The Coalition of Civil Society Groups Against Terrorism in Nigeria (CCSGATN), has hailed the Nigerian military for ramping up the fight against Boko Haram/ISWAP sect, saying that the bravery and gallantry of the troops lately has decimated bandits and terrorists in the North-East and Zamfara State. This is just as the coalition applauded the Chief […]
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REMARKS BY THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION/CHAIRMAN OF THE PTF ON COVID-19 AT THE NATIONAL BRIEFING OF MONDAY 18TH MAY, 2020I welcome you to the National Briefing by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 for Monday, 18th May, 2020. 2.Today’s briefing is significant as it provides us an opportunity to assess […]
Baga Attack: Troops liquidate 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Ambush Offensive; 9 soldiers wounded in action.
The Nigerian Military on Sunday night killed 20 Boko Haram terrorists in a fierce encounter after troops ambushed scores of the terrorists who were on their way to attack villages in the Baga town, Borno state. Consequent of the confrontation, 9 soldiers were wound in action while several arms and ammunition including 6 AK 47 […]
NAF deploys Special Forces to combat banditry/kidnapping in Nasarawa state; Activates 22 Quick Response Wing in Lafia.
In its bid to add impetus to ongoing operations against security threats in the North Central Zone of the Country, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday, 17 May 2020, deployed additional Special Forces (SF) operatives to Lafia in Nasarawa State. The deployment of the SF elements follows the earlier deployment of a NAF Mi-35P […]
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has said that it has no intention to mobilize prospective corps members anytime soon, especially as the country is still grappling with the coronavirus pandemic. The Director-General of the Scheme, Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Shuaibu, who made this known in an interview with the Economic Confidential, said they don’t know […]
Special Forces of Ops Whirl Stroke eliminate gang members of Benue Criminal Kingpin ‘Gana; destroy his camp; Arrest 7 Bassa Milita members in Nasarawa state.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke in a combined offensive, with Special Forces from Taraba and Nasarawa states on Saturday stormed the hideout of notorious Benue criminal gang leader ‘Gana’, killing two gang members, capturing several arms and ammunition with many, including ‘Gana’ escaping with gunshot wounds. Troops also stormed the camp of a dangerous militia […]
Boko Haram: Military Air Strikes eliminates scores of terrorists; destroy their facilities at Alafa Yagayaga, Sambisa Fotest.
The Defence headquarters said on Saturday that scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in the Sambisa Forest have been set in disarray as a result of massive air strikes conducted by the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole Noting that the operation was conducted on Friday, 15 May 2020, it said the operation […]
Airforce graduates 126 Special Forces & CSAR Operatives, inaugurate Isolation Centre for Covid 19; Commissions Training Pool for training in Bauchi.
The Nigerian Airforce on Friday 15 May 2020 conducted a combined graduation service for 126 Special Forces trainees and Combat Search and Rescue Personnel at the Regiment Training Centre Annex in Bauchi. The graduands which were made up of 94 trainees of the SF Course 6/2020 and 32 trainees of CSAR Course 2/2020 were trained […]
The Nigerian Military disclosed on Friday that its Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralized 27 armed bandits and destroyed some of their dwellings along the Nahuta-Doumborou Corridor on the border between Katsina and Zamfara States. Major General John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations said, “The operation was executed on Thursday, 14 May 2020, […]
By EL – HAROON KAMILU ZARIA Between the 27th of March – 10th of May 2020, there are credible signs and several reports backed with relevant photographs depicting obvious achievements made by the Armed Forces of Nigeria, other security agencies, Civilian Joint Task Force and vigilantes in the North East Geo-political zone. The war on […]