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

WorldStage 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 ...

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

Josiah 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 ...

Four soldiers killed in Borno explosion - The Nation Newspaper

The 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Civilian JTF And The American Ostrich - The Whistler

June 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 ...

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

Brig.-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.

Four soldiers killed by IED explosion in Borno - YNaija

An 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 ...

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

An 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 ...

680 civilian JTF members died repelling Boko Haram – Official - TVC News

Image result for 680 civilian JTF members killed in Boko Haram insurgency At least 680 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force have died trying to repel Boko Haram terrorists attacks in Borno from 2012 to date. The groups Legal Officer, Junril Gunda ...

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

The 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 ...

Boko Haram: Troops arrest drugged insurgent - Naija News

This 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Junril 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Boko Haram insurgency kills 680 civillian JTF members - TV360

At 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 ...

Cameroon forcing refugees back to Nigeria – UN - defenceWeb

Nigerian 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.

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

The 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 ...

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

Six 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 ...

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

It 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.

Nigerian camps under strain from returning refugees - News24

Lagos - 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 ...