Muhammad Abu Ali, a lieutenant colonel, whom Boko Haram dreaded, is dead.
Ali led one of the army’s fiercest-ever battles with Boko Haram, in February 2015, culminating in the recapture of Baga town in Borno state.
Sani Usman, army spokeman, said he was killed in an encounter with the insurgents on Friday.
The deceased was was granted accelerated promotion from rank of major to lieutenant-colonel in September 2015, for his courageous performance in a series of the army’s engagements with Boko Haram.
Usman added […]
You won’t believe the size of the massive fishes caught in Baga, Borno State by residents who returned since the military chased Boko Haram members away from the state.
Since the Nigerian Army pursued Boko Haram away from Baga in Borno State, the residents are enjoying relative peace and have gone ahead to celebrate.
Just a few months after going back home, some of the fisher men from the place have caught massive fishes and other sea creatures and posed for the […]
Report gathered that two soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga, residents told pressmen on Tuesday. Six other soldiers and a civilian vigilante were critically injured when their vehicle hit a mine planted by the Islamists just outside the town in Borno state on Sunday, they added.
The attack and the mine explosion happened as the military escorted some 1,200 people from Baga on a brief return visit […]