Sunday, 22 February 2015
Nigerian Military Retake Baga from Terrorist
Defence Minister, Major-General Chris Olukolade made in a statement on Saturday, 21st of February 2015 that the Nigerian Military is wining the war against the dreaded terrorist organization.
"We have secured Baga. We are now in full control. There are only mopping up exercises left to do," Defence Spokesman Major-General Chris Olukolade said by telephone.
Backed by four African states with air strikes, the Military recorded significant victory in an offensive against the insurgency.
Baga is at Nigeria's border with Chad, Niger and Cameroon and it was the headquarters of a multinational force comprising troops from all four countries. Its recapture was an important victory, one of several in the past two weeks