Tag: Nigerian Troops

Army arrests bandits in Sokoto

admin- June 25, 2019

The Army has arrested three suspects in Sokoto State it described as notorious bandits. The army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement in Abuja ... Read More

Troops kill 58 bandits, lose two men

admin- January 23, 2019

Nigerian troops are reported to have killed 58 armed bandits in Zamfara state, but lost two soldiers in the operation, tagged, “Saharan Daji’’. The operation ... Read More

New commanders to tackle Boko Haram

admin- December 6, 2018

New commanders have been deployed in North East by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to battle fighters of Boko Haram. The new ... Read More

Army dreams to make Sambisa Forest tourists haven

admin- April 26, 2018

Nigerian troops and some local workers sink a borehole in Sabil Nuba camp inside Sambisa Forest. Army wants to make the forest a tourist destination. ... Read More

General Buratai Decorates Soldiers With Gallantry Medal At War Front

Tanimu- August 9, 2017

Kingsley Samuel, Maiduguri: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai has on Tuesday, 8th August 2017 presented gallantry awards medals to 2 ... Read More

“White Man” Among the Criminals Caught in Sambisa Forest

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 25, 2016

Nigerian Armed Forces A white man, whose nationality has not been disclosed, was arrested inside Sambisa Forest as Nigerian troops cleared Boko Haram insurgents out ... Read More

President Buhari’s Goodwill Message To Nigerian Troops On Capturing Sambisa Forest

Tanimu- December 24, 2016

I am delighted at, and most proud of the gallant troops of the Nigerian Army, on receipt of the long-awaited and most gratifying news of ... Read More

@HQNigerianArmy Weekend of Attacks, Ambush, Repels and IED

Tanimu- September 26, 2016

Militants Attack Troops At Bakassi The busy weekend for Nigerian army started at Bakassi, where at the early hours of the morning, suspected militants led ... Read More

Operation Lafiya Dole Encounter Improvised Explosive Divice At Miyanti, Maiduguri

Tanimu- September 26, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on administration patrol from Maiduguri encountered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and ambush between Miyanti and ... Read More

Breaking: 22 Boko Haram Killed and 2 Soldiers Wounded In A Repel Attack At Logomani

Tanimu- September 25, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: At about 1.00am today, Sunday 25th September 2016, some suspected remnants of Boko Haram fighters numbering about attacked our troops location ... Read More

Breaking: Militants Attack Troops In Bakassi

Tanimu- September 24, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Today, at the early hours of the morning, suspected militants led by the declared wanted criminal kingpin, Benjamin Simplee (AKA G1) ... Read More

Operation Lafiya Dole Ambushed At Damboa

Tanimu- September 19, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Today afternoon, suspected elements of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops of Operation LAFIYA ... Read More

Nigerian Troops Rescue 43 Abducted Cattle Farmers, 500 Cattle From Boko Haram

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 19, 2016

Soldiers rescued 43 cattle farmers abducted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, an army spokesman said Monday in Abuja at the Defence ... Read More

Operation Lafiya Dole Killed 4 Boko Haram Remnants

Tanimu- September 15, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Following reported observed activities of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists around Jororo and Tombaeji villages in Geidam Local Government Area of ... Read More

Deaths Averted As Female Suicide Bomber Self Detonates IED

Tanimu- September 12, 2016

Nigerian Military Personnel Stationed in Yobe State Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: On Sunday 11th September 2016, evening, a suspected female suicide bomber was seen approaching ... Read More

1 Kidnap Victim Rescued, Camp and 52 Illegal Refineries Destroyed In Rivers State

Tanimu- September 11, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: As part of Exercise CROCODILE SMILE, troops of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army in an anti-cultism operation yesterday cleared a notorious kidnappers ... Read More

7 Kidnappers Killed and Camp Destroyed At Lame Burra Forrest

Tanimu- September 10, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: On Friday, 9th September 2016, a fighting patrol team of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army following a tip off had contact with ... Read More

Three National Economic Saboteurs Arrested

Tanimu- September 7, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected national economy saboteur, one Mr. Gabriel Ogbudje (an Ex-militant leader), also ... Read More

Troops Clears Armed Bandits Camps in Plateau, Kaduna and Zamfara States

Tanimu- August 29, 2016

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on operations aimed at dealing with the menace of livestock rustling, armed banditry and other ... Read More

Extraordinary Days in North-East Nigeria, Children Being Taught To Read

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 28, 2016

Two years ago, everyone believe this day will never happen in the North east Nigeria following seizure of Towns and LGA by Boko Haram fighters ... Read More