Bandits Attack Joint Base, kill military personnel in Sokoto

By Onuminya Innocent Residents  yesterday  said gunmen suspected to be armed bandits attacked a joint military base codenamed “Burkusuma camp’ located  in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State and  killed unspecified number of military personnel. Villagers and security sources told THISDAY that the attack took place in the early hours of Friday. It was  gathered that the […]

61st Independence: Army notifies FCT residents of movement of heavy military equipment (Is it independence or war?)

The Nigerian Army has urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) not to panic as heavy military equipment will be moved ahead of Nigeria’s 61st Independence celebration. The Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Usman, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Guard Brigade, Capt. Godfrey Abakpa, on Monday […]

General Anthony Ukpo is dead

General Anthony Ukpo is dead By Emma Una, CALABAR BRIGADIER GENERAL Stephen Anthony Ukpo, who served as the Minister of Information and Culture and Rivers State Military Administrator respectively during General Ibrahim Babangida’s regime is dead. Gen Ukpo is reported to have died on Monday morning in his Asi Ukpo hospital, one of the high […]

Attack on NDA: No where is safe any more in Nigeria, bandits are in total control — Retd AVM Ararile

By Kingsley Omonobi, Dapo Akinrefon, Evelyn Usman & Ibrahim Hassan …Fury as bandits attack NDA, Kill 2 officers …Kidnap one officer, injure another ….NDA vows bandits’ll be apprehended ….I suspect insider collaboration — CDS …NDA invasion worrisome — Col Agbede …This should be turning point in fight against banditry — Brig Gen Usman Shock, dis […]

Major abducted by bandits at NDA is dead

Viral picture of the Major with his pregnant wife The military officer Major Christopher Datong abducted today at Nigerian Defence Academy, Afaka in Kaduna has been murdered. According to reports, his body was found on Tuesday evening, hours after he was captured by bandits. The abductors reportedly demanded N200 million to set him free. Datong […]

Insecurity: Change of Service Chiefs has not produced desired effect – President of Catholic Bishops

As the current insecurity challenge facing Nigeria continues unabated, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. (Dr) Agustine Akubueze Sunday  declared  that the change of service chiefs by the Federal Government was yet to produce the desired effect. He spoke during the ongoing second plenary of their Conference taking place in […]

Boko Haram surrender depletes ISWAP strength, sows fear – Nigerian Army

By NAN The Nigerian Army says there is confusion and apprehension within the camps of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists following the recent massive surrender of Boko Haram fighters. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, in Abuja, citing the depleting strength of its […]

Why we’re surrendering to Nigerian troops – Modu Malaram, ex Boko Haram fighter

Ayorinde Oluokun, Abuja Modu Malaram, a former fighter of Boko Haram has explained why he other members of the terrorists groups surrendered to the troops of the Nigerian Army in Borno State. According to PR Nigeria, Malaram from is among the former fighters of Boko Haram who surrendered to Nigerian troops in Konduga on Monday. […]

Military Plane Crash: How I escaped from bandits, Air Force pilot narrates

Military Plane Crash: How I escaped from bandits, Air Force pilot narrates By Ibrahim Wuyo, Kaduna Fl. Lt A. Dairo who ejected and escaped from bandits after his jet was shot while on a mission in the skies of Zamfara state, has given a graphic details of the incidence, concluding that it was all made […]

Soldier kills girlfriend NDU student Jennifer Ugadu

Slain Jennifer Ugadu and suspect James Matol By Abankula The police in Bayelsa said they have begun a probe into the killing of Jennifer Ugadu, an undergraduate of the Niger Delta University (NDU), by her soldier boyfriend. SP Asinmin Butswat, Police Public Relations’ Officer in Bayelsa in a statement said that Mr Mike Okoli, the […]

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