53 terrorists killed in Maiduguri, Konduga attacks

The Cobra APC recovered from BOko Haram terrorists

Fifty three terrorists were killed in the recent gun battle between the Nigerian military and the Boko Haram terrorist group in Maiduguri and Konduga on Saturday, PRNigeria, a platform that circulates press releases for Nigeria’s security agencies, has said.

The agency said most of the terrorists were killed in a continued coordinated ground and air mop-up operations by the Nigerian military.

“Security sources confirmed that at least 53 more terrorists lost their lives to troops in pursuit of terrorists,” it said.

The agency said that emergency and health workers are having a hard time evacuating bodies from the location.

The dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, late Saturday, launched three attacks on three largest towns in Borno state.

Nigerian soldiers faced the terrorists in the three separate attacks; were successful in two of the towns while the other town, Monguno, fell to the group.

The Defence Headquarters had on its official twitter page said ground troops patrol and air surveillance operation were ongoing to retake the town.

“More casualties inflicted on terrorists as troops battled fleeing ones and reinforcement at outskirts of #Maiduguri, #Konduga last night,” the agency further quoted the Defence Headquarters as saying. “Substantial amounts of heavy weapons have been captured, as more terrorists died in the fight which lasted till early Monday morning.”

The military also reportedly said it recorded casualties among its troops.

The Brigade commander of the 5 brigade was said to have been injured alongside other soldiers during Saturday’s attack.

Diversionary tactics

PRNigeria says a source informed it that the attack on Maiduguri and Konduga might have been staged to divert troops’ attention from commencing the “once and for all” battle against the terrorists by members of the Multinational Joint Task Force from Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad planned for early this week.

It said that there are fears that saboteurs among local sympathizers in one of the affected communities might have betrayed the troops, especially concerning the plans to annihilate terrorists to allow for a peaceful conduct of the forthcoming elections in every part of the country.


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  • richkid

    Nigerian troops are trying. Jonas next tenure will bless you

  • MushinSpeaks

    kUDOS TO OUR MILITARY; HOWEVER, THE CHANGE WE NEED MUST COME

    FeBuhari 14; CHANGE cometh!

  • Shuaibu Bola Victor

    Nigerian Military is always at best except for few opposition politicians that fund insurgents just to hijack power from the incumbent President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Hurray to Military, Hurray to GEJ, and Hurray to Nigerians.
    GEJ for better Nigeria. Till 2019, Jonathan we know.

    • PROF

      GEJ HAS MY VOTE!

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Buhari the old dictator will be defeated !!

        • PROF

          He has no certificate only fake statement of result .

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            LIAR!
            A 90-year-old woman named Hajia Fadimatu Mai Talle Tara who reportedly waited 9 hours for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to come to Birnin Kebbi, capital of Kebbi State, for his rally and donated 1 million Naira, her life savings for his campaign.

            Buhari was so moved by her kind gesture that he shed tears, according to Babangida Ruma, a key member of late President Umar Musa Yar’adua K34 group.

            Mr. Buhari who was in Kebbi last week initially refused to accept the old woman’s donation out of sympathy, but she compelled him to accept it

          • PROF

            We still need to see his real certificate ,he may go jail for forgery!

          • Lemmuel Odjay

            If u’r so sure and confident of what you are claiming, why not proceed to the courts with your proof? You know you could end up in jail yourself. So you keep disturbing others with your noises as to buy your party time within which to find another fault. Meanwhile, PDP’s cupboard keeps heaving with all manners of odious crimes. You know them, including this sit-tight-Mugabe syndrome

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            THE ISSUE OF CERTIFICATE CREDENTIALS AND ALL OTHER AVENUES OF LIES EMPLOYED BY 419ERS AGAINST GMB HAD FALLEN. LOOK FOR THE OTHER WAY IF YOU CAN.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            That is OBT….Obtaining by tricks. Is it not wise for him to present his certificates before obtaining funds. I suggest the woman’s life savings should be instantly returned to her !

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            419ER! ARMED ROBBER.

        • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

          BASTARRD CRIMINAL 419ER YAHOO YAHOO FRAUDSTER AND ARMED ROBBER.
          Internet warriors who do scandalous things in the name of defending Jonathan because” he is Igbo” do not know the grave violence they are doing to the Igbo destiny. In the next few years when the campaign for “Igbo presidency” resumes, the rest of the country will certainly tell you that you have had your day with Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, whom you have declared to the whole world as “our own beloved son”! As the great Chinua Achebe has powerfully reminded us, very few things unite Nigerians, including the Ijaw, as much as the anti-Igbo sentiment. A number of our elements are not strategic in their thinking and utterances, so they end up shooting themselves in the foot. Besides, Jonathan’s performance is so mediocre that it should never be considered a sign of how the “Igbo presidency” will be.

          • Hembe Hembe

            @IS. JESUS. Ethnic bigotry. We are cnvassing issues, you are talking about Igbos. Igbo Leaders have all endorsed GEJ. Real Igbos herald the achievements of Jonathan not only in Igbo land but across the Nigerian federation. GEJ!

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            LIE!!

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Igbos are no beggars,we are confident in the fact that we do not need to be President to march on with our progressive ways. If the Sharia guys continue with their lopsided ways,Nigeria will attain that critical mass and break up. In the mean time we Ndigbo will continue to come first in all spheres of human effort ,we do not need government to ask us to go to school or do enterprise.

            Now go back to your Sambisa and stop denigrating Christianity on your postings !!

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            THOSE FAR BLESSED MATERIALLY AND INFLUENTIALY ABOVE YOU HAD ATTEMPTED BREAKING UP NIGERIA BUT THEIR ACTIONS ENDED FUTILE AND DOWNGRADED THE IFBO RACE FROM PREMIER ETHNIC FOLK IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA TO A LEVEL BELOW THAT OF IJAWS WHOM WERE ON THE RECENT 1970’S WALKING NUDE. SO YOU ATTEMPT AND SEE THAT IF IGBOS COULD BE DECIEVED AGAIN. BASTARRD 419ER.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            The Sharia north looks like and displays all the characteristics of a 14th century Islamic kingdom where mass illiteracy,disease,poverty,Islamic terrorism and ethnic bigotry hold sway.
            Igbos are better off,no person or tribe would like to trade places with the Islamic north,they are now the most backward part of sub-saharan Africa according to UN statistics and you think you are superior,I am now sure that you mentally deranged !

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            YOU ARE A LAME DEAD DOG. WHAT I MEAN HERE IS THAT OJUKWU AND THOSE POST COLONIAL NIGERIAN IGBOS WHO ATTEMPTED BREAKING NIGERIA FAILED IN MAKING IT , HOW ON EARTH A FRAUDSTER AND A 419ER LIKE YOU WILL EVEN BY IMMAGINATION STATE THAT. BABY FACTORY CHILD.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Don’t get worked up,you just have to come to terms with the fact that the Sharia north has been completely mismanaged by the so-called victors of the civil war despite monopolising political power for many decades after the war.

            Your greedy oligarchs sent you to a madrasa but sent their children to the best schools in Europe and the US so you see how you turned out,you cannot write good English but I bet you are an expert in Arabic and you have the temperament of a Sambisa baboon .

            Stop denigrating other religions and go back to the forest .

          • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

            WHEN YOU OVERCOME YOU CALAMITIES AS IGBOS IN THE NIGERIAN PROJECT, THEN CROSS NORTHWARD AND START YOUR FILTHY TONGUE. BASTARRD SECOND CLASS NIGERIAN AND 419ER.

      • Shuaibu Bola Victor

        Welcome. Good.

  • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

    A 90-year-old woman named Hajia Fadimatu Mai Talle Tara who reportedly waited 9 hours for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to come to Birnin Kebbi, capital of Kebbi State, for his rally and donated 1 million Naira, her life savings for his campaign.

    Buhari was so moved by her kind gesture that he shed tears, according to Babangida Ruma, a key member of late President Umar Musa Yar’adua K34 group.

    Mr. Buhari who was in Kebbi last week initially refused to accept the old woman’s donation out of sympathy, but she compelled him to accept it

  • Hembe Hembe

    THE GOOD AND THE BAD OF MUHAMMADU BUHARI

    “The man (BUHARI) has done a lot of things to this coun­try
    when he was head of state to make Nigerians know that if they vote him to
    power, they are vot­ing tyranny back into power. They are voting back into
    power a man who doesn’t believe in democ­racy. Apart from the fact that he sent
    many of us in the Second Republic to jail when he seized power on December 31,
    1983, he came on a vengeance mission. Laws were backdated to punish innocent
    Nigerians. This was particularly the case of three young men-Batholomew Owo,
    Barab Ogedegbe and Ojulope, who were arrested at the airport for travelling
    with cocaine.

    In order to punish the boys, Buhari’s regime backdated a law to
    the very day the boys were arrested and got them executed. Even advanced
    countries of the world don’t execute people on frivolous things like that. Even
    examina­tion malpractices were made to carry death penalty. Not only that, he
    pounced on two Guardian jour­nalists, Nduka Irabor and Tunde Thompson, and sent
    them to jail on frivolous charges that they were going to publish something in
    the foreign pages of the Guardian. Many politicians were sent to jail and died
    there. He sent one of the commissioners under Bola Ige, Alarape Jolaoso, to
    prison and he became blind when he left the prison. Till today, Jolaoso is a
    blind man.

    What about Shagari? Shagari appealed to them to take him to prison,
    but they locked him up somewhere in Ikoyi. By the time Shagari left de­tention,
    he himself wrote that he nearly went blind. Buhari was talking then as if there
    will never be a return of democracy in Nigeria. Yet, it is this same man that
    is saying he wants to rule Nigeria. It could have been a different ballgame if
    APC had picked either Rabiu Kwankwaso or Atiku. Then, we will know we have a
    challenge. But with Buhari, we are not in any way challenged.”—Babatope (
    SUNDAY SUN, 18/01/2015)

  • BREAKING NEWS!!!!!

    BREAKING!!!! — An Abuja Constitutional Lawyer drags Buhari to court for certificate fraud.
    ================================================================

    “…The controversy over the academic certificate of the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari is far from over as an Abuja based Legal Practitioner on Monday approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with an application seeking the disqualification of Buhari from contesting February election for lack of educational qualification…

    Mr. Chike Okafor, who approached the Abuja high Court seeks Buhari’s disqualification, on account of false information given by the candidate in the affidavit he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in support of his nomination form.
    Okafor in suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/01/2015, predicated the case on Section 131 of the Constitution which prescribes a minimum qualification for nomination to participate in Presidential elections and Section 31 of the Electoral Act that stipulates all presidential candidates to depose an affidavit in proof of compliance with constitutional requirement to be President of Nigeria…” — Nigeriapoliticsonline….com

    ..

    But you mean Premium Times, with its office in Abuja did not hear about this news?…Chei! Bad belle no good oh! There is God oh!

    • Roberto.215

      Gbam!

  • Ekwekwe

    “PRNigeria says a source informed it that the attack on Maiduguri and Konduga might have been staged to divert troops’ attention from commencing the “once and for all” battle against the terrorists by members of the Multinational Joint Task Force from Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad planned for early this week” reports PT.

    Can Propaganda Times (PT) take responsibility for the latest attacks and deaths because its recent report on the impending assault on Sambisa Forest was a tip off to its Boko Haram co-terrorists. They think they are practising journalism. My foot.

  • Dayo

    One more good point form GEJ’s term. Many Nigerians miss the point thought. That is because many believe the lies they are told. It’s the latest trend rather than truth. Buhari is the last trend, for some reason (his booking of Obama’s campaign advisors my be one reason for that trending). Anyhow, it will amount to a change if Buhari wins the presidential election. This seems all that the APC wants from the ongoing process – just change for the sake of change. The nature of the change has not been properly interrogated because Buhari the change agent being taunted shall flunk big time on all indices if brought under scrutiny. He is being protected and guided by sheer propaganda to the presidency. Here we have a plane example of how GEJ is ACTUALLY changing things.

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  • Shuaibu Bola Victor

    THE GOOD AND THE BAD OF MUHAMMADU BUHARI

    “The man (BUHARI) has done a lot of things to this coun­try
    when he was head of state to make Nigerians know that if they vote him to
    power, they are vot­ing tyranny back into power. They are voting back into
    power a man who doesn’t believe in democ­racy. Apart from the fact that he sent
    many of us in the Second Republic to jail when he seized power on December 31,
    1983, he came on a vengeance mission. Laws were backdated to punish innocent
    Nigerians. This was particularly the case of three young men-Batholomew Owo,
    Barab Ogedegbe and Ojulope, who were arrested at the airport for travelling
    with cocaine.

    In order to punish the boys, Buhari’s regime backdated a law to
    the very day the boys were arrested and got them executed. Even advanced
    countries of the world don’t execute people on frivolous things like that. Even
    examina­tion malpractices were made to carry death penalty. Not only that, he
    pounced on two Guardian jour­nalists, Nduka Irabor and Tunde Thompson, and sent
    them to jail on frivolous charges that they were going to publish something in
    the foreign pages of the Guardian. Many politicians were sent to jail and died
    there. He sent one of the commissioners under Bola Ige, Alarape Jolaoso, to
    prison and he became blind when he left the prison. Till today, Jolaoso is a
    blind man.

    What about Shagari? Shagari appealed to them to take him to prison,
    but they locked him up somewhere in Ikoyi. By the time Shagari left de­tention,
    he himself wrote that he nearly went blind. Buhari was talking then as if there
    will never be a return of democracy in Nigeria. Yet, it is this same man that
    is saying he wants to rule Nigeria. It could have been a different ballgame if
    APC had picked either Rabiu Kwankwaso or Atiku. Then, we will know we have a
    challenge. But with Buhari, we are not in any way challenged.”—Babatope (
    SUNDAY SUN, 18/01/2015)

  • Ayodele Ohakim

    One has to wonder who would sympathize with those terrorists and call himself a Nigerian? Probably the same people that want to see Sharia implemented everywhere and witness the islamization of Nigeria.

  • Ezekiel Akpablo

    With the continuous bashing and criticizing used by GMB against the army and our President, I’m glad that the events of them valiantly fighting off these terrorists come as a proof that none of them have gave up on our country. The very value of Democracy is at stake and they are rising up to the challenge of defending our country.