Tag: army

YNaijaAugust 30, 2023

Army Seizes Power in Gabon Following Controversial Election; NNPP Suspends Kwankwaso Over Alleged Romance with Peter Obi, others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Army ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 16, 2022

Army thwarts ISWAP ambush, kills IEDs specialist, 3 others in Borno; Termites ‘eat up’ NSITF documents containing expenditures worth N17bn | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Army thwarts ISWAP ambush, kills IEDs specialist, 3 others in Borno Termites ‘eat up’ NSITF documents containing expenditures worth N17bn ...

Ado AminuDecember 4, 2020

Is this just an issue of incompetence or there is more to the insecurity in Nigeria?

On the heels of the statement made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, projecting that terrorism ...

Nelson C.JJanuary 3, 2020

It’s 2020 and NDA cadets shouldn’t be bullying helpless citizens, except we are a lawless country

For Nigerians, the abuse of power by the Nigerian army and the humiliating treatment of everyday persons whom they find ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

Nepotism in the Nigerian army cost the policemen killed last week their lives

If you follow politics in Nigeria, then the events of last weekend must have caused you some concern. The Nigerian ...

tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Nigeria’s Army wants you to know, they have no problems killing civilians

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Sunday, November 4, 2018, released a list detailing the names of the thirty-four ...

tosin adesinaOctober 31, 2018

President Buhari might have an election to win, but what about the Shi’ites?

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, the Nigerian Army and the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known ...

AzeezMarch 18, 2018

The Late 5: Mamora ‘rejects’ Buhari’s appointment, Putin secures fourth term as Russian leader, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Former senator, Olurunnimbe Mamora, has rejected his appointment as the ...

AzeezFebruary 14, 2018

The Late 5: JAMB clerk denies snake story, Army says Boko Haram has returned to recovered areas, and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Rogers Nicholas has said Boko ...

AzeezFebruary 7, 2018

The Late 5: FG says NHIS boss won’t escape investigation, Army to begin military operation in Benue, and other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation in Nigeria today. The Federal Government has said the reinstatement of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 5, 2018

The Big 5: Army says Boko Haram has been completely defeated, Maina sues EFCC and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the arrest ...

AzeezDecember 18, 2017

No civilian died in Boko Haram attack on food trucks – Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday denied reports that civilians were killed when Boko Haram insurgents attacked World Food Programme trucks on ...

AzeezDecember 15, 2017

Army sentences soldier to death for killing five civilians

A soldier, Lance Corporal John Godwin, serving in Operation Lafiya Dole has been sentenced to death by a General Court ...

AzeezNovember 27, 2017

The Late 5: Buhari speaks on Atiku’s exit, Zimbabwe’s army transfers power, and other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has finally heard the agitations of workers ...

AzeezNovember 27, 2017

Zimbabwe’s army transfers power to police after bloodless coup

Zimbabwe’s military has returned power to the national police on Monday, after staging a blodless coup on November 15 against former ...

AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Learn Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa | Army orders personnel

The Nigerian Army has ordered its personnel to learn Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba languages. In a statement by Army spokesperson, Brigadier-General ...

AzeezNovember 13, 2017

Army constitutes board to investigate sergeant, captain’s death

The Nigerian Army has constituted a board of inquiry to investigate the shooting in Chibok. Director, Army Public Relations, Brig ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 6th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Presidency releases state by state federal appointments by Buhari ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Army organises football competition for Borno youth in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army has organised a 16-team football competition in Sambisa Forest for youth of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno ...

AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Soldiers were ambushed in Zamfara | Army confirms

The Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed its anti-terrorism team was ambushed by suspected bandits on Friday around Maru Local Government Area of ...

AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Stop assault on Abia indigenes | Ikpeazu warns army

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has warned the Nigerian army against assaulting indigenes of the state. Background: Members of the ...

AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Army launches Operation Crocodile Smile in Lagos

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai on Friday launched Operation Crocodile Smile, a military exercise, at Takwa Bay Island in Lagos ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2017

Lethal weapons were recovered from Nnamdi Kanu’s residence in joint operation – Police

The police say the raid on the residence of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, ...

AzeezOctober 12, 2017

Parents withdraw children from schools in S’East over monkeypox

Parents and Guardians of primary and secondary school pupils in the south-east states on Wednesday withdrew their wards from school, following the ...

AzeezOctober 9, 2017

Army ambush Boko Haram insurgents smuggling food into Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Army has said some Boko Haram insurgents were ambushed while smuggling food into the Sambisa Forest area. The ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Shi’ites submit memo to panel probing army, after Falana held meeting with El-Zakzaky

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has submitted a memo to the judicial panel set up to investigate allegations of ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Army to launch Operation Crocodile Smile II in N’Delta

The Nigerian Army has said it would launch the second phase of Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta. Spokesman ...

AzeezOctober 1, 2017

We will launch Operation Crocodile Smile in Ogun soon – Army

The Brigade Commander, 35 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Alamara, Abeokuta, Basil Adoke, has said ‘Operation Crocodile Smiles’ will launch soon ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 22, 2017

The Late 5: President Buhari to spend four days in London; Boko Haram reportedly kills nine IDPs in Borno; and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari will spend four days in ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents not controlling 7 Borno LGAs – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said reports that terrorist group, Boko Haram currently control seven Local Government Areas(LGAs) in Borno state ...

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