Jihadist fighters linked to the Islamic State group on Friday killed 15 security personnel in an ambush on the convoy of the Borno State governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, three security said. Sources told AFP that eight policemen, three soldiers and four members of a government-backed militia were killed in the attack on vehicles carrying Zulum near […]
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MNJTF troops shoots down 3 Canoes carrying Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Lake Chad waters; rescues 12 hostages.
Troops of the Multinational joint task force (MNJTF) battling to rid the Lake Chad Basin countries of terrorists, have engaged Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists in their enclaves, rescuing 12 kidnapped hostages including women and children. This is just as many of the terrorists met their Waterloo when troops engaged them in three Canoes while […]
Troops of Nigerian Army prosecuting the battle against banditry in Katsina State have killed 21 bandits in a fierce encounter in Faskari, Katsina State while an officer and two soldiers were killed and two others wounded. Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko while confirming the attack said, “In continuation of aggressive clearance […]
Buratai tours Army Super Camps; Commissions Troops’ Accommodation, inspects Construction Works at Army Reference Hospital Maiduguri
In furtherance of his operational tour to theater of operation in the North East, the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai on Friday visited the Army Special Super Camp Chabbal in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State on Friday the 25th of September 2020. While at the camp, he jointly addressed officers […]
IGP flags off Sensitization for Community Policing for CPOs; Says it involve Organizational Decentralization for 2 way partnerships between Police & Public
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has said that the new Community Policing strategy of the federal government would involve organizational decentralization and reorientation of all police personnel particularly the rank and file in order to facilitate two way communication between the public and the police. IGP Adamu who made the disclosure while […]
Military Arrests Wanted Boko Haram Commander, Drug Peddlers, Gun runners in North East; Kills 7 bandits, rescues 22 kidnapped persons in North West.
Military Arrests Wanted Boko Haram Commander, Drug Peddlers, Gun runners in North East; Kills 7 bandits, rescues 22 kidnapped persons in North West. In furtherance of sustained military operations to rid criminal elements across the country, troops of the armed forces of Nigeria encountered armed bandits in the North West, terrorists in the North East […]
There have been insinuations in some quarters discrediting the efforts of the Nigerian government towards addressing the various security challenges in the country. This trend in recent times has assumed a pronounced dimension with an avalanche of reports by various organizations indicating government’s failure towards addressing the various security challenges in the country. Some concerned […]
7 Top Boko Haram/ISWAP Commanders & Scores of Their fighters killed in Air & Land Offensives in Lake Chad.
Troops of Nigerian Armed Forces in a massive land and air offensive against terrorists camps and hideout in Lake Chad have killed seven top Boko Haram/ISWAP Commanders along with several of their fighters. The top terrorists Commanders killed during the successful operation include Abu Usman, Alhaji Shettima, Modu Mainok, Bukar Gana, Abu Summayya, Amir Taam […]
NAF succesfully Reactivate 12 operational support equipment as CAS delivers strategic leadership lecture to participants of AWC, Course 6.
The Nigerian Airforce on Wednesday inaugurated 12 units of reactivated previously moribund Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE), to enable the force effectively project air power in response to national security imperatives. The repaired equipment include 6 Jaguar aircraft Ground Power Units (GPUs), one Eagle towing vehicle for Headquarters Air Task Force Maiduguri, one GPU for 115 […]
Twenty-three people, including seven school children, have died in a fuel tanker fire accident which occurred at Felele area of Lokoja, Kogi, on Wednesday. The State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Idris Ali, who disclosed this in Lokoja, said apart from the seven school children, others comprised male adults and […]