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Scores of the Boko Haram sect feared dead when the armed group clashed with military troops along Maiduguri- Damaturu highway on Sunday morning.

Troops destroy bandits’ camps, kill two in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike, OPTS, have destroyed the camp of some bandits in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops kill bandits in night ambush in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have neutralized two bandits during a night ambush operation along the Gwagwada-Chikun road in Chikun local government area.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Official: Troops kill four bandits, recover three rifles in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government said troops of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have killed four bandits and recovered three rifles in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Official: Four suspected bandits killed, many dislodged by military in Kaduna

Four bandits were killed and many others dislodged in military operations in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits kill 20 in Sokoto, Kaduna communities

Twenty locals were killed in different attacks by bandits in Sokoto and Kaduna states, yesterday, while many sustained severe injuries, 10 houses, two motorcycles and 50 bags of ginger were set ablaze.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Troops recover weapons from bandits belonging to Kachalla’s group

Troops of the Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have reported the recovery of four (4) AK47 rifles which were part of a stash belonging to the late bandit, Nasiru Kachalla.
Security operatives in Kaduna have rescued five kidnapped victims in two different operations during which they also captured three kidnappers, the State Government said in a statement on Saturday.

Security operatives nab three kidnappers, rescue five victims in Kaduna

Security operatives in Kaduna have rescued five kidnapped victims in two different operations during which they also captured three kidnappers, the State Government said in a statement on Saturday.
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops arrest suspect involved in Kaduna attacks – official

Troops of `Operation Thunder Strike’ have arrested a suspect in connection with the deadly attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State in December, 2020.
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: Operation Thunder Strike neutralises armed bandits in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Sunday said that the air component of Operation Thunder Strike has neutralised several armed bandits at Chikwale Forest in the Mangoro area of Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.
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 fighter jet kills scores of bandits in Kaduna

Combine air and ground patrols of military troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike penultimate Saturday killed scores of bandits in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops lay ambush, kill two bandits in Kaduna

Troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike on Monday night killed two bandits along the Sabon Iche-Kagarko Road, Kagarko local government area.

Villagers beat suspected bandit to death in Kaduna

Fighter jet at the weekend dislodged several locations of bandits in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State, just as two suspected bandits were apprehended by locals in Chikun local government area, beating one to death.
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.

Numerous bandits killed in military strikes in Kaduna

The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 that the bandits were killed in joint land and air operations conducted at identified locations across Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi, and Chikun local government areas.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Five arrested for ‘killing’ herder in Kaduna

Five persons have been arrested in connection to the killing of a herder grazing at Matyei village in Zangon Kataf Local Government of Kaduna State.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Police arrest five suspects over killings in Kaduna

The Police have arrested five suspects over the killing of one person in Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
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.

Military jets neutralize bandits in Birnin Gwari forests

Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, said government was informed that some rustled cattle were affected following an air offensive by the air component of Operation Thunder Strike, a Defence Headquarters response to banditry in some locations in the 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.

Nigerian military destroys bandits’ hideout in Kaduna

The Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike on Sunday destroyed a major bandits hideout in Kusasu area of Kaduna, killing scores of bandits, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche said in a statement on Monday.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: Abuja-Kaduna road not abandoned by motorists

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says recent media reports that motorists had abandoned the Abuja-Kaduna highway because of insecurity is misleading.
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 bandits’ camp along Abuja-Kaduna highway

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday launched a major offensive against bandits along the Abuja-Kaduna highway, killing many of the criminals in their camp.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Troops clear bandits’ camps along Kaduna-Abuja expressway

Commuters along the Kaduna-Abuja road can now heave sigh of relief as troops on Tuesday cleared identified bandits’camps around Kuku area of Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Samuel Aruwan

Five kidnapped, two killed in attack on Abuja-Kaduna highway – official

The Kaduna State Government has said only five persons were kidnapped during Sunday’s attack on commuters along Abuja-Kaduna highway.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Troops rescue nine kidnapped persons on Kaduna-Abuja road

The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

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