Tag: Weapons

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

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

Police Repel Attack on Zamfara Communities

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The Police in Zamfara have repelled attacks on Chali and Gobirawa communities in Maru Local Government area of the state and arrested one of the ... Read More

World, One Error Away from Nuclear Destruction – UN Chief

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the world is “one mechanical, electronic or human error away from a catastrophe that could eradicate entire cities ... 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

Presidential Aide Justifies Buhari’s Approval of $1bn Security Fund

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

President Mohammadu Buhari Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only ... Read More

Police Recovers Illegal Firearms in Gombe

Henry Solomon- March 29, 2018

The Police Command in Gombe State on Thursday said it had recovered 25 firearms from individuals in the state. According to Mr Shina Olukolu, the ... Read More

Osinbajo Meets Twin Traditional Rulers of Bwatiye Kingdoms, Promises to Resolve Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

Henry Solomon- January 30, 2018

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday met a delegation led by the traditional rulers of Batta and Bachama communities in Adamawa State: HRM Hama Batta, ... Read More

The Needs of West Africa to Combat Proliferation of Weapons – Dogara

Tanimu- December 8, 2017

To Secure W/Africa, We Must Combat Youth Unemployment, Mercenary Trading – Dogara Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has called for ... Read More

Big Catch, Many Neutralize, Weapons Recovery in Bama

Tanimu- November 28, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: Troops of 202 Battalion of 21 Brigade Nigerian Army in Conjunction with elements of Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) on Operations LAFIYA DOLE, ... Read More

Boko Haram Smoked Out in Gwoza, Again Weapons Captured

Tanimu- October 28, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: Troops of 121 Battalion of 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in furtherance of the on going cleatance operations on ... Read More

8 Locations In Borno, Boko Haram Training Camps Destroyed and Weapons Recovered

Tanimu- October 28, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: Troops of 112 Task Force Battalion and Mobile Strike Teams of 22 Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in collaboration with some members ... Read More

Terrorists Enclave Neutralize, Weapons Recovered

Tanimu- October 13, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: The Troops of 202 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operations LAFIYA DOLE, in furtherance of clearance and blockade Operation DEEP PUNCH ... Read More

Fake Soldier Arrested Over Alleged Murder

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2017

The Ogun Police Command says it has arrested a fake soldier who allegedly killed a petrol tanker motor boy in Abeokuta. The Commissioner of Police ... Read More

Troops Ambush Boko Haram In A Clearance Operation

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2017

The Nigerian Army has carried out a Clearance Operation and Ambush againsts Boko Haram Insurgents in the North East. Troops of 192 Battalion, 26 Task ... Read More

Bandits Surrender Weapons To Troops In Zamfara State

Tanimu- March 10, 2017

SK Usman, Abuja: Following the peace initiative by the Zamfara state government together with 1 Division Nigerian Army which started in 2016, repentant armed bandits ... Read More

JTF Troops Arrest 10 Suspected Militants

Henry Solomon- December 9, 2016

The Nigeria military has arrested 10 suspected militants terrorizing various creeks in Cross Rivers, Niger Delta region, and recovered weapons from them. Troops of Joint ... Read More

UN Seeks DHQ Support On Chemical and Biological Weapons

Tanimu- November 11, 2016

The National Secretary of Authority on chemical and Biological weapons convention Mr O.D Ilariogun has appealed to the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi ... Read More

Troops Repel Terrorists Attack On Kangarwa

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2016

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE at harbour in Kangarwa yesterday successfully repelled suspected remnants of  Boko Haram terrorists attack. Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel ... Read More

DSS Arrests Suspected Kidnap Syndicate In Military camourflag

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2016

  Joseph I. OKPO; Kogi Following the increase in kidnapping in Kogi State, the Department of State Services’ Command intensified efforts towards eliminating the threat. ... Read More