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Troops of the Nigerian Army have foiled attacks on Kweserti village in Taraba State, killing two armed militia. The troops who acted on intelligence were able to thwart the attack, following a fierce gun battle with the militias. The ensuing confrontation by the troops forced the militias to retreat in disarray. Militias’ attacks on communities […]

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army killed at least 11 terrorists in Zamafara and Katsina states in different operations. The terrorists were killed following a raid on terrorist kingpin enclaves in the states. In Zamafara, the hideout of a terrorist leader, Hassan Yantagwaye, in the Tsafe Local Government Area was raided which resulted in […]

The Defence Headquarters has indicated that soldiers from Operation Hadrin Daji rescued 16 Almajiris and a woman who were abducted in Gada Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The PUNCH had reported that some terrorists had invaded the LGA on March 9, 2024, and kidnapped the rescued victims. In a statement on Saturday, the DHQ, represented by Major General Buba Edward, […]

The Defence Headquarters has said troops deployed nationwide are prepared to address any threats, especially as the Muslim faithful begins the Ramadan period. The DHQ’s assurance coincides with a statement from the Department of State Services which felicitates Christians for Lent and Muslims for the approaching Ramadan, and urged citizens to remain vigilant, particularly against […]