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 […]

South-East soldiers, biggest casualties of Boko Haram war

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused President Muhammadu Buahri and his party, the All Progressives Congress, of deceiving Nigerians with phony promises they do not intend to fulfil. The National Publicity Secretary of the group, Uche Achi-Okpaga, said this on Friday in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH. The Ohanaeze’s spokesperson therefore predicted electoral […]

8 soldiers dead, 10 terrorists killed in Yobe – Army

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army has said eight of its men were killed after Boko Haram terrorists attacked their location at  Buni Gari village, in Yobe State, last weekend. Director, Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, who made this known in an interview with Daily Sun, in Abuja, also said that the soldiers killed […]

Pictures: Body of missing Major General Idris Alkali found in a well

The Nigerian Army said the body of Maj. General Idris Alkali, after his gruesome murder and exhumation from a shallow grave, was kept in a sack laden with heavy stones and then thrown into an abandoned well. The additional insight was given by Colonel Kayode Ogunsanya, deputy director, Army Public Relations, in a post on […]

Army finds body of missing Major General Idris Alkali in a well

The Nigerian army has, Wednesday, discovered the body of her missing General, Retired Major General Idris Alkali who was killed and buried in a shallow grave at a place called “No man’s land” in Lafande community of Jos, the capital of Plateau state. In a statement by the leader of the search and rescue operation, […]

BREAKING: Soldiers on red alert, barricade entry, exit axis of Abuja over planned invasion by Shiite One-million-march

Molly Kilete, Abuja Soldiers from the Guards Brigade Nigerian Army have barricaded all the entry and exit routes into the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), over the planned one million march by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), in the nation’s capital. The soldiers have also created snap check points in various parts of the […]

Insecurity: Buratai meets Army top brass on way forward

Chief of Army Staff Combined Second and Third Quartet Conference is currently underway at the Army Headquarters Command Officer mess, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The conference is being attended by Principal Staff Officers from Defence and Army headquarters, operations Commanders, Commander Multi-National Joint Task Force, Njamena, Chad Commanders of Nigerian Army Training Institutions, Corps Commanders, […]

Troops kill 21 armed herdsmen in Benue

— 20th August 2018 Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Troops of the military operation code-named Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS) said it has killed 21 armed herdsmen along the Gbajimba-Akor-Tomata axis of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State in the last three weeks. Our Correspondent gathered that the herdsmen were killed in two separate operations on August […]

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