DHQ, confirms killing of 47,soldiers by terrorists in Borno

The Defence Headquarters has confirmed the killing of 47 soldiers by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state. The soldiers from Operation Lafiya Dole were allegedly killed while on clearance operations at Gorgi, area of the state. This, however, contradicts the earlier report...

Soldiers kill scores of terrorists, rescue abductees

The Nigerian Army said that its troops on counter-insurgency war and anti-banditry operations in the northeast and northwest of the country have made tremendous arrests, killed several terrorists and recovered various arms and ammunition from them. Operations Media Coordinator,...

Soldiers arrest suspected terrorists, kidnappers, others in Plateau

A military taskforce, codenamed Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), in charge of internal security in Plateau, and its environs, has arrested 33 suspects involved in kidnapping, cultism, armed robbery and gun running in Bauchi ,and Plateau States. Commander of the taskforce, Major...

3 soldiers killed, 8 others injured in a shootout with terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said three of its soldiers were killed and eight others injured during a shootout with the Boko Haram terrorists group at Munguno in Borno State. Acting director, army public relations, Colonel Saghir Musa, who made this known, however, said that the soldiers...

Soldier kills Okada rider over N100

Tension mounted in Aba, Abia State, yesterday following the killing of an Okada rider by a trigger happy soldier. This caused serious protest that brought business activities to a standstill within the Ogbor hill axis of the commercial city. It was gathered that the commercial...

27, 000 killed, 1.8 million rendered homeless in 9 years by terrorists in Nigeria

The nine-year jihadist conflict, which has spilled into Niger, Cameroon, and Chad, has claimed 27,000 people and left some 1.8 million homeless in Nigeria alone.     Two soldiers have died and 12 others injured at the weekend in two mine blasts in the North-East, where...

Gudumbali: Service chiefs move to Maiduguri

Nigerian soldiers on counter-insurgency operations in Borno State are said to have restored normalcy at Gudumbali. Army spokesman, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, who made this known in a statement, said: “Combined troops of 82 Division Task Force Brigade and 158 Task Force Battalion...

2 dismissed, fake soldiers nabbed for hijacking lorry

Two dismissed soldiers alleged to be leaders of a notorious armed robbery gang that has been hijacking trucks and diverting goods on highways have been arrested.     The five-man gang had been terrorizing truck and company drivers until September 2 when they met their...

Airport rebellion, soldiers to face court martial

The Nigerian Army said it would set up a General Court Martial (GCM) to try Special Forces who embarked on a protest at the Maiduguri Airport, in Borno State, two weeks ago.     The army warned that it would not tolerate any act of mutiny from soldiers engaged in...

Soldiers roast 35 herdsmen in Benue, Nasaraw, Taraba

Soldiers attached to the newly launched Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) operating in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states, have avenged the death of their colleague who was murdered by herdsmen. 35 herdsmen  were killed, others escaped  with gun shot injuries. Acting...
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