ISWAP/Boko Haram clash consumes Shekau in Sambisa Forest – Report

Leader of the militant terrorist group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has been seriously wounded after trying to kill himself to avoid capture during a deadly clash between his men and those of his rival Islamic State-allied jihadists in the north of the country, the Islamic State West Africa Province, (ISWAP). Although, there has neither been any confirmation, intelligence sources said yesterday that the Boko Haram leader was ‘seriously’ wounded after the deadly clash.  According to another  situation report, the notorious terrorist leader was killed during the struggle for power between…

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NAF jets bomb ‘heart’ of Sambisa forest, kills scores of insurgents — DHQ

The Nigerian Air Force, (NAF), has reportedly killed many insurgents during airstrikes on the Sambisa Forest, in Borno State. The Defence headquarters, (DHQ), said air interdiction missions carried out by the Air Task Force of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ have continued to deal decisive blows on the terrorist elements in the North-East. The DHQ spokesman, Maj-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement yesterday, said the NAF jets bombed “the ‘S’ region in the heart of the Sambisa Forest” on Monday. It further stated that, “The airstrike, which was executed employing a force…

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Send army to Sambisa, Birnin Gwari, others, not streets, CNG tells FG

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has cautioned the Federal Government against going ahead with its planned military exercise, Operation Crocodile Smile, saying it could lead to chaos at a time like this. It also described the operation scheduled to commence on October 20, 2020, as ill-timed and ill-advised. The group said this today  in a statement by its spokesperson,  Mr. Abdul-azeez Suleiman. According to CNG: “The move to deploy the military on Nigerians already taken over by peaceful #EndSARS and #EndInsecuriyNow protesters is ill-timed, ill-advised and a deliberate and costly attempt…

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