Tags : Troops

Bandits Attack Nigerian Defence Academy, Kills 2 Officers

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has hinted that troops are on the trail of the bandits that invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State. Bandits, who have been abducting students in public Schools in the State, attacked the Academy in the wee hours of Tuesday, August 24, 2021, killing two Officers and abducting one. […]

Army Recalls Soldiers From Study Leave To Tackle Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has recalled a large number of its personnel studying in civil institutions (Universities and Polytechnic) across the Country in order to tackle the raging insurgency in the North-East. This is contained in a memo by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Department of Army Training, Abuja. In the memo dated May 11, 2021, the […]

Troops Neutralise 48 Bandits, Rescues 18 Abductees In Zamfara

No fewer than 48 bandits were neutralised by troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army operating in Zamfara State during the ongoing clampdown on banditry and other heinous crimes in the North-West. The Nigerian Army noted that key bandits’ leaders were also killed by troops while another notorious gang leader, simply identified as Jummo, sustained gunshot […]

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

Turkey To Host Afghanistan Peace Talks From April 24

Turkey is hosting a crucial meeting this month to be attended by the United Nations and Qatar as part of a United States-backed push to see a peace agreement between Afghanistan’s warring sides finalised. The Taliban has said it will not attend the meeting on the Afghan peace process in Turkey if it took place […]

Daunte Wright’s Death: Protesters, Police Clash For A Third Night

Protesters have clashed with Police for the second night in the suburb of the US city of Minneapolis following the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop, with Police calling the fatal shooting an “accident”. The shooting sparked unrest in an area already on edge because of the trial of the first of […]

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 […]