Military recovers large quantities of arms in Benue

March 24, 2020
15 Views

Troops of Operation Whirl  Stroke in conjunction with NAF Special Forces as well as 72 battalion troops have recovered large quantities of arms and ammunition in two communities of Agatu local government area of Benue State.

According to the press release issued by the acting director, Defense Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Bernard Onyeuko said that the troops in the early hours of Monday carried out a cordon and search operation in Odogoke and Odejo communities after a deadly clash.

The release said that during the operation, the bandits flee from the area and abandoned their weapons.

ALSO READ: COVID-19: FG orders civil servants to stay, work from home

Parts of the release read, “Items recovered from the two settlements include: one double-barrel gun, nineteen locally-made rifles, one pistol, four rounds of 7.62x54mm ammunition, three cartridges for pump-action rifle among other accoutrements.

The release said that normalcy had returned to the communities and general security in the area remains calm.

“Troops have dominated the general area with fighting patrols to ensure peace and stability in the area,” the release said.

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES

You Cannot Close Down Schools And Ask Parents To Go To Work, Aisha Buhari Tells Governors

The First lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari has stated that isolating students and expecting parents to go to work can be counterproductive. She stated that there is no point of shutting down schools and expecting parents to still go to work as this could also expose the parents to the coronavirus pandemic… Read full story

Coronavirus: Panic Grips Governors Over Bauchi Gov’s Contact With Atiku’s Son

Governors in the country are currently in state of panic over the decision of the Bauchi State governor, Muhammed Bala, to go into isolation following his contact with the son of the former vice president who was confirmed to have got the coronavirus by his father… Read full story

Bauchi Governor In Self-Isolation Following Contact With Atiku’s Son

Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has reportedly gone on self-isolation following contact with the son of Atiku Abubakar. Former director-general of Radio Nigeria, Ladan Salihu made the announcement via his Twitter handle. He said, “Our Governor Bala Mohammed in self-isolation following contact with Atiku… Read full story

Ecobank Shuts Abuja Branch After Customer Dies From Coronavirus

Ecobank Nigeria, on Monday, said it has temporarily closed its Wuse II, Abuja branch. This was announced in a statement released by the bank. According to the statement, the first victim of coronavirus to die visited the Abuja branch on March 12, 2020. However, according to the bank, at the time of… Read full story

FG, States, LGs Share N581.566bn February Allocation

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N581.566 billion February 2020 Federation Account revenue to the federal, states and local government areas in the country. This was announced after a rescheduled meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) held in Abuja… Read full story

FG Orders Civil Servants On Levels 1 To 12 To Work From Home, Officers Who Travelled Recently To Self-Isolate

As part of measures to curtail the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government on Monday night directed all its non-essential civil servants from grade level 12 and below to stay and work from home from Tuesday. This was contained in a circular issued by the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs, Folasade… Read full story

BREAKING: Atiku Abubakar’s Son Tests Positive For Coronavirus
One of the sons of former vice president Atiku Abubakar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Atiku who revealed this via his verified Twitter account on Sunday night his son has been transferred to the Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for the treatment… Read full story

Northern Youths Begin Sanusi For President Campaign

The 2023 presidential campaign for the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi kicked off in Kaduna at the weekend. Addressing journalists in Kaduna, the national coordinator of the ‘Sanusi Lamido Sanusi project 2023: All Nigerian Youth Projects’, Suleiman Shuaibu Shinkaffi, appealed to all other Nigerians… Read full story

You may be interested

Nigerian Instagram comedienne, Ada la Pinky talks about whether or not her boobs are real or fake
Gossip
1 views
Gossip
1 views

Nigerian Instagram comedienne, Ada la Pinky talks about whether or not her boobs are real or fake

admin - July 12, 2020

Popular Instagram comedienne, Ada Ebere, better known as Ada la Pinky has said that contrary to people’s belief that she…

Nigerian troops kill scores of bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in Sokoto, Zamfara
News
News

Nigerian troops kill scores of bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in Sokoto, Zamfara

admin - July 12, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have neutralised scores of bandits during aggressive clearance operations in…

Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta apologises to Gunners players after 2-1 loss
News
News

Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta apologises to Gunners players after 2-1 loss

admin - July 12, 2020

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has apologised to his players following the Gunners’ 2-1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.