The Army yesterday confirmed the recapture of Gamboru Ngala, Borno State, by troops of the Army 7 Division. A statement by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said troops had begun clearing and mopping up patrol, following the recapture of the town previously held by the insurgents. "The Nigerian Army has retaken the economic and strategic town of Gamboru Ngala, Borno State, from the Boko Haram terrorists group.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, a Nigerian military spokesman said in a statement that the troops retook control of the strategic town of Gamboru Ngala on the border with neighboring Cameroon on Tuesday. "The Nigerian army has retaken the economic and strategic town of Gamboru Ngala, Borno State, from the Boko Haram terrorist group today," the statement read.
Sidi, who disclosed this at the African Union Regional meeting for West Africa while presenting the agency's position to the World Humanitarian Summit held at the weekend in Abuja, said the change in humanitarian outlook of the agency for IDPs in the country, has however, been shifted to the reconstruction, rehabilitation and recoveries of all destroyed communities in the affected states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa in the North-East and Plateau in North-Central zone of Nigeria.
The appeal was made in a press statement by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Isa Umar Gusau, and made available to newsmen in Maiduguri. Shettima, therefore, appealed to those willing to place adverts to channel the funds to different private organisations in Abuja and Maiduguri currently seeking funds to support multitudes of Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by insurgency attacks in Borno State and other parts of the North-East sub-region of the country.
The Assembly advised governors of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe states to meet with their Plateau counterparts to end the lingering killings in the state. Hassan noted that the security and welfare of people living in Nigeria should be the primary purpose of every government. The lawmaker decried "the prolonged and unabated hostilities among some communities in Plateau State, which always lead to frequent loss of hundreds of human lives".
Gov. Kashim Shettima confirmed the attack in Baanu village during a meeting with the parents of the 219 girls abducted from a school in the region by the militants last year. "We returned back to the village in the morning after spending the night in the bush, we saw corpses in the streets of the village," said farmer Mustapha Alibe.
Boko Haram militants rode on horses to the remote villages of Kolori in Damboa Local Government Area and opened fire on civilians, killing at least 18 and carting away foodstuffs. ''They came on horses at about 5:30 PM yesterday, opened fire on people, killing no fewer than 18 people and injuring 7 others,'' Abubakar Damboa, a member of CJTF, told SaharaReporters by phone.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday appealed to his political appointees, associates in the All Progressives Congress, APC, foreign and local contractors having dealings with the state, kinsmen, former colleagues in the banking sector as well as friends in different parts of the country, not to place any advertisement on newspapers, magazines, television, radio, online and social media platforms to congratulate him on his 49th birthday tomorrow (Wednesday).
The Acting Director of Army Public Relation, Sani Usman, confirmed the development in a statement he issued today. Meanwhile, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin has commended the field Commanders and the troops in the North East region for maintaining the momentum in their efforts to rout out terrorists "from Nigerian soul". The CDS emphasized that the pursuance and drive of all operational responsibilities of the DHQ would henceforth be guided by the Vision.
The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, said the strategic town which was previously held by insurgents, was recaptured on Tuesday by troops of the 7 Division of the army. The statement reads: "The Nigerian Army has retaken the economic and strategic town of Gamboru Ngala, Borno, from the Boko Haram terrorists group today. "The triumphant troops are now busy with clearing and mopping up patrols.
Borno State has again been thrown into mourning, as suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horse back allegedly shot 80 people in three villages in Borno State. It was learnt that the members had petitioned the Central Conference of the church in Taraba State to investigate the alleged atrocity. Yenagoa - The crisis rocking the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shows no sign of abating.
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