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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Army Releases Daily Trust Regional Editor 48 Hours After Arrest – The Trent

    The Regional Editor of Daily Trust newspaper, Uthman Abubakar has finally been released by the Nigerian army. Abubakar was arrested on Sunday, January 6, 2019, when soldiers stormed the paper’s office in Borno state.... Read more via The Trent | Internet Newspaper – http://bit.ly/2FjHK0T...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Federal Govt orders army to vacate Daily Trust premises – P.M. News

    The Nigerian Army has vacated the premises of the Daily Trust in Abuja, Maiduguri and Lagos, following a Federal Government order. Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media to President Buhari announced this on Sunday night..... Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2LSxw8V Get...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram kills more Nigerian soldiers in ambush – Vanguard News Nigeria

    At least two Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram jihadists targeting a civilian convoy close to the border with Cameroon, military and militia sources told AFP Friday. The jihadists opened fire on a convoy of traders under military escort outside a village near … Read...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Air Force helicopter crashes in Boko Haram combat – Vanguard News Nigeria

    A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter crashed in combat on Wednesday night while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion at Damasak in Northern Borno State. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information disclosed this, but he did not disclose the...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram fighters not better equipped than Nigerian troops – Army – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army has debunked reports that the ragtag Boko Haram fighters are better equipped than Nigerian soldiers, dismissing them as propaganda and psychological warfare against troops. Army spokesman, Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman, in a statement that addresses various issues...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Insurgency: FG moves to acquire 3 Thunder jets with N27bn in 2019 – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The Federal Government plans to spend at least N27 billion in the 2019 budget on the acquisition of three Thunder aircraft and support equipment for its troops fighting insurgency and banditry in many parts of the country.... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – http://bit.ly/2s6yV2z Get...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buratai: New army uniform sends signal when you are in danger – TheCable

    The Nigerian army on Saturday said it has adopted new technologies and application of drones in the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east. Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff (COAS), disclosed this while fielding questions at a dinner and media interactive session organised...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Photo: Female Suicide Bomber And Accomplice Intercepted In Borno – Naijaloaded

    One female suicide bomber and her accomplice were intercepted at Mushimari settlement in Konduga L.G.A of Borno State while attempting to infiltrate the 222 Batallion Defensive Location. They were apprehended at about 9.30 p.m today 19 December 2018, by the troops … Read more via...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Borno residents on the run as soldiers, Boko Haram fighters exchange fire – TheCable

    Residents of Molai, a village four kilometers off Maiduguri, Borno state capital, are currently on the run following a heavy gunfire between soldiers and Boko Haram fighters. A resident told TheCable that the army has mobilised troops to the area to repel the fighters who struck 45 minutes...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Shekau’s Boko Haram Kills Two Soldiers in Another Borno Attack – Thisdaylive

    Two soldiers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked a military base in Borno State, security sources told AFP yesterday. The twin gun and suicide attacks happened early Saturday evening at Gulumba village, in the Bama district of Borno...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Just In: Boko Haram attack Rann again, burn UNICEF clinic – YNaija

    Terrorist group, Boko Haram has once again attacked Rann, in Kala Balge local government area, Borno. The terrorists destroyed a UNICEF clinic, and according to TheCable, the Nigerian Army repelled the insurgents after a fierce gun battle.... Read more via YNaija – https://ift.tt/2PqexTh...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Troops kill 1 Boko Haram insurgent, arrest 2 in Borno – pulse.ng

    The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri on Thursday. The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops had killed one Boko Haram insurgent and arrested two others in ongoing onslaught against the terrorists in … Read more via...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 10 Soldiers, 10 Boko Haram Men Killed In Yobe, Borno Attacks – OluFamous.Com

    More than 10 soldiers were allegedly killed after the Islamic State West African Province faction of the Boko Haram insurgents attacked army bases in Kangarwa, Malumfatori and Arge areas of Borno State and Buni Gari, Yobe State, between Saturday and Monday. The attacks started with Buni Gari on...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Terrorism Kill Hyena – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The troops displaying the hyena Nigerian soldiers were elated as they killed a hyena which they came across while hunting for members of the Boko Haram sect in the thick forest. The troops happily posed with the animal as they prepared to process it for eating. The … Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buratai to troops: Prove you have better training, tactics than terrorists – The Nation Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive impact in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations. The Chief of Army of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, gave the charge in Maiduguri on...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Widows of soldiers killed by Boko Haram: We can’t feed our children, pay school fees – Newtelegraph

    The mere mention of the name of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram, invokes untold fear in the minds of many Nigerians, how much more for those who have unfortunately become victims of the mindless killing and bloodletting of the group. But, however, grim the tales Read more via Newtelegraph –...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buratai to troops: You must take offensive posture against Boko Haram – P.M. News

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged field commanders to complement whatever approach they take in prosecuting the ongoing counter insurgency operations with offensive posture. Buratai gave charge on Friday in Maiduguri at the conclusion of the Fourth Quarter Chief of...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram Getting Help from Foreign Fighters but We’ll Finish Them Soon – Army – OluFamous.Com

    The Nigerian Army on Thursday claimed that Boko Haram insurgents had add another dimension to their insurgency in the North-East by using drones and mercenaries to attack troops and military formations. This came after Boko Haram terrorists attacked the Nigerian Army 118 Battalion’s location in...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Metele attack: Nigerian Army confirms 23 soldiers killed, 31 others injured – TODAY.NG

    The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it lost 23 personnel to the attack by the Islamic State of West African Province terrorists, who attacked the 157 Battalion in Metele in northern Borno on November 18. The army, in a release late on Wednesday which was the first … Read more via...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro What Happened To $1Billion Released For Security? – OluFamous.Com

    Last week’s reported attack on the 157 Military Task Force Battalion in Metele, Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists shook Nigerians to their bones. The reason for the shock was because of both the high casualty figure (put at over 100) as well as the video … Read more via OluFamous.Com –...
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