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Boko Haram Back To Sambisa Forest – Air Force



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The Nigerian Air Force on Thursday said Boko Haram terrorists were back to the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State.

The Air Force however said its fighter jets and attack helicopters had bombed the terrorists’ hideouts 108 times between April and July, 2017.

The Air Component Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, the military operation in the North-East, Air Commodore Tajudeen Yusuf, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Yola, Adamawa State.

He stated, “Intelligence surveillance and Reconnaissance reports through the second quarter of 2017 indicated a gradual return of the Boko Haram terrorist activities to the Sambisa Forest. There have been sightings of a few Boko Haram activities in the Sambisa general area, particularly in Parisu.

“Hence, the air component conducted significant ISR missions in the Sambisa general area. On July 3, an air interdiction mission was conducted on Alagarno Camp. Several solar panels were seen on buildings in the location, which indicated that it was being used as a Command and Control facility.


“The NAF conducted air interdiction missions with the F-7Ni, Alpha jets, L-39ZA, Mi-17 and the Mi-35M attack helicopters to neutralise the Boko Haram terrorist targets within the theatre.

“A total of 108 air interdiction sorties were conducted from April to June 2017.”



  1. Nnaji-Edeh Innocent

    July 29, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    Nollywood special

  2. Nweze Emmanuel Onyeka

    July 29, 2017 at 11:47 am

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahah Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahah I can’t stop laughing, so the military has run from sombisa. “I give you 40 days to capture Shakau” but Shakau gave you people run within 5 days.

  3. Chika Okonkwo

    July 29, 2017 at 11:32 am

    When we hav serious problem at hand 2 tackle arewa youth ar busy lookin 4 nnamdi kanu, let arewa youth, elders look 4 lastin solution 2 boko haram, its worst than time bomb

  4. Bala Haruna

    July 29, 2017 at 11:20 am

    Ok,then what about the Army barracks and shooting range being built there…they even named it after PMB…or is it on the process…or KIV ….Hhmmm, my 9j!

  5. Miracle Chukwuemeka

    July 29, 2017 at 11:13 am


  6. Kalu Destiny

    July 28, 2017 at 10:26 am

    Story story every day with lies

  7. Okafor Johnkingsley

    July 28, 2017 at 10:05 am

    How can they be back when the army chief hv converted the forest to military training ground. Imagine boko haram boys taking a whole military training ground, that’s a joke

  8. Ozor Emmanuel

    July 28, 2017 at 10:03 am

    I thought they said boko haram weret defeated, or have re-group again?

  9. Itua Sylvanus

    July 28, 2017 at 9:58 am

    I respect Nigeria soldiers they are doing their best to bring peace and sanity to naija but politicians are not helping matters as per boko haram issues hahahaha.

  10. OluwaFemi Olojede

    July 28, 2017 at 9:58 am

    Continue deceiving yourself Osinbanjo,removed their boss and put a Southerner as the commander wether you will see all these nonsense again,you people kept fooling yourselves and continue killing our loyalist soldiers,or you’ve forgotten fight against bokoharam is a fight against the North,but the so called North will not stop killing our Christian brethren

  11. Odinaka Udeh

    July 28, 2017 at 9:42 am

    Aruwa boko

  12. Asogwo Chidi Frank

    July 28, 2017 at 9:41 am

    Funny government

  13. Temietan Segun

    July 28, 2017 at 9:33 am

    then what are you waiting for before you do your job ?

  14. Pius Izunwanne

    July 28, 2017 at 9:25 am

    Hahaha for 2019 campaign

  15. Frank Adinkwu

    July 28, 2017 at 9:16 am

    Defeated boko haram. Are they ghost?

  16. Frank Ahiakwo

    July 28, 2017 at 9:16 am

    APC liars, lie Mohammed Minister of lie, Boko Haram terrorists technically defeated.

  17. Paul Majah

    July 28, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Nigeria is under course

  18. Bitrus Habu Joro

    July 28, 2017 at 9:12 am


  19. Obagha Onyedika Harrison IJ

    July 28, 2017 at 9:12 am


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