Nigeria Army

Nigerian Army repels Boko Haram attack near state capital: Witnesses

Up to seven people died when Nigeria`s Army repelled an attack on Sunday by suspected Boko Haram fighters on a village near a northern state capital, residents and military sources said.

Dec 28, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

Nigeria frees 90 after dislodging Boko Haram from NE villages: Army

 Nigeria`s military said on Friday it had rescued 90 people, including women and children, after dislodging Boko Haram Islamists from two villages in the country`s restive northeast.

Sep 19, 2015, 07:00 AM IST

Clashes between Nigeria army, Islamists kill 59: Official

Clashes between Nigerian armed forces and Islamists after a daring attack on the military in the country`s restive northeast left 53 insurgents and six troops dead, a spokesman said.

Jul 06, 2014, 06:04 AM IST

Nigerian Army kills 20 insurgents

The Nigerian Army has said its troops killed 20 Boko Haram suspects in a raid on the insurgents` camp in northeastern Borno state, and destroyed vehicles and 50 motorcycles.

Nov 17, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Nigerian Army says it killed 150 insurgents, loses 16 troops

Nigeria`s military said on Wednesday it had killed 150 insurgents, including a commander named Abba Goroma, in an operation against Islamist group Boko Haram in which 16 of its own forces were also killed.

Sep 19, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Islamic group claims killing Nigerian troops

A little known extremist Islamic group has claimed that it killed two soldiers who were on a convoy to Nigeria` Kaduna.

Jan 21, 2013, 09:02 AM IST

Baby killed in Army shootout in northeast Nigeria

A witness says stray bullets from an Army shootout wounded a woman and killed a baby strapped to her back in Nigeria`s northeast.

Aug 29, 2012, 10:53 AM IST

Nigerian Army launches operation to flush out militants

Nigerian Army has launched a major military operation against militants in a central mountainous region.

Jul 17, 2012, 22:09 PM IST