Tag: Nigerian Army

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 20, 2015

No, we don’t have Buhari’s certificate – Army

by Chinwe Okafor The Nigerian Army has stated that it is not in possession of the credentials of the presidential candidate ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 15, 2015

President Jonathan salutes Nigerian troops, promises continued support

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, January 15, went on a surprise visit to Maiduguri, Borno, to meet ...

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 3, 2015

No cause for alarm! We have Buhari’s academic records – Nigerian Army

by James Sambo   The Nigerian army has described as false, reports which insinuated that it could not find the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

Army sacks 203 soldiers in secret court-martial

by Kolapo Olapoju   For allegedly disobeying a direct order from their commanding officer, 203 soldiers have been reportedly dismissed ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 1, 2015

No movement in Borno for 2 days – Nigerian Army

by Panshak Ibrahim   The Nigerian army has restricted vehicular movement in Borno during the New Year and Eid Moulud ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

Just so you know, Rotimi Amaechi will not be intimidated by threats

by Azubuike Azikiwe   In the wake of his comments where he urged Nigerian soldiers to protest not having sufficient equipment ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2014

Cameroon army attack on Boko Haram is exaggerated – DHQ

by James Sambo   Following the reports that the Cameroon Army carried out an attack against Boko Haram along the border ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 28, 2014

Sahara Reporters, Nigerian Army face-off over Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju   Online news platform, Sahara Reporters is presently in the middle of a verbal warfare with the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

Are these the tanks that will flush out Boko Haram? (PHOTOS)

by Panshak Ibrahim The Nigerian Army has reportedly acquired several T-72 computerized tanks, to bolster the war against Boko Haram. ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 13, 2014

‘The battle shall be won’: Army remains bullish on defeating Boko Haram

by James Sambo   The Nigerian Army has once again, assured Nigerians of its determination to win the war against ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

#BokoHaram suffer another blow as army finally clears #Mubi

by James Sambo The Nigerian Army has completed the operation to clear Mubi, Adamawa State of terrorists who had captured ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 19, 2014

Defence Headquarters claims recapture of #Adamawa towns from #BokoHaram

by Kolapo Olapoju After the terrorists of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, captured Gombi, Hong, and Pelia, in Adamawa, the Nigerian ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 18, 2014

A retired General talks about the war in the North-East : This is how to win

by G.B.E Onwuneme The Nigerian Armed Forces, in particular, the Nigeria Army, have distinguished themselves right from Independence, in terms ...

SolaNovember 13, 2014

Revealed: How the Nigerian Military recruited cowards to fight #BokoHaram

by Anike Jacobs A new report has surfaced online detailing how ‘unqualified soldiers with the heart of kids’ were recruited ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 7, 2014

42 Boko Haram suspects released by the Army

by James Sambo Forty two Boko Haram suspects have been freed by the authorities of the 7 Division of the Nigerian ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 9, 2014

@Adunnibaby: Dear Nigerian Army, it isn’t all about killing Shekau

by Abimbola Adelakun The Nigerian Army seems fixated with killing Abubakar Shekau, the equally self-obsessed psychopath who not only fancies ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 9, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi writes | It’s possible Shekau is still alive

by Olusegun Adeniyi When the military authorities announced recently that they had killed the top Boko Haram commander who usually ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Nigerian Army to court-martial 16 soldiers over Chibok girls abduction

by James Sambo Reports say that the Nigerian Army will arraign 16 soldiers over the abduction of over 200 girls from ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 26, 2014

The Army means business: 13 soldiers to face trial for cowardice and insurbodination

by Kolapo Olapoju Authorities of the Nigerian Army are reportedly planning to arraign 13 soldiers for cowardice and (insubordination) failure ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 23, 2014

@PaulUtho writes to our troops: ‘We are solidly behind you!’

by Paul Utho On behalf of patriotic Nigerians, both at home and in the diaspora, I wish to convey our ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2014

“They have to die” – Retired military bosses say mutiny soldiers should be killed

by Azubuike Azikiwe The twelve soldiers convicted of mutiny might be doomed to die, as several retired senior military officers, ...

YEditorSeptember 21, 2014

BRT arson trial continues, Army granted leave to re-examine three witnesses

by Godwin Akanfe The Lagos State Tribunal of Inquiry into the July 4 road accident and vandalism of some Bus ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

Things will change by October – GEJ says Boko Haram will be handled in a month’s time

by Azubuike Azikiwe President Goodluck Jonathan has promised that changes can be expected by October, regarding the constant terror attacks ...

YEditorSeptember 18, 2014

How soldiers burnt down BRT buses – LAGBUS witness narrates

by Godwin Akanfe An eyewitness to the July 4 mayhem on Ikorodu Road, Lagos, which led to the vandalism of ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 17, 2014

Opinion: Why the Nigerian military should be praised day and night

by Imoh David The average Nigerian can attest that the Nigerian military is at its best when dealing with the ordinary ...

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 ...

YEditorSeptember 9, 2014

Army gains ground in Borno – now in control of Bama

by James Sambo The Nigeran Army is in complete control of Bama, one of the major towns in Borno State ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 4, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: All is not well with our troops

by Olusegun Adeniyi He who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day! That popular street lingo, abridged from ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 3, 2014

Opinion: Boko Haram- To win, the Nigerian Army should stop lying to Nigerians

by Kingsley Ahanonu As I write this, I do so with a concern over the implicit challenge to the security ...

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