Tag: army

AzeezJune 12, 2017

Army arrests 24 suspected Boko Haram members

The Otaru of Auchi kingdom, Alhaji Aliru Momoh on Monday said 24 suspected Boko Haram members in the community have been ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

We didn’t harass or arrest IPOB women – Army

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Army has denied arresting any woman during a meeting of the Indigenous People of Biafra ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

#ChibokGirls: Of escapes, release and negotiations – a timeline

Since the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists, a number of the teenagers have ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

Army arrests soldier for shooting judiciary worker

The Nigerian Army, 2 Brigade has arrested a soldier, Sergeant Usman Tella for shooting a judiciary worker, Godwin Udoaka in ...

AzeezMay 13, 2017

Boko Haram is desperately seeking attention and relevance – Army

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian army has said Boko Haram terrorists group is desperately seeking attention and relevance. The army ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 24, 2017

Security operatives clampdown on protesting students in Kogi

by Dolapo Adelana Armed security operatives comprising the Army, Police, DSS and Civil Defence Corps on Monday stopped students protesting ...

AzeezApril 24, 2017

Army, DSS discover arms, ammunition in Anambra communities

by Azeez Adeniyi The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army on Sunday said it has stockpiled arms and ammunition in ...

AzeezApril 10, 2017

Stop unprofessional use of social media, Army tells officers

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Army has expressed displeasure over the use of social media to disclose classified information by ...

AzeezApril 8, 2017

How I killed people, married two Chibok girls – Arrested Boko Haram commander

by Azeez Adeniyi Joseph David, a 25-year-old former Boko Haram commander has said he lost count of people he had ...

AzeezApril 3, 2017

Army destroys illegal refinery, arrests two persons in Edo

The Nigerian Army 4 Brigade command has arrested two suspected illegal refinery operators in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo ...

AzeezMarch 29, 2017

Army denies killing 17 herdsmen in Southern Kaduna

The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Tuesday debunked reports on social media that soldiers killed 17 herdsmen ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 23, 2017

Army rescues 605 women and children from Sambisa

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Army says it has rescued an additional 605 women and children during its operation in ...

AzeezMarch 18, 2017

We are not training regular recruits in Sambisa forest – Army

The Nigerian Army has refuted report that it will be training the 76 Regular Recruits Intake (76RRI) in the Sambisa ...

AzeezMarch 17, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. BOKO HARAM LEADER, SHEKAU THREATENS WORLD LEADERS IN NEW VIDEO ...

AzeezMarch 17, 2017

Boko Haram: Army confirms five soldiers dead, 3 missing

The Nigerian Army on Friday disclosed that one of its officers and four soldiers were killed by Boko Haram insurgents ...

AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Boko Haram kills army Lieutenant in Borno attack

A Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army has been killed after Boko Haram terrorists attacked Magumeri town in Magumeri Local Government ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 10, 2017

Repentant armed bandits, vigilantes surrender weapons to Army (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Following the peace initiative by the Zamfara state government together with 1 Division Nigerian Army which started ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Osinbajo presides over security meeting (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Acting president Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over a security meeting with Service and Intelligence chiefs. Osinbajo ...

AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

Oil theft has reduced in Niger Delta – Buratai

by Azeez Adeniyi Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has said illegal bunkering and oil theft have reduced in ...

AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

(BREAKING) Rivers rerun: Army arrests PDP chieftains, 50 others

by Azeez Adeniyi Men of the Nigerian Army have arrested state Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Samuel Wonosike ...

AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

We will meet at the Criminal Court, IPOB tells Army

by Azeez Adeniyi The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it would meet the Nigerian Army at the International ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

Why we invaded Agatu community – Army Commander

Brigade Commander 707 Special Forces, Brig. Gen. Clement Apeere says his men invaded communities in Agatu, Benue to recover the ...

AzeezFebruary 11, 2017

Boko Haram attacks village, abducts 5-year-old boy

Boko Haram insurgents have killed a man and abducted a five-year old boy after attacking Kaumutayahi Village, East of Chibok ...

AzeezFebruary 10, 2017

Army denies attacking members of a religious group with ex-Boko Haram insurgents

The Defence headquarters on Friday said the Nigerian Army will not use former members of terrorist group, Boko Haram to ...

AzeezFebruary 9, 2017

Buhari replaces army bodyguards with DSS operatives

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the replacement of men of the Nigerian Army with operatives of the Department of State ...

AzeezFebruary 9, 2017

ECOWAS troops to stay in Gambia for 3 additional months

West African troops will stay in Gambia for three more months as President Adama Barrow continues reforms in the army. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 9, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. Army arrests soldiers for molesting crippled man The Nigerian ...

AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

Troops arrest over 3000 Boko Haram suspects in 3 weeks

The Nigerian Army said it has 3,332 Boko Haram suspects within three weeks. This was disclosed by Theatre Commander of ...

AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

Army commend local vigilantes for arresting insurgents

The Nigerian Army has commended the  members of a vigilance group in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara for arresting Boko ...

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