Tag: Army

Troops Intensify Clearance Operations, Nigerian Army And Contemporary Challenges

TROOPS INTENSIFY CLEARANCE OPERATIONS As part of the clearance operations of remnants and fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in the north east, troops have continuously been carrying out raids, patrols and cordon operations. It is in that regards that troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation[Read More…]

We Contested The Rivers Re-run Elections Against Army, INEC, FG, APC – PDP Says

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party has declared Saturday’s rerun elections in Rivers State as a rape of democracy. It also said that the party contested against many government institutions during the polls. It listed the institutions to include the Nigerian Army, the Independent National Electoral Commission and the[Read More…]

“Nigerian Military Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing of People of the Southeast” – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its Directorate of State, DOS, yesterday, alleged that the military is involved in ethnic cleansing against the people of South-East and Biafrans in general in the name of maintaining security. The group wondered why the military will be killing non-violent agitators who do[Read More…]

Defence Chief Launches New Lists of Wanted Boko Haram

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin has released a banner containing photographs and names of 55 Boko Haram wanted for various attacks and terror activities in the northeast where the military currently prosecute war against the insurgents. “I urged all to facilitate in tracking them down for[Read More…]

11 Soldiers Killed In Niger State According To The Nigerian Army

PRESS RELEASE GUN RUNNERS AND ARMED BANDITS ATTACKED TROOPS IN BOSSO LGA Following covert surveillance and intelligence reports on the activities of some gun runners and armed bandits in Kopa, Dagma and Gagaw villages of Bosso Local Government Area, Niger State, troops of 31 Artillery Brigade, 1 Division Nigerian Army,[Read More…]

Ekiti Government Cries Out Over Alleged Invasion of State By 20 Policemen To Arrest Its Officials

The Ekiti State Government has raised the alarm over an alleged planned invasion of the State by Policemen, to begin indiscriminate arrest of top officials of the government, leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as members of the State House of Assembly on Monday based on frivolous petitions orchestrated by the[Read More…]

Nigerian Army Issues Another Statement Over Sacked Officers, Silent On Their Identities

THE COMPULSORILY RETIRED NIGERIAN ARMY OFFICERS The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to speculations and rumours regarding the number and names of the senior Army officers affected in the recent retirement exercise. This is worrisome as some individuals and media houses went to the ridiculous extent of[Read More…]

Just In: Nigerian Army Sacks Mostly Southern Army Generals, Colonels And Brigadiers

Over 70  Army Generals, Colonels and Brigadiers have been forced to retire by the Nigerian army yesterday are mostly officers from the South, according to a Source says… Late Pres Umaru Yar’adua’s ADC, Brigadier-General Mustapha Onoyiveta tops list of officers “politically” retired by the Nigerian army. FLASH: Close to 70+ Army Generals,[Read More…]

Troops Rescue 157 Captives, while 77 Boko Haram Members Surrendered

UPDATE ON OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE The Nigerian troops deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE and their neighbouring counterparts under the Multinational Joint Task Force have been very busy clearing the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in their respective areas of responsibilities. In the process, they were able to rescue quite a[Read More…]

Boko Haram Attack Nigerian Troops In Sambisa Forests

Troops of 21 Brigade and rugged team of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) on Operation CRACKDOWN inside Sambisa forest while on harbour for refitting, came under Boko Haram terrorists attack at about 1.45am today morning. However, the gallant troops successfully repelled the attack. Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman , Acting Director Army[Read More…]