An aged man has been rescued by a brave soldier during a gunfight between troops of the Nigerian Army and Boko Haram terrorists. This was contained in a statement issued by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu on Monday, May 14.
One of the bandits, Adamu Umar, was captured during the operation. Preliminary investigation is ongoing meanwhile, the suspect and the remains of the 10 bandits neutralised have been handed over to the Nigeria police.
The claim of Nigerian Army that its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations recently rescued hostages numbering about 1, 000 in the captivity of the Bokom Hara terrorists has been the #BringBackOurGirls group.
A video of a soldier exchanging blows with an official of the Nigeria Police in Ijora, Lagos, has gone viral on social media. Although the reason for the fight is still unknown, Nigerians are calling for both men to be sanctioned.
Some women in Borno believed to be wives of Boko Haram terrorists have been intercepted by troops of the Nigerian Army. The news was given by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, the director Nigerian Army public relations.
The Nigerian Army is to launch “Operation Last Hold” in Borno north and Lake Chad region to restore socio-economic activities in the areas, as well as to fast track return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Babban Janar din sojin Amurka da ke kula da sashen Afirka, Janar Brig.-Gen. Eugene LeBoeuf, ya nuna damuwarsa kan yadda ake sake samun zaffin ra'ayi, hare-haren ta'addanci, dama na kabilanci a fadin Najeriya da ma yankunan Afirka
Senator Sulaiman Adokwe, while citing an Order 42, drew the attention of the Senate to the crisis in the southern district of Nasarawa state by armed militia. He said the armed militia were occupying four out of five local govern
Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai, a nationally acclaimed pacesetter, instantaneously keyed into this policy. He directed the Nigerian Army Finance Corps to initiate actions in this direction.
The acting chief medical director of the 68 Nigerian Army reference hospital, Yaba Lagos, Brig- Geneneral Adekola Dada, on Monday, April 9, dismissed as untrue allegation by a man who claimed to be an Army captain that soldiers
The Lagos state commissioner of police, Imohimi Edgal, who confirmed the incident, said that based on the complaint, operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), acting on a tip-off traced the suspect to his.
This is in recognition of their valour and uncommon commitment to duty during the operation. A breakdown of the beneficiaries include 223 Staff Sergeants promoted to the rank of Warrant Officers, 511 Sergeants promoted to the rank
A retired Nigerian soldier has shown off his cooking skills as he prepared dinner for his wife.The man identified as Des-Dokubi Dennis showed off his cooking skills on Facebook. Dennis shared photos of himself cooking eba.
The ministry of defence has said that it received reports from Nigerians on the misconduct of soldiers as regards the farmers and herdsmen crises, adding that it had put such soldiers through disciplinary procedures.
The district head of Dong district in Jos North LGA of Plateau state, Kaze Inyam, has alleged that the several attacks that they had been suffering in the hands of suspected herdsmen, were aided by Nigerian soldiers.
A soldier has been reportedly shot dead by an unidentified mobile policeman guarding an oil facility operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company. The incident happened on Saturday, March 17 in Burutu LGA of Delta state.
A burial ceremony at Boboroku community of Jesse in Ethiope West local government area of Delta state became a scene of violent clash between youths and soldiers brought in to maintain orderliness during the sharing of food.
A bloody clash was averted at a new generation bank in Sokoto state, on Friday, December 22, when a soldier slapped a policeman attached to the bank premises.
The new theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen Rogers Nicholas, has raised alarm that people are still providing information on locations of troops
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.
It sounds paradoxical, but in Lieutenant General Buratai’s calculations, this principle worked in catering for families of soldiers and it worked for him.
A Nigerian army staff sergeant, Silas Ninyo (93NA/36/2608) has shot dead his superior, Captain T. Mani today, Sunday, November 12 in Chibok, Borno state.