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Operation Sharan Daji
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in its efforts to tackle insurgency in the North East, banditry and Cattle rustling in the North West of the country, introduced various air operations to combat these emerging threats.
A Team of ‘’Operation Puff Adder’’, led by the Division Police Officer, for Safana local government Area, Katsina State, Saturday night, engaged a group of bandits numbering 300 on motorcycles armed with dangerous weapons who invaded and attacked Kirtawa village, in a gun battle, following distress call from victims in the neighboring villages
A total of 10 people were officially confirmed dead, while another five were injured in a fresh attack by bandits on Kirtawa village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State on Saturday evening.
The Force Commander, Operation Hadarin Daji, Maj.-Gen. Jide Ogunlade on Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara state to either surrender or face “unprecedented fire-fight”.
The Police Command in Katsina State said it had arrested three suspected bandits and kidnappers, including one 70-year-old Bawa Naganda.
Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff, has tasked Air force officers and men not to be distracted by the propaganda by terrorists and bandits in discharging their duties of protecting the nation.
The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday Inaugurated a 271 detachment in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, as part of efforts to tackle security challenges in the country. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday Inaugurated a 271 detachment in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, as part of efforts to tackle security challenges in the country.
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Saturday commissioned a newly established 271 Nigerian Airforce Detachment, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State to check the increasing activities of bandits and kidnappers terrorising the area.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted a report that said it ignored a distress call on bandits’ attack at Makwa village in Bungudu Local Government Area in Zamfara.
The Nigerian Army under Operation Sharan Daji has confirmed the killing of four bandits in Zamfara.
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.
Zamfara State Government has denied official knowledge of innocent citizens allegedly being killed during air strikes on suspected bandits camps by the air component of Operation Sharan Daji.
Troops of the “Operation Sharan Daji” in Zamfara have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of the state, Mr Yahuza Wuya, for alleged link to bandits.
Gov. Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara has called on the Nigerian Army and other security agencies to sustain their ongoing operations against bandits operating in the state.
Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the federal government to take action on a coherent and coordinated set of policies to urgently reduce vulnerabilities and increase growth over the medium term.
A 38-year-old man, Segun Adekoye, on Monday, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, alleged to have sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl.
Minister of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said the government will make Gombe a model for livestock farming.
Mercy Eke, the winner of the just-concluded Big brother Naija Season 4, (Pepper Them) edition has revealed what she would do with her N60m worth of cash and other prizes.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered a couple to enter their defence in a three-count criminal charge bordering on advance fee fraud involving the sum of N30m. This was after the court dismissed their no-case submission for lacking in merit.