Operation Whirl Stroke
Soldiers arrest Benue monarch, recover arms
Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Saturday, reportedly uncovered arms and ammunition at the palace of Chief Utambe Adzer, the District Head of Cha (Mue Ter Cha), in Ukum Local Council of Benue State.
Troops neutralise 12 assailants in Benue
The military has destroyed the hide-out of criminals who attacked troops at Bonta village in Konshisha Local Council of Benue State, neutralising 12 of the bandits.
Troops raid Gana militia gang’s camp, kill 2 in Benue
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided an hideout of some of late Gana’s militia gang...
Troops eliminate 4 bandits, rescue 3 kidnapped victims in Nasarawa, Taraba
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 117 Guards Battalion have eliminated four armed bandits...
Troops kill 52 bandits in one week, says DHQ
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that Nigerian Troops killed 52 criminals across all its theatres of war, with the destruction and recovery of a cache of arms and ammunition, in the last one week.
Troops not overwhelmed, overstretched by security challenges in Benue, says commander
The Force Commander of the military Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, yesterday said that his troops were neither overwhelmed nor overstretched by the security challenges in the three states of their operation.
Soldiers nab armed robbers, recover cash, others after gun battle in Benue
Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Wednesday, exchanged gunfire with an armed robbery gang terrorising Abako community in Katsina-ala Council of Benue State.
Military’s OPWS arrests, parades alleged weapons supplier, 17 others in Benue
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states, have paraded 19 suspects arrested in parts of Benue and Nasarawa states for armed banditry, kidnappings and supply of arms and ammunition to criminals.