Tag: ambush

AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Troops kill 3 Boko Haram fighters in Borno ambush

The Nigerian army said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents in Dikwa local government area of Borno state. In ...

AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

Troops kill 2 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno ambush

The Nigerian Army said troops have killed two Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush by 202 Battalion of Operation Lafiya ...

AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Troops kill Boko Haram insurgents in ambush

The Nigerian Army said troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush at the early ...

AzeezAugust 25, 2017

Five killed in Boko Haram ambush in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday killed five people, including four members of a militia force in Borno State, AFP reports. ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2017

Boko Haram attack: 5 UNIMAID staff killed, 4 missing – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Maiduguri chapter, on Thursday said five members of the institution were killed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 10, 2017

How militants killed Army captain, 4 policemen in Ikorodu – Police Commissioner

by Dolapo Adelana The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has said the command was working assiduously ...

AzeezMarch 30, 2017

Troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Troops of 112 Task Force, 112 Battalion on Wednesday exchanged fire with Boko Haram terrorists along Ajiri-Dikwa road, Borno State. ...

AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

3 soldiers, several terrorists killed as troops clash with Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has lost three soldiers during battles with Boko Haram insurgents. Army Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman in ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Army confirms Boko Haram ambush on troops in Borno

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor has confirmed an ambush on some troops by Boko ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

BREAKING: Boko Haram ambushes military escort, kills 8 civilians

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked troops of operation Lafiya Dole who were escorting some vehicles from Maiduguri to Damboa in ...

AzeezNovember 27, 2016

6 soldiers injured, 20 insurgents killed in Borno ambush

Six soldiers attached to the 121 Task Force Battalion Pulka, who were providing security to the Caretaker Chairman of Gwoza ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 15, 2016

BREAKING: Boko Haram kills another Lieutenant Colonel in ambush

Boko Haram insurgents have killed another senior officer of the Nigerian Army in an ambush, Premium Times reports. Lieutenant Colonel B.U. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 8, 2016

Just In: Gunmen kill 30 miners in Zamfara

Unknown gunmen have killed 30 miners in Zamfara, The Cable reports. The incident occurred on Monday night when the miners were ambushed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 26, 2016

Army confirms return of missing soldiers

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday confirmed that some of its soldiers who were attacked in the border town of Gashigar ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 19, 2016

6 civilians killed as Boko Haram ambush military escort

Six civilians were killed on Monday afternoon when Boko Haram terrorists ambushed a military escort at Sanda general area, Borno State. ...

AzeezAugust 24, 2016

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno, kill several terrorists (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have successfully repelled an attack by members of terrorist group, Boko Haram, killing several of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 24, 2016

Troops kill 2 Boko Haram terrorists in ambush

Nigerian military troops on Sunday killed two Boko Haram terrorists crossing into the Sambisa Forest from Komala and Musafanari axis. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 22, 2016

Army confronts terrorists, recover gun truck

Military troops on Friday confronted Boko Haram terrorists at Guro Gongon village and environs in continuation of efforts to rout ...

James SamboApril 24, 2016

Nigerian troops ambush insurgents trying ‘to link up with their wives and children’

Nigerian troops on Sunday morning, ambushed Boko Haram insurgents who were trying to link up with their ‘wives and children’ ...

Dele BenjaminApril 19, 2016

General’s convoy ambushed by Boko Haram insurgents, soldier dies

The convoy of the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, was ambushed by ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 15, 2014

Forget Ebola for a second! Boko Haram has abducted 100 men in Borno [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju On Thursday, 14 August, it was reported by Punch that some members of Boko Haram, have possibly ...

December 15, 2013

Terrible: Armed robbers kill senior police officer after raiding bank in Ekiti

by Akintomiwa Agbaje An assistant superintendent of police (ASP), Iheme Wilfred, was gunned down by armed robbers who raided a ...

September 19, 2013

Baboon ambushes woman twice at a market to steal food (PHOTOS)

A hungry baboon shows it’s a cheeky monkey by stealing vegetables from a woman carrying her shopping. The chacma baboon ...

September 18, 2013

Boko Haram: 16 soldiers killed, many others missing in deadly ambush in Borno

Army authorities disclosed, yesterday, that 15 soldiers and a lieutenant have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists along the Baga-Maiduguri ...

June 25, 2013

Police kill 7 of Kehinde Bamigbetan’s kidnappers, arrest others (PHOTO)

by Rachel Ogbu A kidnapping gang were located at their hideout on Monday after kidnapping an Indian, Vivex Changrani, now ...

August 5, 2012

Gunmen again attack security patrol team in Yobe

by Isi Esene Guerrilla attacks on security patrols seem to be the preferred attack tactic by militant groups who are ...

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