Army will remain apolitical, professional — Buratai

By Muftau Ogunyemi The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the Nigerian Army will remain professional, apolitical and focused on its constitutional mandate. Buratai made the pledge while commissioning some projects at the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment in Akure, Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four projects were […]

Military: Pandemic Has Changed Operations in North-east, Troubled Spots

Major General John Enenche Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja As Nigeria grapples with the spiraling COVID-19 pandemic, the military high command said yesterday the disease had changed battle plans and the entire military operations in the North-east region and other troubled spots in the country. This is coming as it recovered 18,000 barrels of stolen crude […]

Nigerian troops kill 20 terrorists in Borno

Army officials, Nigerian Army troops on Sunday killed 20 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province, (ISWAP) terrorists at the north west of Baga town in Borno. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said the troops of 130 […]

Nigeria Army kills 9 BH in ambush in NE

By Sumaila Ogbaje Troops of Sector 1, Operation Lafiya Dole have successfully staged an ambush at identified Boko Haram terrorists crossing point at Mainok-Jakana axis in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno, killing nine insurgents. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement, said the operation took place at about 6:30 […]

April salaries of armed forces personnel paid – OAGF

By Jacinta Nwachukwu The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), Sunday said it had completed paying April salaries of Armed Forces personnel. Mr Henshaw Ogubike, Director, Information, Press and Public Relation disclosed this in a statement to newsmen in Abuja. Ogubike said that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) Department […]

Picture: Army guns down Terugwa Igbagwa, a.k.a Orjandu, Benue State’s most wanted criminal

Terugwa Igbagwa, a.k.a Orjandu neutralised by the army A notorious criminal kingpin in Benue, Terugwa Igbagwa, a.k.a Orjandu has been killed by Nigeria’s military. Defence Headquarters spokesman Major General John Enenche, announced this on Friday. According to Enenche, Igbagwa died during a commando operation on the highway linking Zaki Biam and Katsina-Ala in Benue. The […]

What Nigerian Govt should do to Shekau if he surrenders – Fani-Kayode

Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode on Wednesday revealed what the Nigerian government should do to Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau if he surrenders to the Nigerian army. He said the head of Shekau should be brought to the nation on a plate for the several atrocities he has committed against humanity. The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, had on […]

Boko Haram: Buratai ‘relocated fully to the North East’ ― Army

By Rasheed Sobowale The Nigerian Army on Saturday reported that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen TY Buratai, has relocated fully to the North East. Buratai from his new location according to the report will be overseeing and directing the overall operation in the theatre and other Nigerian Army operations across the country. […]

Chad issues Nigeria, April 22 deadline to occupy territories seized from B’Haram

Chad Issues Nigeria, April 22 Deadline to Occupy Territories Seized from B’Haram editorApril 12, 2020 5:30 Am Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja Republic of Chad, a member of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against the terrorist groups, Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP), has issued Nigeria and Niger Republic an April 22 […]

Don’t let them (Nigerian soldiers) free captured Boko Haram members, weapons – Chad President, Idriss Deby, tells Chadian troops

Nsikak Nseyen had President, Idriss Déby has urged Chadian troops not to allow Nigerian soldiers free captured weapons or Boko Haram terrorists.     Déby in a viral video, warned that if they allow Nigerian troops to release the captured Boko Haram members, they will return to Chad and hurt them. According to him, 90 […]

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