Tag: Army

Buratai commends Gombe State Government for allocating land to Nigerian Army Land

Suleiman Idris- September 6, 2020

Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, has commended Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State for allocating land to the Nigerian Army for the construction ... Read More

Army partners EFCC to end attacks on oil, gas pipelines in Rivers

Abdul Jimoh- August 19, 2020

The Nigerian Army says it is collaborating with the Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Port Harcourt to end attacks on oil and gas ... Read More

Army Rescue 2 Kidnapped Victims in Ondo

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2020

Troops of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, say they have rescued two kidnapped victims at Iboropa forest in Akoko North East Local Government ... Read More

Troops of “Operation Sahel Sanity” arrest bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in N/W-DHQ

Abdul Jimoh- July 23, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have arrested 10 notorious bandits, rescued kidnapped victims and recovered rustled cows in the last ... Read More

602 repentant Boko Haram terrorists take oath of allegiance – DHQ

Abdul Jimoh- July 16, 2020

Defence Headquarters has said that 602 repentant Boko Haram members swore Oath of Allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the last one week. ... Read More

Army Conducts Arms Training Exercise, Warns Communities to Keep off Area

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2020

The 2 Division of Nigerian Army, Odogbo, Ibadan will conduct its 2020 annual range classification exercise from March 16 to March 20 at Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment shooting ... Read More

Thai Army to Make Changes After Soldier Conducts Mass Shooting

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2020

Thailand’s army chief promised changes to the military’s procedures after a soldier who felt cheated by his commanding officer carried out a mass shooting that ... Read More

Insurgency: Theatre command commences local production of MRAPs in Maiduguri

Henry Solomon- February 7, 2020

The Nigerian Army Engineer Corps, Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have commenced local production of Mines Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles in Maiduguri ... Read More

Don’t be deterred by what you heard in the news or on social media ~ GOC 7 Div to recuperating soldiers

Abdul Jimoh- January 13, 2020

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigeria Army, Maiduguri, Brig.-Gen. Abdul Khalifa, on Sunday, rocked the dance floor with wounded troops in the hospital ... Read More

Army, NDLEA recover eight guns, 725 bags of suspected cannabis in Edo

Abdul Jimoh- December 16, 2019

The combined troops of 4 Brigade and 32 Artillery Brigade Nigerian Army Exercise Crocodile Smile IV have recovered eight dane guns and 725 bags of ... Read More

Army says terrorists falling to its superior power

Abdul Jimoh- November 27, 2019

Nigerian Army says its troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has continued to exert superiority against remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province elements, thereby ... Read More

Army takes medical outreach to Ebonyi community

Abdul Jimoh- November 18, 2019

No fewer than 302 residents of Akpoha community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State have benefitted from the Nigerian Army free medical ... Read More

Massive Promotion of Senior Officers in the Nigerian Army

Tanimu- November 10, 2019

NIGERIAN ARMY PROMOTES SENIOR OFFICERS The Nigerian Army Council on Saturday the 9th of November 2019 has approved the promotion of senior officers to the ... Read More

Extrajudicial killings: Army to investigate personnel

Abdul Jimoh- November 4, 2019

The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extrajudicial killings and torture ... Read More

Nigerian Army Approves New Posting and Appointments

Tanimu- October 29, 2019

The Nigerian Army has released the postings and appointments of its officers. The posting which was approved by the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen ... Read More

Insurgency: Buratai seeks improved funding for army

Abdul Jimoh- October 28, 2019

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has called for improved funding for the Nigerian Army to meet with the current challenges in ... Read More

2 Boko Haram Commanders,14 Others in Army Net

Henry Solomon- October 22, 2019

The Nigerian Army says it has arrested 16 Boko Haram terrorists, including two top commanders of the sect during a sting operation. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, ... Read More

Buhari will Take Decisive Action on Slain Policemen– Presidency

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon take a decisive action on last week’s killing of three policemen in Wukari, Taraba State by soldiers allegedly mistaken for ... Read More

President Buhari Orders Investigation into The Killing of Police

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence immediate investigation of incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted to ... Read More

Nigeria Set to Become Africa’s Greatest Military Force – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured that the Federal Government would continue to give priority attention to the operational requirements and  welfare of the Nigerian ... Read More