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Minister of the Environment, Muhammad Mahmoud, disclosed this while fielding questions from State House correspondents at the end of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari commends NAF troops for fighting crimes

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) special troops operations for fighting banditry, kidnapping, cattle rusting and other criminalities.
Scores of the Boko Haram sect feared dead when the armed group clashed with military troops along Maiduguri- Damaturu highway on Sunday morning.

Troops charged to descend heavily on Boko Haram

Troops of The Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force have been charged to descend more on Boko Haram terrorists and members of ISWAP as well as bandits.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara governor: President Buhari has given bandits two months to surrender

The governor made the statement a few hours after traditional rulers in the state told the service chiefs, who were visiting in the state, that there were over 30,000 bandits in Zamfara forests, a number that far outweighs the less than 10,000 troops deployed to the state to tackle the age-long insecurity.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army denies claims that many soldiers died as bandits stormed military base

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Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ denies terrorists overrun of military base in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

NAF loses personnel as troops neutralise 30 bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has lost one of its Special Forces (SF) personnel in a gun battle as troops of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ neutralised 30 bandits at Maje Riverline near Yar-Katsina, Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara.
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.

Troops kill 80 terrorists, arrests four cultists, others in one week

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that troops on internal security operations across the country have killed 80 terrorists, bandits and other criminals disturbing the peace of the country. The soldiers also arrested four cultists, recovered several arms and ammunition and rescued three kidnapped persons during the operations conducted between January 7 and 14, DHQ announced on Wednesday.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Troops kill over 50 bandits, recover rustled livestock in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara, Defence Headquarters says.
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.

Troops kill over 50 bandits, recover rustled livestock in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara, Defence Headquarters says.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

DHQ: Troops destroy 197 bandits’ hideouts, neutralise 220, arrest 892 suspects

The troops of Operation Sahel Sanity destroyed 197 bandits’ hideouts, neutralised 220, arrested 892 suspects and recovered large cache of arms in North West in the second half of 2020, says Defence Headquarters.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Soldiers rescues seven abducted persons in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, have rescued 7 abducted persons at Gidan Dan Nunu and Dutsi villages of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Troops rescue 23 kidnap victims in Katsina

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Wednesday, said the rescue operation took place on Tuesday at Wurma Village in Kurfi Local Government Area of the state.

Airforce chief pledges support for troops

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has pledged to provide all the necessary support for Air officers and men of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in all their operations.
The Defense Headquarters(DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in the north east have foiled a terrorists attacked on Army Super Camp in Damboa Borno State.

Soldiers nab two bandits terrorizing Zamfara, two others surrenders

Soldiers nab 2 Soldiers nab 2 bandits terrorizing Zamfara, 2 others surrenders who made this known in a statement, said “In continuation of efforts to forestall bandits activities and to ensure peaceful Yuletide celebrations in the North West Zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have intensified its ground and air operations in the Zone.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: We rescued Kankara schoolboys

The Defence Headquarters has claimed that troops rescued the over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina, abducted by bandits on December 11.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: How Nigerian military acted on ‘intelligence’ to rescue Katsina students

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji successfully rescued all 344 abducted students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State on Thursday following “credible intelligence.”
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Three Zamfara traders killed in kidnappers’ den

They were among 13 traders from the Dansadau community, who were kidnapped while travelling in an 18-seater bus at Mashayar Zaki along Gusau-Dansadau road, 82 km north of Gusau, the state capital.
The Defence Headquarters says, the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, have apprehended seven suspected bandits and five of their collaborators in different operations in Zamfara.

Troops arrest 12 bandits, collaborators in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says, the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, have apprehended seven suspected bandits and five of their collaborators in different operations in Zamfara.

‘Bandits’ abduct scores of students in Katsina school

Suspected bandits attacked the Government Boys Science Secondary School, Kankara, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State on Friday evening and reportedly abducted an unspecified number of students from the boarding house.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.

DHQ: Troops kill 108 bandits in Northwest Nigeria in one week

The Defence Headquarters says troops have eliminated no fewer than 108 bandits in the North-west and scores of terrorists in the North-east in the last one week.
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 kill, arrest 162, bandits, terrorists, kidnappers, gunrunners, oil thieves in one week

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers working in conjunction with the security agencies on various security operations across the country have killed and arrested 162, bandits, terrorists, kidnappers, gunrunners among other criminals disturbing the peace of the country in the last one week.

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