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Troops capture Boko Haram spies as explosion kills officer, three soldiers - WorldStage

Troops capture Boko Haram spies as explosion kills officer, three soldiersWorldStageWorldStage Newsonline—Nigerian Army said a patrol team of 133 Special Forces Battalion on patrol to Maiduguri, encountered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) buried on the road between Kangarwa and Alagarno village On 29th June 2017, at about ...and more »

Special report: Working in the red zone… - The Nation Newspaper;

Special report: Working in the red zone… - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperSpecial report: Working in the red zone…The Nation NewspaperJosiah Wangae, a Kenyan, makes his living in Nigeria's theatre of death. In Maiduguri, Borno State, Wangae prowls the killing fields, where local military fight terrorist sect, Boko Haram, off the streets and desert tracts. Sometimes, the insurgents ...and more »

Four soldiers killed in Borno explosion - The Nation Newspaper;

Four soldiers killed in Borno explosion - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperFour soldiers killed in Borno explosionThe Nation NewspaperThe Army confirmed has confirmed that one officer and three soldiers were killed when their patrol vehicle encountered Improvised Explosive Device (IED) hidden on the road between Kangarwa and Alagarno village in Borno on Thursday. The Army ...and more »

Boko Haram Bomb Kills Officer, Three Soldiers In Borno - CHANNELS TELEVISION;

Boko Haram Bomb Kills Officer, Three Soldiers In Borno - CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONBoko Haram Bomb Kills Officer, Three Soldiers In BornoCHANNELS TELEVISIONThe Nigerian Army says one of its officers and three soldiers have been killed by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by Boko Haram insurgents. The incident occurred when a vehicle conveying a patrol team from the 133 Special Forces Battalion ...and more »

Civilian JTF And The American Ostrich - The Whistler;

Civilian JTF And The American Ostrich - The Whistler

The WhistlerCivilian JTF And The American OstrichThe WhistlerJune is not a good month for the United States. Some of its number crunching mandarins confronted the country with the reality of the war on its doorsteps to which it has consistently feigned oblivion, playing the ostrich, with the head immersed not in ...and more »

Boko Haram : 1 officer, 3 soldiers die in IED explosion - Pulse Nigeria

Boko Haram : 1 officer, 3 soldiers die in IED explosionPulse NigeriaBrig.-Gen. Sani Usman confirmed the incident on Friday, while giving update on troops' clearance operations. Published: 19:36; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · Cameroonian soldiers engaged in the fight against Boko Haram. play.and more »

Four soldiers killed by IED explosion in Borno - YNaija;

Four soldiers killed by IED explosion in Borno - YNaija

YNaijaFour soldiers killed by IED explosion in BornoYNaijaAn officer and three soldiers on patrol in Borno on Thursday have died after encountering a buried IED between Kangarwa and Alagarno village, the Army has confirmed. Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, confirmed the incident in a statement on ...and more »

Boko Haram: Over 700 civilian JTF members died defending Borno – Jubril Gunda - Daily Post Nigeria;

Boko Haram: Over 700 civilian JTF members died defending Borno – Jubril Gunda - Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post NigeriaBoko Haram: Over 700 civilian JTF members died defending Borno – Jubril GundaDaily Post NigeriaAn official report from the leadership of the local vigilante, popularly called Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri has reveals that about 700 members of the CJTF lost their lives while fighting alongside Nigerian Army. This is out of about ...and more »

680 Civilian JTF members died repelling Boko Haram attacks in Borno — Official - The Eagle Online

680 Civilian JTF members died repelling Boko Haram attacks in Borno — OfficialThe Eagle OnlineGunda said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri on Friday that in spite of the high casualty figure, the JTF remain undaunted in its resolve to protect communities in the state from the terrorists. A total of 680 members of the ...and more »

Boko Haram kills four Nigerian soldiers in Borno state - NAIJ.COM;

Boko Haram kills four Nigerian soldiers in Borno state - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMBoko Haram kills four Nigerian soldiers in Borno stateNAIJ.COMThe Nigerian Army has lost an officer and 3 soldiers in Borno state due to IEDs planted by Boko Haram terrorists. Three other members of the patrol team sustained various degrees of injuries while their Hilux vehicle was also completely damaged ...and more »

Boko Haram: Troops arrest drugged insurgent - Naija News;

Boko Haram: Troops arrest drugged insurgent - Naija News

Naija NewsBoko Haram: Troops arrest drugged insurgentNaija NewsThis was made known by Sani Usman, director army public relations in Maiduguri on Thursday. Usman said the suspect, 20, was arrested by the troops on June 25 while on perimeter patrol. He added that “preliminary investigation was initially difficult as ...and more »

In Yobe: Govt Commences Reconstruction of Structures Destroyed by Boko Haram - NTA News;

In Yobe: Govt Commences Reconstruction of Structures Destroyed by Boko Haram - NTA News

NTA NewsIn Yobe: Govt Commences Reconstruction of Structures Destroyed by Boko HaramNTA NewsThe Yobe government has commenced reconstruction of government offices and other buildings destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents. The state Head of Service, Alhaji Sale Abubakar, made the statement on Thursday in Damaturu while inspecting ...and more »

Boko Haram terrorists prefer to be killed by Army than by our members - JTF officer says - NAIJ.COM;

Boko Haram terrorists prefer to be killed by Army than by our members - JTF officer says - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMBoko Haram terrorists prefer to be killed by Army than by our members - JTF officer saysNAIJ.COMJunril Gunda, the legal officer for the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), has revealed the reason why members of the Boko Haram terrorist sect are more afraid of the civilian JTF than the army. Gunda made the revelation in Maiduguri on Friday, June 30 ...and more »

Army buries two soldiers killed in battle with Boko Haram - The Eagle Online

Army buries two soldiers killed in battle with Boko HaramThe Eagle OnlineThe Nigerian Army says the remains of two gallant soldiers, who died in combat with Boko Haram terrorists on Damboa-Biu Road in Borno State, have been buried. Brigadier General Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement on ...and more »

Boko Haram insurgency kills 680 civillian JTF members - TV360;

Boko Haram insurgency kills 680 civillian JTF members - TV360

TV360Boko Haram insurgency kills 680 civillian JTF membersTV360At least 680 civilian Joint Task Force members have died in the battle against Boko Haram insurgents since 2012. This is according to the group's Legal Officer, Junril Gunda who assures that will the group will continue to assist the military in the ...and more »

Cameroon forcing refugees back to Nigeria – UN - defenceWeb;

Cameroon forcing refugees back to Nigeria – UN - defenceWeb

defenceWebCameroon forcing refugees back to Nigeria – UNdefenceWebNigerian refugees forced back from Cameroon Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said.and more »

Drunk 20-year-old Boko Haram member nabbed by Nigerian troops - NAIJ.COM;

Drunk 20-year-old Boko Haram member nabbed by Nigerian troops - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMDrunk 20-year-old Boko Haram member nabbed by Nigerian troopsNAIJ.COMThe Nigerian Army has announced its troops of 27 task force brigade, deployed to Buni Gari in Borno, arrested a Boko Haram suspected terrorist. The 20-year-old suspect was arrested by the soldiers on June 25 during perimeter patrol, according to Sani ...and more »

'6 dead, scores injured as Boko Haram attack village in Borno' - YNaija;

'6 dead, scores injured as Boko Haram attack village in Borno' - YNaija

YNaija'6 dead, scores injured as Boko Haram attack village in Borno'YNaijaSix civilians were reportedly killed and scores injured in a new attack believed to be by Boko Haram members in the Southern part of Borno on Wednesday. According to Sahara Reporters, the attackers stormed the village of Boderi in Damboa local ...and more »

A week of bombings in the birthplace of Boko Haram - Irish Times;

A week of bombings in the birthplace of Boko Haram - Irish Times

Irish TimesA week of bombings in the birthplace of Boko HaramIrish TimesIt was about 10.30pm when the first explosion sounded. Across Maiduguri, capital of northeast Nigeria's Borno State, residents strained to hear another boom. “There's always a second one,” one aid worker commented, looking into the sky expectantly.and more »

Nigerian camps under strain from returning refugees - News24;

Nigerian camps under strain from returning refugees - News24

News24Nigerian camps under strain from returning refugeesNews24Lagos - An upsurge in Boko Haram attacks and returnees from Cameroon are stretching camps for those made homeless by the conflict to breaking point, as the UN warned against forcing people back to northeast Nigeria. Obinna Orjingene is a doctor for ...and more »