The Nigerian Airforce newly acquired helicopter gunship has recorded its first hit in battle.

Exclusive footage from the airforce shows the helicopter gunship which has both day and night capabilities, destroy suspected high value target. 

Subsequent battle damage assessment revealed the attacks were highly successful and a large structure with solar panels suspected to belong to unidentified top leadership of the terrorist group destroyed. 

In a related development, the airforce also confirmed the destruction of nine barges suspected to be storing stolen crude oil in the creeks of the Niger Delta. 

The Nigerian Army has commenced efforts aimed at tackling issues and disputes arising from welfare complaints and challenges of its personnel. 

The Commanding Officer of the 102 Guards Battalion in Suleja, Niger State Lieutenant-Colonel Saidu Tafida says the army will leave no stone upturned in ensuring its personnel are adequately catered for.