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Nigerian Military veterans plan nationwide protest over non-payment of debarment allowance

A Coalition of Concerned Veterans, comprising Retired Army, Navy and Air Force Officers, RANAO; Retired Members of Nigerian Armed Forces, REMENAF and Association of Military Pensioners of Nigeria, AMPN, is set to stage a peaceful nationwide protest over non-payment of their debarment allowances.

Insecurity: Senate asks service chiefs to step aside

The Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution for the present crop of service chiefs to step aside for new ideas to come in in the fight against insecurity so as not to jeopardise the security system in the country.

JUST IN: Nigerian soldier kills 4 colleagues, shot self in Borno

A Corporal of Nigerian Army serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori, Borno State, has opened fire on colleagues killing four and injuring two before killing himself.

BREAKING: Nigerian government declares Amotekun illegal, unconstitutional

The federal government has declared Amotekun, the paramilitary outfit established by the South West governors as illegal and unconstitutional.

Nigerian Army to introduce barrack girls sports championship

Maj-Gen Faruk Yahaya, the General Officer Commanding, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, said on Sunday that the Division would introduce a sports competition solely for girls within the barrack and surrounding communities.

Nigerian troops rescue 7 Kaduna-Abuja highway kidnap victims

The Troops of Operation Thunder Strike on Wednesday rescued seven kidnap victims who were on transit from Offa, Kwara to Kaduna State on September 8.

Army sensitises commanders, officers of Operation Lafiya Dole on super camp concept

The Army Headquarters has organised a workshop to sensitise Commanders, Commanding Officers and Staff Officers of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on the concept of “Super...

Money stolen by escort soldiers is N1bn, GOC under arrest – Investigation

New revelation emerging from investigations says the money stolen by the escort soldiers from the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General...

Investigation reveals army captain Ohakwe died in accident, not killed by Boko Haram

Ohakwe Egegus Ikechukwu, a captain with Nigerian Army (NA 15045), who was rumoured to have been killed by Boko Haram, BH terrorists in Borno,...

Buhari, Osinbajo, others remember Nigeria’s fallen Heroes, perform wreath laying

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday led Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the leadership of the National Assembly, and the Judiciary to lay wreath at the National Memorial Arcade in Abuja.

Police, Army, others in show of force ahead of IPOB September 14 sit-at-home order

A combined detachment of the Police, Army, Navy and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday drove round the major streets of Umuahia...

Nigerian troops overrun Boko Haram hideout in Abaganaram, kill 2

The troops overpowered the insurgents, killing two of them and capturing 11 men after a fierce fire fight, during an operation to clear the surrounding villages of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists.

Five dead after two army helicopters collide in France

Gendarmes block the road near the site where two French military helicopters belonging to an army flight training school crashed killing five people near...

Army uncovers illegal arms manufacturer in Nasarawa

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday discovered an illegal armed factory in Wamba Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The troops captured a suspected gun runner,...

Army begins online registration for 77 regular recruitment

The Nigerian Army says it has commenced its online registration for the 77 Regular Recruit Intake for both Trades, Non-Tradesmen and women from Dec....

Only one soldier was killed in Bayelsa militants’ attack – JTF

The Nigerian Army has debunked reports of a major casualty in the hands of militants’ firefight in Letugbene community of Ekeremor Local Government Area...

Suicide attacks: Army assures UNIMAID of adequate security

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army has assured the management of University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID, of security support in face of consistent suicide attacks. The...

Defence Headquarters allays fears of coup plot

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Wednesday said there is no iota of truth in rumours of a possible coup d’état by the Nigerian military. Director...

NAF jets destroy logistics base of Boko Haram in Sambisa

Fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force have destroyed a logistics base of the Boko Haram sect in Sambisa forest following an intelligence and...

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