Troops attached to the 121 Task Force Battalion killed 20 Boko Haram terrorist on Saturday, November 26th. The troops were escorting local government officials including the Caretaker committee chairman of Gwoza Local Government Council, Hon. Saeed Salisu Sambo and travellers from Pulka to Maiduguri when the terrorists ambushed the convoy.
They fired shots at the troops and officials, detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs). However, the troops successfully repelled the attack. Six soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries.
The council boss took to […]
It was gathered that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday condemned the multiple bomb attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Saturday October 29 and Sunday October 30, 2016, respectively.
The attacks which took place in Maiduguri on Saturday, killing about 6 people, and the ambushing of our military the following day being Sunday in Damboa, Borno state by the Boko Haram sect is unfortunate and barbaric.
In a statement by the party’s national publicity secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, […]
Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday ambushed and killed two policemen along the Kagoro-Gidan Waya Road in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The gunmen, it was gathered, shot two other policemen who are said to be critically wounded.
It was also learnt that two of the six policemen who were manning the checkpoint where the incident occurred however escaped unhurt.
The Kaduna Police Command confirmed the incident.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said the policemen were […]
Troops on Wednesday morning came across some elements of Boko Haram terrorists at Bulabulin in Borno State.
The troops engaged the terrosits in a fire fight that lasted for an hour.
The troops killed nine Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others.
They also captured two AK-47 rifles, two Hand Grenades, one Improvised Explosive Device, five Jerrycans of Premium Motor Spirit and nine motorcycles.
However, the troops hand held radio was badly damaged during the encounter.
The troops, a statement said, would continue the clearance […]
Boko Haram terrorists ambushed troops escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri on Monday, killing five civilians, Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations said in a statement.
He added that the troops were ambushed by suspected elements of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists foraging for food at Sanda general area, Borno State.
“Unfortunately, 5 civilians lost their lives at the incident and another died on the way to the hospital. Three soldiers also sustained injuries,” Colonel Usman said.
The patrol team of 157 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, yesterday ambushed and killed a Boko Haram terrorist spy at Barwati village, Kukawa LGA.
The insurgent who was allegedly on a reconnaissance mission to infiltrate the army troops’ position, was killed while trying to gain entry into the military location.
Weapons recovered from him include 1 AK-47 rifle, 59 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, one 40mm x 46mm BGL2 grenade, 1 bandolier and 3 AK-47 rifle magazines from
The Defense headquarters have released a recent statement on the progress of the Nigerian troops in its 7-year battle against the recalcitrant Boko Haram members in the north-east.
Read the official report below:
Yesterday morning, the troops of 118 Task Force Battalion, 8 Task Force Division, on blocking position at Garere Junction, ambushed Boko Haram terrorists at Gudumbali, northern part of Borno State, while they were crossing to another location with some logistics items.
During the operation, the troops killed 2 and wounded […]