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Nigerian Army Wipes Boko Haram Out Of Sambisa Forest, Rescues 1880 Victims

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Nigerian Army Wipes Boko Haram Out Of Sambisa Forest, Rescues 1880 Victims

December 22, 2016 – Nigerian Army Wipes Boko Haram Out Of Sambisa Forest, Rescues 1880 Victims

The Nigerian army yesterday says it has rescued an additional 1,880 women and children from Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa Forest.

This was disclosed by Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, during a news conference at the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri on Wednesday.

Irabor revealed that the troops also arrested about 504 Boko Haram terrorists while 19 of them willingly surrendered adding that about 37 foreigners were also arrested and are currently undergoing interrogations to ascertain whether they were terrorists or not.

“We also arrested about seven kidnappers and we are currently interrogating them,”.
“Our troops have continued to make significant progress in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency.
“I gladly say that our troops have successfully mop up all the areas in Sambisa Forest including gate one.
“We are currently in camp zero; I am not going to tell you what we are doing there.
“But I can assure you that we are recording remarkable successes.” –  he revealed



  1. Mon

    December 22, 2016 at 2:52 AM

    There is no doubt that you people’s work are not easy, but until Nigerians hear that some of the generals or government officials are being arrested and jailed or killed in connection of this Bokoharam saga,no need to talk of any progress.

  2. Akala

    December 22, 2016 at 5:20 AM

    These Boko Haram people self. Are they termites. ? I don’t understand their theories of multiplication.

  3. fifelomo

    December 22, 2016 at 7:35 PM

    Today boko haram has bn wiped off, tomorrow book haram go strike again. Whom do we now believe?

  4. sola olaniyi

    December 22, 2016 at 9:16 PM

    wonder why these boko-haram terrorists never die finish

  5. Big Aunty Koks

    December 22, 2016 at 9:18 PM

    We say “amen” with reservations because we have heard so many of these wipe out stories in times past.
    Just stay safe and try your best. God bless our soldiers and our country !!!

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