The military has announced that at least 135 bandits have been killed in camps in Katsina and Zamfara states, destroying their buildings. This is according to the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, who said this in a statement on Saturday...
A Somali governor and three bodyguards were killed in a suicide attack claimed by the Al-Shabaab jihadist group in the regional capital of Galkayo on Sunday, a security official said. The attacker rammed a scooter taxi into a car carrying Ahmed Muse Nur,...
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have succeeded in killing two gang members of Gana led criminal elements in Benue arresting members of militia group in Nasarawa state. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operation, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a...
No fewer than three persons have been reportedly killed when gunmen attacked Ofanwa Elubi community in Egume, Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. Disclosing this to newsmen in Lokoja on Satruday, the Assistant Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of...
The Air Component of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ has eliminated 27 bandits and destroyed some of their dwellings, along the Nahuta-Doumborou Corridor on the border between Katsina and Zamfara States. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on...
Bandits have invaded three communities in Kaduna State on Monday killing a security guard and kidnapped about 15 persons, including a village head. According to reports, the attacked communities are Kuriga, Komo and the Millennium City, all in Chikun Council.
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members are currently attacking Geidam local government Area of Yobe state.  The attack is coming few hours after several key Boko Haram Terrorists/ISWAP leaders were killed in multiple air strikes conducted by the Air Task Force of...
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its operatives killed 105 Boko Haram insurgents during its operations in Yobe State. The acting director of army public relations, Sagir Musa, in a statement circulated to journalists said the operations took place at the outskirts of...
A sad report from Benue State indicates that no fewer than nine persons were Wednesday feared killed in morning attacks by militias on Mbamena and Jootar communities in Ukum Local Council of the State. According to the report, in the assault on Jootar,...
Four Nigerien soldiers and 63 “terrorists were killed in fighting between the army and “heavily armed” men in western Niger, a government statement said on Friday. “After a fierce fight” on Thursday in the Tillaberi region near the border with Mali, the soldiers who had been...
Five people were killed when terrorists attacked their vehicles in Maiduguri, militia leaders said Sunday, adding more were feared dead. Gunmen from the Islamic State West Africa Province stopped the vehicles around 1730 GMT on Saturday near Auno village, 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, and attacked drivers and...
Amidst the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus, the Boko Haram terrorists has struck again, as the insurgents fired a rocket-propelled grenade at the truck conveying the troops from the rear, killing no fewer than 70 Nigerian soldiers in the ambush. The Coordinator, Defence Headquarters, Abuja...
At least 70 Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush on their convoy by jihadist fighters in the restive northeast of the country, military and security sources said Tuesday. Two military officers told AFP on condition of anonymity that Islamist insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades and...
Zamfara Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran, on Thursday confirmed the killing of seven persons by bandits at Malele village, Mutunji District of Dansadau emirate in Maru local government area of the state. Dauran told newsmen in Gusau that the incident occurred on Tuesday...
As the military continues to record success in its fight against insurgents, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has assured that Boko Haram will soon be a thing of the past. Buratai gave the assurance during the celebration of Nigerian Army Special Day at...
Despite the rising killings of soldiers and civilians by insurgents in the North-east region, the Chairman of North East Development Commission (NEDC), Major-General Paul Tarfa (retd), has predicted that the rampaging deadly Boko Haram sect would be wiped out in the nearest future. Tarfa, who spoke...
Suspected herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday attacked the Mbanyiar community and chased away the acting district head of Mbawa in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, Tyoor Oliver Chado, from his house. Narrating his ordeal to reporters on phone from his hiding place, Chado...
Nigerian Army has concluded arrangements to release another batch of 606 former Boko Haram fighters to their families after undergoing rehabilitation under Federal Government’s Operation Safe Corridor. Coordinator of the programme, Major General Bamidele Shafa disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting to work out modalities for transferring...
The Jihadist terrorists have killed five policemen in an attack on a northern Nigerian town where more than 100 schoolgirls were abducted two years ago, residents said Thursday. Fighters aligned to Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in four trucks fitted with machine guns stormed...
Boko Haram have killed 10 people in a raid on a village in northeast Nigeria’s restive Borno State, burning homes and looting food supplies, civilian militia sources said Sunday. Suspected Boko Haram insurgents in trucks fitted with machine guns stormed into Rumirgo village in the Askira...
In Borno State, the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Wednesday attacked Bambula community in the Chibok Local Government Area of the State. During the early morning raid, the insurgents reportedly abducted the head of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the community, Mohammed Abba, and...
At least three Mali soldiers were killed and five wounded Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an army camp in the far north of the country, the Malian military said. The outpost in Bambara Maoude, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the city of...
Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday, threatened to launch fresh attack on Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The town is located on the Gombi-Biu-Damaturu Road, which shares proximity with Southern Borno and Sambisa Forest. A previous attack by the insurgents on...
Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in gun and pickup trucks have attacked Garkida Community, Gombi Local Council of Adamawa State, burning the town’s police station, church and houses on Friday. The community, situated south of Sambisa Forest, had been attacked several times with...
In recent times, many Christians had been killed by the insurgents leading to outcry by Christian elders and groups about conspiracies against Christianity in the country. The Commander 7th Division of Nigeria Army in Maiduguri, Brig Gen Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim said that since the...