Tag: troops

October 5, 2013

Boko Haram: Troops intensify search for alleged local financier

 by ‘Jola Sotubo The efforts to nip the terror of Boko Haram in the bud are heating up as security ...

September 18, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: FG deploys troops to Nasarawa after Ombatse cult attack

by Oge Okonkwo The Federal Government has ordered an immediate deployment of troops to Nasarawa State, as members of the dreaded ...

May 15, 2013

State of Emergency: Troops, fighter jets deployed to restive northeast

by Isi Esene Following the enactment of an emergency situation in three states in Nigeria including Yobe, Adamawa and Borno ...

January 25, 2013

John Campbell: Is the upsurge in violence in Northern Nigeria connected to Mali?

by John Campbell As for the attempted assassination, the emir of Kano has become a controversial figure. He is a ...

January 21, 2013

Analysis: Seriously, what are Nigeria’s soldiers doing in Mali?

by Sylvester Awenlimobor With Nigeria currently facing a seemingly unending war against Islamic militants in the North, there is a ...

January 19, 2013

Here we go again: Explosion in Kogi kills 2 soldiers

by Vincent Ehiabhi An IED has killed two soldiers and injured five others, Saturday in Okene, Kogi state. An army ...

January 17, 2013

Mali conflict: Nigerian troops lead West African contingent

France has increased its troop strength in Mali to 1,400 to help fight militant Islamists in the north, the French ...

August 2, 2012

Fear grips Kano residents as police defuse explosive devices

by Isi Esene There was panic in Kano yesterday with the discovery of several high-calibre Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) behind ...

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