Nigerian Armed Forces

Two soldiers reportedly slump at Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Anambra, in critical condition

Two soldiers reportedly slump at Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Anambra, in critical condition

Two soldiers reportedly slump at Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Anambra, in critical condition
Buhari's decision to extend tenure of service chiefs prompt complains within military circles

Buhari's decision to extend tenure of service chiefs prompt complains within military circles

Complaints in military circles revolve around fears that the recent extension of tenures of the military service chiefs will lead to delayed promotions.

Buhari's decision to extend tenure of service chiefs prompt complains within military circles
How Lagos 2nd brigade commander, Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari, fell from Major Ifeajuna's bullets

How Lagos 2nd brigade commander, Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari, fell from Major Ifeajuna's bullets

The commander of the 2nd brigade, Lagos, Brig Zakariya Maimalari was killed during the 1966 coup that took the lives of prominent First Republic politicians.

How Lagos 2nd brigade commander, Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari, fell from Major Ifeajuna's bullets
Disobedient, disloyal army officers will be dismissed from the military - Buratai warns

Disobedient, disloyal army officers will be dismissed from the military - Buratai warns

The chief of army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has warned army officers against any act of disloyalty, disobedience to constituted authority and insubordination.

Disobedient, disloyal army officers will be dismissed from the military - Buratai warns
Nigerian Army matriculates 360 cadets into various academic courses at NDA

Nigerian Army matriculates 360 cadets into various academic courses at NDA

Three hundred and sixty cadets of the 69th Regular Course have been formally inducted into various degree programmes at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).

Nigerian Army matriculates 360 cadets into various academic courses at NDA
Nigerian Armed Forces to retire 403 soldiers on December 15 - Top official discloses

Nigerian Armed Forces to retire 403 soldiers on December 15 - Top official discloses

The commandant of the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Austine Jekenu, has said a total of 403 military personnel would retire from the armed forces.

Nigerian Armed Forces to retire 403 soldiers on December 15 - Top official discloses
We are not recruiting! Nigerian army warns Nigerians to be wary of fraudsters

We are not recruiting! Nigerian army warns Nigerians to be wary of fraudsters

The Nigerian Army has clarified its stance on recruitment and commissioning following the alarming activities of fraudsters using the army's name and logo.

We are not recruiting! Nigerian army warns Nigerians to be wary of fraudsters
Understanding military operations as safeguard of state by Ibrahim Abubakar (Opinion)

Understanding military operations as safeguard of state by Ibrahim Abubakar (Opinion)

All Nigerian Armed Forces have both domestic and international responsibilities. This we have seen via different operations in different parts of the country.

Understanding military operations as safeguard of state by Ibrahim Abubakar (Opinion)
Nigerian Army instructs its personnel to learn Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa in one year

Nigerian Army instructs its personnel to learn Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa in one year

Army has introduced a new language policy that will foster better communication with Nigerians to enhance its civilian relationship and information gathering.

Nigerian Army instructs its personnel to learn Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa in one year
Buhari, Nigerian Army praised for improvement in Nigeria's internal security

Buhari, Nigerian Army praised for improvement in Nigeria's internal security

The youths said the choices of the president in appointing his security chiefs played critical role in the fight against terrorism and other security threats.

Buhari, Nigerian Army praised for improvement in Nigeria's internal security
Battle ready Nigerian troops prepare to move in against Niger Delta Avengers

Battle ready Nigerian troops prepare to move in against Niger Delta Avengers

The recent tension in the Niger Delta have attracted the attention of the Nigerian army, as an anti-militancy initiative in the region is set to restore peace.

Battle ready Nigerian troops prepare to move in against Niger Delta Avengers
Military, security agencies responsible for proliferation of firearms - DSS insists

Military, security agencies responsible for proliferation of firearms - DSS insists

The Department of State Security has accused some individuals in the armed forces and other security agencies of been behind the sale of small arms in Nigeria.

Military, security agencies responsible for proliferation of firearms - DSS insists
Brigadier General faces court martial for spreading rumours about Buhari, bribery allegations

Brigadier General faces court martial for spreading rumours about Buhari, bribery allegations

The first of the two-count charge stated that Brigadier-General Hassan, in a phone conversation on January 17, told one Yarima Ibrahim, that Buhari was dead.

Brigadier General faces court martial for spreading rumours about Buhari, bribery allegations
Let's cast our minds back and resolve that never again would we experience war - Buhari tells Nigerians

Let's cast our minds back and resolve that never again would we experience war - Buhari tells Nigerians

The president said such step would help in preserving the unity of Nigerian considering the sort of human capital loss experienced during the past civil war.

Let's cast our minds back and resolve that never again would we experience war - Buhari tells Nigerians
Nigerian army kills fleeing Boko Haram members on horse in Borno

Nigerian army kills fleeing Boko Haram members on horse in Borno

Two horse-riding Boko Haram insurgents fleeing from military clearance operation on their hideout at a Borno town have been killed by Nigerian soldiers.

Nigerian army kills fleeing Boko Haram members on horse in Borno
Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram, neutralise 3 insurgents in Borno

Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram, neutralise 3 insurgents in Borno

Nigerian troops of 112 Task Force Battalion of 22 Brigade on Operation Lafiya Dole have successfully ambushed a group of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.

Nigerian troops ambush Boko Haram, neutralise 3 insurgents in Borno
We need more money to sustain military operations - Nigerian army

We need more money to sustain military operations - Nigerian army

There are concerns that the current budgeting system by the National Assembly cannot adequately accommodate the operational needs of the Nigerian Army.

We need more money to sustain military operations - Nigerian army
Nigerian military airstrike kills 411 Boko Haram members after insurgents killed 11 soldiers

Nigerian military airstrike kills 411 Boko Haram members after insurgents killed 11 soldiers

About 411 members of the Boko Haram sect were killed in an air strike carried out by the Nigerian military on Saturday, October 21 in northern Borno state.

Nigerian military airstrike kills 411 Boko Haram members after insurgents killed 11 soldiers
For great service to the nation, Nigerian army promotes 123 senior officers

For great service to the nation, Nigerian army promotes 123 senior officers

The Army Council has approved the promotion of 123 senior officers, including 66 Lieutenant Colonels and 57 Majors to the next rank for being outstanding.

For great service to the nation, Nigerian army promotes 123 senior officers
Six die, dozens injured as terrorists attack senior officers convoy in Borno

Six die, dozens injured as terrorists attack senior officers convoy in Borno

The Boko Haram terrorists attacked the Nigerian Army's commanding officer near Bulabilin, a village along the Maiduguri/Damboa highway in Borno state.

Six die, dozens injured as terrorists attack senior officers convoy in Borno
Nigerian army council promotes gallant master warrant officer to rank of captain (photos)

Nigerian army council promotes gallant master warrant officer to rank of captain (photos)

The army council has approved the accelerated promotion and commissioning of Master Warrant Officer Garba Abdullahi to the rank of captain for his gallantry.

Nigerian army council promotes gallant master warrant officer to rank of captain (photos)
Vaccination scare: Those spreading rumour will be dealt with - Nigerian army

Vaccination scare: Those spreading rumour will be dealt with - Nigerian army

The Nigerian Army, 32 Artillery Brigade in Akure, Ondo state has vowed to find and punish those who spread rumours of an alleged planned vaccination of kids.

Vaccination scare: Those spreading rumour will be dealt with - Nigerian army
How men dressed in military uniform assisted herdsmen in Plateau attack - Survivor alleges as he narrates ordeal

How men dressed in military uniform assisted herdsmen in Plateau attack - Survivor alleges as he narrates ordeal

An indigene of Irigwe chiefdom in Plateau has alleged that security men were culpable in an attack by suspected herdsmen on the community that caused 29 deaths.

How men dressed in military uniform assisted herdsmen in Plateau attack - Survivor alleges as he narrates ordeal
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