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Army Recalls Soldiers From Study Leave To Tackle Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has recalled a large number of its personnel studying in civil institutions (Universities and Polytechnic) across the Country in order to tackle the raging insurgency in the North-East. This is contained in a memo by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Department of Army Training, Abuja. In the memo dated May 11, 2021, the […]

Key Boko Haram Leaders Killed In Borno Air Strikes –

Defence troops have killed several key Leaders of the Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups in Borno State. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday, April 20, 2020, said the terrorists were killed and their structures destroyed in airstrikes […]

(WATCH) Femi Falana Reacts To National Lockdown, Other Issues

There must be a review on lockdown guidelines to allow for the provision of more essential services and cushioning the effects of lockdown occasioned by the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, expressed this view while contributing to BCOS daily Breakfast Television programme, ‘AM120’, on Monday, April 13, 2020. He […]

NAF, Air Strikes Kill Key ISWAP Leaders In Borno

Some key Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP leaders have been killed by airstrikes at Jubillaram and Alinwa in the Northern part of Borno State. Nigerian Air Force Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola on Saturday, February 22, 2020 said the strikes were conducted by the Air Task Force, ATF […]

Two Years In Captivity: Buhari Speaks About Leah Sharibu’s Freedom

President Muhammadu Buhari has commemorated the abduction of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi Schoolgirl in captivity. Channels TV reports that two years since the teenager was abducted by a faction of the Boko Haram sect, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the President said the Federal Government has redoubled its effort towards her freedom. In […]

Niger Communities Under Attack By Gunmen

Gunmen, suspected to be members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have attacked Gurmana, old Gurmana, and Ashirika communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. An eyewitness said the armed men numbering over 100 stormed the communities at about 10:00 am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 on bikes and some […]

NAF Destroys ISWAP Hideout In Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday, February 7, 2020 said it destroyed compounds housing Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in Kaza, Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. The Director, Public Relations and Information of the Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, revealed the strike was executed on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 following intelligence […]

Insecurity: Situation In Northeast Is Getting Worse – Senator Ndume

The Lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume has decried the situation in the Northeast saying it is getting worse by the day. Speaking during an interview, Senator Ndume regretted that the resurgence of the Boko Haram /Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) keeps increasing, and lamented the […]