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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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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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Troops Raid Illegal Refineries In Niger Delta

(Press Release) In its effort to protect oil and gas infrastructure in Niger Delta, troops of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) have intensified its operation to frustrate the activities of economic saboteurs across the region. Accordingly, troops of Nigerian Naval Ship (NNS) Delta successfully carried out a raid on 2 illegal refineries along LAPASE CREEK in Warri South of Delta State. During the raid, 11 metal t ...

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Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Probes Rumour Over Payment Of Troops’ Allowances

The Nigerian Army has commenced investigation into what it described as “spurious and unfounded allegations bordering on payment of troops’ operations allowances, rotation in the North East and comparing troops' pay to what obtains in neighbouring countries.” Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in a statement Saturday that , “ investigation is ongoing to determine the ...

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MNJTF Receives 15 Tactical Vehicles, 30 Motorbikes

(Press Release) The Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force (HQ MNJTF) Ndjamena – Chad today Friday 17 February 2017 hosted a delegation of Council of Ministers from Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and Commissioner for Peace and Security African Union (AU). The delegation was led by The Executive Secretary and Head of Mission LCBC Engr Sanusi Imran Abdullahi. In his welcome remarks, the Deputy Force C ...

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‘Fleeing’ Boko Haram Kills 3 Soldiers, Injures 5, Abandons Fighting Vehicle,Others

(Press Release) Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole during clearance operation at Dulsa and Buk, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, Wednesday had an encounter with fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in which they recovered Armoured Fighting vehicle, trucks, arms and ammunition. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in ...

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Troops Recover Corpses Of Officer, 15 Soldiers Earlier Declared Missing

The corpses of an officer and fifteen soldiers earlier declared missing have been recovered and buried.This was disclosed by the Theatre Commander,Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Leo Irabor Wednesday at a press briefing. He said “On 5 Jan 17 at about 0745hrs, own troops in conjunction with CJTF conducted clearance operation along Damasak – Gashigar road. The troops successfully cleared Duoma, Asaga, Ga ...

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Fall Of Sambisa, Arrests: Theatre Commander Reels Out Updates

Major General Leo Irabor, Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole in Nigeria’s north east has given updates in the on going mop up operations in the war against Boko Haram. At a press briefing Wednesday, he said “A total of 1,400 civilians were arrested by our troops during all our operations conducted between 28 Dec 16 – 4 Jan 17. “..As we start a New Year, I urge all to contribute selflessly to building ...

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FG Rallies Support For Victorious Troops As Key Roads Open In Borno

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, delivering his address at a ceremony to mark the reopening of the Maiduguri-Monguno-Baga Road and Maiduguri-Gubio-Damasak Road in Maiduguri on Sunday.  The Federal Government has congratulated the gallant troops of the Nigerian military for finally seizing the Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram terrorists and securing the North-east, paving the way for Sunday's re ...

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Buhari Confirms ‘Capture’ Of Sambisa Forest, Urges Troops To Locate, Free Chibok Girls

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the fall of Sambisa Forest, the last enclave  of Boko Haram insurgents in north east, Nigeria. Buhari said in a statement Saturday morning, “I was told by the Chief of Army Staff that the Camp fell at about 1:35pm on Friday, December 23, and that the terrorists are on the run, and no longer have a place to hide.  I urge you to maintain the tempo by pursuing them and ...

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Troops Clear Livestock Rustlers’ Camps, Arrest Kidnappers In Zamfara State

In the continuation of Operation Sharan Daji, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army have intensified clearance operations against suspected armed bandits and livestock rustlers within its area of responsibility. Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, acting director, Army Public Relations in a statement that in line with this, the troops have within the last 3 days destroyed several armed bandits/livestock rustlers cam ...

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