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The Nigerian army troops, 707 Special Forces Brigade, on Tuesday, February 6, arrested two armed herdsmen planning to attack a fish farm along Gbajimba – Iyiodeh road in Guma local government area of Benue state.
Makanjuola Akinola, while presenting the vehicles, stated that he was donating the 2 vehicles as mark of appreciation of the wonderful efforts of the Nigerian Army in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in the country.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday, February 7, said that it will begin Exercise Ayem Akpatuma covering Benue, Taraba, Kogi, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states, to tackle the cases of kidnappings, herdsmen/farmers’ clashes among others
Anthony Chukwudi Mazeli officer of the Nigerian Army studying in the United Kingdom made the country proud as he distinguished himself by finishing with a distinction in Cyber Security, coming top in his class.
The Nigerian army recently concluded plans to establish a military barracks in Jalingo, Taraba state capital. Major General Benjamin Ahanotu, the general officer commanding division 3, Jos, disclosed this in his visit to Jalingo.
It has just been reported on social media that someone went to an amusement park in Abuja with soldiers to carry the loud speakers being used for a party. Frank disclosed that this took place at Maitama amusement park.
Cameroonian troops have been formally received and inducted into the ongoing Operation Lafiya Dole to fight the insurgency in the northeast and in the borders between Nigeria and Cameroon. The troops were received on Sunday.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, Friday, February 2, announced that the Nigerian Army would soon deploy soldiers to various parts of the country to combat the ongoing threat to security in the country.
Tukur Buratai appeared before the Senate committee to defend the 2018 budget proposed by the army noted that agitations had spread across the country since 2015, that the military to be deployed for internal security operations.
Muhammed, counsel to the 38 senior officers compulsorily retired by the army last year, has accused the Nigerian army of not following due process in the sacking of the officers, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to look into it.
According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the director, army public relations, Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman, the troops mobilized itself to the area to stop the arson and to apprehend the perpetrators.
According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the director, army public relations, Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman, on, Tuesday January 30, the advancing troops had contact with Boko Haram terrorists and engagement ensued.
Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigerian Army, on Monday, January 29, raided the shrine and suspected hideout of a notorious native doctor, Tordue Gber (Tiv Swem), who act as spiritual adviser to the wanted armed militia
Sixty-four villagers from Niger state has dragged the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to court over an alleged army invasion that led to the death of no fewer than 13 persons and several others injured in August 2016.
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At a brief ceremony held at the Division’s Headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos, Udoh’s predecessor Peter Dauke, handed over the division’s flag to the new GOC after signing the handing and taking over notes.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has dismissed an application filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), praying the court to order the chief of army staff Tukur Buratai to produce him in court.
The Brigade Commander, 23rd Armoured Brigade, Yola, Brigadier-General Bello Mohammed, announced that 11 suspects have been nabbed over the whereabout of a missing soldier in Opallo village, Lamurde local government area, Adamawa.
The Senate on Tuesday, January 23, asked the Nigerian army to pay N25.3 million as damages to a retired major, Ali Abdullahi, as ordered by the FCT High Court. The Senate also asked that 13 dismissed soldiers be reinstated.
The Nigerian Army farms and ranches has been established in Giri, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The initiative is a brainchild of the Nigerian Army's Barracks Investment Initiative Programme.
Members of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has held a meeting in Maiduguri to brainstorm and further synergise with the Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole, to effectively put an end to insurgency in the country.
The chief of army staff, Lieutenant - General Tukur Buratai, has announced plans by the army to reorganise the deployment of troops to the troubled north-east and initiate the reduction in the number of trenches built.