Two Air Force officers dismissed over attack on Magu’s farmhouse

Afeez Hanafi Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force have been dismissed for their alleged involvement in the murder of a police sergeant securing a farmhouse owned by the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The officers, Awua Theophanous and Sunday Paul, were disengaged from the service and handed over […]

Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military location at Kareto village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, killing the Commanding Officer of 158 Battalion, and an undisclosed number of soldiers. The acting Director, Public Relations, Nigerian Army, Col Sagir Musa, had yet to reply a text message sent […]

Press Release – Ogoni Women Accuse Army of Deliberate and Systematic Killing

Ogoni women under the aegis of Ogoni Women of Praise have called on Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to take steps to end the constant harassment of peaceful Ogoni community dwellers by the Nigerian army as the shooting in Ogoni communities is causing extreme fear and sending Ogoni women and children to early graves. Coordinator […]

Wives of soldiers killed in the North East get relief

Philip Nwosu, Lagos Over 50 widows of soldiers killed in battle in North East Nigeria have been provided with items to help them sustain their families and ensure the well being of their children, by the Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) The care packages were provided by the Lagos Chapter of […]

NAF strike destroys more bandits bases, kills scores

Molly Kilete The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that its Air Task Force (ATF), engaged in the fight against banditry in Zamfara  State has bombarded more hideouts of armed bandits at Doumborou, Sububu, West Malamawa, Baturia Pond and Rugu Forest. The bombardment was said to have resulted in the killings of several bandits who hitherto […]

Polls: Police Confirms Killing Of A Soldier in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a soldier at Abonema in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of the South South State. The LGA was turned into a theatre of war Saturday between hoodlums and soldiers as they engaged in gun battle. The Command’s Spokesperson, Nnamdi Omoni, has confirmed the incident. He […]

Army Says Wike Attempted to Bribe GOC With Millions of Dollars to Compromise Election

The Nigerian army has accused the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike of making attempt to bribe a military chief to compromise the ongoing polls. The state government has denied the accusation, saying the military was rather trying to divert attention from the “atrocities they are committing in Rivers because of the elections”. The army in […]

Ballot snatching: Groups berate Atiku, support Army

A prominent group, Media For Morals, has expressed what it described as its full support for the Nigerian Army, particularly the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, for vowing to ensure the armed forces remain apolitical and professional in the discharge of their duties. In a  statement signed by its National Coordinator, Dr. Mairo Mudi, the […]

Soldiers kill 21 bandits, capture 17 others

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 21 bandits, captured 17 and rescued 89 persons taken hostage by the hoodlums in Zamfara and Katsina states. Giving an update on the operation in a statement, Major Clement Abiade, the acting Force Information Officer, Operation Sharan Daji, said the incident happened between January 22 […]

With Nigerian Army’s Support, Elections Will Hold in All States, Says INEC

he Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it believes elections will be conducted in all 36 states of the country with the help of the military. Rotimi Oyekanmi, the chief press secretary to the INEC Chairman, said this in an interview with Punch newspaper. The commission said the Nigerian Air Force helped during the continuous voter […]

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