Tag: Rescue

Freed Chibok Girls to be Flown To Maiduguri

The 82 Chibok schoolgirls, who have just regained their freedom from Boko Haram captivity, are to be flown first to Maiduguri, Borno capital on Sunday, according to NAN. The 82 girls were released to international negotiators who have been working in collaboration with the federal government for their safe return,[Read More…]

Troops Rescue 80 Year Old Man From Boko Haram As Navy Arrests Oil Bunkering Vessel In Niger Delta

The atrocities of the Boko Haram terrorists knew no bound. Troops of 29 Task Force Brigade on clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists rescued an 80 year old man in Shaltimari village, Borno State yesterday 1st May 2016. Colonel Sani Kukasheka , Acting Director Army Public Relations, the elderly[Read More…]

11,595 Boko Haram Hostages Rescued By The Military In One Month

  In continuation of the clearance and mopping up operations of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in various parts of the North East geo-political region, troops have rescued no fewer than 11,595 persons held hostage by the terrorists within the last one month. Most of these persons were rescued[Read More…]

Chadian Soldiers Rescue 85 Nigerian Hostages From Boko Haram

Chadian troops have rescued 85 Nigerians kidnapped last week by the Islamist terror group Boko Haram, security and human rights sources in Nigeria said Saturday. CNN reports that dozens of Boko Haram insurgents stormed the Doron Baga fishing and farming village on the shores of Lake Chad late Sunday through[Read More…]

Alkasim Abdulkadir: The Girls Of Chibok, Between Rescue Ops And Negotiation

The Nigerian Army’s counter terrorism efforts have once more been caught between a rock and hard place, not since the attack on Baga have they been faced with this kind of indecision. Generals and students of warfare will tell you that fighting an unseen enemy is the hardest battle. But[Read More…]