Insurgency: Nigeria takes delivery of fighter helicopters

By Ismaila Chafe The Federal Government has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of Security Council at the Presidential Villa, […]

Gov. Wike calls for reward system to encourage soldiers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called for the institution of a reward system to encourage soldiers to put in their best for Nigeria. He made the call during an inter-denominational Church Service marking the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church, Rumuepirikom on Sunday, The Governor, who urged members of […]

Buhari criticized heavily for keeping silent on the allegation that his defence minister diverted $550,000 in security funding

President Muhammadu Buhari came under heavy criticism yesterday for his failure to act in the alleged indictment of his Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, for a $550,000 security fund diversion. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu deflected response on the allegation to the office of the Minister of Defence when The Guardian sought the presidency’s reaction on […]

Pictures: Buhari unveils indigenous mine-resistant military vehicles

Buhari unveils indigenous mine-resistant military vehicles By Sumaila Ogbaje resident Muhammadu Buhari, has inaugurated the first set of combat and light vehicles manufactured at the Nigerian Army Command Engineering Depot in partnership with Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) in Kaduna. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the vehicles were unveiled at the opening […]

Boko Haram: Military hands over 86 child fighters to Borno govt.

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that Operation Safe Corridor (OPSC) of Nigerian Military has handed over 86 Boko Haram child fighters to Borno State Rehabilitation Centre in Bulumkutu. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said that the fighters voluntarily surrendered to troops of Operation […]

Army renames “Operation Python Dance” in South East, to “Atilogwu Udo”

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NAF wings first female fighter pilots

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday inducted 13 new fighter pilots including two women, Kafayat Sanni and Tolulope Arotile. They were trained in the United States and South Africa. The new pilots were inducted at the NAF Headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs […]

Army arrests 27 IPOB members in Imo State

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that its troops on Operation Mesa have arrested 27 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra and recovered an AK-47 rifle from one of them, Oliver Onyebunachi, in Imo State. According to the military, the IPOB members, who were 23 men and four women, were apprehended by troops […]

Soldiers, cops gun down Boboski’s armourer in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike,Port Harcourt An armourer to Boboski, a suspected notorious kidnapper and armed robber operating in the Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State and its environs, was reportedly gunned down on Thursday during a joint operation by the personnel of the Nigerian Army and the police. It was gathered that the security personnel had […]

Ogoni Women Condemn Fresh Rape Cases Involving Nigeria Soldiers

The Federation of Ogoni Women’s Association (FOWA)  condemn, in the strongest terms, the rape of an Ogoni lady on Monday, September 16, 2019,in Nweol, Gokana local government area of Rivers State. The woman (we will protect her identity) was raped by three soldiers in Nweol, Gokana LGA right in the full glare of her family […]

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