Tag: Military

Military Kills Several ISWAP Terrorists, Rescues Kidnapped Victims

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the military has killed several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and bandits and also arrested their collaborators in the Northwest and Northeast zones ... Read More

Military Airstrike Hits ISWAP Location, Eliminates Scores of Terrorists in Borno

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2020

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed compounds, housing Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Kaza on the Gulumba ... Read More

Joint Border Drill Records Seizures Worth N11bn in One Year

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2020

The Joint Border Drill codenamed ‘Exercise Swift Response’ has made seizures valued at about N11 billion in the last one year. The Public Relations Officer ... Read More

Major Shake-up in Nigerian Army as 37 Generals Redeployed

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2020

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37 Generals and five Colonels to different formations and units ... Read More

Operation Hadarin Daji Air Component Destroys Armed Bandits’ Logistics Warehouse in Zamfara

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2020

The Operation Hadarin Daji Air Component in continuation of the renewed onslaught against armed bandits in parts of the North West and North Central States, ... Read More

Nigerian Military Destroys ISWAP Camp at Tumbun Fulani in Northern Borno

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2020

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) and Artillery Batteries of Sector 3 of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have destroyed an ... 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

Reps call for rehabilitation of barracks

Abdul Jimoh- February 20, 2020

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to ensure prompt rehabilitation of military and para-military barracks at Eti-Osa Federal Constituency of Lagos State. ... Read More

Amnesty Targeting Nigerian Military in Support of Terrorists – DHQ

Tanimu- February 14, 2020

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has taken cognizance of yet another falsified report by Amnesty International (AI) in a campaign of calumny targeting the Nigerian Military ... 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

Democracy Parade: Your Performance Will Inspire Ladies to Join Military —-Aisha Buhari

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2019

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, said the excellent display by female military and Police officers during the June 12 democracy day parade would endear ... Read More

Operation Safe Haven Deploys More Troops In Troubled Kaduna Community

Abdul Jimoh- March 20, 2019

The military task force in charge of security in Plateau and Southern Kaduna has deployed more troops to Nandu-Gbok village in Sanga Local Government Area ... Read More

Military Hands Over 23 Rescued Children to Borno State – Alkasim Abdulkadir

Tanimu- August 29, 2018

On August 18, the Nigeria military handed over 23 children who were formerly associated with Boko Haram insurgents, to UNICEF through the Borno State government. ... Read More

2019 Elections: Stop Dragging Security Agencies into The Murky Waters of Politics, NBA Cautions

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Friday, cautioned politicians against the use of the military and other security agencies in the 2019 general elections. The ... Read More

Army to Collaborate with Borno Hunters Combat Boko Haram

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2018

The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante/Hunters Association in Borno that it is ready to collaborate with them in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the ... Read More

China, Nigeria boost military ties

admin- August 1, 2018

China and Nigeria have agreed to further strengthen their military and security partnership and cooperation under the principle of Mutual Assistance. Col. Liu Yongxuan, Defence ... Read More

Troops Neutralise One, Arrest 5 Suspected Armed Robbers

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2018

Nigerian soldiers have arrested five robbery suspects at Felele, along Lokoja – Okene highway. According to a statement by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman, ... Read More

Army Begins Special Operation, Seeks Residents Support Against Killers in Sokoto

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The Nigerian Army has launched a joint security operation to clear bandits terrorizing Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State. ... Read More

Teenager: I made over 500 underwear IEDs for suicide missions by Boko Haram

Abdul Jimoh- July 3, 2018

  Some of the Boko Haram members who surrendered recently. The military did not allow Ali Goni’s photograph to be taken as he is a ... Read More

Saturday Suicide Attack: 32 Kill, 84 Injured 84 in Damboa, Borno

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

No fewer than 32 persons were killed,  while 84 others were injured when six suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs), in Damboa local government area ... Read More