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Nigerian troops rescue three kidnap victims in Benue

•Destroy bandits enclave, arrest one in Nasarawa Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian troops of Operation Whirl Stroke  deployed to counter banditary activities in North Central Nigeria have rescued  three kidnapped victims in a building located at Gana’s family compound at Gbise in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.  This was disclosed in

Nigerian Troops foil violent ethnic clash along Benue – Taraba Border

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE have averted a violent ethnic clash between Tivs and Jukuns along Benue-Taraba border. The Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday said the troops deployed in Zaki Biam in Ukum Local Government Area of

Nigerian Troops destroy armed militia camp, kill bandit in Benue

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Nosa Enobhayisobo Nigerian troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE deployed to conduct anti banditry operations in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa have killed a bandit and recovered weapons in Benue state. The Acting Director Deference Information, Defence Headquarters Col. Onyema Nwachukwu co formed this in a statement on Saturday. Onyema

Nigerian Army repels attack in Nasarawa, recovers 45 weapons

The Nigerian Army says it has repelled attacks from some criminal gangs and militia operating across communities in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States recovering some arms. Major General Adeyemi Yekini, Commander of “Operation Whirl Stroke” in Nasarawa, on Wednesday said his men recovered 45 assorted weapons and 701 rounds of live

DHQ clears air on Capt. Zakari Sani’s medical treatment 

•Says he received adequate attention  Senator Iroegbu  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has cleared the air on the standard of medical treatment that was given to  Captain Zakari Sani, who was injured in an ambush during Operation Whirl Stroke. This clarification was made in a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Defence Information

Military denies killing herdsmen, 150 cows in Nasarawa state

•Herdsmen militia killed two soldiers, injured CO, four others •Troops nab 21 suspects, recover 20 weapons •100,000 IDPs returns back to Benue state Jude Johnson The Nigerian military has debunked the allegations by the chairman of Nasarawa State branch of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) that forces of Operation Whirl Stroke