Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Nigerian troops commended for eliminating 52 Boko Haram fighters

The theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has urged Nigerian troops to sustain the military offensive against Boko Haram fighters,...

Nigerian Army donates relief materials, cash to 1,000 disabled persons in Borno

Abdul Khalifa, the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, on Tuesday supported 1,000 persons with disabilities, PWD, with relief materials and cash in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Wounded Nigerian soldiers eager to return to battlefield and fight until Boko Haram defeated

Some Nigeria soldiers wounded during various encounters with the Boko Haram insurgents in the North East have vowed to return to the battlefield until...

Nigerian Army approves new postings, redeployments of senior officers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and redeployments of some senior officers to different divisions, units and formations,...

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 reveals how General Irefin died

The Nigerian Army has provided detailed account and sequence of events leading to the death of the erstwhile General Officer Commanding 6 Division, Port...

We know the whereabouts of Kankara schoolboys — Defence Minister

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has given an assurance that the abducted students of the Government Science Secondary School,Kankara, Katsina State, will be...

Buratai asks army generals to launch spiritual warfare against insecurity

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, has enjoined Army Officers to be active in military operations and also move closer to...

Niger Delta militants who bombed oil pipelines in Bayelsa make 5 demands to Nigerian govt

A newly formed coalition of 36 militant groups in the Niger Delta region, Continuous Emancipation of Niger Delta, CEND, which recently attacked gas and crude oil pipelines in Bayelsa State, has issued six demands to the Federal Government.

Insecurity: Abuja-Kaduna road not abandoned by motorists – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says recent media reports that motorists had abandoned the Abuja-Kaduna highway because of insecurity is misleading. DHQ had on Saturday led...

Banditry will soon end in Sokoto -Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday restated his administration’s commitment towards ending banditry in the state.

Surrender or risk imminent calamity, Army GOC warns Boko Haram insurgents

Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents to save themselves from the imminent calamity by surrendering to military troops to end the war.

Re-run: Nigerian Army extends show-of-force to 6 violence-prone LGAs in Sokoto

The Nigeria Army on Friday extended its “Show of Force Exercise” to six violence-prone local government areas in Sokoto State preparatory to the Saturday supplementary elections in the state.

Army deploys troops for Operation Crocodile Smile in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army has said it has deployed troops for the commencement of “Operation Crocodile Smile” in the six Niger Delta states. The General Officer...

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