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...

MJTF troops kill 40 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), a regional military operation, has said its troops killed 40 Boko Haram terrorists and destroyed six gun trucks in an offensive against the insurgents in a Borno border town at the weekend. MNJTF spokesman, Col. Timothy Antigha, in a...

Governorships polls: Buratai accuses politicians of plots to kill, bomb

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has raised the alarm over alleged plans by some politicians to employ mercenaries to carry out assassinations, infiltrate domestic staff of political opponents and use the social media for smear campaigns to...

Why we are involved in electoral process – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, said the involvement of the Armed Forces in the electoral process was to serve as deterrence to all those who might have other motives oustide ensuring the successful conduct of elections in the country. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS),...

Soldiers kill 58 bandits, rescue 75 in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji (OPSD) fighting banditry have killed 58 suspected bandits and rescued 75 victims in Zamfara State. A statement by the acting force information officer, OPSD, Major Clement Abiade, said the troops, in their clearance operations into bandit enclaves...

45 weapons, 701 ammunition from Nasarawa militia

The commander of Operation Whirl Stroke in charge of Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba states, Major Gen. Yekini, has said the army recovered 45 assorted weapons and 701 rounds of ammunition from Bassa militia camp in Zwere, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. While presenting...
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