• 2 soldiers feared dead, 8 others injured as fresh bomb explosion rocks Borno

    2 soldiers feared dead, 8 others injured as fresh bomb explosion rocks Borno

    Following a bomb explosion along Banki, Usmanari, Kumshe road in Borno State, two soldiers of the 152TF Battalion of the Nigerian Army have been feared dead.

    The explosion which occurred at about 8:10 a.m. this morning also left no fewer than eight soldiers injured.

    According to the report, the explosion destroyed one canter truck, while the injured persons are currently receiving first aid treatment before they are evacuated by air to a hospital.

    However, the Army has not released any official statement regarding […]

  • Boko Haram ‘razes village near Chibok, kills 2 soldiers’

    Boko Haram ‘razes village near Chibok, kills 2 soldiers’

    Boko Haram jihadists killed two soldiers and razed a village adjoining the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the group kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls two years ago, residents said Sunday.

    The Nigerian army meanwhile said it had retaken some villages from the Islamist group in the Lake Chad region in operations on Friday and Saturday and “rescued” 85 people, including women and children. It also claimed nearly 40 Islamists were killed in other operations.

    A group of Boko Haram gunmen arrived […]

  • Army arrests 2 officers, 2 soldiers for ‘collaborating’ with Boko Haram

    Army arrests 2 officers, 2 soldiers for ‘collaborating’ with Boko Haram

    According to reports, the Nigeria Army says it has arrested two of its officers and two of its soldier for working in cahoots with Boko Haram.

    Sani Usman, army spokesman, said this in a statement on Tuesday also said two policemen and 24 civilians were also arrested for the alleged offence.

    Usman did not disclosed their identities, but he said more suspects would be arrested.

    “Please be informed [that] the ongoing investigation on suspected Boko Haram terrorists collaborators and saboteurs in the fight […]

  • 2 soldiers, 5 militants killed in Rivers gun duel

    2 soldiers, 5 militants killed in Rivers gun duel

    Two soldiers and five militants were killed at the weekend in a gun duel in Omuanwa-Elele road in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.

    The families of the militants have evacuated their corpses.

    When contacted, spokesman of the 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Captain Eli Lazarus, denied the claim, stating that the two soldiers had injury sustained through accident, “and not even operational injury”.

    Similarly, six daredevil kidnap and robbery suspects have been shot dead by the operatives of the state […]