• Some missing Nigerian soldiers found after Boko Haram ambush – Army says

    Some missing Nigerian soldiers found after Boko Haram ambush – Army says

    The Nigerian Army has said that troops on search and rescue operation have found five more soldiers and officers declared missing in last Wednesday’s ambush at Gongon village in Borno.

    Army spokesman, Sani Usman, said in a statement on Saturday that the commanding officer of the unit was among those found by the search party.

    He said the soldiers and officers were found early on Saturday morning and taken to the nearest army medical facility for care.

    “It will be recalled that some […]

  • 19 soldiers, three others wounded in Boko Haram ambush

    19 soldiers, three others wounded in Boko Haram ambush

    The Nigerian Army on Thursday said 19 soldiers and three civilian joint task force members were wounded in a Boko Haram ambush at Guro Gongon village, Borno.

    A statement issued in Abuja by Army spokesman, Sani Usman, said an undisclosed number of insurgents were killed during gun duel with troops.

    He said the incident occurred while the troops were returning to their defensive positions after a clearance patrol at Guro Gongon village and environs.

    Usman said while the wounded soldiers were responding to […]

  • One soldier killed, three injured in Boko Haram ambush

    One soldier killed, three injured in Boko Haram ambush

    Colonel Sani Usman, spokesperson for the Nigerian Army said in a statement on Thursday that earlier in the day, troops of 112 Battalion on patrol from Mafa to Dikwa in Borno State were ambushed at Ajiri village, by Boko Haram terrorists.

    Although the soldiers successfully cleared the ambush, he informed that one soldier died in the process while an officer and 3 soldiers sustained various degrees of injury.

    One of the civilian JTF accompanying the patrol team was also injured, he added.

    He […]