Tag: soldiers

AzeezDecember 29, 2016

Borno governor scolds soldiers for denying Chibok girls access to parents (WATCH)

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima on Monday berated some soldiers and officials of the Department of State Security (DSS) ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: The shame of a nation

by Femi Fani-Kayode I just watched a very sad and disturbing video of our soldiers on the war front begging ...

AzeezDecember 24, 2016

The Big 10: These are the stories that drove conversations this week

These are the top 10 stories that drove conversations this week. The Headies 2016 The 2016 edition of The Headies ...

AzeezDecember 21, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. How police destroyed evidences on the murder of Bola Ige ...

AzeezDecember 21, 2016

Video of soldiers lamenting lack of food, water was shot six months ago – Army

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said the video of soldiers lamenting unavailability of food and water for 3 days was ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

Boko Haram: “We’ve no food, water, Nigerian soldiers cry out” (WATCH)

Some soldiers of the Nigerian Army prosecuting the war against the terrorist sect, Boko Haram, have called on President Buhari ...

AzeezDecember 16, 2016

Soldiers did not threaten to shoot officers in Bama – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday dismissed a report that soldiers of 21 Brigade in Bama turned against officers and threatened ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2016

BREAKING: Soldiers go on rampage in Borno, threaten to shoot officers

The 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army is in disarray as  soldiers deployed to rout Boko Haram from the dreaded ...

AzeezDecember 5, 2016

Shiites/Army clash: Kaduna govt recommends court martial for soldiers

The Kaduna State government has recommended that members of the Nigerian Army who were involved in the killing of 347 ...

RoqeebahNovember 22, 2016

Dear youth corper, here’s ALL you really need to take to NYSC camp

The National Youth Service Corps has announced today that prospective corps members can now print out Call-Up letters via the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 7, 2016

The Thread: Good bye Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu Ali

Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu Ali is dead. He died “at about 10.00pm on Friday when suspected insurgents attacked the 119 ...

AzeezOctober 30, 2016

BREAKING: Soldiers neutralise another suicide bomber targeting Maiduguri IDP camp

Soldiers on Sunday shot dead a suspected male suicide bomber trying to attack an IDP camp which nearly came under ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 20, 2016

Rita Dominic tells us what to expect in ’76’

Popular actress Rita Dominic has revealed some details on the latest movie she’s working on. The movie titled ’76’ centres ...

AzeezOctober 16, 2016

Police, soldiers clash in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed that some of its officers  were involved in a clash with soldiers on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

#ChibokGirls release: Ezekwesili ecstatic, thanks God, Buhari, military

One of the front-line campaigners for the Chibok Girls, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has expressed her delight on the release of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 11, 2016

Soldiers withdraw from Shi’ites gathering

Soldiers who surrounded a gathering of Shi’ites earlier on Tuesday have withdrawn. The gathering which was holding at the residence ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 11, 2016

Just In: Soldiers surround Shi’ites gathering in Kaduna

Just few days after the Kaduna government banned the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, soldiers have ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Army neutralise 3 female suicide bombers

The Nigerian Army on Thursday averted an attack on one of its location in Borno. Three female suicide bombers were ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

Army launches motorcycle battalion in fight against insrgency

In its quest to confront insurgency on all fronts, the Nigerian Army has launched its motorcycle battalion, The Vanguard reports. Operation ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2016

Security operatives raid Ogoni community in search of notorious militant

Security operatives on Sunday invaded Yeghe community in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State in search of a notorious militant, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

Soldiers invade 3 Bayelsa communites destroying 43 houses

Armed Soldiers on Thursday invaded three Communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, according to the Leadership. 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 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 7, 2016

Military recovers corpses of 3 ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ soldiers

The Nigerian military has recovered the bodies of three of the four soldiers who drowned on Monday after a boat ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Man dies after car plunges into swamp

A middle-aged man was on Wednesday killed in a road accident in Imiringi axis along the Yenagoa-Ogbia Road in Ogbia ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2016

Soldiers arrested for assaulting Makoko residents

The Nigerian Army, 81 Division on Wednesday revealed that a Board of Inquiry has been constituted to investigate two soldiers ...

AzeezAugust 3, 2016

No law stipulates that soldiers, policemen should board trains without ticket – NRC

The management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Wednesday said men of the police force, military and para-military should ...

AzeezJuly 21, 2016

Soldiers open fire on rampaging Plateau youths, one killed

Soldiers serving with the Special Task Force in Jos, Plateau State, on Thursday opened fire on rampaging youths who blocked ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Army lays ambush for Boko Haram terrorists, recover gun truck (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Army, acting on a reliable tip-off on the movement of suspected Boko Haram terrorists, laid an ambush on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

BREAKING: 6 dead in suicide attack on Borno mosque

The Nigerian Army has reported 2 suicide bomb attacks in Damboa, Borno state at about 5:15a.m on Friday. According to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

Just In: Avengers destroy another pipeline in Bayelsa

Niger Delta Avengers, militant group responsible for several pipeline explosions in the Niger Delta region has claimed responsibility for yet ...

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