Troops arrest suspected killer of Fulani leader

November 8, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Nigeria Army has arrested the main mastermind behind the murder of the slain Alhaji Adamu Idris Gabdo, the Ardo of Panyam in Mangu Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau state. Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) tactical team arrested Mr Philip Gokas, also known as Jaykimo, in Lagos state following weeks of manhunt. Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau state Read More

Bandits shoot ex-Zamfara lawmaker, kill two others

November 2, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

A former member of the House of Representatives representing Talata Mafara/Anka Federal Constituency of Zamfara state, Kabiru Yahaya Classic, was attacked by bandits. Kabiru Yahaya was a member of the 9th National Assembly between 2019 and 2023 under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). According He was shot in his vehicle around Kucheri, a community along Gusau – Read More

Troops neutralise 58 terrorists, arrest 40 logistics suppliers, 57 illegal crude refining sites destroyed

June 16, 2023 Benjamin Samson, Abuja 0

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday said troops of Operations Hadin Kai in the North East and Hadarin Daji in the North West neutralised 58 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists. The military high command also said troops apprehended 40 suspected logistics suppliers to terrorists, while 39 kidnap victims were rescued. Director Defence Media Operation Major General Read More

Kaduna: Troops kill 4 bandits in Chikun 

November 27, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralised four bandits during clearance operations in identified hideouts around Tsohon Gayan, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.  A statement signed on Sunday by the Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said the troops recovered a rifle and a motorcycle.  “In operational feedback to the Kaduna state Read More

Nigeria Military winning war against insurgency – Group

January 22, 2022 Admin III 0

Northern Youth Network has condemned in very strong terms a publication credited to the executive director of the Citizens Rights Action for Peace Mr Sani Nurudeen. Convener of Northern Youth Network, Mallam Abdulrahman Ahmed, described the publication as unpatriotic and myopic. The Citizens Rights Action for Peace had in a statement called on President Buhari to discountenance any attempt to Read More

Troops kill 3 terrorists, recover arms in Kaduna community

January 15, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Troops have attacked suspected bandits meeting point along the Telele -Sabon Gida road in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, where they engaged the bandits killing three of them and recovering three AK-47 guns.  Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Saturday said the troops recovered three AK-47 magazines, two motorcycles Read More

Exercise Golden Dawn: Troops eliminate Biafra National Guard gunman

October 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian on Thursday, said troops conducting Exercise Golden Dawn have neutralised one of the Biafran National Guard gunmen who attacked troops’ location at Amaekpu, Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state on Thursday 28 October 2021. A statement by Army spokesperson Brig.-Gen Brig.-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu said troops also recovered three vehicles, a pump action gun and arrested one of Read More

Maritime security: Irabor inducts 4 homemade Ballistic Gunboats

October 26, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

As parts of efforts to secure the nation’s maritime environment from pirates, oil thieves and other criminal activities, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Leo Irabor has inducts four Semi Ballistic Gunboats constructed for the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) by the Naval Shipyard Limited in Port Harcourt. A statement by Naval spokesperson Commodore Suleman Dahun on Tuesday quoted Irabor as saying Read More

Breaking: Kidnapped Major Datong rescued, 24 days after

September 18, 2021 Admin III 0

After spending close to a month in detention Major Christopher Datong, kidnapped from his home at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, by bandits on August 24, 2021, has regained his freedom. The dare-devil bandits had picked and made away with Datong at the top military facility at Afaka, Kaduna, after killing two officers identified as Lieutenant Wulah and Read More

Air chief in Maiduguri, Yola, charges troops to sustain onslaught against insurgents

September 11, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has charged personnel of the Air Component of Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) to sustain the current onslaught against terrorists and insurgents in the North-east. A statement by Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet on Saturday, said Amao gave the charge while Read More

Pictures: Another 400 boko haram members surrender to Nigerian troops

September 9, 2021 Editor 0

Following onslaught from superior fire of NIgeria’s Armed Forces, another set of Boko Haram members numbering over 400 have surrendered to the Nigerian troops. Reports say the terrorists gave up terrorism from their sites in Bama and Mafa on Thursday September 9, 2021. The list is as follows, BAMA (1)Male- 259. (2) Female-43 (3) Children-70 MAFA (1) Male-35 (2) Female-23 Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

Taliban bomb Kabul airport, Americans, others feared dead

August 26, 2021 Admin III 0

An explosion went off on Thursday outside the Kabul airport, where thousands of people have gathered to try to flee the country on a Western airlift since the Taliban seized power earlier this month. The Pentagon confirmed the blast, with no immediate word on casualties. The United States and allies have been urging people to move away from Kabul airport Read More

Irabor allays fear on surrendered terrorists, says attack on NDA criminal

August 25, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has described the attack on Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) officers’ residential quarters as criminal. He said “It is criminal activities associated with the normal banditry action which the military was already on the matter.” The CDS equally allayed the fears of the general public on the ongoing mass surrendering of Boko Read More

Happening now: Fear envelops Afghanistan as evacuation resumes, Biden defends troops’ pullout

August 17, 2021 Admin III 0

Evacuation flights from Afghanistan have resumed a day after the Taliban’s military takeover triggered panic in Kabul and thousands mobbed the city’s international airport in a desperate attempt to flee. A Western security official told Reuters news agency on Tuesday that the Kabul airport’s tarmac and runway – which troops from the United States control – were now clear of Read More

Masari to COAS Yahaya: 10 Katsina LGAs under severe daily attack

On a daily basis, 10 out of the 34 local government areas in Katsina state come under severe attack from bandits, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has declared. Governor Masari stated this Thursday while receiving in audience the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Faruk Yahaya at the Government House Katsina. The governor told the visiting COAS that 10 local government areas had been under Read More

Sustain onslaught against terrorists, Arewa youths charge NAF

August 5, 2021 Admin III 0

Arewa Youth Federation has charged the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) to sustain airstrikes targeted at hideouts of ISWAP-Boko Haram fighters to overpower the remainder of the insurgents in the northeast. The group made the appeal in a statement by its President, Muhammad Matazu, while reacting to media reports that scores of Boko Haram-ISWAP terrorists were eliminated on Monday by airstrikes Read More

Intensify operations against bandits- COAS charges troops

August 5, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has charged troops of 8 Division and Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) to intensify their operations against bandits marauding in parts of North-west.He however, urged the troops to always show respect for the fundamental human rights of law abiding citizens in the conduct of their operations. A statement by Director Army Public Read More

Breaking: Tension as President suspends Parliament, sacks PM

July 26, 2021 Associated Press 0

Tunisian troops surrounded parliament and blocked its speaker from entering after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following violent nationwide protests over the country’s economic troubles and virus crisis. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied’s decision late Sunday night, shouting with joy, honking horns and waving Tunisian flags. But his critics accused him of a power grab Read More

Eid el kabir: COAS observes Eid prayers with troops in Maiduguri

July 21, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. – Gen. Faruk Yahaya has performed this year’s Eid-El Kabir prayers with troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) at the 212 parade ground in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. According to a statement signed by Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu on Tuesday General Yahaya observed the prayers along Read More

Breaking: NAF confirms Alpha Jet crash, pilot rescued

July 19, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed media reports that its Alpha Jet aircraft, returning from an air interdiction mission between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna state was gunned down by bandits. A statement by Director of Public Relations and Information Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet Monday, said the pilot of the aircraft, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, successfully ejected from Read More

Troops repel ESN attack in Enugu loses 2

July 14, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops deployed to checkmate the activities of gunmen at Adani community of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu state, repelled Eastern Security Network (ESN) gun attack on troops’ location at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint.A statement by Director Army Public Relations Brig.- Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, said two soldiers died in the gun battle that ensued. He said Read More

Boko Haram: Navy Special Boat Service personnel conduct clearance operation in Baga

June 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service personnel of the Naval Base Lake Chad (NBLC) in conjunction with personnel of 403 Special Force Amphibious Brigade and Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) have conducted a clearance and recovery operation at Baga, Borno state.  A statement by Director Information Nigerian Navy, Commodore Sulieman Dahun on Tuesday said, the operation was led by the Read More

Troops kill 12 terrorists, recover gun trucks, arms, others in Borno

June 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Troops of 152 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with the Air Component of Operation HADIN KAI on Sunday, 27 June, 2021 killed 12 Boko Haram ( BHT) and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) who attempted to infiltrate the Forward Operational Base at Bula Yobe in Borno state.Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu who stated this in a statement Read More