The development was confirmed by the spokesman of the President, Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement late on Tuesday
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It was learnt that the bandits, numbering over 200 and armed with sophisticated weapons such as General Purpose Machine Guns and AK 47 rifles, stormed the town on Tuesday at about 4am shooting sporadically.
The WAY Vice-President (Africa), Preye Ketebu-Brown, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this while giving updates on military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja.
The LG boss gave the commendation in a chat with newsmen in Toto, while reacting to the destruction of the terrorists camp.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, said the location served as terrorists’ logistics distribution centre and meeting point.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said the airstrike was carried out on June 7 in continuation of air operations being conducted under Operation Accord.
This is coming hours after President Donald Trump vowed to deploy the military if unrest did not stop.
Men of Operation Whirl Stroke, a special military task force, have killed four armed bandits, who attacked and killed two villagers in Guma Local Government area of Benue State in the early hours of Tuesday.
The Defence Headquarters says a combined team of Operation Whirl Stroke Tracking Team and Special Forces troops of Sector 2 have killed suspected armed militia leader, Terugwa Igbagwa, alias Orjondu, in Benue State.
The Defence Headquarters says military troops on Wednesday raided a suspected militia camp at Anku Mbagen in Atera-Jange Torov Council Ward of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Hadarin Daji on Saturday neutralised over 10 bandits and rescued many kidnapped victims from their hideouts in Zamfara and Sokoto States.
The Nigerian Army has urged Nigerians to stop producing drama skits and video clips that cast the military and the security forces in bad light.
The US Navy has relieved the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier who sounded the alarm about a coronavirus outbreak onboard.
The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the torture videos being circulated on the social media alleged to have been perpetrated by the personnel of the armed forces while implementing the COVID-19 stay at home order.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has revealed that his government has resolved with the military to resume full onslaught against unrepentant bandits in the state.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says the state government has reviewed its strategies with the military in the fight against armed bandits in the state.
The Defence Headquarters has established the Directorate of Defence Media Operations to ensure seamless and harmonised information dissemination on the various military operations across the country.
The Cadets of 67 Regular Course (Nigerian Army) on Thursday paid a working visit to the Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State.