Maj.-Gen. John Enenche
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have once again dislodged some suspected bandits and kidnappers in parts of Katsina and Sokoto States.
Troops of Operation Hadanrin Daji have neutralised five bandits and rescued three women and their children in an encounter with bandits at Diskuru village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The Defence Headquarters has lauded troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole for their continued dominance of the terrorists in the North East, leading to reduction in their activities.
The Defence Headquarters says military has intensified its aggressive fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, bunkering, economic saboteurs and other criminal activities in the country.
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.
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, says it has killed five members of Boko Haram/Islamic States for West African Province, ISWAP, terrorists and rescued seven kidnapped victims in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.
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.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike has neutralised several armed bandits in air raids on their camps in the Kuduru and Kwaimbana Forest areas of Kaduna State.
The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has knocked out another Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists’ camp at Tongule in the Lake Chad area of Northern Borno and eliminated scores of their fighters.
The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a Boko Haram terrorists’ logistics storage facility.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe, discovered and deactivated 25 illegal refineries and impounded 342,000 litres of illegally refined AGO in the South-South in the last two weeks.
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.
Defence Headquarters has said that 602 repentant Boko Haram members swore Oath of Allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the last one week.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in massive airstrikes on July 15.
The Defense Headquarters says troops of Exercise Sahel Sanity have killed six bandits and foiled their attempts to rustle livestock in Katsina and Zamfara States between July 13 and July 14.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji, has taken out 10 bandits’ locations and eliminated scores of bandits in Katsina and Zamfara states in the last few days.
Defence Headquarters says Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, has destroyed a compound housing some high profile Boko Haram terrorist leaders at Garin Maloma.
More Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists have continued to surrender to the Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD, in the North East.
The Air Component of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ has eliminated 27 bandits and destroyed some of their dwellings, along the Nahuta-Doumborou Corridor on the border between Katsina and Zamfara States.
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.
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.
The Nigerian military has confirmed that one of its officers has tested positive for Coronavirus.
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.
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.
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