Breaking: Boko Haram invades checkpoint in Borno, opens fire on Soldiers

June 13, 2020 Editor 0

Boko Haram on Saturday stormed a Military checkpoint and opened fire on Soldiers on duty in Mongonu, Borno state. This is happening just after three days the dreaded terrorists killed at least 81 people in a Borno vilage with many kidnapped. According to TheCable, a security source revealed that the insurgents unleashed their firepower in the town around 12:30pm. Details Read More

Fighting unconventional enemies not a piece of cake

June 8, 2020 Ayo Akanji 0

“National security is a serious matter and I do not think it is proper to discuss such details in a public forum.”—Indian PM Narendra Modi Asymmetric warfare against terrorism is one of the most difficult, challenging and complex wars of modern times. Fighting unconventional enemies conventionally is not a piece of cake. It’s not the kind of war that can be Read More

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We’re making giant stride against ISWAP, B/Haram – Buratai

February 25, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has said the Nigerian Army is making giant stride against Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram in its renewed efforts to root out the terrorists in North-east. Speaking in Abuja at the 2nd edition of career planning and management seminar 2020, organised by the Department of Military Read More

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Lalong visits family of deceased Ropvil

January 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Governor Simon Lalong Thursday said late Ropvil Daciya Dalep, died for Plateau state. Lalong made the statement at Jing village of Pankshin local government, while on personal condolence visit to the family of the late two hundred level student of University of Maiduguri, that was recently killed by terrorists in Borno state. This was contained in a press release issued Read More

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At night, NAF helicopters destroy terrorists logistic facility in Sambisa

January 3, 2020 Editor 0

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) logistics facility at Gujeri in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State. This, according to NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, was achieved in night-time air strikes executed on 31 December 2019 “pursuant to series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions that identified Read More

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BH: Civil Defence ready to take over liberated areas – Spokesman

December 31, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has assured the federal government of its readiness to take over all the liberated areas initially occupied by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists. The Corps assured that already about 5,000 of its personnel for such task. The federal government had on Monday said it would gradually withdraw military operations in some volatile Read More

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Insurgency: FG urges synergy on disarmament, re-integration of ex-terrorists

November 28, 2019 Editorial III 0

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called on stakeholders in the security sector to chart a road map on disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of the repentant Boko haram terrorists. He made the call at two-day RoundTable Discussion on Disarmament, Demobilisation and Re-integration (DDR), Peace building and Reconciliation in the North east, organised by the Nigerian Army Resource Centre and Read More

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Several terrorists killed, as NAF jets bomb meeting venue in Sambisa

October 14, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has killed several Boko haram terrorists when the Nigerian Air Force fighter jets bombed their meeting venue at Boboshe a location at the fringes of the Sambisa forest. NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola disclosed this Monday in a statement. He said the attack was conducted on Sunday following “successive days of Read More

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Again Buratai in Maiduguri, urges Nigerians to stop giving Boko Haram/ISWAP publicity

September 13, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- General Tukur Buratai has decried  the “increased propaganda and undue publicity” being accorded  to the remnants of the erstwhile Boko Haram terrorists group by section of the society. He said, “This worrisome development has further boosted the image of the criminal gang thus assuming larger than life status.” Buratai made the plea Friday when Read More

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Why IS must never be allowed to regroup

August 9, 2019 Editorial III 0

Five months after the last Daesh (Arabic name al-Dawlah al-Islamīyah fīil Iraāq wa-sh-Shaām or Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in English) stronghold in Syria was overrun by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), there are worrying signs that fighters belonging to the now defunct self-proclaimed caliphate are regrouping. The US envoy to the international coalition fighting Daesh, James Jeffrey, Read More

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Shocker! B/Haram ’ve more sophisticated equipment, sends drones to monitor troops – Zulum

August 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

   Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has asserted that the counter insurgency operations against the  Boko Haram in Borno and Lake Chad Basin region  may not soon end as expected  being anticipated by people and government. The governor said the terrorists have  gone ahead to adopt the strategy of sending  drones to monitor and track down  the Nigerian military and the Multi-national Joint Task Force Read More

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MJTF troops kill 64 terrorists in Cameroon, arrest 8 terrorists, lost 10 soldiers in battle

June 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Troops of Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) have killed 64 Boko Haram terrorists and inflicted gunshot wound on several others during a gun battle in Darak in Northern Cameroon. The MJTF troops, a coalition of Armed Forces of countries of Lake Chad Basin,  had in recent time recorded great successes in its operations against Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Read More

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MNJTF kills 3 Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms in Cross Kauwa

April 24, 2019 Editorial III 0

In continuation of the ongoing Operation Yancin Tafki, troops of the MNJTF operating in close collaboration with troops of the Nigerian Army have repelled Boko Haram terrorists killing three as a result. Colonel Timothy Antigha, the Chief of Military Public Information , MNJTF, N’Djamena – Chad Tuesday in a statement said terrorists attacked troops position at Cross Kauwa, about 40 Read More

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Sri Lanka Easter bombing: ISIS claims responsibility, reveals masterminds as mass burial of victims gets underway

April 23, 2019 Editor 0

ISIS has released a picture which it claims shows seven suicide bombers alongside the mastermind who co-ordinated the Easter Sunday atrocity in Sri Lanka. The image was released by the Amaq news agency – Daesh’s official mouthpiece – and is said to show extremist cleric Zahran Hashim, who has been identified as the man who planned the attacks. It later Read More

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Death toll soars to over 200 after Sunday Easter bomb explosion at Sri Lanka

April 21, 2019 Editor 0

At least 207 people have been killed and 450 hurt in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police say. At least eight blasts were reported. Three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo’s Kochchikade district were targeted during Easter services. The Shangri-La, Kingsbury, Cinnamon Grand and a fourth hotel, all in the capital Colombo, were also hit. A national Read More

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Insecurity: ACF urges security agencies to take war to terrorists

April 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has tasked Federal Government to immediately tackle kidnapping, armed banditry and insurgency raging in the North, while urging security agencies to take the war to terrorists wherever they are. Speaking at the end of it’s National Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, ACF also condemned communal clashes in Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa states, as well as Read More

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Buhari meets King of Jordan, secures more support to fight terrorism in Nigeria

April 6, 2019 Editor 0

King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan said at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday that his country would continue to support Nigeria with hardwares to ensure that the global war against terrorism is successfully prosecuted. President Buhari Saturday extended appreciation to King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan for the continuous support Nigeria received from the country Read More

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‘US report on Nigeria aimed at legitimising terrorists, extremists’

March 29, 2019 Editor 0

Nigerian scholars abroad, under the auspices of Association of Nigerian Scholars in Diaspora (ANDS), have faulted the recent report by the US Department of State on corruption and human rights violation under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government.    A report by the US Department of State entitled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices,” accused the Nigerian government and the military Read More

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New Zealand attacks: How I nearly ‘kissed’ death – Taxi driver

March 17, 2019 Editor 0

As the bullets tore into worshippers during Friday prayers at Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, taxi driver AbdulKadir Ababora from Ethiopia threw himself to the floor and wedged himself under a bookshelf used to hold Korans, praying he would see his wife and kids again. Somehow that decision saved his life and he emerged from the carnage unscathed. Read More

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Troops inflict heavy casualty on terrorists in Yobe

February 17, 2019 Editor 0

Five members of Boko Haram terrorists have met their water-loo after they, along with others attempted to attack a military base at Buni yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. Army spokesperson, Col. Sagir Musa said the incident  happened at about 6:05 pm on Saturday.   “Though, the terrorists appeared prepared for the attack as they approached the military Read More

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Buhari condoles with Kenyans over terrorists attacks

January 17, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Kenya on the deadly terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi. Condemning the attack as “wicked, cruel and dastardly by evil people,” the Nigerian leader assured President Uhuru Kenyatta that the thoughts of the people of Nigeria are with Kenyans at this moment of their national Read More

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Borno: B/Haram serves Jakana, Mainok residents quit notice

January 10, 2019 Editor 0

Residents of Jakana and Mainok towns of Borno state, located along Maiduguri-Damaturu road, linking Jos-Kano-Kaduna-Abuja, have alerted security agencies in Maiduguri of the quit notice served on them by the Boko Haram insurgents to vacate the towns or get killed. Multiple sources in Jakana, told our correspondent in Maiduguri on Tuesday night that the terrorists quietly sneaked into the town, and Read More

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Buratai: Fake news, security ‘politics’ demoralizing our troops

December 2, 2018 Editor 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has said that fake news on social media and politicization of security issues by some influential persons in the country are some of the factors demoralizing troops fighting terrorism in the North east. Speaking during an interview in Maiduguri Borno state after visiting the locations of the Armed Forces Special Forces Read More

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Easter Sunday: Again, 15 killed, 83 injured as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri

April 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed to the Cashew Plantation around Baale Shuwari, Baale Kura and Alikaranti villages located at the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis have repelled or quashed an attempt by Boko Haram terrorists Sunday night who attempted to penetrate Maiduguri metropolis at about 8.34 pm. The boko haram insurgents who came in troop after parking their 7 vehicles Read More