Buratai: Rejuvenating the Nigerian Army - Daily Trust

Dealing with insurgents is the most difficult warfare any country would ever want to encounter because of several factors and one of the major factor is that the enemy is domiciled within the country. In the history of the Nigerian Army, there was ...

Nigeria: Premium Times Replies Nigerian Army, Demands Apology From Buratai, Others - AllAfrica.com

PREMIUM TIMES has replied a letter sent by the Nigerian Army, threatening legal action against the newspaper for publications about the army and its chief, Tukur Buratai, a Lieutenant General. On Wednesday, the newspaper published a letter dated ...

Nigerian Army Army drags Premium Times to court over "false" news, publication vows to fight back - Pulse Nigeria

The army said it has issued several warnings demanding Premium Times to retract the alleged malicious stories against the military, but the paper refused. Published: 13.01.2017; Dimeji Akinloye. Print; eMail · Chief of Army Staff, Maj. General Tukur ...

Boko Haram: UN Security Council plans visit to Nigeria - News24

New York - The UN Security Council is planning a visit in the coming weeks to Nigeria and two other countries affected by the Boko Haram insurgency which has sparked one of the world's biggest humanitarian crises. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft ...

Can the joint task force against Boko Haram stay the course? - Institute for Security Studies (press release) (blog)

With its mandate up for renewal, there's work to be done to ensure the MNJTF stays relevant. 13 Jan 2017 / by Wendyam Aristide Sawadogo. Boko Haram's latest incursions in Cameroon and Nigeria, specifically in the towns of Mora, Madagali and Maiduguri, ...

Troops arrest fleeing Boko Haram terrorists with 100 motorcycles - NAIJ.COM

This was disclosed by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, the director army public relations, on Thursday, January 12. According to Bri-Gen Usman, the fleeing terrorists were arrested on Wednesday afternoon at Madaki village in Biu local government ...

Dire humanitarian situation in Lake Chad Basin gets worse - Citizen

Some 2.4 million people are currently displaced, with the vast majority among them – over 1.5 million – children. Senior United Nations officials have revealed the extent of the hardships – including those caused by the militant group, Boko Haram – and ...

Nigeria: Army Not in Position to Question Our Professionalism - Premium Times - AllAfrica.com

PREMIUM TIMES has said that the Nigerian Army was not in the position to question its professionalism the online medium made this in it reply to a letter sent by the Nigerian Army, threatening legal action against the newspaper over a publications ...

Nigeria: Two Nigerian Army Officers Die in IED Explosion in Borno - AllAfrica.com

A counter-attack by the Nigerian Army against Boko Haram turned deadly on Thursday morning after an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by terrorists exploded in Borno State, leaving one Nigerian Army captain and a lieutenant dead, PREMIUM ...

"If you are not Boko Haram come to Maiduguri and visit your mother."-Abdullahi Yusuf - Gistmaster (blog)

“Any Borno citizen living within Nigeria and his parents are living in Maiduguri, yet he fell to visit the state to see his people since the beginning of the insecurity up to today, such person may be connected with Boko Haram.If you are not boko haram ...

NSCDC Nabs 2 Suspected Fleeing Boko Haram Members Pretending To Be Mad In Niger - Leadership Newspapers

Niger State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NCSDC) has arrested two suspected fleeing Boko Haram who pretend to be mad men in the afternoon and act normal in the night to deceive the security men. A release by the Command ...

Nigerian Army Discovers 4 Notebooks Containing Names Of All Boko Haram Members - BuzzNigeria.com

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, announced that it has discovered 4 notebooks containing the names of Boko Haram members. The books were found in Sambisa forest, the stronghold of the insurgents. A report by the Nigerian Bulletin ...

UN: Humanitarian crisis triggered by Boko Haram is worsening - Fox News

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. humanitarian chief says the humanitarian crisis triggered by Boko Haram's "violent and inhuman campaign" is worsening, with 10.7 million people in need of aid in northeast Nigeria and parts of Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

Nigeria's Lawmakers Ask Executive To Improve Welfare Of Troops - CHANNELS TELEVISION

house-of-representatives The House of Representatives in Nigeria has asked the Executives to ensure improved welfare for the troops in counter-insurgency operations in the northeast. Adopting a motion on the recovery of the Sambisa forest from the Boko ...

Lake Chad Basin: Crisis Overview (as of 11 January 2017) - ReliefWeb

Population movement and violent incidents in the most affected areas Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four Lake Chad basin countries. The number of displaced people has tripled over the last two years. Most of the ...

Boko Haram NSCDC arrests 2 suspected members in Niger - Pulse Nigeria

The suspects confessed to be members of the sect and identified the pictures of some wanted terrorists. Published: 12.01.2017; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · NSCDC play. NSCDC. (Daily Post) ...

Nigerian army finds 4 notebooks filled with names of Boko Haram members - NAIJ.COM

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, the Nigerian army announced that it made a huge discovery in Sambisa forest, the stronghold of the Boko Haram insurgents. According to the Nigerian Bulletin, the army was on a mop-up operation of Sambisa forest, when ...

16 bodies found after Boko Haram attack on soldiers: military - New Vision

The Islamic State group affiliate announced on October 17 last year it had "stormed a joint position of the armies of Nigeria and Niger" in Gashagar, Borno state, killing 20 soldiers. Boko 703x422. The bodies of 16 soldiers have been recovered in ...

Cameroonian army liberates 150 Nigerian Boko Haram hostages in the town of Ngoshe - Business in Cameroon

(Business in Cameroon) - On 2 and 7 January 2017, the Cameroonian army surrounded again the town of Ngoshe, one of the strongholds of the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria, the Cameroonian Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma, revealed during a ...

Cameroon: War Against Boko Haram - Cameroon's Forces Score Major Successes In Ngoshe - AllAfrica.com

Following is the introductory statement by the Minister of Communication, IssaTchiromaBakary during a press conference in Yaounde, January 10, 2017. « Distinguished Journalists,. I wish you a warm welcome to this encounter during which we will be ...