Tag: soldiers

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

This is one of many reasons Nigeria’s security architecture may need a complete overhaul

It began with a petition written against one Filis Arinze – which seems like a threat. The Special Task Force ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 15, 2017

Nigerian Army says it will punish Soldiers who divulge sensitive information

The Nigeria Army says it will henceforth severely punish any soldier found to have divulged information on ongoing military operations ...

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AzeezDecember 8, 2017

‘403 soldiers to retire from the armed forces next week’

Austine Jekenu, an air vice marshal, commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), has said about 403 military personnel would ...

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AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Three soldiers killed during clearance operations in Sambisa

The Nigerian army has said three soldiers were killed and six others injured during clearance operations of Boko Haram hideouts ...

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AzeezNovember 6, 2017

You will get your allowances this week | Buratai tells soldiers

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has assured Lafiya Dole troops that their two months outstanding operational allowances would be paid ...

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AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Soldiers were ambushed in Zamfara | Army confirms

The Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed its anti-terrorism team was ambushed by suspected bandits on Friday around Maru Local Government Area of ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

How soldiers, policemen looted Nnamdi Kanu’s residence – IPOB

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that officers of the Nigerian Army and Nigeria Police Force looted Nnamdi ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Soldiers have invaded our residence again | Nnamdi Kanu’s brother laments

Emmanuel Kanu, younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that some ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

Deploying soldiers to tackle civil matters may lead to a coup | Afenifere warns FG

The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has said it is dangerous for the military to be deployed to tackle civil matters in ...

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AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu may have been killed by invading soldiers – Lawyer

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer representing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said his client was kidnapped ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, parents unknown since soldiers’ attack – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday alleged that the whereabouts of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu and his parents ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Why didn’t you call for a council of state meeting before… | Falana attacks Jonathan

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to apologise for the killings in Odi, Bayelsa state ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

IPOB/Army clash: Abia govt extends curfew by one day

The Abia State government has extended the curfew on Aba, the commercial city of the state by one day. The ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

Convicted soldiers appeal to Army, Buhari for pardon

Some soldiers who were dismissed by various courts-martial have appealed to the Presidential Investigation Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

“They grabbed and smashed my handset” | Journalists recount how they were harassed by soldiers in Abia

Some journalists have narrated how they were maltreated by soldiers at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) secretariat in Abia. ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: If given the opportunity, I will fight corruption like never before – Atiku | Irma leaves most of Florida without power | More stories

If given the opportunity, I will fight corruption like never before – Atiku – YNaija I don’t understand why we ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Stop confronting soldiers | Abia govt warns residents

The Abia State government has urged residents to desist from confronting soldiers performing their duties. The State government also pleaded ...

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AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

How IPOB members stopped soldiers from entering my house – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has narrated how soldiers allegedly invaded his compound in Abia ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2017

Opinion: What does the Military do to our loved ones?

by Nimi Princewill A while back, a close friend of mine and neighbour, decided to pursue his dream of joining ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Go into forests and wipe out Boko Haram insurgents | Buratai tells troops

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has urged troops to advance into forests and wipe out remnants of Boko Haram ...

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ToluJuly 30, 2017

N329bn recovery from oil marketers; Jeff Bezos’ $90bn net worth | The 5 numbers that mattered last week

$90 billion – Amazon founder and owner of Washington Post, Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world on ...

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AzeezJuly 19, 2017

Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri

Multiple explosions were heard in Maiduguri on Tuesday night, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports that six ...

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AzeezJuly 10, 2017

How soldiers, bankers diverted military funds into 33 bank accounts – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has narrated how two army officers allegedly ...

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AzeezJuly 7, 2017

447 Boko Haram fighters killed in three months —Army

The Nigerian Army has said over 447 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed between April and June while 10 soldiers ...

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AzeezJuly 4, 2017

Nigeria is in a state of emergency – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has expressed shock over the deployment of military personnel in over 28 ...

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AzeezJune 6, 2017

Buratai orders probe of alleged sexual assault in Bama IDP camp

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has ordered investigation into alleged sexual abuse of female internally displaced persons (IDP) in ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Stop provoking soldiers, Falana tells politicians

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has warned politicians not to provoke Nigerian soldiers. Falana said this while speaking at the ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 18, 2017

How to survive the 3-week NYSC orientation camp

by Itunuoluwa Adebo So the Batch A NYSC call-up letters are out!. You’re probably feeling a weird mix of excitement, ...

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AzeezMay 18, 2017

Stop allocating soldiers to politicians, Wike tells Buratai

by Azeez Adeniyi Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has urged the Nigerian Army to desist from allocating soldiers to politicians. ...

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AzeezMay 18, 2017

Expose those planning to take over power | Ndigbo tells Buratai

by Azeez Adeniyi The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai to expose those approaching soldiers for ...

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