Nigerian troops launch counter-offensive in Borno after general’s death

Troops of the Nigerian Army’s operation Hadin Kai have killed over 50 fighters of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Askira Uba LGA of Borno state. ISWAP had, on Saturday, killed Dzarma Zirkusu, a brigadier-general and commander Read More …

Nigerian Army foils terrorist attack on Forward Operating Base in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said that troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI deployed alongside Cameroonian Defence Force have foiled an infiltration by terrorists on its camp at the Forward Operating Base, Wulgo, Borno on October 18, Read More …

Nigeria: ISWAP kills 4 soldiers, injures 15 others in Borno ambush

Four soldiers have been killed while 15 others were injured in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists at Ala village between Marte and Dikwa towns in Borno State. It was gathered that the terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of Read More …

Nigeria: Soldiers nab Boko Haram commander with 281 bags of IED materials

The Nigerian Army, yesterday, said its soldiers on counter-terrorism operations in the North East have arrested a high profile member of the Boko Haram terrorists group and raided one of its logistics base used for the production of Improvised Explosive Read More …

Nigeria: UNICEF Condemns Killing Of 3 Children By IED In Borno

The United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), on Saturday, condemned the killing of three children in Borno State reportedly by Improvised Explosive Device (IED), which are part of remnants of war in the North-East region. UNICEF expressed worry that the Read More …

Nigeria: Boko Haram’s IED commander, Abu Dardi, 20 other IED experts surrender in Northeast – Army

There are indications that the days of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists who had held sway for about ten years are coming to an end following the surrender of about 300 terrorists and some of their Commanders in the North East. This Read More …

Insecurity: 1,366 explosions recorded in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe within five years — UN

There were129 fatalities due to Improvised Explosive Devices incidents recorded for 2020, the report also said. The United Nations (UN) says it has collated an estimated 1,366 incidents of explosive hazards in the past five years in Nigeria’s Northeastern states Read More …

Nigeria: Boko Haram blows up power tower in Maiduguri

Barely three days after electricity was restored in Maiduguri, Boko Haram terrorists have plunged the North-East city into darkness again after blowing up a power tower on Saturday. In January, the terrorists had struck power installations thrice to keep the Read More …

Nigeria: Electricity workers injured by Boko Haram landmine in Borno

Two workers of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) are now battling to survive from injuries they sustained when their vehicle ran over a landmine allegedly planted by Boko Haram terrorists at Mainok, in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno Read More …