Tag: Nigerian Army

Terrorism: Army plans N1bn for manufacturing of combat vehicles – Buratai

AbdulRaheem Aodu- April 27, 2019 0

Nigerian Army is sourcing for N1billion to boost capacity of its vehicle manufacturing company to produce more combat vehicles to counter terrorists and other insurgents, ... Read More

Ex-General, 26 military officers petition Reps over compulsorily retirement

Editorial II- April 2, 2019 0

Twenty-six senior military officers, including a former Major-General and 10 retired Brigadiers-General, have petitioned the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, over what they described ... Read More

Rivers: Frank demands apology from Buratai over military’s indictment by INEC

Editorial II- March 16, 2019 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has enjoined the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, ... Read More

Breaking: Quit Military before elections, Buratai warns ‘disloyal’ Soldiers

Musa Umar Bologi- February 20, 2019 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has ordered any officer who can't be 100 percent loyal to constituted authorities to resign from ... Read More

Elections: Army arrests hoodlums in Badagry

Musa Umar Bologi- February 17, 2019 0

Troops of Operation Safe Conduct deployed to provide security and conducive atmosphere for the conduct of Presidential and National Assembly election on Saturday intercepted three ... Read More

Army explains troops’ deployment to Port Harcourt CBN, warns ‘desperate’ Politicians

Musa Umar Bologi- February 16, 2019 0

The Nigerian Army has said that it deployed troops to various locations and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Port Harcourt branch in Rivers state ... Read More

Lassa fever kills Nigerian Soldier

Blueprint- January 17, 2019 0

A Nigerian soldier has been confirmed dead, possibly from Lassa fever. According to the army, the soldier was attached to 3 Division of the Nigerian ... Read More

Appreciating members of the Nigerian Armed Forces

Madu Onuorah- January 14, 2019 0

In Nigeria, we have a volunteer military. Every Soldier, Rating and Airman/Airwoman choses to serve. There is no conscription. Yes, the most important sacrifice a ... Read More

Boko Haram not in control of Baga – Buratai

Musa Umar Bologi- December 28, 2018 0

Contrary to reports that Baga, a fishing community in the Lake Chad fringes, had fallen in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists after a fierce ... Read More

Boko Haram: Police fire absconded Officers

Blueprint- December 28, 2018 0

Despite repeated denial over abscondment of its Officers, the police have dismissed 121 of at least 167 police officers who absconded from a counter-terrorism training ... Read More

Operation Whirl Punch: Troops arrest 3 gunrunners, recover 44 rifles in Niger

AbdulRaheem Aodu- December 13, 2018 0

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed for Operation Whirl Punch have arrested three notorious gun runners; Aminu Umar, 32, Shehu Samaila, 25 and Bilyaminu ... Read More

Army promotes 230 senior officers 

Musa Umar Bologi- December 4, 2018 0

The Army Council has approved the promotion of some senior officers of the Nigerian Army to the ranks of Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels and ... Read More

Buratai: Fake news, security ‘politics’ demoralizing our troops

Musa Umar Bologi- December 2, 2018 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has said that fake news on social media and politicization of security issues by some influential ... Read More

Army explains removal of Chukwu as Spokesman

Blueprint- December 1, 2018 0

The Nigerian Army has explained that the removal of its spokesman, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, was a routine posting. The Army said in statement issued in ... Read More

Despite terrorist attacks, Buratai vows to defend Nigeria ‘at all cost’

Musa Umar Bologi- November 29, 2018 0

In spite recent attack by Boko Haram terrorists in Northern part of Borneo state, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has assured ... Read More

Come out and surrender, Army beckons Boko Haram fighters

Blueprint- November 25, 2018 0

The Nigerian Army has called on existing Boko Haram fighters to come out and surrender  so as to be reformed. Over 155  former Boko Haram ... Read More

Boko Haram: Buhari summons Security Chiefs as Army confirms 44 Soldiers dead

NAN- November 23, 2018 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned Service Chiefs to an emergency security meeting over the reported killing of some Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram sect along ... Read More

Army inaugurate Cyber Warfare Command, launches app

Editorial III- October 16, 2018 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has inaugurated the Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command, a new corps to protect its data/network against cyber ... Read More

Prison boss lauds security agencies in Rivers

Blueprint- September 12, 2018 0

The Controller General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has applauded the collaboration of security agencies in tackling security challenges in Rivers state. This was contained in ... Read More

Troops on red alert to forestall attack on Benue – Commander

Daniel Agbo Makurdi- September 10, 2018 0

Commander of the military spike codenamed Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, has disclosed that troops had been placed “on red alert to forestall ... Read More

Our troops never involve in partisan politics – Army

Blueprint- July 30, 2018 0

The Nigerian Army had denied alleged involvement of its troops in partisan politics in Bayelsa state. Army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu said the allegation ... Read More

NAF to deploy more fighter aircraft to Zamfara

Blueprint- July 26, 2018 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said it is deploying more helicopters and fighter aircraft to Zamfara state to enhance air operations in the state. ... Read More

Operation Last Hold: 32, 609 IDPs return home

Musa Umar Bologi- July 9, 2018 0

Not fewer than 32, 609 former Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) have voluntarily returned to their ancestral homes in Northern Borno state, within two months of ... Read More

Troops neutralise 3 terrorists in Monguno

Blueprint- July 2, 2018 0

Troops of 242 Battalion deployed in operation LAFIA  DOLE in conjunction with troops of Operation LAST HOLD neutralized three Boko Haram terrorists during a raid ... Read More

Army Day celebrations begin today

Musa Umar Bologi- June 30, 2018 0

This year’s edition of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) begins today and will end on July 7, 2018. Army spokesperson, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said ... Read More