destroyed a logistics base concealed by fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in Sambisa. According to a statement by Director of Public Relations & Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa two fleeing terrorists were tracked by NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to the concealed location where they had gone to retrieve some i ...

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Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Conduct Joint Clearance Operation

In order to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within remote and border areas, Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along Nigeria and Cameroon border. The two-day joint operation which was led by Col Dourai and Lt Col  Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces had troops drawn from the Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention ...

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Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists From Chikun Gudu, Capture Gun Trucks

(Nigerian Army Press Release) Troops of 8 Task Force Division, Nigerian Army, on clearance operations under the auspices of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East yesterday had an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu, northern part of Borno State. During the encounter, the gallant troops neutralized quite a number of the terrorists, while others escaped with gun shot wounds. They also captur ...

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Nigerian Army, DSS Arrest Foreign Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) after painstaking effort of tracking arrested  on Sunday 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State. A statement by Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman  said  the 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muh ...

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Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Vehicle Mounted With Anti-Aircraft Gun

(Press Release) The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets yesterday successfully intercepted a group of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) moving in an Hilux vehicle mounted with anti-aircraft gun, Director of Public  Relations and  Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said Saturday. The armed vehicle was sighted at Talala in Northern Borno by an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft ...

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Oslo Summit: Donors’ $672m Pledge Excites Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed deep pleasure on the convening of World leaders in Oslo, Norway, which saw donors pledging $672 to tackle food crisis in the north east for the next three years. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Mr. Turaki Hassan on Saturday, Dogara said he is heartened by the initiative and collective wil ...

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