Tag: Nigerian Army

Ado AminuAugust 31, 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s HIV vaccine fails mid-stage study in Africa, Nigeria military contradicts advice to take up arms | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Three months after DR Congo volcano eruption, thousands ...

Ado AminuAugust 25, 2021

Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia, Benin confirms H5N1 avian flu outbreak | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia Nigeria ...

Kola MuhammedJune 14, 2021

Scientists invent 30-minute COVID detector, Adesanya defends UFC title | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Here are the top news stories you shouldn’t miss across Nigeria’s 36-state federation and capital. New device could detect COVID-19 ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2021

The military patrol in Orlu is an abuse of power

In the last 72 hours, reports emerged about the Nigerian army descending on Orlu, Imo, in an operation believed to ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

What we know about the military killings of Orlu natives in Imo

Yesterday, videos surfaced on the internet showing the Nigerian military in Orlu, Imo releasing live rounds into streets where indigenes ...

Michael IsaacJanuary 26, 2021

Governor Uzodinma imposes curfew on 10 LGAs in Imo over IPOB, Army clash | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Uzodinma imposes curfew on 10 LGAs in Imo over IPOB, Army clash Imo governor, Hope Uzodinma has imposed a 12-hour ...

Kola MuhammedDecember 8, 2020

The Nigerian Army is just as guilty as Boko Haram; Amnesty International warns

The Boko Haram-led insurgency in Nigeria is one which has lasted for over a decade and recent happenings suggest that ...

Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Nigeria can do without Buratai and his speculation of terrorism for 20 more years

When the Nigerian Army launched a book, Compendium of Nigerian Army Transformation: The Buratai Years (2015-2020), in July to commemorate ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 23, 2020

All you should know about the heinous abuses going on in Oyigbo

While Nigerians are still reeling from the grisly events of October 20 2020, where unarmed protesters were shot at and ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 19, 2020

Bit-by-bit contrast: Here are the major evidences the CNN investigation is bringing forward on #LekkiShooting

Lekki Massacre happened; no, it didn’t.  That has been the jostle back and forth in the minds of many Nigerians ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 3, 2020

It must be a hangover for the Nigerian Army who still act like they are in power

Nigeria is 60 years old this year and of those years, soldiers from the Nigerian Army have ruled for a ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

“Operation Burst” is replacing police brutality, an injury to the #EndSARS protests

It’s quite upsetting to realise that freedom of expression still remains a foreign concept to a good number of Nigerian ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 2, 2020

The Nigerian Army has refused to reveal the soldiers deployed to Lekki Toll-Gate, and it raises many questions

According to recent reports, the acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and 81 Division’s spokesperson, Major Osoba Olaniyi, has disclosed that ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 1, 2020

How the success of the US Navy Seal made a mockery of us

Despite all kinds of scrutiny that security agents have been subjected to in the past weeks owing to the #EndSARS ...

Uroupa KiakubuOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Here’s why soldiers denied the Lagos judicial panel access to the military mortuary

Members of the Lagos Judicial Panel investigating cases of police brutality have been denied access to the military morgue controlled by the 65 Battalion under the 81 Division according to reports. The panel was said to have embarked on an impromptu visit to the Military hospital at Awolowo road Ikoyi, Friday, after receiving confidential information that...

Uroupa KiakubuOctober 28, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: What you need to know about the blame-game between the Nigerian Army and Governor Sanwo-Olu

In the aftermath of the #LekkiMassacre on the heels of the #EndSARS protest, no one has stepped forward to take ...

Michael IsaacOctober 26, 2020

The Thread: Omoh F’s brutality tells us there’s a need for more than police reform

If we were to describe the relationship between the military and civilians in Nigeria, we might reach a dead-end from ...

Michael IsaacOctober 18, 2020

Why we should be concerned about the Nigerian Army’s operation ‘Crocodile Smile’ | #EndInsecurityInNigeria

11 days ago, Nigerians started what has now progressed into a movement against bad governance, accountability, and the cost of ...

Michael IsaacOctober 15, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Nigerian Army’s press statement holds more threats than support for protesters | #EndSWAT

A reoccurring conversation from the #EndSARS protest that has progressed for over a week is the deconstruction of many harmful ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 31, 2020

Nigerian Army pulls the plug on General Adeniyi | The #YNaijaCover

An exclusive by online medium, Sahara Reporters Tuesday revealed that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, who ...

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 ...

Bernard DayoNovember 8, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Nigerian Army to prosecute 70 soldiers found defaulting in the fight against terrorism

The Nigeria Army on Thursday, November 7th inaugurated a General Court Martial to prosecute 70 erring personnel found defaulting in the ...

Bernard DayoOctober 30, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: #SexForGrades: Education minister has warned female students to desist from harassing their lecturers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has advised female students against going to lecturers unnecessarily to avoid being sexually harassed. ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 22, 2019

High ranking policemen getting kidnapped is just how bad Nigeria’s security issues are right now

Is there a more pressing sign that a country’s security has been severely compromised than the state having to protect ...

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 ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 9, 2019

A kidnap kingpin is in the wind and 3 police officers are dead; This is Buhari’s Nigeria

In a turn of events that will confound even the most open minded of political commentators, the Nigerian Police Force, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories:     The Big 5: Electricity generation falls to 2,616MW, six plants ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of March

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     Just In: 4 rescued, others reportedly trapped as another ...

Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2019

The Late 5: El-Rufai wins Kaduna governorship elections; Code of Conduct Tribunal orders daily of hearing of Onnoghen’s trial | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: El-Rufai wins Kaduna governorship elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 5, 2019

Fr. Mbaka endorses President Buhari; Labour announces date for indefinite strike over minimum wage | Other top stories this week

These are the stories that drove the conversation this week: Following the state of insecurity in Zamfara, especially after the ...

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