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2 military strategies that led to surrendering of 13,243 Boko Haram terrorists

The federal government of Nigeria has been trying to end the activities of Boko Haram terrorists since it started its offensive campaign against innocent Nigerians in 2009. Photo Credit: Daily Trust President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has taken several measures to end the activities of Boko Haram after he took over the baton of leadership of the country in 2015.

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2 military strategies that led to surrendering of 13,243 Boko Haram terrorists

MILITARY

3 Times The Nigerian Air Force Accidentally Bombed The Wrong Target

The Nigerian Armed Forces comprising of the army, navy and air force have been in a serious war with terrorists and bandits over the past few years. The intense efforts of the Nigerian military in combatting the insurgents have however claimed the lives of innocent civilians and soldiers due to some mistakes on the part of the Nigerian Air Force.

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3 Times The Nigerian Air Force Accidentally Bombed The Wrong Target

MILITARY

Messages Contained In Flyers Shared By Boko Haram Terrorists

The dreaded terrorist group Boko Haram has shared messages to residents of Borno state. The flyers contained messages meant for the people from the leadership of the terrorist organisation. The Nigerian army and the Defence Headquarters are yet to issue a statement regarding this development. The messages were inscribed in Arabic and translated into the Hausa language.

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Messages Contained In Flyers Shared By Boko Haram Terrorists

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Why We Invited Ex-Navy Commodore – DHQ; Music Legend Victor Uwaifo Is Dead.

Why we invited ex-Navy Commodore – DHQ The Defence Headquarters has debunked reports that Commodore Kunle Olawunmi (rtd) was declared wanted by the Defence Intelligence Agency over anti-Buhari interview. The Director Defence Information Major General Benjamin Sawyerr, in a statement on Saturday, said Olawunmi was only invited via a text message to share intelligence with the Armed Forces in order to fight terrorism and banditry.

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Today's Headlines: Why We Invited Ex-Navy Commodore – DHQ; Music Legend Victor Uwaifo Is Dead.

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: 394 Bandits, 85 Terrorists Dead In 3 Weeks-DHQ; Kano CAN Demands For Justice

(Photos Credit: Google) Troops kill over 394 bandits, 85 terrorists in three weeks —DHQ The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said over 394 armed bandits and 85 Boko Haram and Islamic terrorists were killed by troops in their various theatres of operations in the last three weeks.

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Today's Headlines: 394 Bandits, 85 Terrorists Dead In 3 Weeks-DHQ; Kano CAN Demands For Justice

MILITARY

Nigeria's Defence Headquarters Gives Reason Why It Won't Arrest Kunle

On Saturday, the country's Defence Headquarters denied several reports that said that it declared Naval Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi wanted over the comments he made during an interview with Channels TV. Photo credit: Newsng During a press statement on Sunday, it gave reason why the defence headquarters won't arrest the retired naval commodore.

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Nigeria's Defence Headquarters Gives Reason Why It Won't Arrest Kunle

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Troops Kill Over 394 Bandits, PDP Zones National Chairmanship To North

Troops kill over 394 bandits, 85 terrorists in three weeks - DHQ According to the Defence Headquarters, over 394 armed bandits and 85 Boko Haram and Islamic terrorists were killed by troops in their various theatres of operations in the last three weeks. According to the report, terrorists were murdered in Borno villages and bandits were killed in Zamfara, Kaduna, Kano, and Taraba states,

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Today's Headlines: Troops Kill Over 394 Bandits, PDP Zones National Chairmanship To North

MILITARY

Reason Why The Govt Should Be Careful Of The Repentant Bandits

According to a report reaching our desk from a reliable source, the Defence Headquarters disclosed that no fewer than 5,890 terrorists and their families have surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East as a result of the military firepower. Bernard Onyeuko, the Acting Director of Defence Media Operations, said this at a briefing on the armed forces' operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja.

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Reason Why The Govt Should Be Careful Of The Repentant Bandits

MILITARY

Can IPOB, Bandits, Herdsmen Attacks End As FG Speaks On Providing Adequate Equipment For Military?

The series of attacks launched by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Bandits, and Herdsmen is becoming alarming to the extent that Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has shown commitment in making sure their attacks end in no distance time. Recently, The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi has reiterated the Federal government’s resolve to continue to provide adequate logistics and equipment for the armed forces to perform their assigned tasks.

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Can IPOB, Bandits, Herdsmen Attacks End As FG Speaks On Providing Adequate Equipment For Military?

MILITARY

Over 2, 783 Has Terrorists Surrendered In The Last One Month - DHQ Says

The Defence Headquarters have disclosed that over 2, 783 terrorists along side with their families have surrendered between the period of September 2 and 30, 2021 as a result of the ongoing operations in the North-East and NorthWest by the military troops. This was disclosed by the Acting Director, Defence Media Operations in the Defence Headquarters Abuja, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko while briefing newsmen in Abuja recently.

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Over 2, 783 Has Terrorists Surrendered In The Last One Month - DHQ Says

MILITARY

Today's Headlines:13, 243 B/Haram With Families Surrender In N/East, Bandits Kill Soldiers In Gusau

Photo Credit: Google 13, 243 Boko Haram With Families Surrender In Northeast Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said 13,243 terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops in the North East. The acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, disclosed this while giving an update on military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja.

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Today's Headlines:13, 243 B/Haram With Families Surrender In N/East, Bandits Kill Soldiers In Gusau

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Military Airstrike Did Not Kill Fishermen - DHQ; Fintiri Pardons 15 Inmates

(Photos Credit: Google) Military airstrike did not kill fishermen in Lake Chad – DHQ The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the report of killing of 20 fishermen in airstrike by the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai at Kwatan Daban Masara in the fringes of the Lake Chad.

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Today's Headlines: Military Airstrike Did Not Kill Fishermen - DHQ; Fintiri Pardons 15 Inmates

MILITARY

1 Info The Army Failed To Reveal After It Claimed NDA's CCTV Personnel Weren't Asleep During Attack

Amid the unprecedented event that took place yesterday after bandits reportedly invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in the Afaka area of Kaduna state and killed two able-bodied soldiers, injured one of them before proceeding to abduct Major Stephen Datong, the Nigerian Defence Headquarters has come out to counter a report that claimed that the personnel in charge of monitoring the CCTV room in the Defence Academy were fast asleep when the incident took place.

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1 Info The Army Failed To Reveal After It Claimed NDA's CCTV Personnel Weren't Asleep During Attack

JUSTICE

#ENDSARS: No right-thinking Nigerian will join #ENDSARS protest, says DHQ

As activists mark the one year of the #EndSARS anniversary on Wednesday, the Defence Headquarters has said Nigerians are better conscious and won’t be seized for a ride a second time. Photo Credit: The Nation Major General Benjamin Sawyerr, the Director of Defence Information in a brief response to The Nation, asserted that no one in his right sense will obey the call to gather again, considering the wanton devastation that attended the #EndSARS protest one year ago.

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#ENDSARS: No right-thinking Nigerian will join #ENDSARS protest, says DHQ

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Nigerian military speaks on claims that officers in charge of CCTV were asleep during bandits attack

After the raid at the Nigerian Defence Academy by bandits in the early hours of Tuesday which lead to the kidnapping of a Major and the death of two others, speculations arose that the officers who were supposed to be in charge of CCTV had fallen asleep, thus, couldn't send out warning during the attack.

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Nigerian military speaks on claims that officers in charge of CCTV were asleep during bandits attack

MILITARY

5,890 Terrorists Surrendered To Troops in North East

The efforts of the federal government of Nigeria to end insecurity is yielding positive results gradually. This can be attributed to the number of terrorists that have surrendered to government in their respective states. It is on record that no fewer than five thousand eight hundred and ninety (5,890) terrorists surrendered to troops in the North East geo-political zone of the country.

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5,890 Terrorists Surrendered To Troops in North East

MILITARY

Why Military Helicopter Shot Boat in Rivers – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has finally reacted to reports that a boat conveying people and food items from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State was shot at by a military combat helicopter. A statement made available to newsmen by Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Sawyerr, indicates that the report was fake.

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Why Military Helicopter Shot Boat in Rivers – DHQ

ENVIRONMENT

Bandits, Terrorists Occupy 1129sqm of Forest Reserves in Nigeria - National Park Service

The Conservator General, National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim Goni, on Tuesday said about 1,129 square meters of forest reserves and national parks in the country were serving as hideouts for terrorists and bandits. He stated that this was affecting the NPS to effectively meet its objectives which was to protect and conserve the biodiversity in the designated areas.

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Bandits, Terrorists Occupy 1129sqm of Forest Reserves in Nigeria - National Park Service

MILITARY

No fewer than 25 bandits have been killed and 66 criminals arrested within three weeks - DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, reported that Within the last three weeks, No fewer than 25 bandits have been killed and 66 criminals arrested across the Northwest. Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji killed the bandits and arrested the criminals alongside their collaborators within the last three weeks, says Defence Headquarters.

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No fewer than 25 bandits have been killed and 66 criminals arrested within three weeks - DHQ

MILITARY

Channels TV: DHQ Reveals Why Ex-Navy Commodore, Olawummi Was Invited

The Defence Headquarters has faulted reports that Commodore Kunle Olawunmi (rtd) was declared wanted by the Defence Intelligence Agency over anti-Buhari comments while a guest on a program by Channels Television. Director, Defence Information, Major General Benjamin Sawyerr in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday said the ex-Navy commodore was only invited to share intelligence with the Armed Forces to aide in the fight against terrorism, insurgency and banditry.

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Channels TV: DHQ Reveals Why Ex-Navy Commodore, Olawummi Was Invited