The soldiers conducting the exercise while on patrol along road Ayilamo, Tomata and Kwantan Sule settlements accosted 3 herdsmen, armed with machetes deliberately grazing their cattle on a farmland thereby destroying it.
After being trained in a rehabilitation programme in different areas of human endeavour, 95 ex-Boko Haram members have been graduated by the Nigerian army in Gombe. The programme was carried out at a camp in the state.
As troops exploited further in pursuit of the insurgents as they fled, one of the combat vehicles was rammed into by a terrorists' Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED), injuring two officers in the vehicle.
The recovery by the gallant troops of the Nigerian Army was made during a conduct of cordon and search operations at Kwesati and Tati villages across Ussa and Takum local government areas of Taraba state, north-central, Nigeria.
The former director of army public relations, Brigadier-General Sani Usman, has formally handed over to Brigadier-General Chukwu who is the new army spokesperson. The handover occurred at the Army Headquarters Conference Room.
The Nigerian army has announced the postponement of its 2018 recruitment exercise for the 77 regular intakes in a statement released on Sunday, February 25. but did not name a new date for the resumption of the process.
The Independent Human Rights and Crime Monitoring Group has expressed its reservations concerning the recent launch of Exercise Ayem a Kpatuma (Cat Race) meant for middle belt states in Benue by the Nigerian army in Makurdi.
In a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Wednesday, February 21, the forum frowned at the decision of the army to announce and publicize the dates the exercise would last. They also wondered why it is called an exercise not an operation
Esther Okpabi of the department of peace and conflict resolution in Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, writes on the military strategies adopted by the Nigerian army under the leadership of the Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai.
According to the senator represent Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the upper chamber, Shehu Sani (APC), until the last hostage is freed and back home and until the suic*de attacks stops, victory is not yet complete.
Gabriel Ikese writes a glowing tribute on Mallam Yusufu Buratai who passed away recently in Maiduguri, Borno state. Mallam Buratai is the father of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai.
Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has assured the Nigerian army of his administration's readiness to support and scale up the operations of the military against kidnapping and other security challenges in the state.
Earlier this year, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) received the last batch of military airplanes that it bought from Pakistani military some months ago. NAF confirmed the receipt of the aircraft in a statement sent to NAIJ.com.
It was where factional Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau hid the over 274 abducted Chibok schoolgirls for months before ferrying them to other far-flung locations and eventually into forced marriage or serviitude.
Civilian vehicular movements on the Konduga-Bama-Banki-Bama-Gwoza road and Maiduguri( from Moloi)-Damboa-Gwoza road has been prohibited by the Borno state government as the Nigerian military intensify attacks on Boko Haram.
The Nigerian Army has alerted members of the public to be wary of escaping members of Boko Haram finding their way into isolated communities. The warning is coming at a time the terrorists has suffered heavy casualties.
The programme tagged Operation Safe Corridor, was established to create opportunity for willing surrendered and repentant Boko Haram fighters to undergo De-radicalization, Rehabilitation and Re-integration (DRR) programme
Two Nigerian soldiers on Monday, January 15, were reported to have slumped while participating in a parade at the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day held at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, the Anambra state capital.
Former president Jonathan has, in his message to Nigerian troops on armed forces remembrance day, urged Nigerians to spare time to celebrate Nigerian military men and woman who has staked their lives to keep the country.
Gov Willie Obiano has appealed to the indigenes of his state and Nigerians in general, to keep appreciating the efforts of security personnel as they carry out their duties of providing security and sustaining peace and unity.
Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa who was killed during Nigeria's first military coup in 1966, was the country's prime minister during the First Republic. He was killed by Major Emmanuel Ifeajuna the day he was captured from his home.
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have successfully averted what would have been a major attack carried out by three female Boko Haram terrorists against innocent citizens in Gamboru town in Gamboru Ngala LGA, Borno state.