Soldiers kill 58 bandits, rescue 75 in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji (OPSD) fighting banditry have killed 58 suspected bandits and rescued 75 victims in Zamfara State. A statement by the acting force information officer, OPSD, Major Clement Abiade, said the troops, in their clearance operations into bandit enclaves...

45 weapons, 701 ammunition from Nasarawa militia

The commander of Operation Whirl Stroke in charge of Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba states, Major Gen. Yekini, has said the army recovered 45 assorted weapons and 701 rounds of ammunition from Bassa militia camp in Zwere, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. While presenting...

Army kills 20 l in Zamfara

The combined military forces of Operation Sharan Daji (OPSD), the Nigerian Army killed 20 notorious bandits terrorising Zamfara State. This was disclosed by the acting director, defense information, Brig. Gen. John Agim, yesterday in Gusau while briefing journalists on activities...

Army kills 14, rescues 31 from kidnappers’ den in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army (NA) said yesterday its men and other security agents killed 14 rustlers and kidnappers during its ongoing Operation 777 while two Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members also lost their lives during gun firing with f the bandits. Briefing newsmen on the...

Body of missing Army General found in well

The Nigerian Army has discovered the body of missing retired General Idris Alkali in an abandoned well at Guchwet village in Shen District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.   Garrison Commander of 3 Div of the Nigerian Army and head of search and rescue...

Diamond Bank Shooting: Army arrests soldiers over killing of security guard

Commander of the Operation Safe Haven, Major General Augustine Agundu said the Military officers that were involved in the sporadic shooting that led to the death of a security guard at Diamond Bank in Jos have been arrested and detained by the Command.     Gen. Agundu...

Ajakurama community deserted as Army search of soldier’s killers

Ajakurama and other neighboring communities in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State have fled from their homes as Army drafted over 50 Soldiers to the area in search of the killers of a soldier and recovery of his stolen gun.   Only a few courageous people and...

Buratai chides Plateau elders, elite over Jos violence

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has held Plateau State elders and elite culpable for stoking the incessant violent clashes in the state.     Buratai, who was represented by the commander, Special Task Force (STF), code-named Operation Safe Haven...

Fake Army Col. In soup for extorting people

A fake Army Colonel has been arrested for molesting and extorting members of the public.     The suspect, Harry Perry Obiajuru, popularly known as Colonel Harry, had two soldiers who posed as his orderlies. He had a vehicle which number plate was concealed with the...

Biafra, Boko Haram: Army trains officers in Enugu

The General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen. Emmanuel Kabuk, yesterday said that the army has embarked on continuous training of its personnel to enable them to confront the prevailing security challenges in the country, especially the activities of the...
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