Tag: Soldiers

Gov. Udom seeks special attention for families of slain soldiers

Abdul Jimoh- January 16, 2020

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has urged the federal government and Nigerians to pay special attention to the families of soldiers killed by ... Read More

Insurgency: Nigeria Army records more successes

Abdul Jimoh- January 2, 2020

The Nigerian Army says its troops have neutralised and captured more Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa’s Province (ISWAP) terrorists and rescued 165 women and ... 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

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

NA Replies on #FakeNews of 700 Soldiers Missing, 2,000 Trapped in Baga

Tanimu- December 28, 2018

SK Usman, Baga: Our attention has been drawn to a news story with the headline “EXCLUSIVE: ‘About 700 Soldiers Missing, More Than 2,000 Trapped’ As ... 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

Troops Successfully Repel Attack by Bandits in Taraba

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2018

Troops of 101 Special Forces Battalion deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 while on patrol to Zamban village in Suntai Local ... Read More

Wounded Soldiers to Get Overseas Treatment – Army

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2018

The Nigerian Army in Lagos on Monday said seven of its troops wounded-in-action in the North East would be flown abroad for advanced medical treatment. ... Read More

3,729 Special Promotion for Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE

Tanimu- April 6, 2018

Texas Chukwu, Abuja: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has approved the release of special promotion for 3,729 troops of ... Read More

Troops of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma Seize Pump Action Rifle Displayed For Sale

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2018

Troops of 93 Battalion, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) on Tuesday seized a pump action rifle displayed for sale in ... Read More

4th Quarter Postings by @HQNigeriaArmy Takes Immediate Effect

Tanimu- December 29, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: The Nigerian Army has today Friday 29th December 2017, released the 2017 Fourth Quarter Postings and Appointments of its Officers. It will ... Read More

Troops Ambush Boko Haram IED Expert, Recovers Over 200 Cows in Baneri

Tanimu- December 25, 2017

SK Usman, Maiduguri: Troops of 21 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with elements of 121 Battalion, on Friday 22nd December 2017, laid an ambush ... Read More

In Bama Ambush, Many Insurgents Neutralized, 4 Persons Lost Their Lives and 6 Soldiers Sustain Injuries

Tanimu- October 31, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: Troops of 152 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Monday 30th October 2017, encountered suspected Boko Haram terrorists ... Read More

Nigerian Army Begins Free Medical Outreach In Abia

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2017

The Nigerian Army has launched a free medical outreach in Ovim, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia, as an integral part of the ongoing Python ... Read More

#NigeriaAt57 Update on President Buhari Independence Day Visit To Troops in Borno

Tanimu- October 2, 2017

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday marked the 57th Independence anniversary in Maiduguri, with visit to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole involved in ... Read More

Army To Launch ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ In Ogun – Commander

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2017

To address the security challenges in Ogun and its environs, the Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had concluded  plans to launch a new ... Read More

One Thing Common in All Nigerian Barracks ‘Mammy’ How it All Started

Tanimu- September 25, 2017

It was in 1959. Mammy Ode, a young girl from Jericho-Ugboju in the present Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State, was married to Anthony ... Read More

IPOB/Soldiers Tension: Northern Governors Commend Residents for Patriotism

Henry Solomon- September 15, 2017

Governors of the nineteen northern States have greeted residents across the north for being nonviolent in the face of clashes between members of the Indigenous ... Read More

Troops Operations Against Criminals In The South South

Tanimu- September 7, 2017

Aminu Iliyasu, Port Harcourt: In line with its constitutional mandate, barely 2 months after its formal operationalization, the 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt has ... Read More