Saturday, April 17, 2021



Arms purchase: Channel your queries to my predecessors, COAS Attahiru tells Reps

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru, has urged the members of the House of Representatives to channel their inquiries on arms purchase contracts to his predecessors.

Reps summon Emefiele, Attahiru over arms purchase

The House of Representatives on Monday summoned the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, and the Chief of Army Staff,...

Nigerian troops kill many bandits in Zamfara, rescue victims in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Hadarin Daji successfully thwarted a kidnap activity of bandits, by killing scores at Kabasa village in Magami Local Government of Zamfara on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army to extend onslaught to other conflict areas – COAS

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru says that the renewed onslaught on Boko Haram insurgents in the North East is to be expanded to other conflict areas in the country.

We’re recording commendable successes against terrorism, banditry – Attahiru

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, says the Nigerian Army has recorded commendable successes in the fight against terrorism, banditry and other forms of criminality across the country.

Nigerian Army announces new postings, top appointments

The Nigerian Army has approved postings and appointments in order to reposition the army for optimal performance. A statement by spokesman for the Nigerian Army,...

BREAKING: Nigerian troops reclaim Marte from Boko Haram insurgents

Following a 48-hour ultimatum given by the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru, Nigerian troops have successfully recovered Marte town from the ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists.

Fear of civilian casualties hampering liberation of Marte, other towns in Borno – Military source

The 48-hour ultimatum given by the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru, to Nigerian troops to liberate Marte and other towns seized by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State is fast elapsing.

Attahiru gives Nigerian troops 48 hours to liberate Marte, others

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru, has given 48-hour ultimatum to the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to recapture Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.

Boko Haram: Second phase of counter-insurgency operations underway – Attahiru

The Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, on Saturday hinted at the Nigerian Army’s plans to launch the second phase of the ongoing counter-insurgency operation against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East.

Nigerian Army nabs Civilian JTF member over fake report on alleged killing of soldiers

The Nigerian military has arrested a member of anti-Boko Haram vigilante, popularly known as Civilian JTF, Umar Muhammed, for sharing fake information on alleged...

Nigerian Army denies executing 6 Igbo soldiers, says ‘secret trials not our culture’

The Nigerian Army has debunked a report that six Igbo Christian soldiers were secretly executed on January 25, on the instruction of the immediate-past Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Tukur Buratai.

Nigerian troops kill 220 bandits, arrest 892 suspects – DHQ

The troops of Operation Sahel Sanity destroyed 197 bandits’ hideouts, neutralised 220, arrested 892 suspects and recovered large cache of arms in North West in the second half of 2020, says Defence Headquarters.

Buratai vows to sustain fight against insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Tukur Buratai, has said the Nigerian Army will sustain the tempo of the ongoing fight against insurgency in the North-East.

Banditry: Nigerian Army extends operation Sahel Sanity to March 2021

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has announced the extension of Exercise Sahel Sanity to March 2021 to completely knock out bandits from the North West.

Buratai inaugurates new artillery guns to fight Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday in Kachia, Kaduna State, inspected and inducted new set of artillery guns and equipment...

26 Nigerian Army officers test positive for COVID-19 – Official

The Nigerian Army says 26 personnel have so far been tested positive for COVID-19, following the death of the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division Port Harcourt, Maj.- Gen. Johnson Irefin.

Nigerian Army officers’ wives free 16 prison inmates in Abuja

Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association, NAOWA, on Wednesday paid fines and freed 16 inmates from Suleja Correctional Centre as parts of activities to mark the ongoing 2020 Chief of Army Staff conference.

Buhari inaugurates army cyber warfare building

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday virtually inaugurated the headquarters of Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command and housing scheme for the next-of-kin of fallen officers...

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army takes delivery of sophisticated war tanks, others

As part of efforts to tackle the prevailing security challenges confronting the country, the Nigerian Army has taken delivery of more sophisticated platforms and war equipment for its operations.

Buratai updates Buhari on military operations in Northwest, says ‘banditry under control’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received an update from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on military operations against bandits in the North West zone of the country.

Nigerian Army begins construction of referral hospital in Maiduguri

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Tukur Buratai, on Monday laid the foundation for construction of 200-bed-capacity Nigerian Army Referral l Hospital in Maiduguri.

Nigerian Army reopens Maiduguri-Damboa Road, assures safety of commuters

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday reopened the Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu Road for public use, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Nigerian Army launches exercise “Cat Race ll” in Benue

The Nigerian Army on Friday launched Exercise Cat Race ll (EX Ayem Akpatuma ll) in Benue to stem criminality in the state.

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