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Nigerian Air Force clear terrorists' new hideout - Pulse Nigeria

Nigerian Air Force clear terrorists' new hideoutPulse NigeriaThe NAF attacked the terrorists at their new hideout which was given as Tumbum Rego in Northern area of Borno. Published: 16.01.2017; Gbenga Bada. Print; eMail · NAF jet play. NAF jet. (Pmnewsnigeria) ...and more »

Air Force strikes insurgents new hideout in Northern Borno - P.M. News;

Air Force strikes insurgents new hideout in Northern Borno - P.M. News

P.M. NewsAir Force strikes insurgents new hideout in Northern BornoP.M. NewsNigerian-Air-Force-helicopter The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has struck insurgents new hideout about one nautical mile south of Tumbum Rego in Northern Borno. The NAF's Director of Public Relations and Information, Group Capt. Ayodele Famuyiwa, made ...and more »

Soldier writes tribute to dead brother - NAIJ.COM;

Soldier writes tribute to dead brother - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMSoldier writes tribute to dead brotherNAIJ.COMEditor's note: The emergence and continued attack of Boko Haram terrorists has increased Nigerian armed forces battle engagement and sadly, some of them have paid the ultimate price. In this tribute from a soldier to his fallen brother, he exalts their ...and more »

NAF strikes 'Boko Haram new hideout' in Borno - TODAY.ng;

NAF strikes 'Boko Haram new hideout' in Borno - TODAY.ng

TODAY.ngNAF strikes 'Boko Haram new hideout' in BornoTODAY.ngThe Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has struck a location it described as Boko Haram's new hideout about one nautical mile south of Tumbum Rego in northern Borno. Fighter jets and helicopter gunship of the Air Force assaulted the location in a coordinated day ...and more »

Air Force strikes Boko Haram new hideout in northern Borno - Daily Trust;

Air Force strikes Boko Haram new hideout in northern Borno - Daily Trust

Daily TrustAir Force strikes Boko Haram new hideout in northern BornoDaily TrustThe Nigerian Air Force on Monday said its fighter jets struck Boko Haram new hideout about one nautical mile south of Tumbum Rego in northern Borno. A statement from Air Force spokesman Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said the NAF fighter jets and ...and more »

OPINION: Nigerians, after the victory on terrorism, who wins the peace? - NAIJ.COM;

OPINION: Nigerians, after the victory on terrorism, who wins the peace? - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMOPINION: Nigerians, after the victory on terrorism, who wins the peace?NAIJ.COMEditor's note: Abdulkadir Inuwa Suleiman, an analyst based in Kastina state says while Nigerians are yet to come to terms with the military's successes against Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, there is need for all to wake up to the reality ...and more »

Another army Lieutenant killed in Boko Haram attack (photos) - NAIJ.COM;

Another army Lieutenant killed in Boko Haram attack (photos) - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMAnother army Lieutenant killed in Boko Haram attack (photos)NAIJ.COMAnother brave Nigerian soldier, Lieutenant Aminu Dangaw has recently lost his life in the battle against the Boko Haram insurgency in the northern part of the country. Dangaw was killed after an army convoy he was in, was hit by Boko Haram's Explosive ...and more »

Tears flow as suspected Boko Haram members return to families - NAIJ.COM;

Tears flow as suspected Boko Haram members return to families - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMTears flow as suspected Boko Haram members return to familiesNAIJ.COMTears of joy flowed in Yobe state on Sunday, January 15, following the release of four suspected Boko Haram members arrested by the police. Tears flow as suspected Boko Haram members return to families. Four persons including 74-year-old Sale Usman, ...and more »

2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Nigeria, November 2016 - ReliefWeb;

2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Nigeria, November 2016 - ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Nigeria, November 2016ReliefWebInsecurity related to Boko Haram violence and military counter operations continues to affect 26 million people living in North East Nigeria. The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance is estimated to be 14 million. Borno, Adamawa and Yobe ...and more »

On the rural-urban divide in Nigeria - Guardian;

On the rural-urban divide in Nigeria - Guardian

GuardianOn the rural-urban divide in NigeriaGuardianThe rural-urban divide is a challenge in Nigeria as it is in countries across the world. According to the World Bank, in 1960 85% of Nigerians lived in rural areas. Today less than 50% do. Understandably, the narrative of rural areas does not easily ...and more »

What happens when your husband dies fighting Boko Haram - Pulse Nigeria

What happens when your husband dies fighting Boko HaramPulse NigeriaThe check-in post at the entrance of the Ikeja Cantonment always has people explaining to soldiers why they need to go visit a family or friend living in the Barracks. On this January evening, my friend and I were one of them, answering questions, and ...and more »

Troops discover Boko Haram fighters' bodies in Borno - The Nation Newspaper;

Troops discover Boko Haram fighters' bodies in Borno - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperTroops discover Boko Haram fighters' bodies in BornoThe Nation NewspaperNigerian troops have recovered bodies of terrorists, 36 hand grenades and one 12.7 X 108mm round of ammunition concealed by terrorists in the general area of Baga, Kangarwa and Dogonchikun in Borno State. The Nigerian Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen.and more »

Nigerian Army frees 257 Boko Haram suspects - Daily Post Nigeria;

Nigerian Army frees 257 Boko Haram suspects - Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post NigeriaNigerian Army frees 257 Boko Haram suspectsDaily Post NigeriaNigerian Army on Sunday released 257 suspected Boko Haram members that have been in its detention to the Borno State government. The detainees – comprised of men, women and children – were released to the Borno State Deputy Governor, Alhaji ...and more »

Nigerian Army Release 257 Cleared Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno - CHANNELS TELEVISION;

Nigerian Army Release 257 Cleared Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno - CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigerian Army Release 257 Cleared Boko Haram Terrorists In BornoCHANNELS TELEVISIONNigerian Army Release 257 Cleared Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, has released 257 screened and cleared suspected Boko Haram terrorists to the Borno state government.and more »

Troops Found Shallow Graves of Fleeing Boko Haram With Gun Shots Wounds - NTA News

Troops Found Shallow Graves of Fleeing Boko Haram With Gun Shots WoundsNTA NewsTroops of 119 Task Force Battalion of 7 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE while on mop up and clearance patrol today, came across graves of Boko Haram terrorists that escaped with gun shot wounds and died after an encounter on 13th ...and more »

Troops recover bodies of Boko Haram terrorists buried in shallow graves, grenade - The Eagle Online;

Troops recover bodies of Boko Haram terrorists buried in shallow graves, grenade - The Eagle Online

The Eagle OnlineTroops recover bodies of Boko Haram terrorists buried in shallow graves, grenadeThe Eagle OnlineTroops of the 119 Task Force Battalion of the 7 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole while on mop up and clearance patrol on Sunday came across graves of Boko Haram terrorists that escaped with gunshot wounds and died after an ...and more »

Army releases 257 suspected Boko Haram members - YNaija;

Army releases 257 suspected Boko Haram members - YNaija

YNaijaArmy releases 257 suspected Boko Haram membersYNaijaThe Nigerian Army on Sunday released 257 suspected Boko Haram members who have been in detention to the Borno State Government. They were released at the celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance day. The detainees were handed over to the ...and more »

Troops rescue 58, kill 13 suspected Boko Haram members - Guardian;

Troops rescue 58, kill 13 suspected Boko Haram members - Guardian

GuardianTroops rescue 58, kill 13 suspected Boko Haram membersGuardianTroops of the Operation Lafiya Dole in conjunction with local vigilance group killed 13 suspected insurgents in two villages and rescued 58 from operations in Bomboshe and Sinbaya in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno at the weekend. The Director ...and more »

Nigerian Army releases 257 Boko Haram detainees - NAIJ.COM;

Nigerian Army releases 257 Boko Haram detainees - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMNigerian Army releases 257 Boko Haram detaineesNAIJ.COM... - Governor Shettima says the military has made this year's Armed Forces Remembrance Day unique after the fall of Sambisa Forest. At least 257 suspected Boko Haram detainees have regained their freedom, The Nigerian Army said at the 2017 Armed ...and more »

ISS Today: Boko Haram threat – time to finish the job - Daily Maverick;

ISS Today: Boko Haram threat – time to finish the job - Daily Maverick

Daily MaverickISS Today: Boko Haram threat – time to finish the jobDaily MaverickIn January last year, the African Union Peace and Security Council renewed the Multinational Joint Task Force's mandate for a year. That mandate is nearly up, so the time is right to assess the force's actions and its relevance as a means to defeat ...and more »