Defence Headquarters confirms death of two Nigerian soldiers and 3 Boko Haram members in ambush

  The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has disclosed that two soldiers were killed in an ambush lauched against troops by Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday May 17.   The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche said three members of the terrorist group were also killed in the ambush which occurred when troops of Combat Team 1, Operation Kantana Jimlan were on patrol along Buni Yadi – Buni Gari axis of Yobe State.   Eneche said soldiers encountered multiple Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and a Boko Haram ambush which occurred eight kilometres ahead…

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Nigerian soldiers in gun battle with Boko Haram at Borno military base

Men of the Nigerian Army stationed in Mainok, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State, are currently in a gunfight with some Boko Haram insurgents.   According to residents, the insurgents entered the village around 7pm, shooting sporadically, and made their way to the military base where shooting has been ongoing for hours as the insurgents fight with the troops.   The troops engaging the insurgents are from the army’s 29 battalion task force in Mainok. Sources said villagers are still scampering for safety.  

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25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

  No fewer than 25 high profile Boko Haram commanders have been neutralised by Nigeria’s Air Force and ground forces in the last two months of intensified offensives near Lake Chad. Both the killings and the brutal offensives have thrown the fractured terrorists in disarray. The dead included Muhammad Shuwa who was recently appointed by the terrorists as their chief judge. In-fighting among the terrorists has also trimmed the leadership. For instance, Abu-Mossad Albarnawee, son of Boko Haram founder Muhammed Yusuf was initially replaced by Ba’a Idirisa. After the elimination…

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