Taraba killings: Soldiers arrest suspected masterminds of Fulani killers, others

— 15th April 2018 Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian army said soldiers on internal security operations in Taraba State have arrested two persons suspected to be the masterminds of recent attacks in that state. The suspects, Danasebe Gasama and one Danjuma a.k.a.  American, according to the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, are responsible for […]

How we achieved success in Boko Haram war –Buratai

How we achieved success in Boko Haram war –Buratai — 8th April 2018 Philip Nwosu The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has said that the interventions of the force in terms of welfare for troops have helped in successes achieve by the Nigerian Army in counter insurgency operations in the North East. The COAS made this […]

Army reacts over Sergeant David Bako’s involvement in Dapchi Girls abduction

News By: Nwafor Polycarp Monday, March 26, 2018 By Nwafor Sunday The Nigerian Army has again reacted to a news report making rounds in the media that one Sergeant David Boko leaked how Dapchi girls abduction was planned in the villa and executed with N80 million. In its reaction, the Nigerian military through its Army Public Relations, […]

Army biased over herdsmen killings, alleges Danjuma

Theophilus Danjuma The statement coming from Danjuma, also a former Chief of Army Staff, brings a disturbing twist to the country’s insecurity crisis. Danjuma made the disclosure in Jalingo, Taraba State, yesterday, during the maiden convocation of the state’s university. Taraba has over the years witnessed alleged killings by armed herdsmen. The retired General charged […]

BREAKING: 8 Nigerian Soldiers Missing, 3 Wounded During Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush on Damboa Road in Borno State

Eight soldiers are missing, while three others were injured when Boko Haram members ambushed troops on the Damboa-Sabon Gari Road in Borno State on Monday. Military sources told SaharaReporters that one Army gun truck was also taken away by the sect’s members. According to sources, the injured soldiers have been moved to a medical facility […]

N13bn arms deal: Ihejirika quizzed again, granted bail, passport seized

— 23rd February 2018 James Ojo; Molly Kilete, Abuja Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, yesterday, returned to the investigative room of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further questioning in relation to the $2.1 billion arms procurement fund for the fight against insurgency in the North East approved by the President Goodluck […]

Soldier shoots superior in Borno

Soldier shoots superior in Borno — 22nd February 2018 There was confusion at Banki Junction in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State, last Sunday, as a Corporal with the Nigerian Army, identified as Peter Omobuwa, reportedly opened fire on one IF Ibiama, a captain. It was gathered that the officer, who suffered bullet wounds […]

Military plans to provide cover for Fulani herders take over farmers’ lands, Tiv group alleges

Military plans to provide cover for Fulani herders take over farmers’ lands, Tiv group alleges — 22nd February 2018 Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Tiv Socio cultural group, Mzough U Tiv, has expressed displeasure over what it tagged, ‘emerging trends of the military exercise tagged Exercise Ayem Akpatuma’ which was flagged off, in Benue State, on […]

Troops arrest Fulani herdsmen planning attack on Benue community

Military authority in Makurdi, Benue  State, on Thursday said that it had arrested two suspected Fulani militia who were about to attack Gov. Samuel Ortom’s  fish farm and other villages  in Guma Local Government Area of the state. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Assistant Director,  Army Public Relations 707 Special Force Brigade, Nigeria Army,  […]

Nigeria: U.S. Attack Aircraft – We’ll Pay $494M Before February Deadline – Govt

Photo: Embraer A-29 Super Tucano. Federal Government has concluded arrangements to meet the Feb. 20 deadline for payment of 494 million dollars meant for procurement of 12 A-29 Super Tucano Light-attack aircraft from U.S., Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said. The minister made this known while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of National […]

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