Tag: Nigerian military

Op-ed EditorNovember 7, 2016

The Thread: “The death of Lieutenant Colonel Abu Ali is really outrageous”

The death of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu Ali has raised quite some questions on social media. He died on Friday, the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Ayo: Smack dab in the theatre of insurgency [Nigerian Voices]

by Ayo We slid across the rough ground on our elbows and thighs, barely raising our helmet protected heads above ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

IED kills 4 soldiers, injures 19 others in Borno

The Nigerian military on Sunday lost four of its men to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Borno state. The ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: The soldier who would save Nigeria

“I am a serving Colonel in the Army. But as long as I live, I am determined to train my ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

Defence HQ warn Niger Delta militants against threatening Nigerians

The Defence headquarters on Tuesday warned militant groups in the Niger Delta to desist from threatening residents and stop all ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Troops arrest 3 suspected kidnappers in Bauchi

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday arrested three kidnappers in Bauchi state. The troops also recovered a bag containing ...

AzeezAugust 1, 2016

Militancy: Airforce continues aerial attacks on Arepo, Ikorodu creeks

The Nigerian Military on Monday said aerial attacks by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets on Arepo and Ikorodu ...

AzeezJuly 31, 2016

Army intensifies aerial attack on militants bases in South-West

The Nigerian Military on Saturday reportedly continued its aerial clearance of militant bases and pipeline vandals in the Arepo area ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 21, 2016

Military kill 42 Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 38 women and children

Nigerian military troops on Tuesday killed 42 Boko Haram terrorists at Gangere Village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 15, 2016

We didn’t doctor arms scandal report – FG

The Federal Government has said there is no truth in the insinuation that the report of the Presidential Committee on ...

Mazi EmekaApril 16, 2016

Nigerian army opens rehab centres for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian military authorities, on Saturday, announced the opening of a rehabilitation camp for repentant members of Boko Haram terrorist ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 24, 2015

Nigerian military recaptures Dikwa from Boko Haram

The Nigerian military says it has recaptured the town of Dikwa in Borno, from Boko Haram insurgents. The liberation of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 12, 2015

Buhari ‘will investigate’ Amnesty International’s report on the army

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his administration will look into the report recently released by Amnesty International where senior Nigerian ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 1, 2015

Boko Haram insurgents flee from military during Sambisa forest invasion (WATCH)

by Panshak Ibrahim In the past week, hundreds of women, girls and children have been rescued from Boko Haram’s enclave ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 24, 2015

Nigerian military releases video of troops in action in Sambisa forest (WATCH)

by Temitope Onitiju The Nigerian military has released a video of troops in action in Boko Haram’s enclave, Sambisa forest. Watch ...

Janeth JApril 23, 2015

Nigerian Military says Boko Haram top commander has been killed

by Ranti Joseph The Nigerian military said it has killed the top commanders of the Boko Haram terror group during a firefight at ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 27, 2015

Has Gwoza really been liberated from Boko Haram?

by Godwin Akanfe Sources within the Defence Headquarters have told YNaija off the record that contrary to the claims by ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 27, 2015

Nigerian military claims to have recaptured Gwoza from Boko Haram (PHOTOS)

by Panshak Ibrahim Nigerian troops claims to have recaptured the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram. The Islamic terrorist sect ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 5, 2015

Why we asked for election postponement – Military breaks its silence

by James Sambo The Nigerian military has finally spoken on the reason behind its suggestion of a shift in the ...

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 16, 2015

OBJ’s behaviour is a serious embarrassment to us – DHQ

by Kolapo Olapoju The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has reacted to the recent utterances of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, saying he ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 16, 2015

I get worried when the military is criticised – Pres. Jonathan

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan says he gets very worried whenever the Nigerian military is subjected to public criticism ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 15, 2015

David Leffler: This is how to effectively combat Nigeria’s growing insecurity

by David Leffler If Nigeria establishes IDT Prevention Wings of the Military, they will ease high tensions, reverse mistrust, crush ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 14, 2015

Finally, Doyin Okupe admits the Army hasn’t been ‘adequately equipped’

by Kolapo Olapoju Doyin Okupe, the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President, has admitted that Nigerian soldiers ...

SolaFebruary 12, 2015

Jim Iyke, Sammy Okposo pay solidarity visit to the Nigerian Army in Abuja (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs Considering the fact that our troops need all the encouragement and morale boost possible, celebrities like Jim ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2015

Nigerian troops are serious about flushing Boko Haram out of Sambisa

by Panshak Ibrahim Reports say that a detachment of the Nigerian military are currently involved in an operation to wipe ...

SolaFebruary 7, 2015

We can’t ensure security unless elections are postponed – Military (Report)

by Anike Jacobs Military service chiefs say they will not provide security on the 14th of February for the election ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 3, 2015

Nigerian troops are on a roll, recapture 10 towns from Boko Haram

by Janet Johnson The National Information Centre has said on Monday, February 2, that the ongoing war against insurgency in ...

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

Finally, Pres. Jonathan sends someone to Baga – guess who

by James Sambo Following repeated calls to address the reported Boko Haram massacre in Baga, in Borno, President Goodluck Jonathan ...

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