Tag: Operation Lafiya Dole

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 10, 2021

Arise TV Interview: “IPOB is just a dot in the circle” | 4 things President Buhari said about the South East and nepotism in appointments

For political watchers in Nigeria, it is common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari has been described by aides and party ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 14, 2018

The Late 5: Things are going to be harder than now – Buhari; Nigerian Army accuses UNICEF of sabotage in North East | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has warned governors and other leaders in the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 7, 2018

The Big 5: 2019 elections will be free and fair – Buhari assures; PDP speaks on alleged secret pact with Governor Ambode | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Nigerian Army says troops of 117 Battalion have killed a ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 29, 2018

Nigerian Army releases casualty figure from attack by Boko Haram on Metele

Following the report by Reuters that over 100 soldiers were killed in an attack by the Islamic West African Province (ISWAP), ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 5, 2018

The Big 5: Gombe Gov, Dankwambo joins Presidential race, PDP is a dead party – Wamakko I More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Gombe Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo has declared his interest in running for ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2018

The Late 5: Kogi reveals why it can’t pay salaries, Man beaten to death for killing cow in India and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Kogi state government says it is unable to pay salaries ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 5, 2017

It’s a big shame what we do to feed ourselves | Soldier writes Buhari

A Nigerian soldier who wanted to remain anonymous has reportedly written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to complain about ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Buratai extends deadline for capture of Boko Haram leader, Shekau

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has extended his 40-day deadline to troops to capture Abubakar Shekau,  leader of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

Army inaugurates mobile special force to end insurgency in the North-East

Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has, in continuation of its plan to end the insurgency in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

Defence Headquarters deny raiding UN House in Maiduguri

The Defence headquarters in a statement on Friday has denied media reports that military men raided a United Nations house ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Troops kill 13 Boko Haram terrorists

The Nigerian Army, Operation Lafiya Dole, reportedly killed over 13 terrorists on Saturday in various areas in Borno and Adamawa ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Army reportedly kills 404 Boko Haram insurgents, rescue 1018 civilians in 4 months

404 Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed while 15 soldiers were lost in battle in the last four months, Theatre ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

Over 700 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai on Monday disclosed that over 700 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 3, 2017

Many Boko Haram leaders killed in air strike – Nigeria Air Force

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Air Force has said recent airstrikes have killed some suspected leaders of the Boko Haram ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 30, 2017

Army kills Boko Haram terrorist as soldier suffers injury

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Army Wednesday killed a Boko Haram gunman in a village in Borno during an ambush ...

AzeezMarch 3, 2017

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect with N1.3m cash

Troops of operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, who was found with ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Over 7,000 civilians rescued from Sambisa Forest – Army

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Army says it has rescued about 7,898 civilians from the Sambisa Forest. Theatre commander of ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Troops arrest alleged Boko Haram sponsors in Borno

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have arrested two prominent politicians and a traditional ruler who are alleged to be sponsors ...

RoqeebahJanuary 17, 2017

Sambisa is 18 times the size of Lagos | A Roundup of everything we learnt from the BBOG’s day tour of Sambisa

On the 11th of January, 2017, the Federal Government did something it had never done before. A letter was written ...

RoqeebahJanuary 16, 2017

We have your receipts: But the Nigerian Army told us they had sent Boko Haram out of Sambisa

No doubt, it was suspicious from the get go to think that the Nigerian Army and its allied forces that make ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

1,240 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Sambisa raid – Army

The Nigeria Army  says about 1,240 suspected Boko Haram terrorists have been arrested by troops during a mop-up operation inside ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Army recovers Shekau’s Qu’ran, flag in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army says it has recovered a Qur’an and a flag in Camp Zero, the Boko Haram’s Headquarters in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 25, 2016

Tinubu commends Buhari, Army for Sambisa capture

Following the capture of Sambisa forest by the Nigerian Army, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

Boko Haram: Army begins construction of road to Sambisa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it has started construction of a road network from Alagarno to Sambisa. Theatre Commander, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

Troops rescues 1,880 women and children from Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued an additional 1,880 women and children from Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa ...

AzeezDecember 14, 2016

Troops rescue 605 hostages, kill 17 boko haram insurgents

The commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Lucky Irabor on Wednesday said troops have rescued 605 persons from Boko Haram ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

Security agents arrest 21 suspected terrorists

Troops have arrested 21 suspected terrorists in Borno. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman, ...

AzeezOctober 6, 2016

Troops neutralize male suicide bomber in Maiduguri

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on Thursday neutralized a male suicide bomber at the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State. According to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

Sambisa the only remaining base of Boko Haram – Miltary

The Nigerian Military on Wednesday said terrorist sect, Boko Haram had been confined to Sambisa forest, ThisDay reports. The head of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 29, 2016

Troops kill 9 terrorists in Borno

In furtherance of its crackdown of Boko Haram terrorists, the Nigerian Army on Wednesday. In a statement issued by Army ...

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