• Nine soldiers, Civilian JTF killed as Boko Haram ambushes troops

    Nine soldiers, Civilian JTF killed as Boko Haram ambushes troops

    Operation LAFIYA DOLE troops carrying out clearance operations on suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideouts in Talala and Ajigin, southern part of Borno State, were ambushed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Ugundiri village, Damboa Local Government Area, Borno State, while returning to base after clearance operations on Sunday.

    This information was contained in a statement by the spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman.

    During the ambush, five soldiers, three vigilantes and one Civilian JTF lost their lives.

    Nineteen other soldiers and […]

  • See the Inspiring Photo of an Elderly Woman Who Just Joined Civilian JTF to Fight Boko Haram

    See the Inspiring Photo of an Elderly Woman Who Just Joined Civilian JTF to Fight Boko Haram

    A bold and strong-hearted Nigerian woman tired of the menace being caused by Boko Haram has joined the Civilian JTF to fight the insurgents.

    Many people in Northern Nigeria are eager to wipe out the pain and sorrow brought upon the region by Boko Haram as examplified by the bold and inspiring act of this elderly woman who just joined the Civilian Joint Taskforce to fight the terrorists in Borno State.

    The information was made known by a Twitter user, Dan-Borno who […]

  • Civilian JTF commander killed in Kaduna

    Civilian JTF commander killed in Kaduna

    Commander of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in charge of Kakuri community, Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Buhari Ahmadu Tanko, has been reportedly killed by yet to be identified assailants.

    Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman confirmed the incident.

    He said, the late Tanko, 27 was murdered by hoodlums while attempting to stop them from stealing from the premises of defunct Kaduna Textile Limited located in his catchment area.

    ASP Usman said the incident occurred at […]

  • FG may integrate Civilian JTF members into military, police to fight Boko Haram insurgency – Buhari

    FG may integrate Civilian JTF members into military, police to fight Boko Haram insurgency – Buhari

    The Federal Government may integrate members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) into the Nigerian military and police after the war against the Boko Haram.

    President Muhammadu Buhari gave this indication while responding to questions at a press conference after the 2nd Regional Security Summit in Abuja on Saturday.

    “For those who have received military training, it will be advised either to recruit them if they are within the age bracket of recruitment in the military or the police,” Buhari said.

    He […]

  • See the Faces of Boko Haram Terrorists Captured by Civilian JTF in Borno … see more photos

    See the Faces of Boko Haram Terrorists Captured by Civilian JTF in Borno … see more photos

    Some Boko Haram operatives have been nabbed alive in the north-eastern part of Nigeria with due investigations going on. These are the faces of the latest set of Boko Haram terrorists captured by Civilian Joint Task Force in Borno. Among the four captured militants, is an Ameer, seen undergoing interrogation.

    The Nigerians troops have successfully blocked the entry and exit points used by the terrorists in Sambisa forest thereby affecting their arms and food