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Boko Haram: Children Suicide Bombers Increase Fourfold In 2017 — UNICEF

The use of children as human bombs in the north-eastern part of Nigeria has increased fourfold this year over the number for last year, a new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has revealed. The report, published on Monday, also revealed that most of the children used for the cruel acts are girls. […]

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Nigeria Unveils Five Super Mushshak Aircraft

Nigeria has unveiled five Super Mushshak trainer aircraft acquired to boost the capacity of its Air Force officers to tackle Boko Haram menace. The five aircraft are among the 10 acquired by the government from Pakistan. The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who was represented by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali at the unveiling […]

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Boko Haram Terrorists Kill 31 Fishermen In Lake Chad

Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, has confirmed the killings of at least 31 fishermen by Boko Haram terrorists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad, northeastern Nigeria. The governor made the confirmation while presenting relief materials donated to the state by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to the Internally Displaced […]

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Nigeria Defence Academy Cadets Train to Fight Insurgency

By Amos Tauna Determined to curb the activities of insurgency in the country, The 64 Regular Course Army and 65 Regular Course Navy and Air Force cadets of Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, were subjected to three weeks practical and special warfare training to fight insurgency in the country. The final battle inoculation exercise, which involves […]

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Nigerian Air Force Deploys More Troops To Boko Haram Prone Areas [Video]

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has increased its capability in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the North East. A statement by its spokesman, Oloatokubo Adesanya says, “The measures include the deployment of additional NAF Special Forces and personnel of the Regiment Specialty to reinforce Base security and also fight alongside the Nigerian Army […]

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Nigerian Air Force Deploys Personnel, Weapons To Southern Kaduna

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has deployed an armed helicopter with force protection elements and other logistics support to Kafanchan in southern Kaduna, northern Nigeria, where Fulani herdsmen have been attacking communities. “The deployment, which is at the instance of the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, would complement the efforts […]

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Military To Shoot Persons Rearing Animals At Night In Southern Kaduna — Commandant Warns

By Amos Tauna The Special Task Force (STF) Commander, Operation Safe Haven, in charge of Zango Kataf, Jema’a, Sanga and Kaura local government areas in Southern Kaduna, Maj. General Rogers Nicholas, has vowed to shoot any Fulani herdsman found rearing in the night. The STF Commandant stated this at the Southern Kaduna Peace gathering (parley) organised […]

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Nigeria: Four Top Boko Haram Members Surrender

Four Boko Haram terrorists on Monday willingly deserted their hideouts and surrendered themselves to 120 Task Force Battalion of the Nigeria Army at Goniri. Among them was a high-profile terrorist, Konto Fanami, the Ameer of Kafa hideout of the Boko Haram terrorists group that operates along Ajigin-Talala-Mungusum axis. Spokesperson of the Nigeria Army, Brigadier General […]

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