Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Nigeria attack (Guardian)

Two soldiers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Sunday. The twin gun and suicide attacks happened early Saturday evening at Gulumba…

Nigerian army repel fresh Boko Haram attacks (Guardian)

07 December 2018 Soldiers have fought off attempts by Boko Haram fighters to overrun two army bases in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday, in the latest attacks to hit the region. Jihadists attacked a forward operation base…

Nigeria lauds international support on Boko Haram, Lake Chad (Guardian)

07 December 2018 Nigeria has lauded the international support to the country and neighbouring countries in addressing the challenges caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and the shrinking of the Lake Chad. Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN,Prof.…

Nigeria third most terrorised country, says report (Nation)

Nigeria is still the third most terrorised country in the world, according to the 2018 Global Terrorism Index. The report, released on Wednesday, blamed the spate of terrorism in Nigeria and the “increase in violence involving Fulani extremists, even as…

Death toll rises in Boko Haram base attack (Guardian)

The number of soldiers killed in a Boko Haram attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Yobe state has risen to eight, security sources said Tuesday. Gunmen from Boko Haram faction the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) attacked…

Thisislagos Nigeria Security Report

This week we present you a snapshot of the security situation across Nigeria from November 26 to December 1, 2018 in collaboration with our security partners, PR24 Risk Management Consulting. The focus is on violent crimes, civil unrests, robbery, kidnapping,…

Metele Attack: Isn’t it time current military chiefs voluntarily retire? – Magnus Onyibe

My heart goes out to the families of the slain gallant soldiers in Metele, Borno State, north east, Nigeria. I feel obligated to write this essay because my late father, David Ebiye Onyibe, was a soldier. As such, l have…

Army finally release casualty figures of Metele attack (Guardian)

The Nigerian Army has revealed that 23 of its personnel were killed and 31 others wounded when the Boko Haram insurgents overran the military base at Metele in Borno State. This was contained in a statement released by the Army…

Army finally release casualty figures of Metele attack (Guardian)

The Nigerian Army has revealed that 23 of its personnel were killed and 31 others wounded when the Boko Haram insurgents overran the military base at Metele in Borno state. This was contained in a statement released by the Army…

Metele attack: We have evacuated bodies of troops, says Army (Punch)

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday revealed it had evacuated the bodies of all the soldiers killed during a Boko Haram attack on three military bases in Metele, Borno State. The army stated this on its verified Twitter handle, @HQNigerianArmy, following…

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