France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jacques Champagne de Labriolle, has issued a statement about the Chad-bound aircraft detained by Nigerian authorities at the Aminu Kano Airport in Kano. In the statement, the ambassador admitted his country chartered the Russian aircraft to help it convey some military hardware from Bangui (Central African Republic) to Ndjamena (Niger). … Continue reading France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

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#VictoryForNigeria: Military Rescues Some Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls

Unspecified number of abducted Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State, North East of Nigeria, who were kidnapped by the extremist Boko Haram Islamic sect about 162 days ago has been released, Nigerian military source said on Tuesday. A top military source said two Toyota Hiace buses loaded with the girls were driven into … Continue reading #VictoryForNigeria: Military Rescues Some Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls

Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender, Plead for Clemency as Shekau Speculated Killed

Amid speculations that the leader of the Boko Haram Islamic militants, Abubakar Shekau was killed in a fierce battle with in Konduga, Borno State, the Defence Headquarters has disclosed that some Boko Haram terrorists have begun to surrender with their weapons voluntarily following relentless onslaught by troops. This is contained in a tweet on Sunday. … Continue reading Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender, Plead for Clemency as Shekau Speculated Killed

Pilot Survives, Two Die in Nigerian AirForce Helicopter Crash in Troubled Region

One of the pilots of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission Monday has been rescued alive. However, the co-pilot as well as the technician on board the 3-member crew flight did not survive the crash. Defence Headquarters' spokesperson, Major General Chris Olukolade had stated that the chopper crashed due to … Continue reading Pilot Survives, Two Die in Nigerian AirForce Helicopter Crash in Troubled Region

Most Wanted Terror Kingpin Amongst Those Detained In Abia, Says Defence Headquarters

One of the 486 suspected members of the Boko Haram detained by soldiers in the wee hours of Sunday along the Enugu-Port Harcourt highway in Abia State has been identified as a “most wanted terrorist” by the Nigerian military authorities. The suspects were traveling in a convoy of 33 Toyota Hiace buses to Port Harcourt, … Continue reading Most Wanted Terror Kingpin Amongst Those Detained In Abia, Says Defence Headquarters

Reports on Captured Boko Haram Member By US Marines Misleading – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has denied media reports that US Marines have arrested a prominent member of the Boko Haram sect. The reports came on the heels of the arrival in the country, of foreign intelligence and security personnel from the US, UK and France, in concerted efforts to rescue the over 200 school girls abducted … Continue reading Reports on Captured Boko Haram Member By US Marines Misleading – DHQ