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February, 2019

  • 3 February

    Cattle Rustling: Army Uncovers Plot By Insurgents To Win Public Sympathy

    The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had uncovered plot by Boko Haram insurgents to win public sympathy through the unconditional release of rustled cattle to the owners. In a statement, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, reported the Theater Commander, Maj.-Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, as …

August, 2018

  • 26 August

    Army To ‘Punish’ Soldiers Who Protested At Maiduguri Airport

    The Nigerian Army has said it will discipline soldiers who protested their redeployment at the Maiduguri Airport in Borno State. A.M. Dikko, Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, said mutiny is an offence that attracts penalty. “We don’t punish in the military. We discipline. Discipline is the bedrock of the job. …

October, 2017

  • 22 October

    NAF Jet Bombs Boko Haram’s Hideout In Borno

        The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has said it carried out air strikes against the Boko Haram insurgents in Konduga, Borno State, resulting in destruction of the sect’s hideout. The Director of Public Relations and Information of NAF, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said the air interdiction was carried out …

  • 11 October

    Fighter Jets Gulped N400m Fuel In Three Months- NAF

      The Nigerian Air Force Tuesday said it has spent about N400m between July and September to fuel fighter jets deployed to combat Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East. The Air Component Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Air Commodore Tajudeeen Yusuf, disclosed this during a briefing in Maiduguri, Borno State. Yusuf, …

August, 2017

  • 24 August

    68 Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender In Borno

    Boko Haram insurgents freed

    The Nigerian Army on Thursday said 68 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered in the last three weeks in Borno state. This was contained in a statement signed by Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole, and released to journalists in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said campaigns had …

  • 11 August

    Soldiers ‘Search For Boko Haram Members’ In Maiduguri

    Soldiers on counter-insurgency operations have intensified search for Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, Borno state. The state has been the hotbed of the Islamic fundamentalist terror campaign, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. The search effort was announced in a statement issued by Kingsley Samuel, a lieutenant colonel. …

January, 2017

  • 18 January

    Air Force Sad Over Accidental Attack On IDP Camp

    The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has expressed sadness over the accidental air strike that affected the Internal Displaced Persons Camp in Rann, Kala Balge area of Borno State. The accident claimed 52 lives including six Red Cross officials. About 120 people were injured. The Air Force jet was on a …

January, 2016

  • 23 January

    Troops Intercept Three Suicide Bombers In Maiduguri

    Troops of counter-insurgency operation in the North-East, Operation Lafiya Dole, onFriday, intercepted three suicide bombers while they were trying to gain entry into Maiduguri, capital of Borno State. The deputy commander of the operation, Brig. Gen. Lucky Irabor, confirmed the arrests. He said two females and one male were intercepted …

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