Tags : Troops

Stop Gloating At Disappearance Of NAF Fighter Jet – FG

The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at a media briefing in Abuja, admonished those that were gloating over the incident; calling for support for the […]

NAF Says Missing Jet May Have Crashed, Reveals Identities Of

The Nigerian Air Force has hinted that the missing Alpha Jet Aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with two Pilots on board on 31 March, 2021 might have crashed. The Pilots in the missing Jet are Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele. According to a statement by the Director, Public Relations […]

Trump ‘Offered Kim Jong Un A Ride Home On Air

Former US President, Mr Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Mr Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after a summit in Hanoi two years ago. According to a new BBC documentary, Mr Kim and Mr Trump first engaged in a war of words and mutual threats, before an extraordinary diplomatic bromance […]

One Soldier Dead As Troops Kill 10 Bandits In Katsina

At least ten armed bandits have been killed while several others sustained various degrees of injuries in a gun battle with the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity in Faskari and Jibiya Local Government areas of Katsina State. Channels TV reports that in a statement issued on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the acting Director of Defence […]

Military Kills 50 Bandits, Recovers Livestock In Katsina, Zamfara States

As part of efforts to stamp out banditry in the Northwest zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have killed fifty bandits in Kuriya village of Kaura Namoda LGA of Zamfara State. In a statement signed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the troops with close air support by the Air Component, […]

Army Redeploys 55 Soldiers From Battlefield After Five Years

Troops of the 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have been relieved from the battlefield after serving in the Operation Lafiya Dole for several years. Some of the combatants who heaved a sigh of relief on Monday, November 9, 2020, following their redeployment from the battlefield had fought the counter-insurgency war in the North East […]

“Several Boko Haram Terrorists Killed In Borno” – Military

The Defence Headquarters has said several Boko Haram terrorists have been killed with their logistics facilities destroyed at Parisu in the Sambisa forest area of Borno State. In a statement issued on Friday, May 1, 2020, by the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the Operation was carried out by Air Task […]

Troops Kill 13 Bandits, Arrest Eight In Zamfara, Two Other

Troops have killed 13 bandits and arrested eight others in Zamfara, Katsina, and Kebbi States. The Acting Force Information Officer of Operation Hadari Daji, Captain Ayobami Oni-Orisan, disclosed this in a statement on Friday, February 21, 2020. He explained that the feat was recorded during clearance operations, ambushes and fighting patrols in several locations across […]

Bandits kill 11 villagers in Kaduna, Zamfara

Armed bandits have killed 11 people in separate attacks in northern Nigeria. A community leader and residents said disclosed this on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, noting that in the first incident on Monday, six vigilantes were killed when gunmen invaded Kakangi village in the restive Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State. The Source said the […]

Trump Warns Iran Of ‘Major Retaliation,’ Threatens Sanctions On Iraq

U.S President Donald Trump has threatened “major retaliation” if Iran avenges the killing of its key Military Commander; warning of massive economic sanctions against ally Iraq if the country expels U.S troops based there. The twin threats came as Iran announced it was further reducing compliance with a tattered international nuclear accord, ending limitations on numbers of centrifuges […]