Tag: troops

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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 ...

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May 15, 2013

State of Emergency: Troops, fighter jets deployed to restive northeast

by Isi Esene Following the enactment of an emergency situation in three states in Nigeria including Yobe, Adamawa and Borno ...

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January 25, 2013

John Campbell: Is the upsurge in violence in Northern Nigeria connected to Mali?

by John Campbell As for the attempted assassination, the emir of Kano has become a controversial figure. He is a ...

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January 21, 2013

Analysis: Seriously, what are Nigeria’s soldiers doing in Mali?

by Sylvester Awenlimobor With Nigeria currently facing a seemingly unending war against Islamic militants in the North, there is a ...

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January 19, 2013

Here we go again: Explosion in Kogi kills 2 soldiers

by Vincent Ehiabhi An IED has killed two soldiers and injured five others, Saturday in Okene, Kogi state. An army ...

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January 17, 2013

Mali conflict: Nigerian troops lead West African contingent

France has increased its troop strength in Mali to 1,400 to help fight militant Islamists in the north, the French ...

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August 2, 2012

Fear grips Kano residents as police defuse explosive devices

by Isi Esene There was panic in Kano yesterday with the discovery of several high-calibre Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) behind ...

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