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...

13 soldiers killed, 7 injured in Exercise Ayem Akpatuma –DHQ

Thirteen Soldiers attached to the ongoing military operation, code-named “Exercise Ayem Akpatuma,” in Benue, Kogi, Nassarawa, Kaduna and Taraba states have been killed with seven others seriously wounded. This is even as the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) warned political leaders...

15 Soldiers killed ,many injured as hoodlums attack Army Barracks

15 soldiers were shot dead and many others injured when bandits attacked their camp at Kampanin Doko village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State . The hoodlums were on a revenge mission to avenge the killing of their leader, Buharin Daji by Soldiers in Zamfara...