The insurgents also released the identity cards of their abductees.
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They hit the base in Sagme locality of the region by 4.00 a.m. local time on Saturday, two soldiers and a local resident told Xinhua.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement.
PRNigeria learnt that the suspect, Mahamet Alkori, was trailed and arrested by the troops of the 154 Taskforce Battalion
Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said the claim wasn’t true.
Residents, who confirmed the attacks, said no fewer than 20 lifeless bodies have been evacuated by the military in the dawn attack.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday
PRNigeria gathered that the terrorists dressed in army uniforms had ambushed and opened fire at a Mobile Police Force convoy who were returning from Buni Yadi between Auno- Garin Kuturu in Kaga Local Government Area.
The acting Director, Defence Media Operation, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Thursday
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja
According to Brig-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director Army Public Relations, the terrorists, who approached the Base on gun trucks and several motorcycles, attacked the location via an unsuspected crossing point, but were repelled by the vigilant troops.
An intelligence officer told PRNigeria that the terrorists attempted to attack a military formation in the axis when they were repelled by the Troops of 21 Armoured Brigade, Bama of Operation Hadin Kai, after a heavy gunfight that lasted more than two hours.
PRNigeria gathered that the intelligence inspired operation was targeted at various terrorists’ camps in Sabon Tumbu, Jibularam and Kwalaram.
Yahaya gave the charge during his maiden operational visit to the troops of Sector 3 OPHK/Multinational Joint Task Force in Monguno, fighting against Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP), Boko Haram and others.
In a 13-minute long video obtained by PRNigeria, an army of terrorists belonging to the rival extremist groups reunited themselves, after they individually placed their hands atop one another, while chanting words of solidarity, to demonstrate their reuniting and togetherness.
General Yahaya further commended the troops on the several successful operations conducted within Sector 2 Area of Responsibility, which he enumerated to include Operations Ayiso Tamunoma, Katana Jimlan, Fire Ball and Operation Tura Takaibango among others. He enjoined the troops to use wealth of experience and lessons learnt from the series of operations to destroy the remnants of marauding terrorists within their various locations. He assured them of improved welfare and a new reward system for troops who perform gallantly in any operation.
This formed the core of discussion at the 20th anniversary/General Assembly of WANEP Nigeria, which held on Wednesday in Abuja, with the theme: “20 Years of WANEP Peacebuilding in Nigeria: Galvanising Efforts to Strengthen the Peace and Security Agenda in Nigeria.”
The pastor was kidnapped by the ISWAP faction of Boko Haram in October of 2020 while enroute to Gombe in North East Nigeria.
Most accounts of Shekau’s demise concur with the notion that he died from serious injuries sustained when he detonated a suicide vest to escape being captured by elements linked to the rival Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a breakaway faction of Boko Haram.
Al Mustapha, who was a former Chief Security Officer to late General Sani Abacha, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday.