Troops on Sunday conducted raids at Gamboru town in Borno State.
The raid, conducted in the early hours of the day, followed a tip off.
The troops recovered three AK-56 rifles and two AK-L rifles with registration numbers AK-L-AGB 1172, AK-L PU2879, AK-56-2556688, AK-56-22622832 and AK-56-22622315 respectively.
They also recovered 235 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and seven AK-56 rifle magazines.
The Nigerian Army, in a statement, commended those who alerted the military for the timely and useful information that led to the recovery of the arms and ammunitions.
It said: “This is the type of cooperation and support we always require from citizens of this country to enable us clear the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists. We wish to reiterate the need for all to be more vigilant, security conscious and report any suspicious movements or persons to the nearest security agency.”