Tag: troops

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AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Chief of Defence Staff visits troops in North-East

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Wednesday began an operational visit of troops fighting the Boko Haram ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2017

Troops kill fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Monday said troops killed two fleeing Boko Haram insurgents at Aisaram Village in Gubio Local Government Area ...

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AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Troops intercept Boko Haram suicide bomb squad in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said troops intercepted Boko Haram suicide bomb squad on Friday and neutralised five terrorists at different locations ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Troops rescue 85 Boko Haram captives in Borno | Report to the EFCC immediately | Dambazau tells Maina | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. We are looking to create polling units in Nigerian prisons – INEC ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

Troops rescue 85 Boko Haram captives in Borno

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued Eighty-five persons from Boko Haram captivity in the Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. ...

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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 ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2017

Your loyalty must be to the govt | Buhari tells troops

Presidentia Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Armed Forces to remain loyal to the country. Buhari said this while addressing troops fighting the ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2017

BREAKING: Buhari celebrates Independence Day with troops in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to celebrate Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary with troops fighting ...

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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 ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Army begins withdrawal of troops from Abia

The Nigerian Army has started gradual withdrawal of troops from checkpoints in Aba, Abia State. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

No withdrawal of troops, exercise Python Dance will take off as scheduled – Army

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that soldiers will be withdrawn from the street of Aba and Umuahia in Abia ...

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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 ...

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AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Troops did not invade Nnamdi Kanu’s house – Army

The Nigerian Army has dismissed allegations that soldiers attempted to invade the compound of leader of the Indigenous People of ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Troops neutralise Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Troops of the Mobile Strike Force deployed to the Operation Lafiya Dole, on Monday neutralised Boko Haram insurgents. Director, Army ...

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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 ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2017

68 Boko Haram insurgents surrender to troops in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said 68 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered to troop in Borno. Deputy Director Public Relations, ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Go into forests and wipe out Boko Haram insurgents | Buratai tells troops

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has urged troops to advance into forests and wipe out remnants of Boko Haram ...

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ItunuoluwaAugust 3, 2017

Trump frustrated by war in Afghanistan, suggests U.S. military commander be fired

President Trump’s doubt about the Afghanistan war has led to delays in strategy and a suggestion that the U.S. military ...

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AzeezJuly 28, 2017

Boko Haram: Troops can’t fight well in rainy season – Minister

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Thursday said troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents can’t dominate the environment in rainy ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

Army neutralises 8 female bombers

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have in the past few days intensified efforts towards checkmating suicide bombings in Borno State ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Troops capture injured Boko Haram terrorist

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have rescued a Boko Haram terrorist, Abba Mustapha who was injured and abandoned after a ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Capture Shekau within 40 days | Buratai orders troops

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has given troops a 40-day ultimatum to capture Abubakar Shekau, leader of terrorist group, ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2017

Kaduna killings: Osinbajo orders deployment of more troops

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the deployment of more troops to Kaduna state to solve the security challenges in ...

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AzeezJuly 19, 2017

Troops neutralise 4 suicide bombers in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said troops of 251 Battalion, 7 Division have intercepted a suspected suicide bomber attempting to attack ...

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AzeezJuly 12, 2017

Troops kill 6 terrorists, arrest 2 others

The Nigerian Army said it has killed six Boko Haram terrorists. In a statement signed by Deputy Director Public Relations ...

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AzeezJuly 7, 2017

447 Boko Haram fighters killed in three months —Army

The Nigerian Army has said over 447 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed between April and June while 10 soldiers ...

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AzeezJuly 5, 2017

Troops neutralise invading Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army said troops of 81 Division Task Force Battalion have neutralized some Boko Haram insurgents who attacked them ...

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AzeezJune 29, 2017

Troops arrest Boko Haram terrorist, discover explosives

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade, deployed to Buni Gari in Borno said they have arrested another suspected Boko Haram ...

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AzeezMay 20, 2017

Troops rescue 998 persons from Boko Haram, destroy bomb factory

by Azeez Adeniyi Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Friday rescued 998 Boko Haram captives ...

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AzeezMay 18, 2017

Osinbajo confirms rescue of another Chibok girl

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday confirmed the escape of another Chibok schoolgirl from Boko Haram insurgents. ...

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