Damaturu attack: Soldiers chasing after fleeing Boko Haram terrorists —Army (Punch)

The military said it was chasing after a group of Boko Haram insurgents that attempted attacking Damaturu, the Yobe State capital on Tuesday. The military in a statement on Tuesday night, said following a tip-off of the insurgents’ planned attack…

Jakana residents in Borno evacuated to Bakassi IDP camp as military attacks Boko Haram (Punch)

Residents of Jakana, a town on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, have been evacuated to give way for the clearance of Boko Haram by the military. Jakana is believed to be a place of convergence for Boko Haram before and after launching attacks…

Troops hit Boko Haram, kill 50, capture one (Guardian)

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) neutralised 50 terrorists between Friday and Saturday and captured one. A statement by Col. Timothy Antigha, the Chief, Military Public Information Officer of MNJTF in N’Djamena and made available to newsmen in…

Army loses four officers repelling Boko Haram attack in Yobe (Guardian)

The military at the weekend lost four officers in a gun duel involving its Special Forces of Army (SFA) and Boko Haram insurgents who were attempting to seize the Buni/Yadi military base in Gujba council area of Yobe State. Five…

Residents flee Marwa’s hometown over fresh Boko Haram attack (Guardian)

Unknown number of terrorists and two soldiers sustained injuries when troops of Operation Lafiya Dole clashed with Boko Haram terrorists at a military base in Kannama, Yobe State, on Monday. Kannama is the headquarters of Yunusari Council, 215 kilometres north…

Army neutralises Boko Haram insurgents in Buni-Yadi (Guardian)

The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base. Major Nureni Alimi, the Assistant Director, Public Relations, 27 Task Force Brigade, disclosed this…

Seven killed as Boko Haram attacks military base (Guardian)

Seven people were killed when Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those displaced by the conflict, military and humanitarian sources told AFP Tuesday. The attack in Rann, some 175 kilometres…

Troops nab wanted Boko Haram terrorist (Guardian)

The Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman, said in a statement on Friday that Abubakar was arrested in a…

Shettima weeps over Boko Haram resurgence (The Guardian)

Governor Kashim Shettima wept yesterday when he led elders of Borno State to meet President Muhammadu Buhari over the Boko Haram crisis. He arrived at the Presidential Villa at about 2.30 p.m. looking despondent and went straight to the council…

Thisislagos Nigeria Security Report

This is a snapshot of the security situation across Nigeria from December 24 to 29, 2018 in collaboration with our security partners, PR24 Risk Management Consulting. The focus is on violent crimes, civil unrests, robbery, kidnapping, insurgency, militancy, disasters, etc.…

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