News - Special Forces

Nigeria Airforce Trains Special Forces Instructors

1 week ago /
Security 

As part of efforts to build capacity to address Nigeria’s security challenges, fifty-one Special Forces instructors have been trained by the Nigerian air force.

New Helicopters For Air Force

1 month ago /
Security 

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has inducted two newly delivered Agusta-109 attack Helicopters for use by the Nigerian Air Force.

Troops Neutralize More Bandits In Zamfara, One Soldier Killed

1 month ago /
Security 

Seven bandits have been neutralized and one soldier killed in a fierce encounter between troops of Operation Sharan Daji, Harbin Kunama 111 in conjunction with the Nigerian Army deep blue special forces, the Nigerian Air Force, vigilantes, and armed bandits during a clearance operation by troops in Aljumana Fulani and Ketere villages in Zamfara state.

 

Airforce Repels Bandits Attack On Zamfara Villages

2 months ago /
Security 

A Nigerian Air Force Special Forces team operating in Zamfara State has successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin Kanawa villages in Gusau local government area. 

Hijacked Migrant Ship Docks In Malta

2 months ago /
International News 

A small tanker that was hijacked by migrants off Libya has docked in Malta’s port of Valletta after Maltese Special Forces took control of the vessel.

First Set Of Special Air Force Trainees Graduate

3 months ago /
Nation 

The first set of the air force, Special Forces trained by Nigerian instructors have completed their training at the regiment-training centre in Kaduna.

Boko Haram Attack Leads To Deaths In Borno State

3 months ago /
Security 

An early morning attack by three suspected Boko Haram members has led to the death of at least five people near a mosque in Molai, Borno state.

Army Reveals New Boko Haram Plot To Win Confidence Of Locals

4 months ago /

The Nigerian Army says it has uncovered a new plot by Boko Haram to win the confidence of the public by releasing rustled cattle to the owners unconditionally.

Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack On Buni-Yadi

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

A major attack launched by suspected ISWAP faction of Boko-Haram on Nigerian troops stationed at the Nigerian army special forces school, Buni-Yadi, in Gujba local government of Yobe state, has been successfully repelled.

NAF Deploys Air Assets, Special Forces Personnel To Sokoto

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday,  January 19, 2019, deployed a fighter aircraft, along with support equipment, and a detachment of Special Forces (SF) personnel to Sokoto to further boost anti-banditry operations in the Northwest of the Country under Operation DIRAN MIKIYA.

Buhari Condemns Birnin Magaji Killing

5 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of innocent Nigerians in Birnin Magaji community in Tsafe local government area and Magami community in Faru district of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara state, following attacks by suspected armed bandits.

Nigerian Army Reorganizes Northeast Operation

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has announced the posting and appointments of some of its senior officers for the Northeast counter-insurgency operations.

Kaduna Crisis: Nigeria Air Force Deploys Special Forces

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force has deployed a detachment of Special Forces personnel to Kaduna in support of internal security operations in the state.

Armed Militia Attack Zaki Biam, Kill 3

7 months ago /
Nation 

A Policeman, along with a woman and a child were reportedly killed while three other persons were seriously injured on Thursday in an intense gun duel between armed Shitile Militia aka Ghana Boys and security forces in Zaki Biam town of Ukum Local Government of Benue State.

Army Chief Buratai Says Army Working To Overcome Setbacks

9 months ago /
Nation 

The chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the military is working to overcome setbacks in the war against terrorism in northeast Nigeria.

IGP Idris Vows To Restructure, Reorganise SARS

10 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris has restated his determination to restructure and reorganize the special anti-robbery squad of the force also known as SARS.

Plateau Violence: Defence Headquarters Deploy Additional Special Forces

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has authorized the deployment of additional Special Forces to Plateau State to beef up the strength of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH). 

Air Force Deploys Combat, Intelligence Aircrafts To Plateau

11 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Air Force has deployed an Mi-35P combat helicopter and an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft to Plateau State in support of efforts aimed at quelling the crisis that recently erupted in the State.  

Plateau Killings: Police Deploy Special Force To Plateau

11 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian police have deployed Special Intervention Force led by Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of operations, to restore peace to troubled Plateau State.

Armed Herdsman Arrestd In Guma, Benue State

1 year ago /
Security 

Troops of the 72 Special Forces Battalion have arrested a suspected armed herdsman in Gbajimba, a community in Guma Local Government area of Benue state.


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