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Army kills 7 Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons in Borno

Nigerian Army records another success against Boko Haram as troops kill 7 terrorists, recovers weapons in Borno

Nigerian Army records another success against Boko Haram as troops kill 7 terrorists, recovers weapons in Borno
Army accomplishes great feat as over 2000 IDP’s return to Borno community for Sallah celebrations, for first time in 6 years

Army accomplishes great feat as over 2000 IDP’s return to Borno community for Sallah celebrations, for first time in 6 years

For the first time in six years, Internally Displaced Persons were able to return home for Sallah celebrations. The development was made public in a statement released by the director of Army public relations, Texas Chukwu.

Army accomplishes great feat as over 2000 IDP’s return to Borno community for Sallah celebrations, for first time in 6 years
Political thugs are sent to kill people; then labeled as herdsmen - Defense spokesman makes stunning revelation

Political thugs are sent to kill people; then labeled as herdsmen - Defense spokesman makes stunning revelation

The acting director of defense information, Brig Gen John Agim, has tackled the allegations by TY Danjuma, and disclosed that some politicians in the state use thugs to kill people, and then label them as herdsmen.

Political thugs are sent to kill people; then labeled as herdsmen - Defense spokesman makes stunning revelation
Ekiti traditional rulers warns Federal Government against deploying soldiers to the state for July 14 governorship polls

Ekiti traditional rulers warns Federal Government against deploying soldiers to the state for July 14 governorship polls

They made the demand when they met with heads of security agencies in the state and the leadership of INEC on the need for a free, fair and credible exercise on the day of the elction scheduled for Saturday, July 14.

Ekiti traditional rulers warns Federal Government against deploying soldiers to the state for July 14 governorship polls
Nigerian Army cries out over increased use of explosives in southeast

Nigerian Army cries out over increased use of explosives in southeast

The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, June 14, has cried out over what it described as the rising cases of the use of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) as weapon in the south eastern part of Nigeria by civilians to combat their enemies.

Nigerian Army cries out over increased use of explosives in southeast
Buratai goes tough; charges troops to put an end to kidnapping, cattle rustling

Buratai goes tough; charges troops to put an end to kidnapping, cattle rustling

COAS Tukur Buratai has charged his officers to intensify efforts towards ending kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country. He further highlighted the Army’s successes and stated that it had effectively tackled Boko Haram.

Buratai goes tough; charges troops to put an end to kidnapping, cattle rustling
Nigerian Army re-strategizing to end kidnappings, other security challenges - Buratai

Nigerian Army re-strategizing to end kidnappings, other security challenges - Buratai

The chief of army staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has said the Nigerian Army is re-strategizing to deal decisively with several security challenges such as kidnapping, cattle rustling and other conflicts will be dealt with.

Nigerian Army re-strategizing to end kidnappings, other security challenges - Buratai
Jonathan nicknames Abdulsalami Abubakar, gives 2 strong qualities of ex-head of state as he marks 76th birthday

Jonathan nicknames Abdulsalami Abubakar, gives 2 strong qualities of ex-head of state as he marks 76th birthday

Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday, June 13, celebrated military general, Abdulsalami Abubakar, who is currently marking his 76th birthday. He said former Army officer remains a man of peace.

Jonathan nicknames Abdulsalami Abubakar, gives 2 strong qualities of ex-head of state as he marks 76th birthday
23 Boko Haram members dead during Army's clearance operation in villages in the lake chad region

23 Boko Haram members dead during Army's clearance operation in villages in the lake chad region

Nigerian Army says it nutrailised 23 Boko Haram and recovered weapons during its clearance operation in villages in the Lake Chad region. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the director, army public relations, who disclosed this in a state.

23 Boko Haram members dead during Army's clearance operation in villages in the lake chad region
Chaos in Lagos community as fight breaks out between Army, Police officers after soldier was prevented from driving against traffic

Chaos in Lagos community as fight breaks out between Army, Police officers after soldier was prevented from driving against traffic

Some soldiers engaged officials of the Lagos State Task Force in a fierce fight at the Abule-Egba area of the state, early in the morning on Monday, June 11. The clash lasted for several hours, and several people were injured.

Chaos in Lagos community as fight breaks out between Army, Police officers after soldier was prevented from driving against traffic
Video of Nigerian soldier proposing to his girlfriend goes viral

Video of Nigerian soldier proposing to his girlfriend goes viral

Away from battle against terrorism, Nigerian soldiers also know how to have fun. This viral video shows how a troop took to doing several push-ups at the feet of a young lady after she accepted a proposal to marry one of them.

Video of Nigerian soldier proposing to his girlfriend goes viral
1 killed, another injured as gunmen attack Major General John Malu in Benue

1 killed, another injured as gunmen attack Major General John Malu in Benue

The commander of the Nigerian Army Engineering Corp, Maj. Gen. John Malu, on Monday, June 11, narrowly escaped death after unknown armed men dressed in military fatigue reportedly attacked him at his country home in Benue state.

1 killed, another injured as gunmen attack Major General John Malu in Benue
Nigeria Army rescues 8 hostages, kills several bandits in Kaduna

Nigeria Army rescues 8 hostages, kills several bandits in Kaduna

The Director of army public relations Brig. Gen. Texas Chuk declared that the troops on Saturday, June 9, killed several bandits and recovered 36 motorcycles from the bandits in Birnin Gwari axis of Kaduna state.

Nigeria Army rescues 8 hostages, kills several bandits in Kaduna
Nigerian military’s threat, intimidation won’t deter us - Amnesty International

Nigerian military’s threat, intimidation won’t deter us - Amnesty International

Amnesty International (AI) has accused the Nigerian military of resorting to threats and intimidation to discredit its work.The global rights group said this in a statement sent to NAIJ.com by its Media Manager, Isa Sanusi.

Nigerian military’s threat, intimidation won’t deter us - Amnesty International
3 killed as Army raids Babandoka forest in Zamfara

3 killed as Army raids Babandoka forest in Zamfara

The Nigerian army carried out a raid at Danguru, Babandoka Forest of Dansadau district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state against bandits. 3 of the bandits were killed in the operation that took place on Wednesday.

3 killed as Army raids Babandoka forest in Zamfara
Breaking: 4 terrorists killed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents

Breaking: 4 terrorists killed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents

Troops of 192 the Battalion taking part in Operation Lafiya Dole have killed three Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush successfully staged against some terrorists along Lokodisa village in Gwoza local government of Borno.

Breaking: 4 terrorists killed as Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram insurgents
Nigerian soldier wrestles armed robbers to defeat in Benue, recover AK47 riffle from one of them

Nigerian soldier wrestles armed robbers to defeat in Benue, recover AK47 riffle from one of them

Luck ran out on an armed robber as personnel of the Nigerian Army attached to the 120 battalion in Gonori, Yobe state and who are currently on operation Lafiya Dole successfully disarmed him along the Lafia-Makurdi road.

Nigerian soldier wrestles armed robbers to defeat in Benue, recover AK47 riffle from one of them
Molestation: Senate kicks off investigation into allegations against Army by Amnesty International

Molestation: Senate kicks off investigation into allegations against Army by Amnesty International

Nigerian Senate has commenced investigation into allegation made against Nigerian army by Amnesty International. AI had alleged that Nigerian soldiers forced themselves on thousands of women and girls who escaped from insurgents.

Molestation: Senate kicks off investigation into allegations against Army by Amnesty International
Operation Last Hold is primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities - Buratai

Operation Last Hold is primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities - Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has emphasised that the ongoing Operation Last Hold in Borno north and Lake Chad Basin is primarily aimed at helping to relocate IDPs to their communities.

Operation Last Hold is primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities - Buratai
What we know about alleged launch of Island protect in Lagos - Nigerian Army issues strong warning

What we know about alleged launch of Island protect in Lagos - Nigerian Army issues strong warning

The Nigerian Army late Tuesday, June 5, denied claims by a section of the country’s media that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, recently launched the operation Island protect in Lagos.

What we know about alleged launch of Island protect in Lagos - Nigerian Army issues strong warning
Tension in Lagos as residents waylay chief of army staff over military invasion

Tension in Lagos as residents waylay chief of army staff over military invasion

Speaking on the military invasion, one of the residents of the estate, Tokunbo Wahab, said some armed soldiers invaded and destroyed the estate jetty fence and signboard on the premise that was part of the Apple Island.

Tension in Lagos as residents waylay chief of army staff over military invasion
Army denies allegation that it illegally took over a land in Warri

Army denies allegation that it illegally took over a land in Warri

The Nigerian Army on Sunday, June 3, described as false allegations made by Victor Otomiebo that it has sold off lands meant for barracks in Warri, Delta state.Army said the land in Warri was rightfully acquired in 1974.

Army denies allegation that it illegally took over a land in Warri
Nigerian Army records another huge success as troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recover N2m in Borno

Nigerian Army records another huge success as troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recover N2m in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday, June 2, said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala local government area of Borno state. The troops also recovered N2 million from the insurgents’ hideout.

Nigerian Army records another huge success as troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recover N2m in Borno
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