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Soldiers to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed by bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says plans are underway to rebuild public structures in villages destroyed by bandits in Zamfara State.

NAF degrades bandits’ hideouts in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force of “Operation Diran Mikiya’’ has successfully degraded several notorious armed bandits hideouts in Shamashale village and Rugu forest in Zamfara.

Defence Headquarters warns against distracting troops

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has urged troops involved in the on-going Operation Sharan Daji in the Northwest to remain steadfast in their assignment aimed at flushing out armed bandits in the region.
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DHQ raises alarm over campaign of calumny against military

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said a campaign of calumny was being sponsored against the Nigerian military.

Over 5,000 Zamfara IDPs now back home – Nigerian Army

Over 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their villages in Zamfara State following clearance operation conducted by the military against bandits terrorising communities in the state.

Insecurity: Defence minister wants Police, NSCDC deployed to liberated areas

Minister of Defence, Gen. Mansir Dan-Ali (rtd.), has reiterated the need for the deployment of the Nigeria Police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps personnel in all areas liberated by the military in the North-East states.

Nigerian troops kill 20 bandits in Zamfara

Twenty bandits terrorising parts of Zamfara state have been killed by Nigerian troops conducting Operation Sharan Daji.

Nigerian Army liberates Zamfara villages where bandits impose levies

The special military operation against bandits, known as “Operation Sharan Daji”, have liberated two villages in Zamfara state where the bandits imposed levies of N1 million each, on them.

Troops kill 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara

The Force Information Officer of the operation, Col. Muhammad Dole, disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna.

Internal Security: Service chiefs demand for more equipment

The nation’s security chiefs have demanded that the Federal Government provide more equipment for the Armed Forces in order to sustain the tempo in the fight against insurgency and other security challenges across the country.

NAF chief: Politicians behind Zamfara bandit attacks

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has disclosed that bandits attacking Zamfara State and others are being funded by politicians.

NAF acquires 18 new aircraft, reactivates 13 in three years

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) had within three years of President Muhammadu Buhari administration acquired 18 new air craft and reactivated 13 others.

Nigerian Air Force deploys special forces to Gusau

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has deployed its Special Forces to Gusau, following the recent attack on Bawan Daji community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara where some lives were lost.

Zamfara police arrest 15 suspects, recover arms, 151 cows

The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested 15 suspects for various crimes in the state and recovered arms, 151 cows and 29 sheep.

Police arrest 15 suspects, recover arms, 151 cows in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested 15 suspects for various crimes in the state and recovered arms, 151 cows and 29 sheep.

Police kill suspected cattle rustler in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command said on Sunday that its operatives had gunned down a suspected cattle rustler during an exchange of fire along Sakwattawa-Shawere cattle route.

Nigerian troops recover 510 cows, sheep from rustlers

Troops of the 1 Division of the Nigerian Army in Kaduna on Tuesday recovered additional 510 animals from armed bandits in Zamfara, after engaging them in a fierce battle, according to the army.

Nigerian Army restates aims of Operation Python Dance, says exercise ends Oct. 14

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army said that its Field Training Exercise Codenamed Exercise EGWU EKE (Python Dance) II, currently going on the South-eastern part of the country will last till 14th October 2017.

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