Tag: Chris Olukolade

Isime EseneApril 28, 2015

BREAKING: Nigerian military says 200 girls have been rescued from Sambisa Forest

by Isi Esene Nigerian troops have stormed the Sambisa Forest, a wide expanse of arid land North-east of Nigeria and ...

Janeth JApril 9, 2015

Olukolade says the military will soon wipe out terrorists

by Ranti Joseph The Director of Defence Information, Chris Olukolade, said the military was in the final phase of wiping ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 13, 2015

People of Adamawa can now sleep easy, as the state is finally free of Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim According to the Nigerian Military, Adamawa state is now totally free from the bondage of Boko Haram. ...

Isime EseneMarch 3, 2015

Ife Adebayo: Why the military are now taking the fight to Boko Haram (Rejoinder)

by Ife Adebayo I am compelled to write this article in response to Nnamdi Anekwe-Chive’s article on YNaija which seeks to ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 1, 2015

#MarchForOurTroops: Hundreds march in Abuja for Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram (PHOTOS)

by James Sambo On Saturday, February 28, hundreds of Nigerians trooped out onto the streets of Abuja for a solidarity ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 23, 2015

Military captures terrorist disguised as a woman, recovers even more arms (See Photos)

by Panshak Ibrahim   During the cordon and search operation by the Nigerian military in Baga, some Boko Haram insurgents ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 20, 2015

Boko Haram insurgents kill 30 people near Sambisa Forest

by Panshak Ibrahim Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly attacked Gaya, a village in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State. ...

Janeth JFebruary 14, 2015

Nigeria ‘hires South African mercenaries to fight Boko Haram’

by Ranti Joseph Reports say about 100 South African retired military men are actively involved in the Nigerian offensive against Boko ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 13, 2015

‘Nobody will disrespect my Mother!’ || Maj. Gen. Olukolade drops verbal explosives on Niger (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju The multi-national joint forces, which comprises of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, was formed for a reason ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 1, 2015

Nigerian troops flush Boko Haram out of Maiduguri

by James Sambo The Nigerian Military has successfuly dislodged Boko Haram insurgents from Maiduguri, after attempting to enter into the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Over 10 army officers arrested over Baga attack, Aspirants sue Fayose for alleged imposition, We hear Obanikoro may be back as minister soon, and more

The African Union has endorsed a West African plan to set up a regional task force of 7,500 to fight ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 29, 2015

The military got advance warning about Baga attack || Amnesty Int’l goes hard on the Nigerian Army

by Kolapo Olapoju Amnesty International (AI) has alleged that the Nigerian military was repeatedly warned about impending attacks by Boko ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

Boko Haram terrorists killed in Biu rise to 78

by Panshak Ibrahim According to PR Nigeria, 78 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in their attempt to capture a military ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

Nigerian Army lied, over 150 people were killed in Baga – Amnesty International

by Kolapo Olapoju Following its earlier revelation that over 2,000 people were killed in Baga and Nigerian Army’s response saying ...

Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2015

About 150 people died in Baga – DHQ

by Isi Esene The Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, has addressed a press conference in Abuja denying ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

Army warns Amaechi, others over inciting comments, APC replies

by Kolapo Olapoju   The Nigerian military has reacted to the recent comment of Rotimi Amaechi, where he urged Nigerian ...

Isime EseneNovember 30, 2014

Military wants more media support to fight Boko Haram

by Isi Esene   To guard against the spate of internet scammers and criminals, the Forum of Spokespersons of Security ...

Isime EseneNovember 2, 2014

We are still studying the Shekau video – DHQ

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military have disclosed that it is presently studying the video purportedly released by Boko Haram ...

Isime EseneOctober 9, 2014

There are many fifth columnists in the armed forces – CDS

by Akan Ido The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh has alleged that there are fifth columnists in ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2014

‘We shall not be deterred’: Military reacts to #BokoHaram beheading video

by Isi Esene The Nigerian military has shrugged off the purported beheading of a pilot in a video currently trending ...

Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2014

We killed some #BokoHaram commanders in combat – @DefenceInfoNG

by Isi Esene Army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Chris Olukolade has given details of the fight against Boko Haram in the North-eastern ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

Am I your father’s mate? Defence spokesman, General Olukolade lets rip on Twitter user

by Kolapo Olapoju As Nigerian troops engaged the Boko Haram militants in a firefight in Konduga, about 35 kilometres from ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Nigerian soldiers flee into Cameroon after firefight with Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju According to a BBC report, about 480 Nigerian soldiers have fled into Cameroon after the fire fight ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Soldiers and Boko Haram engaged in firefight in Borno

by Kolapo Olapoju Media reports are saying that soldiers of the Nigerian Army are currently engaged in a fire fight with ...

June 29, 2014

Nigerian army prevents 278 Muslim pilgrims from leaving Maiduguri airport

by S’ola Filani     The Nigerian military allegedly barred 278 Islamic pilgrims, including a senator, Mohammed Ali Ndume, headed ...

June 11, 2014

We’re sorry, but media clampdown will continue – Nigerian Army

by Akan Ido The Nigerian Army has vowed to continue its clampdown on the media until it is satisfied that ...

March 15, 2014

Troops capture Boko Haram armoury, recover arms, foreign currency – DHQ

by Akan Ido The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Saturday in Abuja said that troops, operating in the North-East, have captured ...

December 30, 2013

Nigerian military kills over 56 Boko Haram suspects in separate attacks

by Oke Efagene The Nigerian military has said that at least 56 members of the Boko Haram sect have been ...

December 28, 2013

Massive shake-up in Army, GOCs, Brigade Commanders, others moved + annual leave suspended

  In a massive shake-up on Friday, the Nigeria Army deployed its key senior officers including General Officers Commanding (GOCs), ...

August 19, 2013

Terrorism: JTF hands over mission to dislodge Boko Haram to the Nigerian Army

by Oge Okonkwo The Director, Defence Information, Chris Olukolade made a statement yesterday saying three months into the mission to stamp ...

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