Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Military’

Armed Forces Reclaimed All Territories Occupied By Boko Haram Sect Under My Watch – Olonisakin

The immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.), has said that the Defence headquarters has made some modest achievements aimed at improving operational capacity, logistics, and welfare needs of officers and men serving in the Defence Headquarters. He added that the armed forces reclaimed all the territories occupied by the Boko Haram […]

Borno: Troops Kill Five Insurgents

By Onwuka Gerald Five Boko Haram terrorists have been killed by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole at Abbagajiri and Dusula towns in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. This was contained in a statement issued by the acting Director of Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko on Friday. According to him, the latest […]

NAF Destroys New Boko Haram Camp In Borno

By Adejumo Enock The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed a new Boko Haram settlement in Borno State. This was contained in a statement issued by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major-General, John Enenche on Saturday. The statement in part reads, “Air interdiction missions being conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya […]

Nigerian Military Foils Bandits Plan to Abduct 39 Islamiyya Girls

By Adejumo Enock Military troop with the Police and Vigilante Group deployed in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State foiled an attempt to abduct 39 Islamiyya girls by suspected bandits. Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji also recovered eight rustle cattle from the bandits. He added that the victims have been reunited with their families […]

Military Air Raids Eliminate 135 Bandits In Several Locations, Including Katsina And Zamfara

In the wake of several bandit attacks that have plagued Northern Nigeria— including in the north-western states of Zamfara and Katsina— the Nigerian Military yesterday announced a successful air raid, which killed at least 135 bandits and destroyed their camps. In a statement signed by John Enenche, Major General and Coordinator,Defence Media Operations, the military […]

Niger Massacre: 62 killed as bandits sack eight villages

Sixty-two people have been killed by armed bandits in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the attack, which began on Sunday, has spread to eight more villages with casualty figures rising and about 1,000 others displaced. It was learnt that the displaced villagers are now staying in several camps. Senator […]