Tag: Army

Breaking: 19 Persons Killed Extra-Judicially As Nigerian Army Arrests Sheikh Zakzaky In Zaria “Alive”

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has been arrested by soldiers after long hours’ siege on his residence in Zaria. One of his followers confirmed his arrest to Channels Television. “I saw armoured tanks demolishing the Hussainiyya shrine and the residence of Sheikh El-Zakzaky,” he[Read More…]

Be Wary Of Disgruntled Elements With Baseless Stories – Nigerian Army Warns

Press Releases The Nigerian Army has received report of some elements both within the Nigerian Army and outside, especially through the use of the social media circle to ridicule the Nigerian Army and the person of the Chief of Army Staff for reasons best known to them. They intend to[Read More…]

The Army Says Over 200 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender To Nigerian Troops In Banki

Over 200 members of the terrorists organisation, Boko Haram have surrendered today to the Nigerian troops in Banki Town. Nigerian troops have yesterday captured the economic important and strategic town of Banki in Borno State which is equally noted for fishing. Major economic and trading activities between Nigeria, Cameroon and[Read More…]

Nigerian Army Confirms Explosion In Jos Metropolis

by Musa Abdullahi Unconfirmed reports have said that there was an explosion in Jos, Plateau State. The blast was said to has occurred at the 3 Armed Division in Rukuba, near Jos, but casualty is uncertain. The Nigerian Army has allayed fears of any attack Saturday morning in Jos Plateu[Read More…]

Military Reclaims Bama; As Troops Keep Up Bid To Rid North East Of Insurgents

By Chris Nomjov Gallant Nigerian troops continued their onslaught against territories captured by Boko Haram insurgents, as they successfully recaptured the commercial city of Bama, Borno State, having snuffed out the threat of the insurgents. The Defence authorities stated in a tweet on the official twitter handle of the Nigerian[Read More…]

More Than 200 Nigerian Soldiers Dismissed From The Military In Jos

By NewsWireNGR BBC Nigeria Correspondent, Will Ross is reporting that over two hundred Nigerian Soldiers have been dismissed in the military in Jos last week. Pictures seen above are soldiers earlier sentenced to death for mutiny by the military in 2014. President Goodluck Jonathan had on Wednesday urged the leadership[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Fires Maj. Gen. Abubakar Mohammed, GOC Attacked In Maiduguri By Convicted Soldiers

Military authorities have retired the former General Officer Commanding the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Maj. Gen. Abubakar Mohammed. Investigations by The PUNCH revealed this on Tuesday just as the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress and human rights lawyers pleaded for the pardon of 12 soldiers[Read More…]