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Nigerian Military decimates another ISWAP training camp in Borno – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the sustained air strikes against terrorists’ elements in the North East have destroyed another camp of Islamic States of West Africa Province, ISWAP, in Borno.

Nigerian troops eliminate 2 bandits, arrest 3 in Kaduna – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of “Operation Accord” have eliminated two bandits, arrested three and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition at Dajin Kajuru in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Nigerian Military vows to clear Darul Salam terrorist group

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says the military with its aggressive clearance operations will push the Darul Salam Terrorists group into extinction in no distant time in the country.

Nigerian troops kill 16 Boko Haram, arrest 11 terrorists in North-East – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, has eliminated 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorist and arrested 11 in the North East in the last one week.

In multiple airstrikes, Nigerian Military kills scores  of bandits in Zamfara – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated several armed bandits and destroyed their logistics facilities in massive airstrikes conducted in the Kuyambana Forest in Zamfara.

Nigerian troops kill several bandits, arrest criminals in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ”Operation Whirl Stroke” has recorded another success in the fight against terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements in the North Central region of the country.

Nigerian military will sustain onslaught against economic sabotage – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the military in its operations has intensified the fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism and illegal oil bunkering in the South South zone with significant successes.

Nigerian troops raid bandits’ camps, kill 1, apprehend 4 in Benue, Nasarawa – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided some identified bandits’ camps in parts of Benue and Nasarawa states killing one and arresting four on Sunday.

Nigerian troops neutralise, apprehend more bandits in North-West – DHQ

Troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have continued onslaught against banditry in the North West by killing and arresting more bandits in their latest operations across the zone, Defence Headquarters says.

3 Nigerian soldiers killed, 2 others injured during Kukawa encounter with insurgents – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has said that three soldiers were killed while two others sustained various degrees of injuries after an encounter with the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in an attempt to scuttle the resettlement of Kukawa community in Borno.

VIDEO: Nigerian Military’s multiple airstrikes kill ISWAP leaders in Lake Chad fringes

The Air Task Force, ATF, of Operation Lafiya Dole, in continuation of airstrikes being conducted under subsidiary Operation Hail Storm, has neutralized some ISWAP Commanders at Bukar Meram on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State.

Nigerian troops arrest bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in North-west – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have arrested 10 notorious bandits, rescued kidnapped victims and recovered rustled cows in the last few days within the North West theatre.

Nigerian Military arrests 7 pirates, impounds smuggled rice in South-South – DHQ

Defence Headquarters says the military has arrested seven suspected sea pirates, impounded bags of smuggled rice and destroyed oil thieves’ camp in the Niger-Delta region in the last one week.

‘You lied, no bandit was killed’, Batsari indigenes tell Nigerian Army

The Batsari Local Government Development Forum, BALDF, has debunked a recent statement credited to the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, claiming that about 46 bandits were killed during a counter attack in the community.

Again, Nigerian troops hit Boko Haram meeting point, kill several insurgents in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force, ATF, of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has scored a precise hit on Boko Haram terrorists’ meeting venue and neutralised several terrorists at Mainyakare on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigerian Military kills 41 Boko Haram, rescues 40 captives in Northeast – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says a total of 41 terrorists and scores of bandits were killed by the military troops in various operations across the North East and North West in one week.

Military airstrike kills scores of armed bandits in Niger

Defence Headquarters on Tuesday announced that the Air Component of Operation Gama Aiki, on April 19, killed  several armed bandits at Maguga in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger.

Nigerian Air Force killed key Boko Haram leaders in multiple air strikes – DHQ

Several key Boko Haram Terrorists/ISWAP leaders have been killed in multiple air strikes conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole at Durbada in Borno, the Defence Headquarters has said.

COVID-19: We’re ready to implement Buhari’s directive – Nigerian Army

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says the Armed Forces of Nigeria is ready to implement the Presidential directive on the fight against the Coronavirus, Covid-19, pandemic in the country.

Gorgi-Borno attack: 29 soldiers, not 47, killed by Boko Haram – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said the number of military personnel killed in an ambush at Gorgi in Borno was 29 and not 47 as earlier reported.

COVID-19: Nigerian military to recall retired medical personnel – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has concluded plans to recall its retired medical personnel back on active duty to help deal with the response to the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian troops destroys Boko Haram/ISWAP training centre in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, have destroyed the hideout of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in an air strike at Muktu in Northern Borno.

Stop supporting terrorists, Lai Mohammed warns Amnesty Int’l

The minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday admonished Amnesty International, AI, to stop providing succor to terrorists with its “growing practice of constantly attacking the Nigeria military and casting them as the bad guys”.

DHQ debunks whistle-blower’s alleged embezzlement through military remuneration

The Defence Headquarters has on Tuesday debunked a false alarm raised by a self-styled online whistle blower, alleging that there was high profile embezzlement in the military.

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