Nigerian troops killed 869 Boko Haram, rescued 321 kidnap victims in 3 months – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, (DHQ), on Friday, disclosed that in the renewed efforts to stamp out insurgency activities in the country, a total of 869 insurgents have been killed while 321 kidnap victims were rescued by troops during the various operations embarked upon by the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies across the country in the last three months. The coordinator, Defence Media Operations, (DMO), General John Eneche disclosed this to defence correspondents in Abuja while giving a breakdown of military operations between July and September this year. He explained that …

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Seven Boko Haram Commanders killed by Nigerian troops – DHQ

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of Boko Haram terrorists group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Enenche said that the troops also destroyed several camps used by the terrorists located at Tunbun Gini, Tunbun Nbororo, Tunbun Kayoma, Tunbun Kaza and Tunbun Fulani during the operation. He said that some of the top Boko Haram/ISWAP…

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Zulum donates house, N20m to family of army commander killed by Boko Haram

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has donated a house and N20 million to the widow and children of the late Col. Dahiru Bako, who died from wounds sustained while battling Boko Haram terrorists. The governor made the announcement yesterday at the burial of the late Commander in Maiduguri. In a statement titled ‘Borno Governor, Zulum donates house, N20million to late Col. D. C. Bako’s widow, orphans,’ Zulum paid a glowing tribute to the deceased. Bako, described by the governor as a fallen warrior, was the Commander of 25 Task…

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How Boko Haram terrorists killed Nigerian Army Colonel

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of Colonel D.C. Bako, who  was Commander of Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, the team combating terrorism in the North-East region of the country. According to the newsletter signed by an army spokesman, Colonel Ado Isa, the fallen soldier was gallant and was one of the finest war heroes. The statement further revealed that Col DC Bako always led from the front and was a patriotic Nigerian, who led a patrol to clear Boko Haram Terrorists from Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa. It…

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Planned Terror Attack: Security agencies on red alert over Abuja – DHQ

The Nigerian military has assured residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and adjoining states of their safety following intelligence report that the Boko Haram sect is planning to attack some selected targets within the nation’s capital. The Defence Headquarters explained that the Armed Forces and other security agencies would ensure effective surveillance of the Federal Capital Territory and other states of the country. A security report from the Nigeria Customs Service had indicated that members of the Boko Haram terrorists group have flooded the FCT and were planning to…

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Boko Haram terrorists in Abuja, targets five locations, Customs raise alarm

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that Boko Haram terrorist is already in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja, planning to carry out coordinated attacks on five identified locations. In an internal memo dated August 20, 2020, and signed by the Comptroller, Enforcement of Customs headquarters, H.A Sabo, the NCS has put its officers and men on high alert to avoid being caught off guard  Sabo stated: ‘Information reaching the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) reveals the existence of Boko Haram Terrorist Camps (BHT”s) in and around the Federal…

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Shehu of Borno laments killing of 13 district heads, several ward heads by B/Haram terrorists

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai Elkanemi said the lingering Boko Haram insurgency has led to the killing of 13 District Heads and several Ward Heads (Bulamas). The monarch revealed this in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, during a courtesy visit by a delegation of the Senate Committee on Special Duties, led by Senator Abubakar Yusuf, who were in the state to assess the performance of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC). He also lamented that the decade-old crisis had displaced thousands of people, who were now taking refuge in displaced…

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IDPs threaten to join Boko Haram, accuse FG of romance with terrorists

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Kuchingworo and Durumi camps in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have threatened to join Boko Haram should Federal government continue to romance with repentant terrorists and ignore them their victims. They issued the threat at the public presentation of the report ‘Managing Internal Displacement Crisis in Nigeria’ held in Abuja. One of the IDPs from Kuchingworo camp, who pleaded anonymity accused the federal government of being biased for prioritizing rehabilitation of the repentant Boko Haram and abandoning them to nurse their wounds. The IDP, who…

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How Boko Haram slaughtered 75 Borno elders in one night – Senator Ndume

Senator representing Borno south, Ali Ndume, has narrated how Boko Haram insurgents killed 75 members of his community in Gwoza local government in one night. Ndume disclosed this on Wednesday at a meeting organised by the senate committee on special duties and the North East Development Commission (NEDC) in Maiduguri. The former Senate leader, who is also a member of the committee, informed the gathering that the challenges faced by the people of Borno State were being underreported. According to the senator, he can’t go to his hometown because it…

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Insurgency: Boko Haram recruiting fresh members – Zulum

Governor of Borno state, Babagana Umara Zulum has raised the alarm that the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents were recruiting fresh members, mostly from the internally displaced persons (IDPs). Zulum, who revealed this in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service monitored by our Correspondent in Kaduna, noted that the insurgents are working on people to join them and it’s becoming frightening. He said the security situation was improving in Borno state, but there is still danger as the Boko Haram elements were still in their hiding place, while the IDPs…

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