Soldiers kill 12, bandits, rescue 2 kidnap victims in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters said soldiers on Operation HADARIN DAJI under OPERATION ACCORD, have killed 12 bandits and rescued two kidnapped victims in Kastina and Zamfara States.The soldiers were also said to have recovered several weapons and Communication gadgets from the bandits...

Soldiers kill 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Bornu

The Defence Headquarters(DHQ), Monday said soldiers fighting the counter-insurgency war in the northeast have killed 20 members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province(ISWAP), the terrorist group at Baga town. Coordinator Defence Media Operations Major...

DHQ, confirms killing of 47,soldiers by terrorists in Borno

The Defence Headquarters has confirmed the killing of 47 soldiers by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state. The soldiers from Operation Lafiya Dole were allegedly killed while on clearance operations at Gorgi, area of the state. This, however, contradicts the earlier report...

Soldiers kill scores of terrorists, rescue abductees

The Nigerian Army said that its troops on counter-insurgency war and anti-banditry operations in the northeast and northwest of the country have made tremendous arrests, killed several terrorists and recovered various arms and ammunition from them. Operations Media Coordinator,...

Soldiers arrest suspected terrorists, kidnappers, others in Plateau

A military taskforce, codenamed Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), in charge of internal security in Plateau, and its environs, has arrested 33 suspects involved in kidnapping, cultism, armed robbery and gun running in Bauchi ,and Plateau States. Commander of the taskforce, Major...

3 soldiers killed, 8 others injured in a shootout with terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said three of its soldiers were killed and eight others injured during a shootout with the Boko Haram terrorists group at Munguno in Borno State. Acting director, army public relations, Colonel Saghir Musa, who made this known, however, said that the soldiers...

Soldier kills Okada rider over N100

Tension mounted in Aba, Abia State, yesterday following the killing of an Okada rider by a trigger happy soldier. This caused serious protest that brought business activities to a standstill within the Ogbor hill axis of the commercial city. It was gathered that the commercial...

27, 000 killed, 1.8 million rendered homeless in 9 years by terrorists in Nigeria

The nine-year jihadist conflict, which has spilled into Niger, Cameroon, and Chad, has claimed 27,000 people and left some 1.8 million homeless in Nigeria alone.     Two soldiers have died and 12 others injured at the weekend in two mine blasts in the North-East, where...

Gudumbali: Service chiefs move to Maiduguri

Nigerian soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in Borno State are said to have restored normalcy at Gudumbali. Army spokesman, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, who made this known in a statement, said: “Combined troops of 82 Division Task Force Brigade and 158 Task Force Battalion...

2 dismissed, fake soldiers nabbed for hijacking lorry

Two dismissed soldiers alleged to be leaders of a notorious armed robbery gang that has been hijacking trucks and diverting goods on highways have been arrested.     The five-man gang had been terrorizing truck and company drivers until September 2 when they met their...
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