Troops kill 38 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters on Friday, said that the troops of the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji have neutralised over 38 bandits in separate operations in Katsina and Zamfara States. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, titled, ‘Operation Hadarin... Continue Reading →

Troops eliminate 3 bandits, recover arms in Benue

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Sector-1 Operation Whirl Stroke on Sunday eliminated three bandits and recovered arms and ammunition in an encounter at Tsehombe-Adaka village in Benue. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Monday, said the troops responded to a distress call about an attack by suspected armed... Continue Reading →

DHQ dismisses claim by Boko Haram over massacre of rice farmers in Borno

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has told Nigerians not to be discouraged by the recent attack by Boko Haram in which 43 rice farmers were massacred. This submission was made on Thursday by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations of the DHQ, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche in a statement where he stated that the claim by Boko Haram was made... Continue Reading →

Military destroys house of Boko Haram leaders in Sambisa Forest after terrorist killed rice farmers – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has said the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed some residents of Boko Haram leaders in Sambisa forest and Yale areas of Borno State. DHQ disclosed that several terrorists were killed during the separate air strikes on Monday. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this... Continue Reading →

Two killed on Kaduna/Abuja road

Two persons were killed by suspected kidnappers on the Kaduna/Abuja highway at the weekend. Five persons were kidnapped while troops carrying out internal security operations also rescued nine victims from the bandits. A statement by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the state received operational feedback from the... Continue Reading →

Five kidnapped, two killed in attack on Abuja-Kaduna highway – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Government has said only five persons were kidnapped during Sunday’s attack on commuters along Abuja-Kaduna highway. Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday in Kaduna. Aruwan said the figure was disclosed to government officials by relations of the kidnapped victims. He said... Continue Reading →

Military airstrike kills terrorists in Sambisa forest

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated several Boko Haram terrorists in an air raid on their hideouts at Njimia and Dure in the Sambisa Forest, Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operation, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said in a statement on Thursday that the military had continued to record... Continue Reading →

Air force kills bandits in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Force under Operation Thunder Strike has eliminated several bandits in the forest at Kuzo area of Kaduna State. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. John Enenche, disclosed that the airstrikes took out the criminals on Saturday. Enenche in a statement on Sunday, said the attack was executed on the... Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian military gears up to crack down on looters, hoodlums

The Nigerian armed forces are launching a major nationwide crackdown on looters and hoodlums as chaos continues across the country. The operation, which was ordered by the nation’s defence headquarters, is poised to see a major deployment of military formations to put an end to breaches of public order by the criminals looting public and... Continue Reading →

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