Slain policemen: Our personnel mistook them for kidnappers – Army

.They were the best police team – Police The Nigerian Army has reacted to the killing of some policemen by its’ personnel on Wednesday. Troops of 93 Battalion Nigerian Army, Takum shot dead three policemen and injured two others who were attached to the Inspector-...

Stolen N400: GOC, finance officer to face court-martial

The former General Officer Commanding (GOC) a division of the Nigerian Army in North West may be arraigned before a General Court Martial (GCM) any moment from now over N400 million stolen by soldiers escorting the fund. Also in custody at the SIB office is the finance officer of...

Amnesty In’tl supporting external forces against Nigeria – CISS

A report released in Abuja yesterday by the Centre for International and Strategy Studies (CISS) alleged that activities of Amnesty International (AI) and other non-state actors incite Nigerians against the Federal Government and the Nigerian military. The report further accused...

Politics fueling banditry, violence in Nigeria –Buratai

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has alleged that some politicians are fueling the increasing security challenges, including banditry, kidnapping and other violence in the country. Buratai, who received the House of Representatives Committee on Army at the...

Nigerian soldiers better paid than terrorists -Army

. Demands Mohammed’s probe over insurgents’ pay The Nigerian Army has described the rumor making the rounds in the social media that the Boko Haram terrorists are better paid than soldiers as very shameful. The army says it was most shameful that the claims were coming from a...

Army dismisses personnel for assaulting 14yrs old girl

A Special Court Martial of the Operation Lafiya Dole has dismissed one of its personnel in the operation for raping and assaulting a 14-year-old girl at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri. President of the Court, Maj Gen Yakubu Aura while pronouncing the...

Police, INEC are betrayals — Army

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the report of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fact-finding committee on the circumstances that led to the suspension of the Rivers State electoral process, which...

Soldiers kill scores of terrorists in Adamawa

The Nigerian army has said that its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in the North East have killed scores of terrorists who attempted to attack Michika village in Adamawa State. Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, who made this known in a...

Army appoints new GOCs

The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new general officers commanding (GOCs) and redeployment of several commanders to boost its operational efficiency and effectiveness. The posting approved by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, is with...

Army kills 55 bandits, arrests 24 in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Saharan Daji (OPSD) have killed 55 bandits and rescued 760 abducted persons in Zamfara State. A statement by the acting Force Information Officer, Major Clement Abiade, said, in continuation of operations designed to decimate banditry in Zamfara and other...
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