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.
One soldier missing as OPWS, bandits clash in Benue
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), while on the trail of suspected bandits yesterday, were reportedly ambushed at Bonta village in Konshisha Local Council of Benue State
Soldiers arrest seven suspects over killing of 13 Benue indigenes
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have arrested seven persons in connection with the killing of over 13 persons in Ukpogo Community of Edikwu district in Apa Council of Benue State.
CAN, groups condemn withdrawal of OPWS troops from Benue, others
Benue State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has admonished the Federal Government to rescind its decision to withdraw troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) from troubled areas of Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states.
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.
Military claims taming Benue’s notorious militia, promises Osun better security
Military operation code named Operation Whirl Strike (OPWS) yesterday claimed that it has repressed Benue State’s most wanted notorious militia...
OPWS troops arrest 40 cultists in Benue
The Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini has disclosed that no fewer than 40 suspected cultists were arrested in Benue State during the yuletide season. Yekini, who made the disclosure to newsmen yesterday, in Makurdi explained that the arrested suspects were handed over to the police, adding that his troops recovered…