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NIGERIAN ARMY 'S 22 ARMOURED BRIGADE TROOPS RESCUE KIDNAP VICTIMS KWARA STATE

NIGERIAN ARMY 'S 22 ARMOURED BRIGADE TROOPS RESCUE KIDNAP VICTIMS KWARA STATE



Troops of 22 Armoured Brigade in Forward Operating Base (FOB) Patigi, while conducting search and rescue operations at Olapade/Olayinka village in Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State rescued 5 kidnapped persons compromising four females and a child on Monday 20 May, 2024. The operation followed an intelligent report from local residents and vigilantee which prompted the troops to swing into action, engaged the kidnappers leading to the rescue of the kidnap victims.  


Lieutenant STEPHEN NWANKWO who is the Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations for 22 Armoured Brigade in a statement said, thereafter, the Commander, 22 Brigade, Brigadier General, OF Williams formally handed over the rescued persons  to Mr Shonibare, Chairman, Ifelodun Local Government Council at a brief ceremony. 


The victims revealed that they were kidnapped on 15  May 2024 and expressed gratitude to the military for rescuing them from their captors. They urged the Nigerian Army (NA) to sustain efforts in the fight against all forms insecurity in across the country. Adding that troops timely intervention and bravery, saved them from a potentially deadly situation. 


Speaking at the occasion, Brigadier General Williams assured the Chairman, Ifelodun LGA and the all good people of Kwara State that the NA would remain unrelenting in ridding the state of criminals, bandits and kidnappers. He emphasized the brigade’s readiness to continue to do its best and enjoined the people help useful and timely information to help the military and security agencies respond in conducting joint operations, which is in line with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS)’s Command Philosophy.







Source: Nigerian Army



Troops of 22 Armoured Brigade in Forward Operating Base (FOB) Patigi, while conducting search and rescue operations at Olapade/Olayinka village in Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State rescued 5 kidnapped persons compromising four females and a child on Monday 20 May, 2024. The operation followed an intelligent report from local residents and vigilantee which prompted the troops to swing into action, engaged the kidnappers leading to the rescue of the kidnap victims.  


Lieutenant STEPHEN NWANKWO who is the Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations for 22 Armoured Brigade in a statement said, thereafter, the Commander, 22 Brigade, Brigadier General, OF Williams formally handed over the rescued persons  to Mr Shonibare, Chairman, Ifelodun Local Government Council at a brief ceremony. 


The victims revealed that they were kidnapped on 15  May 2024 and expressed gratitude to the military for rescuing them from their captors. They urged the Nigerian Army (NA) to sustain efforts in the fight against all forms insecurity in across the country. Adding that troops timely intervention and bravery, saved them from a potentially deadly situation. 


Speaking at the occasion, Brigadier General Williams assured the Chairman, Ifelodun LGA and the all good people of Kwara State that the NA would remain unrelenting in ridding the state of criminals, bandits and kidnappers. He emphasized the brigade’s readiness to continue to do its best and enjoined the people help useful and timely information to help the military and security agencies respond in conducting joint operations, which is in line with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS)’s Command Philosophy.







Source: Nigerian Army

"WE WILL WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT CRIMINALITIES ON THE PLATEAU" - GOC 3 DIVISION TO NEW CP

"WE WILL WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT CRIMINALITIES ON THE PLATEAU" - GOC 3 DIVISION TO NEW CP


The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division/ Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General AE Abubakar has noted the significance of  synergy between security agencies in the fight against all forms of criminalities fueling crisis in some volatile areas of Plateau  State. The GOC/Commmander OPSH made this known, when the new Commissioner of Police, CP Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina paid him a courtesy visit at Headquarters 3 Division Nigerian Army, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment Jos. 


Major General Abubakar remarked that, the command vision and philosophy of the Chief of  Defence Staff, General CG Musa (OFR) and that of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen TA Lagbaja (NAM), were all clearly hinged on the significance of jointness, synergy and intelligence sharing in the defence of Nigeria. “If we're drawing from their philosophy and vision, we have no option but to work together as no one agency can do it alone. We must leverage on the strength of one another,” He noted. 


He assured the CP of his resolve to continue to strengthen the existing relationship between the Military and the Police on the Plateau, most especially on the speedy prosecution of suspects.The GOC further solicited for seamless and prompt dissemination of information amongst the security agencies, so as to ensure immediate and fast response to emerging security threats. 


While reiterating  the Nigerian Army's zero tolerance for infractions amongst her personnel and other agencies, he emphasized that the job is not a one-man business as all agencies must  work together in unison to enhance security. He further updated the CP on the joint kinetic and non- kinentic approaches such as stakeholders engagements, sensitization seminars and sporting activities as measures the Division and OPSH continually explore to consolidate on the relative peace achieved in the state and environs. 


Earlier in his remarks,  the Commissioner Of Police(CP), Plateau State command, CP Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina disclosed that the visit was necessary to familiarise himself with other security agencies and also seek for strengthened collaboration, partnership and robust synergy which he said was key to mitigating crime and ensuring peace on the Plateau. Such a visit he averred will further encourage and also boost the already strong mutual relationship, intelligence and information sharing among security agencies.


The Police Chief commended the GOC/Commander OPSH for his milestone achievements, efforts and giant strides in restoring law and order in troubled areas of the State. He enjoined the GOC/Commander OPSH to sustain and strengthen the security architecture put in place so that the peace achieved would be sustained. 


The visit was concluded with group photographs with the staff officers and Commanders of various units and formations under 3 Division and Plateau State Police Command








Source: NIGERIAN ARMY


The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division/ Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General AE Abubakar has noted the significance of  synergy between security agencies in the fight against all forms of criminalities fueling crisis in some volatile areas of Plateau  State. The GOC/Commmander OPSH made this known, when the new Commissioner of Police, CP Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina paid him a courtesy visit at Headquarters 3 Division Nigerian Army, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment Jos. 


Major General Abubakar remarked that, the command vision and philosophy of the Chief of  Defence Staff, General CG Musa (OFR) and that of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen TA Lagbaja (NAM), were all clearly hinged on the significance of jointness, synergy and intelligence sharing in the defence of Nigeria. “If we're drawing from their philosophy and vision, we have no option but to work together as no one agency can do it alone. We must leverage on the strength of one another,” He noted. 


He assured the CP of his resolve to continue to strengthen the existing relationship between the Military and the Police on the Plateau, most especially on the speedy prosecution of suspects.The GOC further solicited for seamless and prompt dissemination of information amongst the security agencies, so as to ensure immediate and fast response to emerging security threats. 


While reiterating  the Nigerian Army's zero tolerance for infractions amongst her personnel and other agencies, he emphasized that the job is not a one-man business as all agencies must  work together in unison to enhance security. He further updated the CP on the joint kinetic and non- kinentic approaches such as stakeholders engagements, sensitization seminars and sporting activities as measures the Division and OPSH continually explore to consolidate on the relative peace achieved in the state and environs. 


Earlier in his remarks,  the Commissioner Of Police(CP), Plateau State command, CP Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina disclosed that the visit was necessary to familiarise himself with other security agencies and also seek for strengthened collaboration, partnership and robust synergy which he said was key to mitigating crime and ensuring peace on the Plateau. Such a visit he averred will further encourage and also boost the already strong mutual relationship, intelligence and information sharing among security agencies.


The Police Chief commended the GOC/Commander OPSH for his milestone achievements, efforts and giant strides in restoring law and order in troubled areas of the State. He enjoined the GOC/Commander OPSH to sustain and strengthen the security architecture put in place so that the peace achieved would be sustained. 


The visit was concluded with group photographs with the staff officers and Commanders of various units and formations under 3 Division and Plateau State Police Command








Source: NIGERIAN ARMY

FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM: NIGERIAN ARMY PARTNERS NIGCOMSAT TO EXPAND FRONTIERS OF COMMUNICATION, BOOST MILITARY OPERATIONS

FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM: NIGERIAN ARMY PARTNERS NIGCOMSAT TO EXPAND FRONTIERS OF COMMUNICATION, BOOST MILITARY OPERATIONS


The Nigerian Army has expressed its willingness to partner with the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) to enhance its communication capabilities and improve its military operations. The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja gave the assurance today, Thursday 16 May 2024, when he received in audience the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, Mrs Jane Nkechi Egerton-Idereyen and her delegation at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.   


According to a statement signed by Major General ONYEMA NWACHUKWU who is the Director Army Public Relations, the Army Chief declared the partnership with NIGCOMSAT is crucial to provide reliable and secure communication services and enable the Nigerian Army (NA) to access a wide range of satellite-based services, including telecommunication, navigation, and surveillance, which will significantly improve its operational efficiency and effectiveness.



The COAS appreciated the vital role of NIGCOMSAT, which he observed, serves as a formidable foundation for NA operations, especially in the North East and North West regions. Gen Lagbaja averred that NA is committed to the Executive Order 5 of President, Commander-in-Chief Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, compelling departments and agencies to patronize made-in-Nigeria goods.


He described NIGCOMSAT products as top-notch and affirmed his desire to expand the frontier of cooperation and partnership that exists between NIGCOMSAT and the NA. The COAS also pledged to partner the Communication Company in the launching of its new satellite into space to improve NA operations.   



The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, Mrs Jane Nkechi Egerton-Idereyen in her remarks lauded the NA for its service to the nation and pledged to continue to support the NA with requisite technology to tackle security challenges.


She disclosed that NIGCOMSAT intends to launch a satellite into orbit, co-designed and dedicated to the Armed Forces to enhance the military's capabilities and contribute to bolstering military operations, taking into consideration the importance of the services the NA is rendering to the nation.


The NIGCOM boss acknowledged the long standing relations with the NA and the zeal of the NA in tackling security challenges in the country. She noted that the partnership between the duo is expected to have far-reaching implications for the country's military operations and national security as well as leverage satellite technology to drive economic growth and development.






The Nigerian Army has expressed its willingness to partner with the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) to enhance its communication capabilities and improve its military operations. The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja gave the assurance today, Thursday 16 May 2024, when he received in audience the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, Mrs Jane Nkechi Egerton-Idereyen and her delegation at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.   


According to a statement signed by Major General ONYEMA NWACHUKWU who is the Director Army Public Relations, the Army Chief declared the partnership with NIGCOMSAT is crucial to provide reliable and secure communication services and enable the Nigerian Army (NA) to access a wide range of satellite-based services, including telecommunication, navigation, and surveillance, which will significantly improve its operational efficiency and effectiveness.



The COAS appreciated the vital role of NIGCOMSAT, which he observed, serves as a formidable foundation for NA operations, especially in the North East and North West regions. Gen Lagbaja averred that NA is committed to the Executive Order 5 of President, Commander-in-Chief Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, compelling departments and agencies to patronize made-in-Nigeria goods.


He described NIGCOMSAT products as top-notch and affirmed his desire to expand the frontier of cooperation and partnership that exists between NIGCOMSAT and the NA. The COAS also pledged to partner the Communication Company in the launching of its new satellite into space to improve NA operations.   



The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, Mrs Jane Nkechi Egerton-Idereyen in her remarks lauded the NA for its service to the nation and pledged to continue to support the NA with requisite technology to tackle security challenges.


She disclosed that NIGCOMSAT intends to launch a satellite into orbit, co-designed and dedicated to the Armed Forces to enhance the military's capabilities and contribute to bolstering military operations, taking into consideration the importance of the services the NA is rendering to the nation.


The NIGCOM boss acknowledged the long standing relations with the NA and the zeal of the NA in tackling security challenges in the country. She noted that the partnership between the duo is expected to have far-reaching implications for the country's military operations and national security as well as leverage satellite technology to drive economic growth and development.





Why Attacked Slovakia's PM in Life threatening condition

Why Attacked Slovakia's PM in Life threatening condition

 In pictures: Slovak president transported on hospital bed

Pictures have just been released of Robert Fico being transported on a hospital gurney. 


The Slovak prime minister is covered by a white sheet.


Multiple emergency service workers are seen pushing the hospital bed after Mr Fico arrived at the Banska Bystrica Hospital after being transported via air ambulance.


Slovakia's government office said earlier (see our 3.07pm post) that Mr Fico is a life-threatening condition.





Credit: Sky News and  AP


 In pictures: Slovak president transported on hospital bed

Pictures have just been released of Robert Fico being transported on a hospital gurney. 


The Slovak prime minister is covered by a white sheet.


Multiple emergency service workers are seen pushing the hospital bed after Mr Fico arrived at the Banska Bystrica Hospital after being transported via air ambulance.


Slovakia's government office said earlier (see our 3.07pm post) that Mr Fico is a life-threatening condition.





Credit: Sky News and  AP


Attack on Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico is appalling — Ukrainian President

Attack on Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico is appalling — Ukrainian President

 


 


NIGERIAN ARMY: TROOPS REPEL KIDNAP ATTEMPT IN BENUE, RESCUE 2 VICTIMS, RECOVER FIRE ARMS

NIGERIAN ARMY: TROOPS REPEL KIDNAP ATTEMPT IN BENUE, RESCUE 2 VICTIMS, RECOVER FIRE ARMS


Troops of Nigerian Army deployed for Counter- terrorism operations in the North Central in conjunction with Volunteer Guards, have successfully repelled a kidnap attempt and rescued 2 kidnap victims in Benue State. 


Responding to a distress call from the enclave of the suspected kidnap gang in Tsede Village, along Road Tor Donga Takum in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, troops quickly mobilized to the location where they engaged the kidnappers in a shootout, forcing them to retreat in disarray, abandoning their captives. 


The rescued victims, identified as Chief Sano Kursi and Augustine Sada, were unharmed and have since been reunited with their families. The troops also recovered one FN rifle, One FN rifle magazine, 17 AK-47 rifle magazines, 10 rounds of 7.62 mm (Special) ammunition, 58 rounds of 7.62 mm (NATO) ammunition and 3 ATM cards.


This successful operation demonstrates Nigerian Army's commitment to protecting lives and property in the region and also highlights the importance of collaboration between security forces and local communities in combating crime.


Source: NIGERIAN ARMY


Troops of Nigerian Army deployed for Counter- terrorism operations in the North Central in conjunction with Volunteer Guards, have successfully repelled a kidnap attempt and rescued 2 kidnap victims in Benue State. 


Responding to a distress call from the enclave of the suspected kidnap gang in Tsede Village, along Road Tor Donga Takum in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, troops quickly mobilized to the location where they engaged the kidnappers in a shootout, forcing them to retreat in disarray, abandoning their captives. 


The rescued victims, identified as Chief Sano Kursi and Augustine Sada, were unharmed and have since been reunited with their families. The troops also recovered one FN rifle, One FN rifle magazine, 17 AK-47 rifle magazines, 10 rounds of 7.62 mm (Special) ammunition, 58 rounds of 7.62 mm (NATO) ammunition and 3 ATM cards.


This successful operation demonstrates Nigerian Army's commitment to protecting lives and property in the region and also highlights the importance of collaboration between security forces and local communities in combating crime.


Source: NIGERIAN ARMY

HOW NIGERIAN TROOPS NEUTRALIZE TERRORIST IN KATSINA STATE, RESCUE KIDNAP VICTIMS, RECOVER ARMS IN SEPARATE OPERATIONS

HOW NIGERIAN TROOPS NEUTRALIZE TERRORIST IN KATSINA STATE, RESCUE KIDNAP VICTIMS, RECOVER ARMS IN SEPARATE OPERATIONS


Troops of the Nigerian Army deployed for Counter terrorism operations in the North West  in conjunction with a team from the Nigeria Police and Katsina State Community Watch Corps, in a recent fighting patrol made contact with terrorists at Danmusa in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State. Troops engaged the terrorists in a fierce gun battle resulting in the neutralization of one terrorist and the recovery of some arms and equipment.


The successful operation led to the seizure of one AK-47 rifle, two rounds of 7.62 mm (Special) ammunition and a motorcycle. The troops also recovered a bag containing four empty magazines and a power bank, potentially used for communication and explosive devices.



In a separate incident, troops responded to a distress call on  kidnapping activities along the Maraban-Jema'a road in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. On sighting the troops, the kidnappers fled, abandoning a  Peugeot 307 vehicle and two kidnap victims.


The two kidnap victims, Mr Abdul Bello, who is the owner of the abandoned vehicle and Miss Sekyen Melody Yapshak have been promptly evacuated for medical attention.  


These operations underscore the  commitment of the Nigerian Army to collaborate with other security agencies to combat kidnapping and violent extremism in the region. The swift response and successful outcomes of these engagements demonstrate the effectiveness of interagency cooperation in addressing security challenges in the country.


Troops of the Nigerian Army deployed for Counter terrorism operations in the North West  in conjunction with a team from the Nigeria Police and Katsina State Community Watch Corps, in a recent fighting patrol made contact with terrorists at Danmusa in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State. Troops engaged the terrorists in a fierce gun battle resulting in the neutralization of one terrorist and the recovery of some arms and equipment.


The successful operation led to the seizure of one AK-47 rifle, two rounds of 7.62 mm (Special) ammunition and a motorcycle. The troops also recovered a bag containing four empty magazines and a power bank, potentially used for communication and explosive devices.



In a separate incident, troops responded to a distress call on  kidnapping activities along the Maraban-Jema'a road in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. On sighting the troops, the kidnappers fled, abandoning a  Peugeot 307 vehicle and two kidnap victims.


The two kidnap victims, Mr Abdul Bello, who is the owner of the abandoned vehicle and Miss Sekyen Melody Yapshak have been promptly evacuated for medical attention.  


These operations underscore the  commitment of the Nigerian Army to collaborate with other security agencies to combat kidnapping and violent extremism in the region. The swift response and successful outcomes of these engagements demonstrate the effectiveness of interagency cooperation in addressing security challenges in the country.

HOW NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS NEUTRALIZE ARMED ROBBERS , FOIL KIDNAP ATTEMPT, RECOVER ARMS IN SEPARATE OPERATIONS

HOW NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS NEUTRALIZE ARMED ROBBERS , FOIL KIDNAP ATTEMPT, RECOVER ARMS IN SEPARATE OPERATIONS


In a series of successful operations, troops deployed for Counter-terrorism operations in North West and North Central regions conducted successful operations on Wednesday 24 April 2024. 


In Sokoto State, troops in response to actionable intelligence ambushed a notorious group of terrorists at a suspected crossing point around Sarma village in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The troops successfully eliminated the group's kingpin in a fire fight and recovered one AK-47 rifle with 2 magazines, 7 rounds of 7.62 mm (Special)  and a motorcycle.


In a related development, troops foiled a kidnapping attempt, while responding to a distress call about kidnapping activities along Kasu village road, Kafanchan District in Jema'a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The troops arrested two suspected kidnappers and recovered one fabricated rifle, 2 rounds of 7.62 mm (Special), one cartridge, and a motorcycle.


In another successful operation, troops neutralized a suspected armed robber at Kaskara Check Point in response to a distress call about armed robbery activities around UTC (TENTI) Junction in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. The troops neutralized one of armed robbers. Items recovered from the scene include one locally fabricated gun and other harmful weapons.


The troops have continued to sustain the momentum of ongoing operations across the theatres to ensure security in the country.


We urge members of the public to continue to support the troops with credible information for more effective operations.


Source: NIGERIAN ARMY HOW


In a series of successful operations, troops deployed for Counter-terrorism operations in North West and North Central regions conducted successful operations on Wednesday 24 April 2024. 


In Sokoto State, troops in response to actionable intelligence ambushed a notorious group of terrorists at a suspected crossing point around Sarma village in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The troops successfully eliminated the group's kingpin in a fire fight and recovered one AK-47 rifle with 2 magazines, 7 rounds of 7.62 mm (Special)  and a motorcycle.


In a related development, troops foiled a kidnapping attempt, while responding to a distress call about kidnapping activities along Kasu village road, Kafanchan District in Jema'a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The troops arrested two suspected kidnappers and recovered one fabricated rifle, 2 rounds of 7.62 mm (Special), one cartridge, and a motorcycle.


In another successful operation, troops neutralized a suspected armed robber at Kaskara Check Point in response to a distress call about armed robbery activities around UTC (TENTI) Junction in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. The troops neutralized one of armed robbers. Items recovered from the scene include one locally fabricated gun and other harmful weapons.


The troops have continued to sustain the momentum of ongoing operations across the theatres to ensure security in the country.


We urge members of the public to continue to support the troops with credible information for more effective operations.


Source: NIGERIAN ARMY HOW

WAR AGAINST TERRORISM: NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS INTENSIFY OFFENSIVE, OVERRUN ISWAP/BOKO HARAM STRONGHOLD, RECOVER HEAVY ARTILLERY GUN, GUN TRUCKS

WAR AGAINST TERRORISM: NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS INTENSIFY OFFENSIVE, OVERRUN ISWAP/BOKO HARAM STRONGHOLD, RECOVER HEAVY ARTILLERY GUN, GUN TRUCKS


In a major victory against terrorism, Nigerian Army troops have successfully overrun a Boko Haram/Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) stronghold in Borno State. The intense offensive is part of Operation Desert Sanity III, involving  a combination of artillery and air bombardments, as well as ground battle along Ngumne, Kawaran, and Mangu Axis in the Sambisa Forest and Timbuktu Triangle. .


Despite facing threats of improvised explosive devices and resistance from the terrorists, troops engaged them with heavy firepower, rooting out the terrorists from their stronghold. As a result of the successful operation, the gallant troops recovered vital armaments and other equipment, including two gun trucks, a 105mm Pack Howitzer, two exploded improvised explosive device cases, and a burnt Rocket-Propelled Grenade tube. The enclaves were also destroyed by the troops.


This audacious operation demonstrates  Nigerian Army's commitment to eradicating terrorism and ensuring the safety and security of the region. The recovery of heavy artillery and Gun trucks marks a significant setback for the terrorists.










Source: NIGERIAN ARMY


In a major victory against terrorism, Nigerian Army troops have successfully overrun a Boko Haram/Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) stronghold in Borno State. The intense offensive is part of Operation Desert Sanity III, involving  a combination of artillery and air bombardments, as well as ground battle along Ngumne, Kawaran, and Mangu Axis in the Sambisa Forest and Timbuktu Triangle. .


Despite facing threats of improvised explosive devices and resistance from the terrorists, troops engaged them with heavy firepower, rooting out the terrorists from their stronghold. As a result of the successful operation, the gallant troops recovered vital armaments and other equipment, including two gun trucks, a 105mm Pack Howitzer, two exploded improvised explosive device cases, and a burnt Rocket-Propelled Grenade tube. The enclaves were also destroyed by the troops.


This audacious operation demonstrates  Nigerian Army's commitment to eradicating terrorism and ensuring the safety and security of the region. The recovery of heavy artillery and Gun trucks marks a significant setback for the terrorists.










Source: NIGERIAN ARMY

HOW NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS INTERCEPT GUN RUNNER IN TARABA, FOIL KIDNAP ATTEMPT, EXTERMINATE TERRORISTS

HOW NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS INTERCEPT GUN RUNNER IN TARABA, FOIL KIDNAP ATTEMPT, EXTERMINATE TERRORISTS


In a series of successful operations, Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter- terrorism Counter- insurgency operations in Taraba and Benue States have made significant strides in disrupting terrorist activities. The operations resulted in the arrest of a gun runner, foiling of a kidnap attempt, and extermination of a terrorist.


According to a statement signed by Major General  In Taraba State, troops, in collaboration with vigilantes, acted on actionable intelligence to apprehend one Mansir Mohammed at Jalingo Motor Park, who has been reportedly involved in gun-running activities with terrorists. His arrest led to the nabbing of other members of his syndicate and the recovery of one Semi Automatic Pump Action gun, one locally fabricated gun, a Peugeot car, 5 mobile phones, and the sum of forty-five thousand Naira (N45,000) only.



In a separate operation, troops on routine patrol at Miyande Village in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State have intercepted two terrorist suspects who concealed a Automatic rifle underneath the seat of a motorbike on which rode. The vigilant troops recovered one AK- 47 Rifle, 5 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and a motorcycle.


In another development, troops responded to a distress call and successfully foiled a kidnap attempt within Zaki-Biam Town in Zaki-Biam Local Government Area of Benue State. During the intervention, troops neutralized one kidnapper in a shootout with the criminals and recovered a Beretta Pistol with 4 rounds of 9 mm ammunition.


These successful operations underscore the Nigerian Army's unwavering commitment to eradicating terrorism and insurgency in its strive to ensure security in the country. We urge members of the public to continue to support our troops as they conduct their operations.


In a series of successful operations, Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter- terrorism Counter- insurgency operations in Taraba and Benue States have made significant strides in disrupting terrorist activities. The operations resulted in the arrest of a gun runner, foiling of a kidnap attempt, and extermination of a terrorist.


According to a statement signed by Major General  In Taraba State, troops, in collaboration with vigilantes, acted on actionable intelligence to apprehend one Mansir Mohammed at Jalingo Motor Park, who has been reportedly involved in gun-running activities with terrorists. His arrest led to the nabbing of other members of his syndicate and the recovery of one Semi Automatic Pump Action gun, one locally fabricated gun, a Peugeot car, 5 mobile phones, and the sum of forty-five thousand Naira (N45,000) only.



In a separate operation, troops on routine patrol at Miyande Village in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State have intercepted two terrorist suspects who concealed a Automatic rifle underneath the seat of a motorbike on which rode. The vigilant troops recovered one AK- 47 Rifle, 5 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition and a motorcycle.


In another development, troops responded to a distress call and successfully foiled a kidnap attempt within Zaki-Biam Town in Zaki-Biam Local Government Area of Benue State. During the intervention, troops neutralized one kidnapper in a shootout with the criminals and recovered a Beretta Pistol with 4 rounds of 9 mm ammunition.


These successful operations underscore the Nigerian Army's unwavering commitment to eradicating terrorism and insurgency in its strive to ensure security in the country. We urge members of the public to continue to support our troops as they conduct their operations.

NIGERIAN ARMY: HOW TROOPS AMBUSH TERRORISTS ON TRANSIT TO CAUSE HAVOC IN KADUNA, NEUTRALIZE 2, RECOVER ARMS

NIGERIAN ARMY: HOW TROOPS AMBUSH TERRORISTS ON TRANSIT TO CAUSE HAVOC IN KADUNA, NEUTRALIZE 2, RECOVER ARMS


Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter- terrorism  Counter-insurgency operations in the North West on Saturday 13 April 2024 successfully ambushed and neutralized two terrorists transiting with arms in Kaduna. 


The operation, which took place in Rafin Sariki Village of Giwa Local Government Area, was a prompt response to actionable intelligence on the presence of terrorists transiting with a sack containing weapons.


According to a statement signed by Major General Onyema Neachukwu who is the Director Army Public Relations, the troops laid in ambush for the terrorists and engaged them in a gun battle, that neutralized two of the terrorists. The gallant troops also recovered one AK-47 rifle, 52 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, and one locally fabricated revolver frame.


The Nigerian Army remains committed to ensuring the safety  and security of the citizenry and the nation in general. The NA will thus, continue to take decisive actions against terrorists activities in the region.


Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter- terrorism  Counter-insurgency operations in the North West on Saturday 13 April 2024 successfully ambushed and neutralized two terrorists transiting with arms in Kaduna. 


The operation, which took place in Rafin Sariki Village of Giwa Local Government Area, was a prompt response to actionable intelligence on the presence of terrorists transiting with a sack containing weapons.


According to a statement signed by Major General Onyema Neachukwu who is the Director Army Public Relations, the troops laid in ambush for the terrorists and engaged them in a gun battle, that neutralized two of the terrorists. The gallant troops also recovered one AK-47 rifle, 52 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, and one locally fabricated revolver frame.


The Nigerian Army remains committed to ensuring the safety  and security of the citizenry and the nation in general. The NA will thus, continue to take decisive actions against terrorists activities in the region.

NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS DESTROY NOTORIOUS TERRORIST'S KINGPIN's DEN IN ZAMFARA, NEUTRALIZE TERRORIST

NIGERIAN ARMY TROOPS DESTROY NOTORIOUS TERRORIST'S KINGPIN's DEN IN ZAMFARA, NEUTRALIZE TERRORIST

Nigerian Army troops deployed  for Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency operations have raided the den of a notorious terrorist kingpin known as Yellow Janbros at Dangunu Village in Maru Local Government Area  of Zamfara State, resulting in the elimination of a terrorist and recovery of fire arm. Nigerian Army said on its official social media handles.


According to the reports, during the operation on 8 April 2024, troops successfully attacked the den of the notorious terrorists  responsible for kidnappings and other acts of terrorism in parts of North West Nigeria. The troops overpowered and dislodged the terrorists and neutralized one of them. The gallant troops also recovered one AK- 47 Rifle, One AK-47 Magazine, 30 rounds of 7.62 mm Special and one hundred and fifty bags of stolen grains . The terrorists' enclave have been completely destroyed.


The Nigerian Army remains committed mitigating security challenges and will leave no stone unturned to rid the nation of terrorists and insurgents.

Nigerian Army troops deployed  for Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency operations have raided the den of a notorious terrorist kingpin known as Yellow Janbros at Dangunu Village in Maru Local Government Area  of Zamfara State, resulting in the elimination of a terrorist and recovery of fire arm. Nigerian Army said on its official social media handles.


According to the reports, during the operation on 8 April 2024, troops successfully attacked the den of the notorious terrorists  responsible for kidnappings and other acts of terrorism in parts of North West Nigeria. The troops overpowered and dislodged the terrorists and neutralized one of them. The gallant troops also recovered one AK- 47 Rifle, One AK-47 Magazine, 30 rounds of 7.62 mm Special and one hundred and fifty bags of stolen grains . The terrorists' enclave have been completely destroyed.


The Nigerian Army remains committed mitigating security challenges and will leave no stone unturned to rid the nation of terrorists and insurgents.

NIGERIAN ARMY: TROOPS BURST KIDNAPPERS’ DEN APPREHEND 3 SUSPECTS AND RESCUE VICTIM IN TARABA STATE

NIGERIAN ARMY: TROOPS BURST KIDNAPPERS’ DEN APPREHEND 3 SUSPECTS AND RESCUE VICTIM IN TARABA STATE

 




In a swift and successful operation, the Troops of 6 Brigade Nigerian Army have demolished a kidnappers' den, rescued a victim, and apprehended three suspected kidnappers in Taraba State. The operation, which took place in Kofa Adamu village of Takum Local Government Area, resulted in the safe release of a victim held captive by the criminals.


Acting on credible intelligence regarding the activities and hideout of suspected kidnappers who abducted Mr. Hussein Adamu on March 26, 2024, in Kofa Adamu village and demanded a ransom of 2 million Naira, troops from the 93 Battalion/Sub-Sect 3A OPWS swiftly moved in and cordoned off the area and eventually rescued the victim. Furthermore, three suspected kidnappers involved in the abduction were arrested during the operation.


The rescued victim is currently receiving medical attention at a secured facility, while the apprehended suspects are in military custody undergoing interrogation.


This successful operation highlights the commitment of the 6 Brigade Nigerian Army to combating crime and ensuring the safety of the people of Taraba State. The Commander 6 Brigade/Setor 3 OPWS, Brigadier General KC Uwa commended the troops for their proactive response and urged the public to continue supporting the military by providing timely and credible information on any suspicious movements or activities of criminals within the state.










Source: Nigerian Army Social media page 

 




In a swift and successful operation, the Troops of 6 Brigade Nigerian Army have demolished a kidnappers' den, rescued a victim, and apprehended three suspected kidnappers in Taraba State. The operation, which took place in Kofa Adamu village of Takum Local Government Area, resulted in the safe release of a victim held captive by the criminals.


Acting on credible intelligence regarding the activities and hideout of suspected kidnappers who abducted Mr. Hussein Adamu on March 26, 2024, in Kofa Adamu village and demanded a ransom of 2 million Naira, troops from the 93 Battalion/Sub-Sect 3A OPWS swiftly moved in and cordoned off the area and eventually rescued the victim. Furthermore, three suspected kidnappers involved in the abduction were arrested during the operation.


The rescued victim is currently receiving medical attention at a secured facility, while the apprehended suspects are in military custody undergoing interrogation.


This successful operation highlights the commitment of the 6 Brigade Nigerian Army to combating crime and ensuring the safety of the people of Taraba State. The Commander 6 Brigade/Setor 3 OPWS, Brigadier General KC Uwa commended the troops for their proactive response and urged the public to continue supporting the military by providing timely and credible information on any suspicious movements or activities of criminals within the state.










Source: Nigerian Army Social media page 

#PHOTOS: HOW NIGERIAN TROOPS OF JOINT TASK FORCE OPERATION UDO KA RAIDS IPOB/ESN B44 CAMP IN IMO STATE

#PHOTOS: HOW NIGERIAN TROOPS OF JOINT TASK FORCE OPERATION UDO KA RAIDS IPOB/ESN B44 CAMP IN IMO STATE


The Nigerian Army in a statement has confirmed the troops of operation Udo Ka raided the IPOB in Imo State.


According to the reports, the Joint Task Force Operation UDO KA in continuation of its operations to stamp out the criminalities of IPOB/ESN from the South East Nigeria has raided and cleared the notorious Monday Oluchi Ogu Camp also known as B44 Camp in Imo State. 


The Nigerian Army said the raid operations commenced on Thursday 28 March 2024 and was aimed at clearing known Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed affiliate the Eastern Security Network (ESN) Camp located at the border of Njaba River bothering Awo-Omama Community in Oru East Local Government Area and Ezoiha community in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State.


"During the clearance operations that continued on Friday troops came in contact with the criminals. Due to the superior fire power, the terrorists were forced to flee into the nearby bushes with various degrees of injuries and gunshot wounds. Troops further encountered and detonated some of the planted Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) meant to hinder troops movements. "


It is disheartening to discover that some innocent Ndigbos some reported kidnapped were gruesomely murdered and buried in shallow graves in the Camp without any form of dignity. As part of the Nigerian Army Civil Military Cooperation Relations, forensic analysis of some of the exhumed corpses will be done for a beffiting burial.  


Other items recovered include, Three IEDs, One RPG bomb, One motorcycle, Seven Baofeng handheld radios, local jewelries, a foreign ATM card, two SIM cards, two voters cards, Plate numbers of stolen vehicles and a toolbox.


The Force Commander Joint Task Force Operation UDO KA; Maj Gen HT DADA wish to assure all citizens of the NA's committments to ensure peace and stability in the region. The general public are enjoined to continue providing timely, reliable and credible information through its Toll free line *193* and press Option 2 to speak directly to a representative.


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The Nigerian Army in a statement has confirmed the troops of operation Udo Ka raided the IPOB in Imo State.


According to the reports, the Joint Task Force Operation UDO KA in continuation of its operations to stamp out the criminalities of IPOB/ESN from the South East Nigeria has raided and cleared the notorious Monday Oluchi Ogu Camp also known as B44 Camp in Imo State. 


The Nigerian Army said the raid operations commenced on Thursday 28 March 2024 and was aimed at clearing known Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed affiliate the Eastern Security Network (ESN) Camp located at the border of Njaba River bothering Awo-Omama Community in Oru East Local Government Area and Ezoiha community in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State.


"During the clearance operations that continued on Friday troops came in contact with the criminals. Due to the superior fire power, the terrorists were forced to flee into the nearby bushes with various degrees of injuries and gunshot wounds. Troops further encountered and detonated some of the planted Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) meant to hinder troops movements. "


It is disheartening to discover that some innocent Ndigbos some reported kidnapped were gruesomely murdered and buried in shallow graves in the Camp without any form of dignity. As part of the Nigerian Army Civil Military Cooperation Relations, forensic analysis of some of the exhumed corpses will be done for a beffiting burial.  


Other items recovered include, Three IEDs, One RPG bomb, One motorcycle, Seven Baofeng handheld radios, local jewelries, a foreign ATM card, two SIM cards, two voters cards, Plate numbers of stolen vehicles and a toolbox.


The Force Commander Joint Task Force Operation UDO KA; Maj Gen HT DADA wish to assure all citizens of the NA's committments to ensure peace and stability in the region. The general public are enjoined to continue providing timely, reliable and credible information through its Toll free line *193* and press Option 2 to speak directly to a representative.


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