Terrorists, bandits, others degraded in 1 week – DHQ

For the past one week, the military and other security agencies have degraded Boko haram, bandits and other criminal elements across the country, through robust operations and intelligence, and synergy with other security agencies. The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this Thursday while updating journalists on the operational activities of the…

Troops neutralise 80 bandits, arrest 33 in northwest

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops under the Operation SAHEL SANITY had neutralised 80 bandits and arrested 33 suspected bandits in the ongoing clearance operation against banditry in the northwest region. Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko,  Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, made the disclosure during a news conference at the Special Army Super Camp 4,…

Anti-Banditry: Troops kill seven armed bandits, arrest six, recover 30 motorcycles & Rustled Cattle

Recovered cattle and suspects Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja Troops of Nigerian Army and Defence Headquarters Special Operations Forces deployed in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states to fight banditry under ‘Operation Sahel Sanity’, have killed seven bandits in several encounters, arrested six bandits and informant and recovered 30 motorcycles which the bandits abandoned. The troops also…

Insurgency: Troops kill 7 bandits, recover rustled cows in Sokoto, Katsina, Zamfara

Troops of the Nigerian Army under ‘Operation Sahel Sanity”, a subsidiary of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’, yesterday killed seven suspected Boko Haram insurgents, during a shootout at Jigawar Malamai in Dan Musa Local Government Area of Katsina State and in Garin Maza, Tamuske and Garin Bagwari villages in Sabon Birni of Sokoto State, respectively. In a…

Anti-Banditry Operation: Troops eliminate two armed Bandits in Taraba Community

Troops set bandits’ cave ablaze By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The military said on Saturday that two armed bandits who are among criminal hoodlums terrorizing communities and Environs in the North Central zone of the country have been killed in Taraba state after gunfight with troops. Giving details of the operation, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations,…

B/Haram: Starving troops’ story fake news – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed, Tuesday, described media reports that Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram in the North East were starving and ill-kitted, as fake news. Continue reading B/Haram: Starving troops’ story fake news – Lai Mohammed at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Troops deployed to NASS to forestall invasion by Shiites Islamic sect — Guards Brigade

Abuja— Authorities of the Guards Brigade, Nigerian Army said yesterday that the presence of troops noticed at the National Assembly entrances and surroundings in the last two days was occasioned by intelligence reports which showed that adherents of the Shiites Islamic sect had concluded plans to invade and take over the legislative chambers. Continue reading…