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Deal mercilessly with Boko Haram - Theatre commander tells troops

Deal mercilessly with Boko Haram - Theatre commander tells troops

Deal mercilessly with Boko Haram - Theatre commander tells troops
NAF destroys Boko Haram facilities in Borno

NAF destroys Boko Haram facilities in Borno

Operation Lafia Dole of the Nigerian Air Force has destroyed some facilities of the Boko Haram terrorists, at Bukar Meram and Tumbun Allura on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola disclosed this.

NAF destroys Boko Haram facilities in Borno
Barely 48 hours after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, service chiefs hold crucial meeting in Maiduguri

Barely 48 hours after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, service chiefs hold crucial meeting in Maiduguri

Two days after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, a border town around the Lake Chad, the army chief of staff, Tukur Buratai and his air force counterpart, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and others held a meeting in Maiduguri, Borno.

Barely 48 hours after Boko Haram raided Gudumbali, service chiefs hold crucial meeting in Maiduguri
Since our dismissal in 2015, we've been illegally escorting goods - Dismissed military personnel

Since our dismissal in 2015, we've been illegally escorting goods - Dismissed military personnel

Two dismissed military men arrested in Lagos for allegedly hijacking a truck carrying N13.5m worth of goods have allegedly confessed to be involved in illegal escort of goods since 2015 as a way of surviving after their dismissal.

Since our dismissal in 2015, we've been illegally escorting goods - Dismissed military personnel
2019 elections: Nigerian Army assures INEC of security

2019 elections: Nigerian Army assures INEC of security

The Nigerian Army has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support and assistance that will enable the commission carry out its constitutional responsibility of conducting 2019 General Elections.

2019 elections: Nigerian Army assures INEC of security
Nigerian Army officer dies 11 months after his wedding, wife pens down touching tribute

Nigerian Army officer dies 11 months after his wedding, wife pens down touching tribute

A Nigerian army officer, Adamu G recently passed 11 months after his wedding. His mourning wife shared their photos on social media and revealed that he died two months after they welcomed a child. Here's the touching tribute.

Nigerian Army officer dies 11 months after his wedding, wife pens down touching tribute
Chief of Army staff gets new award in London (photos)

Chief of Army staff gets new award in London (photos)

The chief of Civil Military Affairs (CCMA), Major General Nuhu Angbanzo, who is also the leader of the Nigerian Army delegation and representatives of The Chief of Army Staff received the award on behalf of Buratai.

Chief of Army staff gets new award in London (photos)
Army captain, 70 others for trial over Maiduguri airport mutiny

Army captain, 70 others for trial over Maiduguri airport mutiny

The captain (names withheld), was said to have led others who refused to be redeployed to Gamboru Ngala, a border town in Borno state with Niger Republic, which is known as the stronghold of Boko Haram insurgents.

Army captain, 70 others for trial over Maiduguri airport mutiny
Nigerian Army strongly denies report of Boko Haram attack on military barrack, calls it ‘fake information’

Nigerian Army strongly denies report of Boko Haram attack on military barrack, calls it ‘fake information’

The Nigerian Army has denied reports of an attack on a military barrack in borno state, by members of the Boko Haram terrorist group. The report was dismissed as ‘fake’, by an Army contact on Saturday, September 1.

Nigerian Army strongly denies report of Boko Haram attack on military barrack, calls it ‘fake information’
Army kill several Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms in Borno

Army kill several Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it had killed several Boko Haram insurgents and recovered weapons in an encounter that ensued at Zari village in Guzamala local government area of Borno. The insurgents were repelled by the troops.

Army kill several Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms in Borno
Buratai gives new information on admission process into Army University

Buratai gives new information on admission process into Army University

The chief of army staff, lieutenant-general Tukur Buratai, says the Army University is expected to commence academic activities before the end of the year. Buratai made this known during an interactive session in Abuja.

Buratai gives new information on admission process into Army University
Indicted soldiers in airport protest will face military justice - Buratai

Indicted soldiers in airport protest will face military justice - Buratai

The chief of army staff, Yusuf Buratai, on Thursday, August 30, declared that soldiers who protested violently at Maiduguri airport, Borno state over their deployment to new locations in the north east, will face military justice.

Indicted soldiers in airport protest will face military justice - Buratai
UN commends Nigerian Army for providing security to NGOs giving assistance to the IDPs

UN commends Nigerian Army for providing security to NGOs giving assistance to the IDPs

The Nigerian Army says it is committed to working with the United Nations and other humanitarian organisations to ensure the safe return of Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) to their communities in the northeast.

UN commends Nigerian Army for providing security to NGOs giving assistance to the IDPs
Nigerian Army records another huge victory against insurgency as troops kill 3 Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons in Borno (photos)

Nigerian Army records another huge victory against insurgency as troops kill 3 Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons in Borno (photos)

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday, August 28, said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents when it dislodged an ambush staged by the terrorists in Gulumba-Gana Area in Dikwa local government area of Borno state.

Nigerian Army records another huge victory against insurgency as troops kill 3 Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons in Borno (photos)
We will discipline those who rebelled at Maiduguri airport - Nigerian Army

We will discipline those who rebelled at Maiduguri airport - Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has condemned the recent protest by some aggrieved soldiers who were allegedly shooting at the Maiduguri Airport, Borno state to complain about their deployment to another local government area in the state.

We will discipline those who rebelled at Maiduguri airport - Nigerian Army
FG approves N2bn for establishment of Army University; Buratai, troops rejoice

FG approves N2bn for establishment of Army University; Buratai, troops rejoice

The sum of N2 billion has been approved by the federal government, for the establishment of the Nigerian Army University in Biu, Borno state. The disclosure was made by the executive secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund.

FG approves N2bn for establishment of Army University; Buratai, troops rejoice
Army to challenge court verdict after being ordered to pay N11m compensation for alleged illegal detention

Army to challenge court verdict after being ordered to pay N11m compensation for alleged illegal detention

The Nigerian Army has begun moves at challenging a Federal High Court verdict made on Friday, August 24, that it should pay the sum of N11 million to some people it reportedly detained illegally in Gombe state.

Army to challenge court verdict after being ordered to pay N11m compensation for alleged illegal detention
Desist from wrong use of social media or risk endangering your lives, losing war against Boko Haram - Buratai warns troops

Desist from wrong use of social media or risk endangering your lives, losing war against Boko Haram - Buratai warns troops

The chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the inappropriate use of social media by soldiers can endanger their lives especially in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency and crimes in the country.

Desist from wrong use of social media or risk endangering your lives, losing war against Boko Haram - Buratai warns troops
Tension hits Rivers as soldiers invade communities after colleague’s death

Tension hits Rivers as soldiers invade communities after colleague’s death

Some soldiers serving in Rivers state have invaded some communities in Abua, Abua-Odual local government area of the state following the killing of one of their colleagues. The soldiers arrested some resident of the communities.

Tension hits Rivers as soldiers invade communities after colleague’s death
Just in: What we will not condone among soldiers - Nigerian Army releases strong warning

Just in: What we will not condone among soldiers - Nigerian Army releases strong warning

The theatre commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole Maj-Gen Abbah Dikko, said on Saturday, August 25, in Maiduguri that the Nigerian military will not condone any act of mutiny by its soldiers fighting against Boko Haram.

Just in: What we will not condone among soldiers - Nigerian Army releases strong warning
President Buhari surprises troops fighting bandits and kidnappers, donates 5 bulls to them

President Buhari surprises troops fighting bandits and kidnappers, donates 5 bulls to them

President Muhammadu Buhari made a surprise visit to troops battling bandits, kidnappers and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya before going to Abuja on Saturday, August 25.

President Buhari surprises troops fighting bandits and kidnappers, donates 5 bulls to them
Just in: Major defeat for Boko Haram terrorists as Nigerian soldiers lay ambush, kill 3 (photos)

Just in: Major defeat for Boko Haram terrorists as Nigerian soldiers lay ambush, kill 3 (photos)

It was a major defeat for some members of the Boko Haram terrorist group after they ran into an ambush set by soldiers of the Nigerian Army along Banki Junction - Mayanti village in Bama local government area of Borno state.

Just in: Major defeat for Boko Haram terrorists as Nigerian soldiers lay ambush, kill 3 (photos)
Court orders Buratai to pay N11m to 11 Gombe boys over illegal detention

Court orders Buratai to pay N11m to 11 Gombe boys over illegal detention

A judge of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Ijeoma Ojukwu has ordered the chief of army staff, lieutenant general Tukur Buratai, to pay N11 million to 11 Gombe state indigenes that were of illegally detained by the Army.

Court orders Buratai to pay N11m to 11 Gombe boys over illegal detention
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