Tags : Nigerian Army

Army Recalls Soldiers From Study Leave To Tackle Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has recalled a large number of its personnel studying in civil institutions (Universities and Polytechnic) across the Country in order to tackle the raging insurgency in the North-East. This is contained in a memo by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Department of Army Training, Abuja. In the memo dated May 11, 2021, the […]

Troops Neutralise 48 Bandits, Rescues 18 Abductees In Zamfara

No fewer than 48 bandits were neutralised by troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army operating in Zamfara State during the ongoing clampdown on banditry and other heinous crimes in the North-West. The Nigerian Army noted that key bandits’ leaders were also killed by troops while another notorious gang leader, simply identified as Jummo, sustained gunshot […]

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

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 […]