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The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military airstrikes neutralise scores of bandits in Zamfara forest

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated scores of bandits in an air attack on their camp in part of Kwiambana Forest in Zamfara State on July 10.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

DHQ: Troops inflict heavy casualty on Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, have inflicted heavy casualties on the Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an attempted attack on Gubio town in Borno on Tuesday.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Soldiers foil terror attack on Borno village, kill scores

The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of Sector 3 and the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have foiled an attack on Gubio town by the Boko Haram terrorists and killed scores of their fighters.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram, ISWAP attacks leave 60 dead in Borno

At least 60 persons were killed by Boko Haram and its partner, the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, on Saturday, following attacks on communities in Gubio, Monguno, Nganzai, Magumeri and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: We bombed Boko Haram leaders during Borno meeting

Military jets deployed by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole killed some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province and Boko Haram fighters during a meeting at Kolloram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has continued with his operational tour of troops’ locations in the North East.

General Buratai continues operational tour of troops’ locations in North East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has continued with his operational tour of troops’ locations in the North East.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

General Buratai charges troops to go on final onslaught on Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) to go all out on final showdown with the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists from the country.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Armed forces destroy ISWAP camp in Borno

The Armed Forces of Nigeria, through the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole and Artillery Batteries of Sector 3 of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) camp at Tumbun Fulani on the fringes of Lake Chad in Northern Borno State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigeria military air strike destroys ISWAP logistics base, training grounds in Borno

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that military operations in the ongoing counter-terrorism war in the north east has destroyed more logistics base and structures belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF air strikes kill key ISWAP leaders in Borno

Some key Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) leaders have been killed by airstrikes at Jubillaram and Alinwa in the Northern part of Borno State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigerian Airforce bombs ISWAP training camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force fighter jets have destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province training camp at Kirta Wulgo area on the fringes of the Lake Chad in the northern part of Borno State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigerian Airforce neutralises key Boko Haram leaders

The Nigerian military has said that its sustained onslaught against terrorist locations in the Northeast by the Air Force under the auspices of Operation Rattle Snake III has recorded another major success with the neutralisation of some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
2 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF takes out ISWAP’s hideout in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), through the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has launched OPERATION RATTLE SNAKE III against terrorists’ elements in the North East of the Country.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian Airforce destroys ISWAPs’ staging area at Gashigar in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
R-L- Head of NAN Lagos Editorial Operation, Mr Silas Nwoha, welcoming APC Chieftain, Hon. Moshood Salvador, on a courtesy visit to NAN Lagos Office. With him are Mr Adeleye Ajayi and Mr Wale Ojetimi, both Deputy Editors-in-Chief, NAN, on Monday

Moshood Salvador: Amotekun a good idea, but ….

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Hon. Moshood Salvador, on Monday described the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named, “Amotekun,” as a good idea capable of addressing the security challenges in the geo-political zone.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS confirms release of abducted Borno aid workers

The Department of State Services has confirmed the release of five aid workers from captivity in Borno State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF neutralises ISWAP fighters, destroys insurgents’ tactical headquarters at Kollaram in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed portions of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP)’s tactical headquarters at Kollaram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Airforce bombs terrorists’ hideout

Against the backdrop of renewed attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed the terrorists’ hideout on the fringes of Lake Chad.

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