The Nigerian Army has reacted to the latest video footage released by factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau.
Reacting through its Acting Director of Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Nigerian Army described the footage as a mere propaganda.
Usman said, “In it, the purported leader of the group in his usual insane manner made all sorts of assertions to the point of threatening various towns, groups and individuals. He also tried albeit failingly to deny the air […]
The Nigerian Hunters Association has claimed that Boko Haram terrorists fear local hunters more than they fear troops of the Nigerian Army, explaining that this is so because members of the association know the secret of the terror sect.
Speaking in Yola yesterday, a retired police officer in charge of the association’s security in Adamawa, Garba Tarfa, stated that several hunters were “eager and waiting” for the go-ahead to overrun Sambisa forest and capture Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, alive, if […]
The Military yesterday dismissed a new video released by militant Boko Haram sect, showing thousands of its members at three different locations during the Sallah celebration.
But the military dismissed the video as “cut and paste”, saying it is a complete sign of weakness and it poses no threat to Nigerians.
The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, who spoke to our correspondent yesterday, said the video was the same the terrorist group used in 2014.
He said: “It was the same […]
According to the Twitter who shared the photos, he said the man didn’t move his car fast enough away from a road the President was to use in Edo
Two soldiers serving in the 119 Task Force Battalion, Kangarwa, Borno State, were killed by Boko Haram fighters on Tuesday morning.
Seven soldiers were also injured in a clash with the terrorists.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, disclosed these on Wednesday.
“The attack which started at about 6:30pm was successfully repelled after about three hours of exchange of heavy gunfire that inflicted tremendous casualty on the terrorists. Unfortunately, two of our gallant soldiers paid the supreme price, while seven were […]
Report gathered that the Nigerian Army has said security forces are aware of the hideouts and strongholds of terror group, Boko Haram, in the country.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, urged the insurgents to embrace the peace option and surrender as the troops were already closing in a statement on Sunday.
Usman called on Nigerians to persuade the insurgents to renounce their membership of the deadly sect.
He said, “This is to once again warn all Boko Haram terrorists, […]
The Nigerian troops intercepted and arrested a suspected Boko Haram financier and stimulants dealer, Mohammed Maina in Bama,
The Nigerian Military says it will not be in a hurry to rescue the secondary schoolgirls in Chibok who were abducted in April 2014.
The Acting Director, Defence Information, Military Headquarters, Abuja, Col. Rabe Abubakar, who said this at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, noted that while it was of utmost concern to the military to rescue the girls, the operation required demanded adequate patience and planning.
Abubakar added that recent efforts by the military in the rescue of over […]
The Nigerian Army paraded two alleged fraudsters Osakpolor Agustín and Felixstowe Osarumwense Osaga, who they say specialized in impersonating military officers on social media to defraud members of the public. They were arrested following a tip off at Ekpoma in Edo state on Aug
The syndicate specialized in dispossessing members of the public of their money under the guise of facilitating their recruitment into the Nigerian army. They are currently in detention and will appear in court soon.
They are currently in […]