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AFRICANGLOBE- The Nigerian Military on Tuesday in Abuja said that no fewer than 8000 Boko Haram members had voluntarily surrendered to its "Operation Safe Corridor" in the North-East. Abubakar said that the surrendered insurgents were in a camp in Gombe waiting to be "deradicalised" by the military.
AFRICANGLOBE - An unconfirmed number of terrorists died on Saturday as 10 additional camps used by terrorists were overran in the continuing offensive operations against the terrorists in Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian military disclosed last night.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from an area where the terrorist group Boko Haram is active. However, it said the girls abducted from a school in Chibok in April 2014 were not among them.
AFRICANGLOBE - An official of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Mr. Raad Zeid al Hussein, believes that the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram a year ago may have had a sad ending.
AFRICANGLOBE - Following the continued push by the military to recapture all territories occupied by Boko Haram fighters, troops on cordon and search, along Djimitillo-Damaturu Road, Yobe State engaged in fierce battle, at the weekend, with fighters suspected to be members of the Muslim terrorist group, after their hideout was discovered.
AFRICNGLOBE - Nigerian forces have killed more than 300 Boko Haram fighters during an operation to recapture 11 towns and villages since the start of the week, the military said on Wednesday, as regional neighbours also pounded the terrorists.
AFRICANGLOBE - Last summer, the US government blocked the sale of American-made Cobra attack helicopters to Nigeria from Israel. That angered the Nigerian government, and Nigeria's ambassador to the United States responded sharply, accusing Washington of hampering the fight against Boko Haram.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian troops backed by air strikes were fighting on Monday to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno from Boko Haram terrorists who invaded it a day earlier, security sources said.
AFRICANGLOBE - The role of America in Nigerian security situation is becoming dangerous. Do you know that the only Battalion that has mutinied continuously...highly indiscipline and rebellious in this ongoing counter-insurgency efforts are the ones trained by the Americans.
AFRICANGLOBE - Dozens of Nigerian soldiers have refused to deploy for an offensive against Boko Haram terrorists until they receive better weapons, several of the mutineers said yesterday. The troops said they had been ordered to move out of their barracks in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri towards the Gwoza, where the terrorists have reportedly seized pockets of territory.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian military officers and men were placed on red alert yesterday — no thanks to the increasingly daring moves of the deadly Boko Haram sect. Fears of likely infiltration or inducement of officers and men have made the military hierarchy to recall those on leave.
AFRICANGLOBE - What did the Nigerian government know about the mass abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram savages, and when did it know it? Those are the tough questions being asked after an explosive report made public Friday accused Nigerian military commanders of knowing the terror group was on its way to raid a boarding school in the town of Chibok at least four hours before 276 girls were abducted.
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