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Two soldiers, others killed in battle with bandits in Zamfara

..As Troops rescue 75 hostages Troops have neutralised activities of some bandits in Zamfara State, in an operation to rid the state of criminal elements. The troops also captured one of the bandits. A statement by Maj. Clement Abiade, the Acting Force Information Officer of the ongoing Operation Sharan Daji, however, said two

Nigerian Troops kill eight Terrorists 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. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement in Maiduguri, disclosed that troops of the Special Forces command

Nigerian troops kill 17 bandits, arrest 67

The Operation Wild Stroke of the Nigerian Army operating in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States says it has killed 17 bandits and arrested 67 others in the last eight months of its operation. The Commander of the operation, Maj.Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Lafia on Wednesday. The commander also

US deploys troops to DR Congo amid fear of violence

The United States (US)military has deployed soldiers to Gabon amid fears of violent protests in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after its presidential election. US President Donald Trump told US Congress on Friday that the first of about 80 troops had arrived in Gabon on Wednesday to protect US citizens and diplomatic facilities

Nigerian Troops better trained, equipped than Boko Haram – Army

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army has debunked reports that the ragtag Boko Haram fighters are better equipped than Nigerian soldiers, dismissing them as propaganda and psychological warfare against troops. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, addressing various issues

Nigerian Army declares man wanted for raising funds to feed troops

The Nigerian Army says it is working with Interpol to declare Dr. Perry Brimah, a Nigerian in Diaspora wanted over alleged fraudulent global fundraising effort to provide food for troops in the North East. It said its attention was drawn to the “fraudulent and criminal’’ venture by Brimah, tagged “Global campaign

Nigerian troops kill three female suicide bombers in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The troops of the Nigerian Army on Sunday neutralised three female suicide bombers, while on patrol around Kubtara village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno. A statement by Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole on Monday said the troops also recovered

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army announces plan to relocate Baga residents

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army has annonced that it is working towards relocating the residents of Baga, to safer locations in view of the ongoing military operations in the area. The Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole, Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. He informed that