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NAF Says Missing Jet May Have Crashed, Reveals Identities Of

The Nigerian Air Force has hinted that the missing Alpha Jet Aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with two Pilots on board on 31 March, 2021 might have crashed. The Pilots in the missing Jet are Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele. According to a statement by the Director, Public Relations […]

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Makinde Donates Operational Vehicles To Army, VIO; Says Donation Will

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has donated two pick-up vans each to the Nigerian Army and the Vehicle Inspection Unit of the State Government, declaring that the vehicles would aid service delivery. The Governor, who was represented by his Special Adviser on Security, CP Fatai Owoseni (rtd), on Saturday, January 30, 2021, said the […]

Army Redeploys 210 Generals, 1,336 Others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 210 Generals and over a thousand of its Officers to various new positions in a major shakeup. In a list obtained by Channels Television on Saturday, January 9, 2021, a total of 1,546 Officers were redeployed. Besides the generals that were redeployed, 450 Colonels, 309 Majors, 251 Captains and 322 Lieutenants were […]

Army Redeploys 55 Soldiers From Battlefield After Five Years

Troops of the 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have been relieved from the battlefield after serving in the Operation Lafiya Dole for several years. Some of the combatants who heaved a sigh of relief on Monday, November 9, 2020, following their redeployment from the battlefield had fought the counter-insurgency war in the North East […]

Lekki Shooting: LCC Submits Footage, Says Camera Stopped Recording At

The Managing Director of the Lekki Concession Company, Mr Abayomi Omomuwasan, has submitted video footage recorded by the Company’s surveillance camera on the night of October 20, 2020, when Soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate area in Lagos State. He submitted the footage on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at the 4th […]

Army Court Martial Sentences Soldier To Five Years In Prison

A Nigerian Army Corporal has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Military court-martial after he was found guilty of defiling a 13-year-old girl in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. Besides the five-year sentence, the court-martial on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, also dismissed the Corporal after the trial which lasted for […]

INEC Distributes Electoral Materials For Edo Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the distribution of sensitive electoral materials ahead of the Edo State governorship election. Channels Television reports on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that the sensitive materials are kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin City, awaiting onward distribution. Less than 48 hours to the Election, there […]

Troops Kill Four Bandits, Arrest Suspected Kidnap Kingpin

The Nigerian Army has killed four suspected Tiv militias and injured others at Che Jukun village in Taraba State. In his statement, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, on Tuesday, June 30, 2002, said the suspects were killed during a gunfight with the troops. According to Enenche, the troops of Operation […]

Troops Kill B’Haram Commanders In Counter Attack

A number of Boko Haram Commanders have been killed in a counter attack conducted by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole following a failed attack on troops location at Banki junction. According to a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, “following Boko Haram terrorists’ failed attack on troops’ location at Banki […]

Troops Kill Nine Bandits, Rescue 12 Victims In Zamfara

12 kidnapped persons in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State have been rescued by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji. This was revealed in a statement issued on Sunday by the Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko. According to Onyeuko, the troops also killed nine bandits, arrested 14 others, and 13 houses […]