Tag: Soldier

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

Two suspects arrested as mob kills soldier in Nasarawa

The Nassarawa State Police said it has arrested two persons over the death of a soldier, Ayuba Ali in a ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

Just In: Soldier who worked for billionaire kidnapper Evans arrested

The Police has arrested a soldier who is a gang member of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans, ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

Army arrests soldier for shooting judiciary worker

The Nigerian Army, 2 Brigade has arrested a soldier, Sergeant Usman Tella for shooting a judiciary worker, Godwin Udoaka in ...

AzeezMay 13, 2017

Troops kill four terrorists in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade on Friday night smashed a fish smuggling ...

AzeezFebruary 23, 2017

Nigerian army jails soldier for assaulting lady

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Army has jailed a soldier for physically assaulting an actress, Ebere Ohakwe. Ohakwe had alleged ...

AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

‘No soldier was abducted in Lagos’

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Army has said no soldier was kidnapped in Lagos as widely reported. The army said ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

Youth kill soldier, injure 2 others in Benue

Irate youth in Oleigada Ikolo community of Agatu Local Government Area in Benue on Saturday killed a soldier during a ...

AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

BREAKING: Soldier shoots matchete-wielding attacker in Paris

A French soldier has shot and wounded a machete-wielding man near the Louvre Museum in central Paris after an apparent ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Soldier gets 7-year jail term for killing civilian in Borno

Hassan Adamu, a lance corporal has been sentenced to 7 years Imprisonment by a general court martial (GCM), after he ...

ToluDecember 27, 2016

Opinion: Thank a soldier today

by Hadiza Abdullahi     Recently, I noticed top politicians wearing the Armed Forces emblem with the Remembrance Day a ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 25, 2016

Album review: Falz and Simi share amazing Chemistry

by Wilfred Okiche Falz and Simi brought sexy back to comedy when he appeared as a guest on the video ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2016

Militants kill 1 soldier in Bakassi attack

Suspected militants on Saturday attacked troops in Bakassi LGA of Cross River State. The troops were attacked by militants led by ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

The Thread: This Nigerian went to Ghana, and was totally blown away…

by Tolu Omoyeni A guy named Tolu went to Ghana, and has been giving us this blow-by-blow account of his ...

RoqeebahAugust 25, 2016

Lagos is finally fed up with ‘Omo onile’ – 6 reasons this is good for you

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Of course by now you already heard about the  which was signed into law on August 15. ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 27, 2016

After Falz rescued Simi from kidnappers, here’s what happened (WATCH)

In March, audiences applauded the brilliant short musical film by Falz for his single – Soldier featuring Simi. One would ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 1, 2016

Opinion: An encounter with General Buratai, a soldiers’ soldier

On December 12, 2015, my phone displayed missed calls from the Army Spokesperson, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. Such missed calls ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 10, 2016

Opinion: Letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation

Honourable Minister, If you read the open letter that I wrote to CJN Mahmud Mohammed in this column last week, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 28, 2016

Nigerian Army to give N1m for information on ‘abducted Colonel’

In a bid to ensure the swift and safe return of the abducted military personnel, Colonel Samaila Inusa, the Nigerian ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2016

The commandment ‘thou shall not kill’ does not apply to Boko Haram – Army cleric

Sparing the life of a Boko Haram insurgent after having the opportunity to take it, is considered a sin against ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 4, 2015

Why you must #ThankASoldier for keeping you safe

by Editi Effiong A change in perception. How easy is it to die for another? Especially when that other is ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 5, 2015

Dismissed soldier jailed for burglary, blames Army

Dismissed Army officer, Awolu Ado, who was recently arrested for burglary, stealing and impersonation, has been sentenced to two and ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 16, 2015

Soldier allegedly shoots truck driver over N200

A truck driver conveying potatoes from Zaria to Kaduna must have thought he was safe doing his honest work when ...

Isime EseneNovember 18, 2014

Caught in the act: Fake soldier arrested in Port Harcourt (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene Samuel Ita-Ekeng, a 30-year-old man living in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has been arrested four days ago ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Soldier runs amok, shoots fellow officer dead at close range

by Tony Tamuno A soldier has shot and killed a fellow soldier at the Onopa area of Yenagoa, in Bayelsa ...

Isime EseneAugust 26, 2014

480 Nigerian soldiers are back from Cameroon

by Isi Esene The Defence Headquarters have announced the return of over 400 soldiers who reportedly fled into Cameroon after ...

June 8, 2014

BREAKING: 2 people killed as female suicide bomber strikes in Gombe

by Isi Esene Reports coming in from Gombe indicate that two people have died after a female suicide bomber detonated a ...

June 6, 2014

How soldiers intercepted and destroyed copies of Leadership Newspaper in Kaduna

by Zara Mustapha Reports from the newspaper have it that men dressed in military uniforms on Friday intercepted and destroyed ...

March 10, 2014

Lagun Akinloye: As Jonathan turns to Gusau, Nigeria’s soldier spy to fight Boko Haram

by Lagun Akinloye If Gusau is able to make gains against the Islamist militants, his appointment could be the shot ...

February 4, 2014

Soldier kills tricycle operator, colleague who challenged him in Ogun

by ‘Jola Sotubo A soldier in Ogun is accused of intentionally ending the lives of 2 men in the state ...

December 30, 2013

Soldier escapes lynching after killing driver over bus fare (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo A driver of the popular commuter bus ‘danfo’  met his untimely death at the hands of a soldier ...

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