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Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Attacks Military Base In Yobe, Rivers Not At War With FG - Gov Wike

‘Three soldiers injured’ as Boko Haram attacks military base in Yobe Boko Haram insurgents, on Saturday, attacked a military base in Katarko village, Gujba LGA of Yobe state. Sources told TheCable the insurgents drove into Katarko village in about 10 gun trucks and attacked the military formation.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Attacks Military Base In Yobe, Rivers Not At War With FG - Gov Wike

MILITARY

If Bandits Were In Possession Of Super Tucano Fighter Jets, They Would Use Them Against Nigerians

According to Monday's reports by the Punch news the Nigerian army was in contention for the permission to deploy the newly acquired twelve Super Tucano fighter jets against the raging bandits in the North-West. It will be recalled that the Nigerian government, in its commitment to stamp out the agents of insecurity, placed an order for the Military aircrafts from the USA at a cost of $496m in February, 2018.

  11 months ago ago
If Bandits Were In Possession Of Super Tucano Fighter Jets, They Would Use Them Against Nigerians

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Pictures of the NAF 30.1 mm rockets mounted on rails of a pickup truck for base defense (Details)

The Nigerian military has continued to develop and enhance its defense capacity in the past few months. In recent days, the Nigerian military base has seen the need to ensure tight and impregnable security on its base across the country which has led to the development of several sophisticated weapons and rockets.

  11 months ago ago
Pictures of the NAF 30.1 mm rockets mounted on rails of a pickup truck for base defense (Details)

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Video: See how the NAF Aircraft provided cover for Abuja-Kaduna train days after bandits attacked it

A video has emerged showing how the Nigerian Air Force aircraft was carrying out surveillance on the Abuja-Kaduna train which was allegedly recently attacked. According to the video, an aircraft was seen flying overhead the Abuja-Kaduna train which can be seen moving through its railroad to an unidentified destination.

  11 months ago ago
Video: See how the NAF Aircraft provided cover for Abuja-Kaduna train days after bandits attacked it

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Today's Headlines: NAF Denies Bandits N20m Payment; Bello Vows To Follow Up Police Case

NAF Denies Paying N20m To Bandits In Exchange For Seized Weapon The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied paying N20million to armed bandits operating in Jibia local government area (LGA) of Katsina State in exchange for an anti-aircraft gun allegedly seized from military personnel by the bandits.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NAF Denies Bandits N20m Payment; Bello Vows To Follow Up Police Case

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Today's Headlines: NAF Jets Hit ISWAP/Boko Haram Boats, FG Urges Fleeing Inmates To Return

NAF jets hit ISWAP/Boko Haram boats in Lake Chad, many killed Many terrorists were killed as Nigerian Air Force, NAF, pilots rained bombs and rockets from three fighter jets on 20 boats ferrying Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists for meeting on islands and localities around the Lake Chad, Borno State.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NAF Jets Hit ISWAP/Boko Haram Boats, FG Urges Fleeing Inmates To Return

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Why Bandits Need To Surrender As Military Men Reportedly Neutralised Them With Another Airstrikes

According to operational feedback from the Command of the Joint Operations to the Kaduna State Government, a Nigerian Air Force helicopter gunship provided close air support to ground troops advancing from the Dogon Dawa-Damari-Saulawa axis. [Photo Credit: Facebook] Following extensive searches, bandits on five motorcycles were discovered about 4 kilometers east of Saulawa, ready to ambush ground forces.

  11 months ago ago
Why Bandits Need To Surrender As Military Men Reportedly Neutralised Them With Another Airstrikes

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One Vital Question Raised As Air Force Denies Paying N20 Million To Bandits In Katsina State

(Photo Credit: istock) The Nigerian Air Force has officially, denied the allegation, that it paid the sum of N20 million to bandits, to prevent them from shooting down the official plane of President Muhammadu Buhari. The allegation was brought forward by Wall Street Journal, the report stated that an official of the Nigerian Air Force, paid the sum to bandits, who operate at Rugu forest in Katsina State.

  11 months ago ago
One Vital Question Raised As Air Force Denies Paying N20 Million To Bandits In Katsina State

POLITICS

Alleged Payment Of N20m To Bandits: 3 Reasons Why The President Should Be Protected At All Costs

According to The Wall Street Journal, the Nigerian Air Force coordinated ransom payments to armed bandits in exchange for an anti-aircraft gun seized from the Nigerian Army in a desperate deal struck as President Muhammadu Buhari prepared to visit Katsina. [Photo Credit: People Gazette] According to the US outlet, a Nigerian Air Force official who leaked details of the operation under anonymity said N20 million was delivered to the bandits in Rugu Forest because the military realized it would be too risky to leave the weapon in the hands of violent criminals operating in an area where the presidential jet would fly over.

  11 months ago ago
Alleged Payment Of N20m To Bandits: 3 Reasons Why The President Should Be Protected At All Costs

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3 NAF aircraft bombed ISWAP fighters converging in about 20 boats on Lake Chad region, See pictures

The Nigerian military has continued its efforts in completely eradicating the terrorist group identified as Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP). A report disclosed that three (3) Nigerian Air Force aircraft carried out a series of airstrikes targeting ISWAP fighters converging in about 20 boats in the tumbuns on the Lake Chad region.

  11 months ago ago
3 NAF aircraft bombed ISWAP fighters converging in about 20 boats on Lake Chad region, See pictures

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Why NAF Alleged Payment Of N20 Million To Bandits Means Well For The Nation's Security

The report by Peoples Gazette allegedly claiming that the Nigerian Air Force, NAF made a payment of N20 million to bandits to avoid the shooting down of the presidential aircraft has caused frenetic chatters among Nigerians who believe that it stinks the competence of the country's security operatives.

  11 months ago ago
Why NAF Alleged Payment Of N20 Million To Bandits Means Well For The Nation's Security

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El-Rufai hails troops as 50 bandits killed in air, ground operations

Security personnel killed nearly 50 bandits in a combined ground and air assault in Saulawa-Farin Ruwa, in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, according to the Kaduna State Government. Samuel Aruwan, the state's Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, made the announcement on Tuesday.

  11 months ago ago
El-Rufai hails troops as 50 bandits killed in air, ground operations

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Today's Headlines: NAF Denies Paying Bandits N20m To Save Buhari's Plane, APC Will Take Over Benue

NAF Denies Paying Bandits N20m To Save Buhari's Plane Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has denied making payments to bandits in exchange for an anti-aircraft gun seized from the Nigerian Army. According to a statement by its spokesperson, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, NAF said there was no truth in the report.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NAF Denies Paying Bandits N20m To Save Buhari's Plane, APC Will Take Over Benue

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Today's Headlines: Bandits invade Sokoto market, kill scores, NAF denies paying ransom to bandits

Bandits invade Sokoto market, kill scores Suspected armed bandits have attacked the Goronyo market in Goronyo Local Government Area in the Eastern Senatorial District of Sokoto State, killing an unspecified number of persons. DAILY POST learnt that the incident occurred on monday when the armed men invaded the market in large numbers, shooting sporadically and gunned down many villagers who were engaged in their usual night transactions.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits invade Sokoto market, kill scores, NAF denies paying ransom to bandits

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NAF Denies Paying N20m To Avoid Shooting Down Buhari’s Plane

Nigerian air force authorities has denied the reports saying that they paid N20m to bandits to stop them from attacking president Buhari's Plane. They went further to reveal what led to the allegations. The Nigerian Air Force denied a report by the Wall Street Journal that says they paid N20m as payoff to bandits in return for an enemy of airplane firearm seized from the Nigerian Army.

  11 months ago ago
NAF Denies Paying N20m To Avoid Shooting Down Buhari’s Plane

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Opinion: Why It's Hard To Believe That The Air Force Paid Bandits N20m To Recover Anti-aircraft Gun

According to Peoples Gazette, a U.S based media giant, The Wall Street Journal, has alleged that the Nigerian Air Force paid the sum of twenty million Naira (N20m) to bandits operating in the Rugu Forest, in Katsina State, in exchange for the Anti-aircraft gun seized by bandits some time ago.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion: Why It's Hard To Believe That The Air Force Paid Bandits N20m To Recover Anti-aircraft Gun

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NAF Denies Paying 20M To Bandits In Exchange For Weapons.

The Nigerian Air Force has debunked a report by the Wall Street Journal that it paid 20Million Naira as ransom to bandits in exchange for an Anti-aircraft gun seized from the Nigerian Army. Picture [Credit]:Google In a report, on Sunday, the Wall Street Journal stated that the NAF brokered the deal as the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari was planning a trip to his home state (Katsina State).

  11 months ago ago
NAF Denies Paying 20M To Bandits In Exchange For Weapons.

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50 bandits killed, as Nigerian soldiers intensify operations, against banditry.

Not less than 50 bandits have reportedly been killed, by Nigerian soldiers. The record was set in a combined ground and air bombardment, against bandits, in the Saulawa-Farin Ruwa area, of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area, Kaduna state. The information was disclosed in a statement released on Tuesday, October 19, by the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.

  11 months ago ago
50 bandits killed, as Nigerian soldiers intensify operations, against banditry.

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More than 50 bandits neutralized in a joint attack by the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force.

The Nigerian Army in a joint attack with the Nigerian Air Force have recorded a huge success in its fight against banditry and insurgency in Kaduna State following the neutralization of more than fifty bandits in Birnin Gwari area of the State. This was confirmed by the commissioner of internal security and home affairs of the State, Samuel Aruwan.

  11 months ago ago
More than 50 bandits neutralized in a joint attack by the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force.

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Samuel Aruwan discloses how troops killed over 50 bandits in Kaduna state

The Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, has disclosed how over 50 bandits were killed in Birnin Gwari, through the combined efforts of Nigerian ground troops and air raids. According to him, following extensive scans, bandits were spotted on five motorcycles, about 4km east of Saulawa, waiting to ambush the ground troops, but they were engaged vigorously by the Nigerian Air Force helicopter gunship, and were wiped out.

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Samuel Aruwan discloses how troops killed over 50 bandits in Kaduna state