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March 19, 2018 9:51 AM Egyptian military kills 36 jihadists in Sinai

Egypt’s military said Monday that soldiers and police have killed 36 jihadists over five days as part of a sweeping operation against Islamic State group militants in the Sinai. The army launched the campaign on February 9 after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is standing in elections this month for his second term, gave it a three-month 25

March 19, 2018 7:45 AM Israel moves to destroy Jerusalem attacker’s home

Israeli forces are preparing to demolish the West Bank home of a Palestinian who murdered a Jewish man in Jerusalem’s Old City before being shot dead, the Army said, on Monday. Abdul Rahmani Faddal, 28, stabbed Adiel Kolman in the torso on Sunday evening before being shot by police. Kolman died of his wounds a few hours later in a Jerusalem hospital 14

March 11, 2018 6:24 AM Why all ex-military officers are coming together to deal with Buhari – Abdurahman Mohammed

A National Executive Committee, NEC, member of the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Mohammed Abdulrahman, has disclosed that some ex-military officers and politicians are reforming the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, into an organized and effective political force ahead of the 2019 elections to deal with President Muhammadu Buhari. According 32

March 6, 2018 12:09 PM Nigerian Army flags off construction of ‘Camp Buratai’ in Bayelsa [PHOTOS]

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday flagged off the construction of 16 Brigade camp Buratai in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. In his remarks, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General, Tukur Yusuf Buratai, recalled that about a year ago, he was in Bayelsa State for the operationalization of the Brigade. He commended the Brigade Commander for interpreting his vision 62

March 1, 2018 12:14 PM Dapchi Schoolgirl Reveals How She Escaped From Abduction

Some of the schoolgirls who escaped from the Boko Haram insurgents during the attack on the Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, have told their stories. The Media reported that dozens of school girls from Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS Dapchi were abducted by insurgents who storm the town two Mondays ago with heavy 25

March 1, 2018 9:58 AM Nigerian Troops kill 5 Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army troops have killed five Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest. This was disclosed by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, on Wednesday in Maiduguri, Nwachuku said the troops also cleared various enclaves of the insurgents adding that troops under 23

February 27, 2018 8:40 AM Saudi Arabia permits women to join army

In the deliberate policy to give more freedom to women, Saudi Arabia has permitted the enlistment of women in the army. The country continues to enact reforms granting females more access to a wide range of previously forbidden careers. Women are now able to apply for positions with the rank of soldier in the provinces of Riyadh, Mecca, al-Qassim and Medina 15

February 26, 2018 11:46 AM Nigerian Military Admits Inability To Protect Northeast

The Nigerian military shocked the citizens of the country by declaring that it lacked the capacity to protect all schools in the Northeast of the country through its Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig.Gen. John Agim. This was to a put a lie to a claim by the Yobe state governor Ibrahim Geidam that the military withdrew troops from Dapchi barely 23

February 24, 2018 3:26 PM Nigerian Troops kill 5, capture Boko Haram commander in Borno

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in Borno state has killed five Boko Haram insurgents and captured a top commander of the group in ongoing operations in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin. Nwachukwu said on Thursday, the troops engaged and neutralised a number of fleeing insurgents while they were attempting to escape the military blocking position 21

February 23, 2018 7:17 AM Boko Haram strikes in Chad, Cameroon, kill 5

The development came barely 48 hours after the insurgent group attacked Dapchi ‎Girls School in Yobe, whisking away over 94 students. “A group of Boko Haram fighters made an incursion during Tuesday night in Assigashia,” the administrative authorities in the northern Cameroon border area were quoted as saying. The raid was confirmed along with the casualty 22