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A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops eliminate 5 militia, avert conflict between 2 Tiv clans

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 72 Special Forces (SF) Battalion in Makurdi killed suspected mercenaries and averted a clash between two Tiv clans – the Shitile and the Ikyora.

NAF special forces kill bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday stated that its Special Forces team in Zamfara state has neutralized two bandits in Rafi and Doka villages in Gusau local government area.
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.

NAF denies bombing innocent civilians in Zamfara, demands evidence

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has called on anyone with evidence that innocent civilians were targeted by the NAF during its recent air strikes in Zamfara, to produce such evidence.

NAF neutralises invading bandits in Zamfara villages

The Nigerian Air Force has said its Special Forces team successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin Kanawa Villages in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Troops kill suspected robber, arrest three cultists in Benue

Troops of the 72 Special Forces Battalion killed one of the suspected armed robbers dressed in military camouflage, robbing motorists on Yelwata-Kadarko road on the Nasarawa and Benue border.

Russia accuse US of planning to arm opposition in Venezuela

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday accused the United States and its NATO allies of discussing how to arm the opposition in Venezuela.

Gunmen kill 15, kidnap six women in Zamfara

Police yesterday confirmed the killing of 15 persons and kidnap of six women by gunmen in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Troops kill eight Boko Haram insurgents in fresh Baga attack

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh encounter with the terrorists in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.
Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama

Olowu hails Nigerian Army for reclaiming Baga

The Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama, has applauded the recent exploits of Nigeria Army in recapturing Baga town, the Kukawa Local Government Council of Borno State earlier lost to the Boko Haram insurgents.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Boko Haram terrorists flee as Nigerian military retakes Baga

Two soldiers paid the supreme price in a fierce battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Baga town of Kukawa local government area of Borno state, officials said.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

CUPP: Why President Buhari is adamant on retaining IGP Ibrahim Idris

Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, the umbrella body of opposition parties in the country, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is adamant on retaining the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, beyond his legal tenure because he is drilling a special force to help the ruling party rig the 2019 elections.
Jimoh Moshood

Boko Haram: Police deny alleged personnel protest

The Nigeria Police Force has denied a social media report that its personnel deployed to the North East to complement the military in the fight against Boko Haram protested.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Lai Mohammed: Muhammadu Buhari’ll defeat PDP, others with wide margin in 2019

The Federal Government has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election with a margin higher than the score line he recorded in 2015 poll to beat then President Goodluck Jonathan.

Tukur Buratai charges Special Forces to prove they’re better trained than Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive impact in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.

NAF special forces deployed in Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed a detachment of Special Forces personnel to Kaduna in support of internal security operations in the State.

Tukur Buratai: Nigeria, Pakistani armies to collaborate on training, intelligence

The Nigerian Army has expressed readiness to collaborate with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on training, intelligence, radio communication and logistics support for its personnel.

4,534 APC delegates to pick governorship candidate in Benue

No fewer than 4,534 delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to elect a candidate that will fly its flag in the 2019 general elections in the state.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them

General Buratai charges troops to be aggressive, decisive against armed bandits

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops of `Operation Safe Haven’ to be aggressive and decisive in dealing with armed bandits and other criminal elements operating in Plateau State.

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