Nigerian Armed Forces

FG, Army dragged to court by Abuja-based lawyer over Operation Python Dance III

Lawyer drags President Buhari, service chiefs to court over Operation Python Dance III

Lawyer drags President Buhari, service chiefs to court over Operation Python Dance III
38 Army officers illegally dismissed in 2016 write third letter to President Buhari

38 Army officers illegally dismissed in 2016 write third letter to President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has received a third letter from the 38 senior officers illegally dismissed by the Nigerian Army after they were shown the way out of the institution in June 2016 for no known reason.

38 Army officers illegally dismissed in 2016 write third letter to President Buhari
Boko Haram: Chief of Air Staff commends young NAF pilots, urges them to remain resolute

Boko Haram: Chief of Air Staff commends young NAF pilots, urges them to remain resolute

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has commended pilots and other personnel participating in Operation Thunder Strike for their commitment, courage and doggedness in the fight against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram: Chief of Air Staff commends young NAF pilots, urges them to remain resolute
Major victory for Nigerian Army as troops raid Boko Haram hideout, kill 14 terrorists, rescue 21 civilians (photos)

Major victory for Nigerian Army as troops raid Boko Haram hideout, kill 14 terrorists, rescue 21 civilians (photos)

Troops of the Nigerian Army have raided a hideout used by Boko Haram terrorists in Amdaga Madachi village, Gwoza local government area, Borno state. The development was made public in a statement signed by Brig Gen Chukwu.

Major victory for Nigerian Army as troops raid Boko Haram hideout, kill 14 terrorists, rescue 21 civilians (photos)
Nigerians rejoice as 15-year-old girl who went missing has been found (photo)

Nigerians rejoice as 15-year-old girl who went missing has been found (photo)

Mahalia Akatugba is a beautiful 15 year old Nigerian girl who lives in Ghana. This pretty citizen of Nigeria has been declared missing. Reports reaching us say the girl has been found. Read the full gist on NAIJ.com.

Nigerians rejoice as 15-year-old girl who went missing has been found (photo)
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
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
UK gives Nigeria $16m to support 100,000 children's education in northeast

UK gives Nigeria $16m to support 100,000 children's education in northeast

Jonathan Allen, UK deputy permanent representative to the UN, has said that the government of the United Kingdom is willing to support children education in the terrorism-stricken region of the country, northeast.

UK gives Nigeria $16m to support 100,000 children's education in northeast
Soldier celebrates birthday in style, thanks God for the days and nights he survived

Soldier celebrates birthday in style, thanks God for the days and nights he survived

A Nigerian soldier has taken to social media to celebrate his birthday with a touching message that has left many people in awe. Sharing photos of himself, he thanked God for his life despite his choice of career.

Soldier celebrates birthday in style, thanks God for the days and nights he survived
Gallant troops corner Boko Haram insurgents during looting and extortion spree, kill 3 terrorists

Gallant troops corner Boko Haram insurgents during looting and extortion spree, kill 3 terrorists

Troops of the Nigerian Army intercepted Boko Haram terrorists in Baga local government area of Borno, killing 3 of them and recovering weapons. The insurgents had been on a looting and extortion spree in the area.

Gallant troops corner Boko Haram insurgents during looting and extortion spree, kill 3 terrorists
12-year-old IDP promises to become a soldier and kill 1,000 Boko Haram terrorists

12-year-old IDP promises to become a soldier and kill 1,000 Boko Haram terrorists

A 12-year-old IDP from Gwoza in Borno state identified as Subairu declared that when he grows up, he would become a soldier and dedicate his time to hunting and killing Boko Haram terrorists. He also lamented the living conditions

12-year-old IDP promises to become a soldier and kill 1,000 Boko Haram terrorists
Soldiers reportedly torture 18-year-old to death over stolen phone in Plateau (photo)

Soldiers reportedly torture 18-year-old to death over stolen phone in Plateau (photo)

An 18-year-old secondary school-leaver, Amadu Atajan, was allegedly tortured to death by some soldiers attached to the Special Task Force, Sector 7, Sha District, in the Bokkos local government area of Plateau state.

Soldiers reportedly torture 18-year-old to death over stolen phone in Plateau (photo)
Southeast already saturated with heavy police presence in peace time - Former NBA chairman condemns Operation Python Dance III

Southeast already saturated with heavy police presence in peace time - Former NBA chairman condemns Operation Python Dance III

Telling the world you will be having Operation Python Dance or Snake Dance is to say the least, letting the cat out of the bag, as such activities would definitely bring the military into direct confrontation with the civilians.

Southeast already saturated with heavy police presence in peace time - Former NBA chairman condemns Operation Python Dance III
Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns deployment of troops for Operation Python Dance III

Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns deployment of troops for Operation Python Dance III

The spokesperson for the Ohanaeze, Chuks Ibegbu, said the troops should be deployed to to farms, road construction sites and engage them for city beautification purposes if there are no more defence jobs for them.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns deployment of troops for Operation Python Dance III
Nigerian Air Force holds third quarter 2018 route march for personnel in Abuja

Nigerian Air Force holds third quarter 2018 route march for personnel in Abuja

The aim of the routine exercise is to keep officers and men of the service physically fit for the effective performance of their various duties towards fulfilling NAF’s constitutional roles as a military arm of Nigeria.

Nigerian Air Force holds third quarter 2018 route march for personnel in Abuja
Wata coci tayi kira ga gwamnatin tarayya tayi gaggawar fito da yarinyar nan da 'yan boko haram suka yi garkuwa da ita

Wata coci tayi kira ga gwamnatin tarayya tayi gaggawar fito da yarinyar nan da 'yan boko haram suka yi garkuwa da ita

Cocin NKST tayi kira ga gwamnatin tarayya da tayi kokarin karbo Leah Sharibu yar shekaru 15 daya daga cikin daliban makarantar yan mata dake Dapchi jahar Yobe. Kamfanin dillancin labarai ya bayyana cewa anyi garkuwa da...

Wata coci tayi kira ga gwamnatin tarayya tayi gaggawar fito da yarinyar nan da 'yan boko haram suka yi garkuwa da ita
Murtala Muhammed's family seeks justice for son’s murder 25 years after

Murtala Muhammed's family seeks justice for son’s murder 25 years after

As far back as 1985, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of the Basic Principles of Justice for victims of crimes and abuse of power; so, it is time for Nigeria to adopt a victim-centric approach to criminal justice.

Murtala Muhammed's family seeks justice for son’s murder 25 years after
Rundunar Sojin saman Najeriya ta samu nasarar kashe wasu gungun 'yan ta'adda a jihar Zamfara

Rundunar Sojin saman Najeriya ta samu nasarar kashe wasu gungun 'yan ta'adda a jihar Zamfara

Rundunar sojin saman Najeriya wacce ake yiwa inkiya da 'Operation Diran Mikiya' ta bayyana cewa sun samu nasarar kashe wasu 'yan ta'adda masu yawan gaske a dajin Sububu, Birnin Magaji da kuma dajin Rugu dake cikin jihar Zamfara...

Rundunar Sojin saman Najeriya ta samu nasarar kashe wasu gungun 'yan ta'adda a jihar Zamfara
Kuji maganar da Shehu Sani yayi akan rikicin sojoji da aka yi a garin Maiduguri

Kuji maganar da Shehu Sani yayi akan rikicin sojoji da aka yi a garin Maiduguri

Dan majalisar dattawa mai wakiltar Kaduna ta tsakiya, Sanata Shehu Sani yayi magana akan rikicin da aka samu tsakanin sojoji a filin tashi da saukar jirgin sama na garin Maiduguri dake jihar Borno. Fusatattun sojojin sun isa...

Kuji maganar da Shehu Sani yayi akan rikicin sojoji da aka yi a garin Maiduguri
Photos of helicopter built by talented young man for the Nigerian Army

Photos of helicopter built by talented young man for the Nigerian Army

A young Nigerian man has shown his patriotism by constructing a helicopter for the Nigerian army. The young man who is from Kaduna state delivered the helicopter to Borno state for display. Read full story on NAIJ.com.

Photos of helicopter built by talented young man for the Nigerian Army
Tension in Borno as soldiers reportedly protest, shoot guns at Maiduguri airport

Tension in Borno as soldiers reportedly protest, shoot guns at Maiduguri airport

Reports from Borno are that soldiers of the Special Force deployed to the northern state for the counterinsurgency operations have grounded the airport in the capital Maiduguri and are shooting into the air to scare civilians.

Tension in Borno as soldiers reportedly protest, shoot guns at Maiduguri airport
Nigerian Air Force successfully conducts in-house 400 hours inspection on F-7 aircraft

Nigerian Air Force successfully conducts in-house 400 hours inspection on F-7 aircraft

This was revealed on Tuesday, August 7, when the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, conducted an operational visit to NAF Base Makurdi, and the proposed site for the 21 Quick Response Wing (21 QRW) in Benue.

Nigerian Air Force successfully conducts in-house 400 hours inspection on F-7 aircraft
We need more equipment to tackle security challenges - Minister of defence tells Buhari

We need more equipment to tackle security challenges - Minister of defence tells Buhari

The minister of Defence, Dan-Ali, has said the Nigerian military needs more equipment in order to tackle security challenges in the country.Dan-Ali made the statement in a brief he presented to the national security council.

We need more equipment to tackle security challenges - Minister of defence tells Buhari
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