Tag: army

September 28, 2013

Temie Giwa: Extra-judicial killings in Nigeria – Show me your particulars (Y! FrontPage)

by Temie Giwa Here is the remarkable fact, they are killing us. All of us. They kill us in our ...

September 28, 2013

Elnathan John: Harmless people with license to kill

by Elnathan John The air is fresh and cool. One day you will climb one of these grass covered hills. ...

September 27, 2013

Apo killing: “They were terrorists, not squatters” – Army Chief insists

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite reports saying that the 9 squatters killed in Abuja were innocent citizens, the army has insisted ...

September 24, 2013

2 more squatters die from injuries after deadly raid in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two more casualties have been recorded following the recent shooting of squatters taking shelter at the uncompleted ...

September 7, 2013

Jonathan looks into the retirement of army generals, cites security challenges for action

by Adeola Balogun The recent retirement of army generals has attracted the attention of President Goodluck Jonathan and he has ...

August 14, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Army confirms killing 2 wanted Boko Haram kingpins, recovers weapons

The Army Battalion in charge of Special Military Operations in Mubi has confirmed killing two Boko Haram kingpins. This was ...

August 10, 2013

SCAM: 19-year-old claims to upgrade WAEC certificates, swindles Police, Army and SSS recruits

by Oge Okonkwo A 19-year-old boy, identified as Daniel (surname withheld) has been arrested by the  State Security Service (SSS) for floating ...

August 5, 2013

Terrorism: 35 killed as Army, Boko Haram clash in Borno

At least 35 people have been killed in two separate gun battles between Nigerian security forces and Islamist sect Boko ...

August 3, 2013

Iraq War veteran arrested for beating up her boyfriend over a text from his ex (PICTURED)

SCOTTSDALE POLICE DEPT. Megan Welter screamed “Who is she?” as she punched and scratched her boyfriend. The Iraq War veteran ...

July 30, 2013

Suspected Boko Haram members arrested by the Army in Lagos

Suspected Boko Haram members Fourty-two suspected members of Boko Haram sect were arrested in their hideouts in Lagos and Ogun ...

July 17, 2013

Army rules out promotion for al-Mustapha

by Rachel Ogbu The Nigerian Army has dispelled rumours that the former Chief Security Officer to Gen. Sani Abacha, Major ...

May 28, 2013

#SOE: Boko Haram leader orders sect members to “fight to the end”

The troops deployed to flush out terrorists from Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states following declaration of state of emergency said ...

May 17, 2013

Boys are not smiling: SEE soldiers on their way to Yobe (SNAPSHOT)

by Isi Esene The deployment of troops to the Northeastern part of then country after a declaration of a state ...

April 24, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Why the JTF is lost in the maze of rocks and hard places

by Alkassim Abdulkadir Goodluck Jonathan as the Commander-In-Chief must ensure Baga goes beyond just an investigation, any wrong doing should ...

January 25, 2013

John Campbell: Is the upsurge in violence in Northern Nigeria connected to Mali?

by John Campbell As for the attempted assassination, the emir of Kano has become a controversial figure. He is a ...

December 23, 2012

Speculations rife as Army retires generals, others

by Akan Ido The Nigerian Army have retired several senior officials in its service. According to reports, the purge affected ...

December 14, 2012

Okonjo kidnap: Army carry-out raids, arrest 63 people

by Akan Ido The search for Professor Kamene Mabel Okonjo, the 82-year-old mother of the finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, intensified ...

December 3, 2012

Boko Haram gunmen kill policemen, burn churches in Borno

by Isi Esene In what is now becoming a weekly orgy of violence, gunmen suspected to be members of the ...

November 6, 2012

“We are reviewing our doctrine” – Nigerian Army admits failed strategy on tackling Boko Haram

by Isi Esene The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika yesterday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital put the ...

November 1, 2012

TICKER: Amnesty International report today accuses Nigerian Army of “serious” human rights abuse

Nigerian security forces have carried out serious human rights abuses in their campaign against the terrorist Boko Haram sect, Amnesty ...

October 19, 2012

Ondo polls: Army, police declare readiness, threaten to deal with election thugs

by Isi Esene The Nigeria Police and the Army have threatened to decisively deal with any form of violence or ...

September 30, 2012

On the offence: Army explains why it attacked Boko Haram stronghold in Kaduna

by Isi Esene A Nigerian Army joint force today released a statement giving reasons for launching a pre-emptive strike on ...

August 20, 2012

Army forcefully evicts community in 10 minutes and reallocate houses to themselves

by Stanley Azuakola It’s a story so hard to believe that even if it was fiction, it would seem like ...

August 8, 2012

Feel safer already? Nigerian Army churns out 439 more counter-terrorism soldiers

by Isi Esene Apparently as a response to the spate of terror attacks perpetrated by militant insurgents, almost daily in ...

April 11, 2012

We Go Hard: Nigerian army to use dogs to fight Boko Haram

by Hauwa Gambo The chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika yesterday revealed in Kaduna that the Army will train ...

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