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Boko Haram: DHQ Addresses The Nation On Sambisa Forest Operation

-True Identities of some Freed Victims Yet to be ascertained -Notorious Training Camps Destroyed A text of Press Briefing by Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade at Defence Headquarters, Abuja on April 30, 2015 Gentlemen of the press, As

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Touching photos: The sorry look of rescued women and children held hostage by Boko Haram

Below are some of the heartbreaking pictures of the emaciated rescued children and women held hostage in Sambisa forest by Boko Haram.   Let’s pray for their survival and God’s protection of the Nigerian military men and women, who are

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Sambisa forest battle: Again, soldiers kill Boko Haram commanders, rescue more women and Children

“We lost one soldier, while four others were wounded” – Military Nigerian troops from the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri have killed several Boko Haram commanders and rescued more females in the encounter. Information released by the

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Nigerian military rescues over 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa forest

Nigerian soldiers on Tuesday rescued 200 girls from the dreaded Sambisa forest, the notorious hideout of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, the defence headquarters said Tuesday. The girls were freed alongside 93 women who were also rescued, affirmed the military.

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Reported control of Mafa in Borno State by Boko Haram is false – DHQ

Terrorists sympathisers are fabricating stories to encourage them The reports by some media outfits claiming that terrorists are now in control of Mafa in Borno State are false. The truth is that an attempt by a group of fleeing terrorists

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Forty-three child-fighters escape Boko Haram captivity

Chadian soldiers have repatriated 43 children kidnapped from the country by Boko Haram insurgents who they forced to become fighters. This was disclosed in N’djamena, capital of Chad, by the Chadian Army spokesman, Azem Agouna, who said the Chadian nationals

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Top terrorist commander dies in encounter with troops at Alagarno – DHQ

A notorious top terrorists commander, Abu Mojahid was among the terrorists that died in their encounter with troops in the outskirt of Alagarno, Tuesday morning. The terrorists had staged a daring attack on troops who were on patrol of the

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Military to liberate Sambisa Forest before May 29 – Sambo Dasuki

… Says Nobody Pressured Jonathan To Concede Defeat On the anniversary of the abduction of over 200 secondary school girls from Chibok secondary school in Borno State, the National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Col. Sambo Dasuki has given an assurance

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Malala tasks Nigeria, world leaders to do more to free Chibok schoolgirls

Nobel Peace laureate and Pakistani child rights activist, Miss Malala Yousafzai on Monday criticized the Nigerian government and world leaders for not doing enough to facilitate the release of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls still in Boko Haram captivity since exactly

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Nigerian Troops Capture Alagarno in Borno State

Photo news   Nigerian troops have this morning successfully completed a raid on all terrorist camps in Alagarno in Borno State. Alagarno is the major haven of terrorists ahead of Sambisa forest. A number of weapons and equipment were captured

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Israel ready to assist Buhari fight corruption, insurgency

The state of Israel nation has expressed its readiness to assist the incoming government of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) in the development of Nigeria’s agriculture sector as well as in the fight against corruption and insurgency. The Isreali President, Mr.

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Children, women and elderly locked up by Boko Haram in Gwoza rescued

Bomb factory discovered   A number of women, the elderly and children who were locked up by fleeing terrorists in Gwoza have been freed by troops as cordon and search along with mopping up operations continue in the town.  The

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Again Boko Haram on a rampage, five killed

Suspected members of the Boko Haram have again attacked the people of Gombe State killing five people.   Report has it that gunmen stormed Dakku from the state capital, Gombe, at about 11:30 am and shot arbitrarily.   According to

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Gwoza will be liberated on Friday – Jonathan assures

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday assured that Gwoza in Borno State, the last town occupied by Boko Haram terrorists, would be liberated by Friday to pave way for the successful conduct of general elections in all states of the federation. Jonathan,

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Troops sack terrorists from Pulka, arrest male terrorist disguised in hijab

Troops have yesterday evening taken full control of Pulka in Borno State after a fierce battle with terrorists who have been operating in the town. The town has been serving as one of their major access to the Mandara mountains

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Nigerian Military expresses concerns over baseless speculations on MJTF

The Nigerian military is obviously going through some stress in the counterterrorism due to unfair speculations and outright falsehood from foreign sources over operation of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in combating insurgency in the North East. Some unsavoury comments

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Terrorists attack on Bama foiled – DHQ

An attack by a band of terrorists on parts of Bama was this morning quelled by the Nigerian troops who dealt with them decisively. Over a score of them died while others fled with wounds. Many more of the attacking

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Boko Haram’s cruelties: Scores of dead bodies found in Bama wells

The capture of Bama has led to the discovery of horrendous atrocities perpetrated by terrorists while their hold on the town lasted, and as they fled. A large number of dead bodies were discovered in wells apparently of some of

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Finally terorrists’ stronghold in Yobe conquered, routed out of Bama by Nigerian troops

Troops this afternoon finally succeeded in routing terrorists from Bama in Borno state. The mission which was accomplished with massive casualty inflicted on the terrorists before the remnant finally fled the town lasted days of careful manouvre and efforts to

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Photo News: Troops Battle Terrorists For Damasak

Troops are currently battling Boko Haram terrorists in a determined bid to retake Damasak, a border town between Nigeria and Niger Republic, PRNigeria can authoritatively confirm. The battle for the retake of the town is being waged by Nigerian troops

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Air strike: Troops disloge terrorists from more communities – DHQ

Air Force pounding of identified terrorists hideouts is continuing in some locations in Yobe and Borno States as part of ongoing campaign against terror. Several sorties are being flown either in conjunction with ongoing ground assault by troops or to

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Breaking: Finally Adamawa is free from Boko Haram

The Nigerian troops have today succeeded in clearing terrorists out of Madagali, which is the last place held by the terrorists in Adamawa State. The Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, who has been on a tour mission in

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Foreign mercenaries reportedly arrive Nigeria to combat Boko Haram

Regional security, defence and diplomatic sources say Nigeria has brought in hundreds of mercenaries from South Africa and the former Soviet Union to boost its offensive against Boko Haram insurgents ahead of the all important March 28 election. Informed sources

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Gombi Military Operation: Terrorists killed, vehicles and weapons recovered

Photos: Destroyed and recovered vehicles, ammunition and weapons   Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from the onslaught of troops met their waterloo in their attempt to enter Gombi town, Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State yesterday evening. The terrorists were

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Boko Haram: Chadian President advises Abubakar Shekau to surrender or get killed

Chadian President, Mr. Idriss Deby, on Wednesday claimed he is in the know of the hideout of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. He advised the leader of the insurgent group to come out and surrender or be killed. The President

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Boko Haram: We Won’t Relent Until Victory- Military Assures Nigerians

Happy that it finally regained its waning glory as evidenced in recent wave of successes against Boko Haram terrorists, Nigerian Defence Headquarters today promised not to relent until every part of the country is finally rid of insurgency. At a

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“Never again”: Troops battle weakening terrorists in Yobe State

… More than 30 Communities liberated … Fled citizens set to return home   In its continued rampage through Boko Haram infested territories in the North East, Nigerian troops on Sunday night invaded Kukawa Geri, Gujba in Yobe State determined

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Troops on patrol encounter terrorists, recorver arms

Troops on cordon and search along Djimitillo Damaturu road axis on Friday night had an encounter with a group of terrorists after their hideout was discovered by troops. The fierce fight to dislodge them from the location which is very

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Nigerian gallant soldiers rout Boko Haram from more towns in Yobe and Adamawa States

Some terrorists captured Machine/antiaircraft guns and grenade launchers etc. recovered   Global Reporters – According to Major General Chris Olukolade, Director Defense information, Nigerian troops finally routed terrorists from Bara, the Headquarters of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe State

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Terrorists disguised as women arrested

Cordon and search yield more weapons The cordon and search in Baga has revealed some terrorists disguising as women. The searches are also yielding more discoveries of arms especially bombs hidden in various locations, especially Baga town. Apart from those

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