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Army conducts show of force in Borno, five insurgents killed

The Nigerian Army, in conjunction with other security agencies, conducted a show of force in Dikwa Emirate in Borno on Saturday to demonstrate their...
Army discovers militia training camp in Rivers community

Troops neutralise five insurgents, recover four AK 47 rifles

Troops, on Friday, neutralised five terrorists and recovered four AK 47 rifles at Gara village in Borno North. A statement by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu,...
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Disappearance of General Alkali: Our position, by Nigerian Army

1. The attention of this HQ has been drawn to attempts by individuals like Idris Ahmed of CUPS to denigrate the...
Buratai directs newly-promoted officers to move to North-East

Army neutralises five insurgents, recover weapons in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had neutrialised five Boko Haram insurgents in separate operations in Bama Local Government Areas (LGA) of Borno...
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Army routs Boko Haram in Damasak

Many Boko Haram fighters were killed by Nigerian troops in Damasak on Wednesday, spokesman Brig. Texas Chukwu said. Chukwu, who said the terrorists came to...
Senate ‘shut down’ in honour of slain soldiers

Troops kill 14 terrorists, rescue 21 hostages

The Nigerian Army said it had neutralised 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka Village, Gwoza Local Government area of...
Senate ‘shut down’ in honour of slain soldiers

Theatre Commander warns soldiers against indiscipline, says ‘troops’ welfare paramount’

Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, the Theatre Commander of Operational Lafiya Dole, has warned troops against indiscipline and conduct that could mare the entire achievement recorded...
Defence Minister directs Buratai to remain in North-East 'until security improves'

Calm back at Maiduguri Airport, as Army says ‘protesting troops unscrupulous’

The Nigerian Army said calm has been restored at Maiduguri Airport seized for two hours on Sunday by riotous troops, that it described...
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Troops kill seven Boko Haram insurgents, repel attack in Borno

The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, said its troops had successfully repelled an attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents on a military formation at Gundari,...
Troops dislodge Boko Haram from hideout, recover AK-47 rifle, magazines, bombs, anti-aircraft telescopic sight, Hilux van, motorcycles, milk, bottles of Maltina

Operation Sharan Daji: Troops neutralise 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara

The Nigerian military  conducting Operation Sharan Daji to flush out bandits in Zamfara State, on Saturday, said it had neutralised 20 bandits and freed...