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NIGERIAN ARMY CONFIRMS KILLING OF BRIGADIER-GENERAL DZARMA ZIRKUSHU AND OTHER SOLDIERS BY ISWAP.

Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of the commander of 28 Task Force Brigade, Chibok,  Brigadier-General Dzarma Zirkushu.   The terrorists killed  Brigadier-General Dzarma Zirkushu  alongside three other soldiers, while on their way to reinforce troops at Bungulwa village, near Askira Uba. A statement by  Onyeama Nwachukwu,      the Nigerian Army spokesman, said the troops successfully defended their location and destroyed ISWAP equipment during the battle. “Troops of Joint Task Force, North East Operation HADIN KAI have neutralized several Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP terrorists during a recent encounter in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.   “In the fierce encounter which is still raging as at the time of filing this report, troops supported by the Air Component of OPHK have destroyed five A-Jet, two A-29, two Dragon combat vehicles and nine Gun Trucks. “Sadly, a gallant senior officer Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three soldiers pa

31 INSURGENTS KILLED BY NIGERIAN ARMY IN BORNO IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS, 1,186 SURRENDER.

Eagles Eye Reporters have gathered that, The Nigerian Army has killed 31 insurgents, arrested 71, while 1,186 surrendered to the troops in the last two weeks in the North East. The surrendered Boko Haram insurgents include; 226 adult males, 406 adult females, and 555 children. It was announced by the Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, on Thursday, November 11th 2021 The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations  said two of the insurgents were women logistics suppliers identified as Mrs. Aisha Umar, 19, and Mrs. Kaltumi Bakura, 20, who are both residents of an IDP camp in Bama. The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations  said troops of Operation Hadin Kai also rescued 97 kidnapped civilians while a total of 122 ammunition were recovered    Brig.Gen. Bernard Onyeuko  also say that a total of 97 kidnapped civilians were rescued while a total of 122 assorted weapons were recovered during the period.   “Within the period in focus, the troo

TWO POLICEMEN & ONE SOLDIER KILLED AS ISWAP FIGHTERS ATTACKS BORNO COMMUNITY.

Reports indicate that ISWAP fighters have killed two mobile policemen and a soldier in Malam Fatori community, Abadam LGA of Borno. This is coming barely 24 hours after ISWAP fighters in military uniforms kidnapped five civilians at Tamsukau along the Damaturu-Maiduguri road. Sources say that the insurgents stormed the community in several gun trucks mounted with Anti Aircraft guns and motorcycles. The combined efforts of security personnel swiftly engaged and repelled the insurgents' attack. Although two mobile policemen and one soldier were killed during the gun battle with the insurgents which lasted for about one hour. The deceased were members of a joint security team conducting clearance operations in preparation for the resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Recall on October 30, Eagles eye reporters reported that ISWAP insurgents invaded Damboa town on eight gun trucks, killing two policemen.   Although troops foiled an ISWAP attack on

SHEHU SANI~THE KILLINGS OF SHEKAU, AL-BARNAWI’S WON’T END INSURGENCY.

Senator Shehu Sani, The Senator  representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has said the killings of the leaders of Boko Haram and ISWAP, Abubakar Shekau and Abu Musab Al-Barnawi respectively, will not end the insurgency in the North East. The senator who represented the Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the last Senate, said this Sunday while featuring on Trust TV’s Politics Daily. Senator Shehu Sani  noted that though the death of the two terrorist commanders was a morale boaster for the military and the populace, terrorist groups find a way to exist despite their leaders’ death. “Eliminating the leader of a terror group is important in terms of demoralising the foot soldiers and boasting the morale of the army and give people confidence. If you look at what happened with ISIS, Al-Baghdadi was killed in Iraq, but has ISIS gone? No, Osama bin Laden was eliminated and Alqaeda has not gone. They find a way to appoint another leader.  “It is important that security