Troops kill suspected armed robber in Plateau state, recover arms

Troops of Operation Safe Haven have killed one armed robber while two others escaped with gunshot wounds during a gun duel in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The Commander of the Security Outfit, Maj. Gen. Dominic Onyemulu, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said troops on patrol received a distress call… Continue reading Troops kill suspected armed robber in Plateau state, recover arms

Troops rescue 10 persons abducted from FAAN staff quarters in Kaduna

10 persons abducted from the staff quarters of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in Kaduna state, have been rescued by troops after spending 11 days in captivity. Those rescued have been identified as Ilori Sunday, Celestina Sunday, Beauty Oshaibie Sunday, Miracle Sunday, Marvelous Sunday, Destiny Sunday, Samuel Sunday, Deborah Sunday, Badiyatu Abdullahi Gambo and… Continue reading Troops rescue 10 persons abducted from FAAN staff quarters in Kaduna

Troops kill 41 Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 60 kidnap victims in Borno

The Nigerian troop have killed about 41 terrorists in a fighting patrol which took place along Gulwa and Musuri Musuri in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said the firefight which lasted for about 45 minutes took place in the early hours of Monday… Continue reading Troops kill 41 Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 60 kidnap victims in Borno

Lagos violence: FG deploys more troops to secure public buildings

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state to curtail the arson and widespread violence that has ravaged the state might be eased by Friday. The governor said the easing of the curfew was necessary for Lagos residents to restock food supplies and other essential commodities. “Once we see… Continue reading Lagos violence: FG deploys more troops to secure public buildings

Esper assures troops after NYT report on Russian bounties

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said in a statement Tuesday night that while the Pentagon has “no corroborating evidence” to support the explosive report last week that the Russian military was offering Taliban-linked militants bounties to kill American troops, he will continue to make sure any potential threat is taken seriously. He said the… Continue reading Esper assures troops after NYT report on Russian bounties

A Possible Plan To Pull U.S. Troops From Germany Causes A Stir In Both Countries

U.S. soldiers walk alongside tanks from the U.S. 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, parked at Germany’s Bremerhaven port on Feb. 21. The U.S. could be considering drawing down a portion of its armed forces based in Germany. People on both sides of the Atlantic are waiting for official confirmation whether the U.S. will… Continue reading A Possible Plan To Pull U.S. Troops From Germany Causes A Stir In Both Countries

New York Times Opinion Chief James Bennet Out After ‘Send In The Troops’ Op-Ed

New York Times editorial page editor James Bennet has resigned effective Sunday, after the paper published a widely excoriated op-ed by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) that advocated for military action against the ongoing anti-racism protests around the country in response to the police killing of George Floyd. Bennet’s resignation is effective immediately, a spokesperson for… Continue reading New York Times Opinion Chief James Bennet Out After ‘Send In The Troops’ Op-Ed

After 19 years, it is time for them to police their own Country’ – Trump says ahead of planned withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his initial plans to withdraw the thousands of US troops stationed in Afghanistan, likening America’s actions in the Middle East country to that of a police man rather than a ‘fighting force. Trump during a Twitter tirade, reiterated that US soldiers will have to come home and… Continue reading After 19 years, it is time for them to police their own Country’ – Trump says ahead of planned withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan