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Boko Haram No Longer Holds Our Territory – Nigeria tells UN

Nigeria has informed the UN General Assembly in New York that the Boko Haram terrorists no longer hold any territory in the country. Nigeria’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Samson Itegboje, stated this while presenting Nigeria’s message at the ‘High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace’ at the […]

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Boko Haram Allegedly collecting taxes from residents in Yobe, Borno States – Reuters; FG, Military Deny Allegation

A splinter Boko Haram group,  known as the Islamic State in West Africa is alleged to have seized some towns in Borno and Yobe states, providing protection to Muslim residents and collecting taxes from them, according to Reuters reports. The Federal Government and the Defence Headquarters have, however, described the report as a tissue of […]

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Finally, Nigerian Army Begins Operation Last Hold; As troops nab Boko Haram Kingpin in Charge of Benue Attacks

Sequel to Nigerian Army’s resolve to ensure that the ongoing Operation Last Hold in the North East achieves the desired result, additional troops and heavy equipment have been earmarked to beef up those already deployed. Troops and equipment are already assembling for onward movement to the operation area. The operation expected to last 4 months […]

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Terror War: Army Declares 3 UNICEF Staff Persona Non Grata over False (Rape) Allegations.

The Nigerian Army has declared three persons working for the UNICEF persona-non-grata in the North East, Nigeria. The three persons are: Priscillia Hoveyda, Maher Farea and Milen Kidane. The action by the Army followed various allegations by the trio against the Nigerian military, which the Theatre Commander OPs LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Rogers Nicholas described […]

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Operation Anmi Fakat: MNJTF Kills 59 Boko Haram Terrorists, 3 Suicide Bombers; Lose 22 Soldiers in Action; 75 injured by IEDS.

The Multi-national Joint Task Force (MNJTF) on Wednesday disclosed that its operations to rid the Lake Chad Basin Commission Countries of Boko Haram terrorism, has resulted in the killing of 59 terrorists, capture of 5 others, killing of 3 suicide bombers and the destruction of 6 gun trucks belonging to the group.  The MNJTF has […]

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War on Terror: MNJTF Awards Gallantry Medals to Soldiers, Outgoing Force Commander.

Officers and Men of Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Wednesday 21 June 2017 received medals for gallantry at a parade organised by the Multi-national Joint Task Force. The Medal Presentation parade which took place at MNJTF complex at Farcha, Ndjamena, Republic of Chad, was witnessed by the Executive Secretary and Head of Mission Lake […]

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Inspection of New Military Platforms for N-East Operations by Defence Minister

L-R Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority Hadiza Bala Usman, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali, General Officer Commanding 81 Division Maj-Gen Ebenezer Oyefolu and Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command Rear Admiral Mohammed during the inspection visit of newly arrived platforms procured by the Federal Government for North East Operations […]