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I have a gift of N5 million to anybody that leads us to those IEDs factories - Theatre commander

I have a gift of N5 million to anybody that leads us to those IEDs factories - Theatre commander

I have a gift of N5 million to anybody that leads us to those IEDs factories - Theatre commander
Breaking: 31 killed, many injured in fresh Borno blasts, rockets attack

Breaking: 31 killed, many injured in fresh Borno blasts, rockets attack

The attackers were said to have launched their attacks only few hours after the chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, appealed to some of the internally displaced persons in the state to return to their communities.

Breaking: 31 killed, many injured in fresh Borno blasts, rockets attack
Army accomplishes great feat as over 2000 IDP’s return to Borno community for Sallah celebrations, for first time in 6 years

Army accomplishes great feat as over 2000 IDP’s return to Borno community for Sallah celebrations, for first time in 6 years

For the first time in six years, Internally Displaced Persons were able to return home for Sallah celebrations. The development was made public in a statement released by the director of Army public relations, Texas Chukwu.

Army accomplishes great feat as over 2000 IDP’s return to Borno community for Sallah celebrations, for first time in 6 years
Air Force boss Sadique Abubakar celebrates Sallah with troops on the frontline (photos)

Air Force boss Sadique Abubakar celebrates Sallah with troops on the frontline (photos)

The Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Friday, June 15, celebrated Sallah with Nigerian Air Force (NAF) frontline troops serving in Maiduguri. He was accompanied by senior officers from NAF Headquarters.

Air Force boss Sadique Abubakar celebrates Sallah with troops on the frontline (photos)
Nigerian Air Force fighter aircraft neutralizes Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Nigerian Air Force fighter aircraft neutralizes Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) unit, Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole on Friday, June 15, successfully neutralized some Boko Haram terrorists at Parisu and Takwala, both in Borno state in a recent operation.

Nigerian Air Force fighter aircraft neutralizes Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
Mother of Boko Haram leader Shekau, Fatimata Abubakar, speaks out for the first time, says she does not know if he is dead or alive (photo)

Mother of Boko Haram leader Shekau, Fatimata Abubakar, speaks out for the first time, says she does not know if he is dead or alive (photo)

Falmata Abubakar, the mother of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly spoken for the first time since her son became terrorist, leading ferocious attacks on communities and towns in the north-eastern part of Nigeria.

Mother of Boko Haram leader Shekau, Fatimata Abubakar, speaks out for the first time, says she does not know if he is dead or alive (photo)
After attacks by Boko Haram bombers, police urge Maiduguri residents to be more vigilant

After attacks by Boko Haram bombers, police urge Maiduguri residents to be more vigilant

Residents of Maiduguri, Borno stat, have been urged by the state police command to exercise more vigilance while going about their daily businesses. This is coming after suicide bomb attacks rocked Maiduguri on June 9 and 11.

After attacks by Boko Haram bombers, police urge Maiduguri residents to be more vigilant
Panic as 3 reportedly die in early morning Maiduguri bomb blast

Panic as 3 reportedly die in early morning Maiduguri bomb blast

Security and resident sources confirmed that the blast occurred at popular Baga Road area, precisely at Barka Da Zuwa junctions in Maiduguri about 01:35 hours when a male bomber blew himself up and killed two civilians.

Panic as 3 reportedly die in early morning Maiduguri bomb blast
Just in: Boko Haram bomber takes own life in failed attack on major Maiduguri market

Just in: Boko Haram bomber takes own life in failed attack on major Maiduguri market

The Borno command of the Nigeria Police Force, on Sunday, June 10, confirmed that tragedy was averted when a bomber heading to the market mistakenly detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killing himself alone.

Just in: Boko Haram bomber takes own life in failed attack on major Maiduguri market
Borno elders’ react to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to Abiola

Borno elders’ react to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to Abiola

The Borno Elders Forum has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s democracy day. The elders in a statement said the president’s courage in making the decision has defined all the narratives.

Borno elders’ react to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to Abiola
Breaking: 4 terrorists killed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents

Breaking: 4 terrorists killed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents

Troops of 192 the Battalion taking part in Operation Lafiya Dole have killed three Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush successfully staged against some terrorists along Lokodisa village in Gwoza local government of Borno.

Breaking: 4 terrorists killed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents
Fake EFCC official arraigned, remanded in prison by court order

Fake EFCC official arraigned, remanded in prison by court order

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, June 6, arraigned one Babakura Mustapha for pretending to be one of its officials. The case has been adjourned to Wednesday, June 13, for trial.

Fake EFCC official arraigned, remanded in prison by court order
Operation Last Hold is primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities - Buratai

Operation Last Hold is primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities - Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has emphasised that the ongoing Operation Last Hold in Borno north and Lake Chad Basin is primarily aimed at helping to relocate IDPs to their communities.

Operation Last Hold is primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities - Buratai
Nigerian Army records another huge success as troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recover N2m in Borno

Nigerian Army records another huge success as troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recover N2m in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday, June 2, said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala local government area of Borno state. The troops also recovered N2 million from the insurgents’ hideout.

Nigerian Army records another huge success as troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recover N2m in Borno
AI’s report on alleged human rights violation is an outright fabrication - Borno IDPs, others react

AI’s report on alleged human rights violation is an outright fabrication - Borno IDPs, others react

Some Borno Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against them by the military. They said most cases recorded in the camps were civil cases.

AI’s report on alleged human rights violation is an outright fabrication - Borno IDPs, others react
Army records another success, kills 3 Boko Haram insurgents as it rescues 9 hostages

Army records another success, kills 3 Boko Haram insurgents as it rescues 9 hostages

Three Boko Haram terrorists have been killed by troops on Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno state on Friday, June 1. Two aged men, two females and five children in Boko Haram captivity were also rescued by the troops.

Army records another success, kills 3 Boko Haram insurgents as it rescues 9 hostages
Breaking: Nigerian Army loses 5 soldiers in Borno as their vehicle steps on IED

Breaking: Nigerian Army loses 5 soldiers in Borno as their vehicle steps on IED

The Nigerian Army authorities on Thursday, May 31, confirmed that five soldiers died along the Pridang-Bita road in Borno state after the vehicle they were driving in stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

Breaking: Nigerian Army loses 5 soldiers in Borno as their vehicle steps on IED
Boko Haram, herdsmen clash in Borno

Boko Haram, herdsmen clash in Borno

The attackers clashed with the herders at remote Pumbum bush in Askira/Uba local government area in the southern part of Borno on Monday afternoon but word of the attack only got to the state capital Maiduguri on Tuesday, May 29.

Boko Haram, herdsmen clash in Borno
Bomber reportedly kills 4, injures 7 in Konduga, Borno state

Bomber reportedly kills 4, injures 7 in Konduga, Borno state

Four people have been killed and seven others injured in the latest Boko Haram attack in the restive town of Konduga in Borno, the police confirmed on Monday, May 28. The commissioner of police in the state confirmed.

Bomber reportedly kills 4, injures 7 in Konduga, Borno state
Read touching praises to God from Nigerian soldier John Oden for protection in Maiduguri since 2014

Read touching praises to God from Nigerian soldier John Oden for protection in Maiduguri since 2014

John Oden, a combatant Nigerian soldier has expressed his deep and profound gratitude and praise to God for guidance over his life throughout his days in Maiduguri, Borno state capital since 2014. Oden prayed for fellow soldiers.

Read touching praises to God from Nigerian soldier John Oden for protection in Maiduguri since 2014
Breaking: Nigerian troops overrun Boko Haram hideout again, 2 killed as IEDs are recovered (photos)

Breaking: Nigerian troops overrun Boko Haram hideout again, 2 killed as IEDs are recovered (photos)

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole, in a joint-counter insurgency operation with Cameroonian Defence Forces and the Civilian Joint Task Force, on Thursday, May 18, over-ran a Boko Haram hideout in Bukar Maryam and Abaganaram.

Breaking: Nigerian troops overrun Boko Haram hideout again, 2 killed as IEDs are recovered (photos)
Borno is now safe for people to go about their normal business - Shehu of Borno

Borno is now safe for people to go about their normal business - Shehu of Borno

Boko Haram was brought here from elsewhere. Mohammed Yusuf (the founder) and Abubakar Shekau, came to Borno from somewhere to acquire Quranic and western education but unknown to the people, they had a hidden ideology.

Borno is now safe for people to go about their normal business - Shehu of Borno
Nigerian Air Force continues Operation Thunder Strike, destroys Boko Haram structures in Bama, Gobara (video)

Nigerian Air Force continues Operation Thunder Strike, destroys Boko Haram structures in Bama, Gobara (video)

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by NAF spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, a NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft had previously observed significant terrorists presence in the location

Nigerian Air Force continues Operation Thunder Strike, destroys Boko Haram structures in Bama, Gobara (video)
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