Tag: Nigerian Army

YEditorSeptember 3, 2014

Don’t believe Senator Zanna, Bama is still part of Nigeria – Civilian JTF

The Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), the volunteer group that has been helping the military in the fight against the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2014

Battle of Bama: Tide flowing the way of Boko Haram

by Azubuike Azikiwe THe Reuters news agency is reporting that Boko Haram insurgents have taken over large parts of Bama, Borno ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 2, 2014

Waziri Adio: President Jonathan needs to be a real Commander-In-Chief

by Waziri Adio The last few weeks have not been good for us in our fight against terrorism. And that ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 26, 2014

Perry Brimah: How To Defeat Boko Haram: As Exposed By “Abubakar Shekau”

by Perry Brimah The Boko Haram terrorist movement released a latest video to update Nigeria on their current status. In ...

YEditorAugust 26, 2014

Army, Boko Haram wrestle for control of Gamboru

by Godwin Akanfe The Nigerian Army on Monday engaged Boko Haram insurgents in a bloody battle in Gamboru, a town ...

SolaAugust 23, 2014

Oh no, she didn’t! Female soldier beats conductor to pulp

by S’ola Filani A female soldier in the Nigerian army allegedly beat a conductor to coma at Iyana Isashi, along ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 17, 2014

Garba Shehu: Is the Nigerian Army capable?

by Garba Shehu That the army cannot defend engineers and technicians for five hours so that the repairs can be ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Ile-Ife sealed off by Nigerian Army [DETAILS, PHOTOS]

by Godwin Akanfe The university town of Ile-Ife has been sealed off by soldiers of the Nigerian Army. Travellers who ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 5, 2014

Nigerian Army slaughters Boko Haram suspects: Is this what Amnesty International has been talking about? (Viewer Discretion)

by Kolapo Olapoju Amnesty International has repeatedly accused the Nigerian Army of extra-judicial killings in its war against the menace ...

writerJuly 30, 2014

Nigerian Soldiers’ uniform to have a new look [READ]

by Kolapo Olapoju According to reports, officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army will soon get a new set of ...

SolaJuly 28, 2014

May Day! Another explosion hits Kano state in less than 3 hours

by Mayowa Aboah Another explosion has occurred in Kano State at Kano trade fair complex, Zoo road, close to Shop Rite.This ...

July 25, 2014

Tunde Leye: Behind the headlines (Y! Fiction)

by Tunde Leye Mutiny! Soldiers in Maimilari Barracks, Angered After Seeing The Bodies Of Their Comrades Returned, Shoot At Their ...

writerJuly 13, 2014

How Boko Haram killed my husband, set our house ablaze – Woman recounts horrific experience

by Kolapo Olapoju On December 20, 2013, the fortune of Sara Steven Zira was altered forever as the life of ...

July 11, 2014

Our army is not listening – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze     The thing is that the army isn’t listening. Rather, they are fighting back. On the ...

May 29, 2014

‘It’s a controlled blast’ – Army reacts to Abuja explosion

by Oge Okonkwo Kurudu, a community on the outskirts of Abuja experienced pandemonium today as a loud explosion was heard by ...

May 9, 2014

Boko Haram bombs bridge linking Nigeria to Cameroon, Jonathan says the kidnap of Chibok girls “will be the beginning and end of terrorism in Nigeria” & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Nigerian army says it can rescue the abducted girls  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has condemned the impression ...

October 28, 2013

Surrender and get free passage – Army to Boko Haram

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a bid to ensure quick resolution of the war against Boko Haram, the army has extended ...

September 20, 2013

Terrorism: Soldiers kill 9 Boko Haram suspects in Yobe gunfight

by Adeola Balogun The number of Boko Haram insurgents in the country has been further reduced as the Nigerian Army ...

September 18, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: FG deploys troops to Nasarawa after Ombatse cult attack

by Oge Okonkwo The Federal Government has ordered an immediate deployment of troops to Nasarawa State, as members of the dreaded ...

September 18, 2013

Reckless driving: Drunk soldier kills 3 people in Cross River

by ‘Jola Sotubo A military officer in Cross River State has reportedly caused the death of three persons and shattered ...

September 18, 2013

Boko Haram: 16 soldiers killed, many others missing in deadly ambush in Borno

Army authorities disclosed, yesterday, that 15 soldiers and a lieutenant have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists along the Baga-Maiduguri ...

September 4, 2013

Army announces retirement of 10 generals

by ‘Jola Sotubo Ten generals of the Nigerian Army have had their service discontinued as they were handed letters of ...

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 ...

August 11, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Winning the war against terror

by Simon Kolawole How can we contain this religious hate in Nigeria in the face of the Boko Haram insurgency? ...

August 10, 2013

Terrorism: Army raid Boko Haram hideout in Sokoto

by Oge Okonkwo A hideout suspected to be that of members of Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram at Gidan-Igwai area ...

July 29, 2013

Opinion: The Nigerian Immigration and its climate of corruption

by Osita Abana I hope that officials who can play a part in cleaning the ‘augean stables’ at the immigration ...

July 27, 2013

Operation Checkmate: 28 soldiers arrested for unauthorised movement in Lagos

by Rachel Ogbu 28 Soldiers were arrested for unauthorised movement on the streets of Lagos, the Military Police revealed on ...

July 16, 2013

“Al-Mustapha is still in service” – Nigerian Army

by Rachel Ogbu It’s like he never left, new reports have suggested that the Nigerian Army would likely reinstate Maj. ...

May 23, 2013

Say it’s not true: Nigerian soldiers arrested for assisting Boko Haram

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian Army chiefs have announced that they been compromised after discovering soldiers who have been assisting insurgents, ...

February 23, 2013

Army dismisses soldier for kidnapping and robbery after newspaper report

by Akan Ido An Army private attached to the 3 Battalion, Nigerian Army, Effunrun, Delta state has been dismissed for ...

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