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Herdsmen attacks: Nigerian army's Ayem Akpatuma is an exercise, not an operation - Buratai

Herdsmen attacks: Nigerian army's Ayem Akpatuma is an exercise, not an operation - Buratai

Herdsmen attacks: Nigerian army's Ayem Akpatuma is an exercise, not an operation - Buratai
Soldiers arrest 2 suspected herdsmen planning to destroy Governor Ortom's farm

Soldiers arrest 2 suspected herdsmen planning to destroy Governor Ortom's farm

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.

Soldiers arrest 2 suspected herdsmen planning to destroy Governor Ortom's farm
Businessman donates 2 vehicles to the Nigerian army for defeating Boko Haram (photos)

Businessman donates 2 vehicles to the Nigerian army for defeating Boko Haram (photos)

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.

Businessman donates 2 vehicles to the Nigerian army for defeating Boko Haram (photos)
Breaking: Nigerian army launches 44-day operation in Benue, Taraba over herdsmen killings

Breaking: Nigerian army launches 44-day operation in Benue, Taraba over herdsmen killings

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

Breaking: Nigerian army launches 44-day operation in Benue, Taraba over herdsmen killings
Meet Nigerian army officer who bagged distinction in cyber security in UK

Meet Nigerian army officer who bagged distinction in cyber security in UK

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.

Meet Nigerian army officer who bagged distinction in cyber security in UK
Nigerian army in pact with Taraba state government to fortify security in Jalingo, plans to establish new barracks

Nigerian army in pact with Taraba state government to fortify security in Jalingo, plans to establish new barracks

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.

Nigerian army in pact with Taraba state government to fortify security in Jalingo, plans to establish new barracks
Army general disrupts party in Abuja over noise pollution, see what he did to them in broad daylight (photos)

Army general disrupts party in Abuja over noise pollution, see what he did to them in broad daylight (photos)

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.

Army general disrupts party in Abuja over noise pollution, see what he did to them in broad daylight (photos)
Insurgency: Army gets huge boost; inducts Cameroonian forces into Operation Lafiya Dole (photos)

Insurgency: Army gets huge boost; inducts Cameroonian forces into Operation Lafiya Dole (photos)

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.

Insurgency: Army gets huge boost; inducts Cameroonian forces into Operation Lafiya Dole (photos)
Army to begin Operation Python Dance III, others soon

Army to begin Operation Python Dance III, others soon

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.

Army to begin Operation Python Dance III, others soon
Buratai appears before Senate committee to defend 2018 budget

Buratai appears before Senate committee to defend 2018 budget

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.

Buratai appears before Senate committee to defend 2018 budget
Nigerian army accused of sacking 38 officers without due process

Nigerian army accused of sacking 38 officers without due process

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.

Nigerian army accused of sacking 38 officers without due process
Nigerian soldiers engage in intense gun-battle with armed militia along Benue-Nasarawa states border; kill one

Nigerian soldiers engage in intense gun-battle with armed militia along Benue-Nasarawa states border; kill one

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.

Nigerian soldiers engage in intense gun-battle with armed militia along Benue-Nasarawa states border; kill one
Nigerian soldiers engage Boko Haram terrorists in heavy gun-battle (photos)

Nigerian soldiers engage Boko Haram terrorists in heavy gun-battle (photos)

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.

Nigerian soldiers engage Boko Haram terrorists in heavy gun-battle (photos)
Nigerian soldiers arrest Benue militia leader's spiritual adviser (photos)

Nigerian soldiers arrest Benue militia leader's spiritual adviser (photos)

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

Nigerian soldiers arrest Benue militia leader's spiritual adviser (photos)
64 villagers drag Buhari, 7 others to court over military invasion and alleged death of 13 young men

64 villagers drag Buhari, 7 others to court over military invasion and alleged death of 13 young men

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.

64 villagers drag Buhari, 7 others to court over military invasion and alleged death of 13 young men
Nigerian Army Form 2018 is out

Nigerian Army Form 2018 is out

☛ Nigerian Army Form 2018 is out! Do not miss your chance to serve in the Nigerian Army! You will find out all necessary information about the army recruitment process in this guide! Become a part of the strongest army in Africa!

Nigerian Army Form 2018 is out
Major general Udoh takes over as GOC of Nigeria army's 81 division

Major general Udoh takes over as GOC of Nigeria army's 81 division

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.

Major general Udoh takes over as GOC of Nigeria army's 81 division
Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s suit against Buratai

Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s suit against Buratai

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.

Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s suit against Buratai
Trouble in Adamawa: Villagers flee as Nigerian army search for missing soldier, nabs 11

Trouble in Adamawa: Villagers flee as Nigerian army search for missing soldier, nabs 11

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.

Trouble in Adamawa: Villagers flee as Nigerian army search for missing soldier, nabs 11
Senate asks Nigerian army to pay soldier N25.3 million over Boko Haram allegation, reinstate 13 officers dismissed

Senate asks Nigerian army to pay soldier N25.3 million over Boko Haram allegation, reinstate 13 officers dismissed

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.

Senate asks Nigerian army to pay soldier N25.3 million over Boko Haram allegation, reinstate 13 officers dismissed
Nigerian Army sets up cattle ranch in Abuja under its barrack investment programme

Nigerian Army sets up cattle ranch in Abuja under its barrack investment programme

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.

Nigerian Army sets up cattle ranch in Abuja under its barrack investment programme
Terrorism war: JTF holds strategic meeting in Maiduguri

Terrorism war: JTF holds strategic meeting in Maiduguri

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.

Terrorism war: JTF holds strategic meeting in Maiduguri
Buratai gets award from Canada, reveals army's plan to reorganise deployment of troops in northeast (photos)

Buratai gets award from Canada, reveals army's plan to reorganise deployment of troops in northeast (photos)

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.

Buratai gets award from Canada, reveals army's plan to reorganise deployment of troops in northeast (photos)
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