Sambisa forest

Sambisa Forest has become too hot for Boko Haram, says Lai Mohammed

Buhari govt rescues 30,000 people from Book Haram By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE federal government said Tuesday that it has secured release of 30,000 people from the grip of Book Haram terrorists in less than three years of its assumption of office. : Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed briefing journalists on the prosciption of all activities of the Independent People of Biafra at the Presidential villa, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adehsida The government said of the over 200 school girls abducted by the terrorists in the last administration, over 100 have since regained their freedom through its intervention, saying it was working towards seeing the free release of the remaining others. Minister of Information and Culture,Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in his open...

Breaking: Nigerian Army constructs road in Sambisa Forest

By Nwafor Sunday In its determined efforts of making Sambisa forest a habitable and also training ground, the Nigerian Army is following up its ongoing clearance operations with road construction into main heartland of the forest and adjoining towns. This however, is to make the area known as ‘the den of Boko Haram’ a safe and secured place for people to stay. Already, work has commenced in earnest along Gwoza-Yamteke-Bitta road, as well as the reconstruction of the road from Gwoza-Yamteke-Bitta-Tokumbere, leading into Sambisa forest. This report was disclosed in ‘HQ Nigerian Army’ facebook handle today. See photos bellow:

Breaking: 18 terrorists killed as troops repel Boko Haram attack in Sambisa forest

BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURITroops of 26 and 28 Task Force Brigades repelled an early morning daring attack by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on military locations at Pulka  and Bitta in the fringes of Sambisa forest. Troops The repelling of the attacks led to the killing of 18 Boko Haram suspects, with several others escaped with gunshot wounds, after recovering their arms and ammunition by troops. This was contained in a press statement signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman which was made available to our correspondent on Tuesday. Usman said, ‘Today, troops of 114 Task Force Battalion came under three-pronged attack by Boko Haram terrorists fanning out of Sambisa forest from Damboa, Tokumbere and Pulka axis. “At the end ...