In a similar operation, troops of 7 Division Garrison in conjunction with troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, and Armed Forces Special Forces on 17th February 2016, conducted clearance operations at Kwaptara, Mijigete, Garin Boka, Mosole, Ngubdori, Ma'asa, Dukje and Gulumba in Dikwa and Bama Local Government Areas in which they rescued 195 persons held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists. On 23rd February 2016, troops of 21 Brigade in conjunction with troops of MNJTF on clearance operations at Kumshe general area, rescued 250 and persons, mainly women and children held hostages by Boko Haram terrorists and brought back 800 refugees from Cameroon. On 23rd February 2016, troops of 7 Division rescued 150 persons at Kodo.
The Russian Envoy highlighted that his country will like to work closely with the NSCDC in realising its mandate through the Ministry of Civil Defence Russia. In this regard, he extended an invitation to the Corps helmsman to visit Russia to expedite the process of receiving the Technical Assistance requested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
While security agencies are trying to unravel the reasons behind today's explosion at a Divisional Police Station in Yola, Adamawa State, the incident might likely be caused by "accidental discharge" within the security facility.
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Nigerian troops discovered Boko Haram terrorists camps, patent medicine outfit and major market at Gulumba and rescued 195 Captives
The recovered items clearly shows that that the terrorists were out for a nefarious mission which was aborted by the timely ambushes. Consequent upon this, we wish to implore members of the public to kindly oblige us with timely information on the Boko Haram terrorists to enable the military and indeed the security to deal with them decisively.
The troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists and captured 2 notorious terrorists; Mustapha Busuru (50 years old) and Usman Abubakar (56 years) at Dole village and brought down all Boko Haram terrorist flags hoisted in the village and destroyed them.
The government’s lawyer also claimed that the DSS only invited Dasuki to have audience at its headquarters in furtherance to its statutory responsibilities of conducting investigation in respect of entirely different offences being handled by the Government. However Dasuki’s counsel informed Justice Ademola that they have just been served with a copy of the government’s reply to their motion. And that they needed time to respond to series of new issues raised by government in its response. He then applied to the Judge to grant him an adjournment to enable him study and reply to government's position.
The suspect is alleged to have collected N300 each from the 9, 000 IDPs currently taking refuge in different camps in the state capital., Maiduguri "Our men found out that some of the women in the IDPs camp were grumbling that they have paid for food supply without being delivered. "It is very unfortunate that some people will go to this length and defraud this people who had suffered great trauma in the hands of Boko Haram insurgency.
Sadly however, one of the visiting unit’s vehicle ran into an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), buried along Pulka-Ngoshe road in which an officer and 8 of their soldiers sustained injuries. Unfortunately, the officer died while being evacuated to Douala by air. We wish to commiserate with the Cameroonian forces for the incident and the demise of the officer. May his soul rest in peace and give his colleagues speedy recovery.
The picture of $1m dollars found in drums or in soak- away belonging to a certain officer was false. As the drum containing US dollar was reported lasst year in foreign media belonging to the late Colombian drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar, which was unearthed by a Colombian farmer in 2015.