The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, on Wednesday said some soldiers and officers of the Nigerian Army had been arrested for conspiring with insurgents in the ongoing face-off between the military and militants. RECEIVE FRESH GIST, ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, THEN CLICK SUBSCRIBE: Delivered by FreshGist.com
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Soldiers apprehended 120 members of the Boko Haram group who were ironically making arrangements for the burial of one of their commanders killed in confrontation with the military.
Close to 2000 Nigerians have fled Borno state, following the clash between Boko Haram and Nigerian troops in Abadam local government area of Borno North Senatorial District.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Major-General Garba Wahab, at the weekend said the media should not eulogize criminals, as the Division has arrested a suspected orange seller who spied for terrorists and over N600 million was found in his bank account within three months.
Hundreds of people suspected to be terrorists in some camps in Sambisa Game Reserve, the stronghold of Boko Haram, have been killed in the ongoing onslaught against the sect by the Nigerian security forces in Borno state.
Fresh facts have emerged that raw cash worth over N200 million were carted away by Boko Haram insurgents numbering over 200 who invaded the hometown of former Head of state, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari between Thursday night and the early hours of today during which they attacked four banks namely First bank, Access bank, Keystone bank [...]
Early reports of military operations in the three North-East states under emergency rule, on Thursday, indicated that Nigerian soldiers had recaptured three of the local government areas where terrorists had been in control in northern Borno.
The chairman of the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the North, Mr Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, has said on Tuesday 14 May, that inspite of the rising scale of violence in some parts of the country, the on-going work continues.
Just a few minutes after President Jonathan declared a State of Emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, the Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Borno state, Reverend Faye Pama Musa was murdered by suspected Boko Haram members. This was reported to have occured around 7.30pm yesterday evening.