Former Nigerian deputy head of state to Abacha, Gen Diya, dies at 79

Former Nigerian deputy head of state to Abacha, Gen Diya, dies at 79 Late Lt. General Oladipo Diya By Uju Ochulo Former Nigeria’s chief of general staff and defence chief Lt. Gen Oladipo Diya has died, his family said on Sunday. He was 79. “On behalf of the entire Diya family, both at home and abroad, […]

Army redeploys Major Generals, GOCs [Full List]

By George Oshogwe Ogbolu The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, on Saturday announced the redeployment of Major Generals and Brigadier Generals among other senior officers across the Nigerian Army formations and units in the country. Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, […]

Insurgency: N/East women group hails military over recent successes

North East Women Forum for Peace and Stability (NEWFPS) a non-governmental organisation, has commended the Nigerian military for the sustained onslaught and recent successes against insurgents in recent time. The group, in a statement by its Coordinator, Mrs. Aishatu Jimeta on Saturday, urged troops of Operation Hadin Kai to remain focused against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists. […]

Troops stumble on hostages bounded with chains in Kaduna

Troops stumble on hostages bounded with chains in Kaduna A soldier with the 10 hostages chained and bound with ropes like wild animals discovered during clearance operations in Chikun and Igabi LGs of Kaduna State It was a pathetic sight as troops involved in ongoing operations to clear bandits out of hard-to-reach locations in Chikun […]

Revelation: The military planned a coup against Jonathan in 2010 -Gen. Kukasheka Usman

Dambazau, military hierarchy planned to overthrow Jonathan’s govt in 2010 – General Kukasheka Usman By afolabi A retired Nigerian Army general has revealed that a military coup was in the offing at the height of the political tension and uncertainty that enveloped the country during the short-lived Umaru Yar Adua presidency. At some point during […]

One Injured as Soldiers, Police Clash in Osun

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo One policeman was reportedly injured  when some uniformed soldiers engaged with policemen in gun duel at the popular Ajegunle Spare parts market, Area, in Osogbo, the Osun State Capital Spear parts dealer, traders residents around the area  scamper for safety as some soldiers and police officers clashed following a minor disagreement that […]

Edo, Delta Police, Military, Vigilance Group Rescue 34 Kidnapped Victims

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Police in  Edo State yesterday  said  they  rescued 34 kidnapped victims who were abducted along the Benin-Agbor Expressway on Friday. In a statement by the Command’s Deputy Police Public Relations officer, ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, said the rescue operation which had 32 children among the rescued victims, was carried out in […]

Abuja not under siege – Chief of Defense Staff (CDS)

From Molly Kilete, Abuja The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has debunked rumours making the rounds that the Boko Haram and Islamic States of West African Province (ISWAP), terrorists have taken over the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, waiting to attack. Gen. Irabor, who made this known at a parley with Editors, Bureau Chiefs and […]

Warning: Graphic Video: Nigerian army raids and kills scores of terrorists in Abuja

Mounting insecurity: Army reshuffles leadership, appoints new commanders

The Nigerian Army has on Friday, announced a reshuffling of its leadership by appointing new General Commanders, Corp Commanders, Commandants of training institutions, Brigade Commanders, and Commanding Officers amongst others. According to a statement by the Defence Headquarters, signed by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant […]

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