Nigeria – ‘Army not recruiting ex-Boko Haram fighters’

06/12/2019 – Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has described as unfounded reports that repentant Boko Haram fighters are being recruited into the Nigerian Army.

It explained that apart from de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-Boko Haram insurgents, which is under the auspices of Operation Safe Corridor as a non-kinetic operation, there was no such plan of recruiting repentant insurgents. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria – ‘Army not recruiting ex-Boko Haram fighters’ »

Army Challenges Ndume to Prove 847 Soldiers Lost to Insurgency

16/10/2019 – The Nigerian Army yesterday asked Chairman of Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, to prove his claim that 847 soldiers had been lost to Boko Haram insurgency in the last six years.

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Britain pledges to assist Nigeria in war against Boko Haram

10/10/2019 – The British Government and its Defence Council have pledged to assist the Nigerian Army by providing logistics to effectively prosecute the counter-Boko Haram insurgency war in the North-East. Continuer à lire … « Britain pledges to assist Nigeria in war against Boko Haram »

Nigeria / Mali – Boko Haram: Army kills seven commanders, ISIS trainer, Malian

22/09/2019 – The troops of the Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole and of the Multi-National Joint Task Force have shot dead at least seven commanders of the Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region of Borno State, including the Islamic State trainer and a fighter from Mali. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria / Mali – Boko Haram: Army kills seven commanders, ISIS trainer, Malian »

Boko Haram: Nigeria seeks Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism coalition

Olaleye Aluko and Michael Olugbode

17/09/2019 – The Federal  Government has approached the Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism Coalition – a combat group of 41 countries – seeking its support in the fight against Boko Haram terrorism  North-East. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram: Nigeria seeks Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism coalition »