Saturday, April 17, 2021


John Enenche

Nigerian troops eliminate 13 Boko Haram insurgents in 1 week – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, said 13 Boko Haram/Islamic States for West African Province, ISWAP, terrorists were neutralised by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, between October 22 and 29.

Lekki tollgate shootings: We can’t speak yet – Nigerian Military

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says it could not speak on the alleged shooting at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos State, urging Nigerians to wait for the outcome of the  Commission of Enquiry constituted by Governor Babajide San-wolu.

Nigerian troops kill 4 Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents, recover 4 AK47s in Borno – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated four Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists and recovered four AK47 riffles during clearance operations at Sawa village in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigerian troops killed 869 Boko Haram, rescued 321 kidnap victims in 3 months – DHQ

The Nigerian Defence Headquatres has disclosed that no fewer than 869 insurgents have been killed while 321 kidnap victims were rescued by troops in frontline operations in the last three months.

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.

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 troops kill 25 bandits, arrest 155 others in Northwest – DHQ

The Defence Headquarter says the military in its continued onslaught against armed banditry and cattle rustling, killed 25 bandits and arrested 155 others in the Northwest Zone of the country.

‘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.

Nigerian troops comb Kagara Forest, kill bandit leaders in Zamfara – DHQ

The Military says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised some notable leaders and several members of the criminal group in air strikes in the Zamfara State section of the Kagara Forest.

Boko Haram kills 2 Nigerian soldiers, wounds 4 others during ambush in Borno – DHQ  

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, on July 7, eliminated 17 Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in an ambush along Damboa- Maiduguri road.

Nigerian Military destroys Boko Haram’s tactical command centre in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says Air Task Force, ATF, of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorists’ tactical command centre and neutralised some of their fighters at Yuwe in the Sambisa Forest area of 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.

Nigerian Military kills several bandits in multiple air raids – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed some armed bandits’ camps and killed several of them in a forest in Katsina State, South of Birnin Kogo, along Katsina-Zamfara boundary area.

Nigerian Military to reintegrate 603 repentant Boko Haram fighters July

The Defence Headquarters says a total of 603 repentant Boko Haram fighters are billed to be reintegrated into their communities in July having completed the Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration, DRR, programme.

Boko Haram insurgents fleeing camps in Borno – DHQ

Following the sustained onslaught against Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, by troops, scores of the terrorists have been fleeing their camps in Borno State.

Boko Haram insurgents abandon wives, children as Nigerian troops renew onslaught in Borno

Following the Nigerian Military’s renewed onslaught against insurgency in the North-East, Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, fighters have started abandoning their families and fleeing for their lives.

Nigerian troops neutralize bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in Zamfara

Troops of Sector 9, Operation Hadarin Daji have neutralised bandits, rescued kidnapped victims and recovered arms and ammunition along Gidan Jaja in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Nigerian Army to produce, supply Liquefied Oxygen for COVID-19 patients

The Nigerian Army is ready to produce and store pure Liquefied Oxygen for immediate supply to isolation centres and designated hospitals for the management of COVID-19 cases.

Nigerian Military establishes media operations directorate

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has approved the establishment of the Directorate of Defence Media Operations, DDMO, for coordinating joint information management on peacekeeping and other combat operations of the Nigerian troops.

Military will sustain ongoing operations nationwide – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, said the various military operations going on across the country to deal with the various security challenges would be sustained. Defence...

DHQ to Nigerians: You are safe everywhere

The Defence Headquarters assured Nigerians that their lives and properties are safe and secured wherever they choose to reside in the nation. The Director Defence...

Defence Headquarters sets up committee to investigate navy, police clash

The Defence Headquarters has set up a high profile committee to investigate the remote and immediate causes of the recent unfortunate clash between personnel...

General Enenche: An engineer in PR turf? Haba!, by Yushau A. Shuaib

The founding fathers of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) fought for the enactment of Decree No. 16 of 1990 (now an Act...

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