News - Army

Missing Yobe Schoolgirls: We Need More Time To Assess Situation – FG

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government on Thursday said more time would be needed to assess the situation concerning the whereabouts of some schoolgirls who reportedly went missing after Boko Haram terrorists invaded a Government Girls’ College in Yobe State.

Army Promises To Restore Peace To State Affected By Herdsmen/Farmers Crises

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The nigerian army says with the commencement of operation ayem ’a’ kpatuma peace will be restore in the six states affected by the farmers/herdsmen clashes.

The Battle For Sambisa

3 days ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops and allied forces in the Lake Chad Basin region have been conducting intense operations to counter Boko Haram resurgence in and around the infamous Sambisa forest.

General Solomon Giwa Amu Remembered

6 days ago /
Nation 

The life, times and legacy of former Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, late Brigadier General Solomon Giwa-Amu, continues to resonate 10 years after his death family, friends and associates gathered in Abuja to extol his virtues especially in the area of youth empowerment and emancipation through education. Late Brigadier Giwa-Amu...

Defence Headquarters Solicits Media Support For National Security

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian military says the country’s emerging security challenges cannot be tackled by the military alone, but with the support of other sections of the society like the media. The Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, said this when he visited the management of DAAR Communications Plc to seek...

N3 Million Cash Reward For Information On Fugitive Boko Haram Terrorists Leader, Abubakar Shekau

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has promised a 3 million Naira cash reward for any credible information that can lead to the arrest of Abubakar Shekau, the fugitive factional Boko Haram terrorists’ group leader. Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said in a press statement that anybody with such credible information can either...

Nigerians Should Expect To See End Of Boko Haram – Army

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai on Wednesday said Nigerians should keep faith with the various effort of the military and keep their fingers cross for what he describes as the ‘end of Boko Haram.’He said troops of the Nigerian Army are ready to completely tackle the current...

$1billion Insurgency Fund Is Grossly Inadequate – Nigerian Army

1 week ago /
Nation 

In the midst of the ongoing war against insurgency in the North East, the Nigerian Army has said that the $1billion fund requested from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to boost the counter-terrorism operations in the North East is ‘grossly inadequate.’Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas, said...

Boko Haram’s Days Are Numbered, Says Buhari

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the era of Boko Haram terrorism is gradually drawing to an end, with the narrowing of the recruitment base of the insurgents, and renewed onslaught by the Nigerian military. Receiving the letter of credence of Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy Sea to Nigeria, Most Rev. Archbishop Antonio...

Somalia: Government Troops Vs Al-Shabab

1 week ago /
International News  Security 

Somalia's president has said his country is now ready to defeat Al-Shabab militants.

Boko Haram Releases UNIMAID Lecturers, 10 Women

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Department of State Services (DSS), has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the release, through negotiations, of three University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno State. Also released from the Boko Haram terrorists are 10 women kidnapped in a raid by the group on a...

Former Minister, John Shagaya Dies

1 week ago /
Nation 

Brigadier General John Shagaya, a former minister and former senator representing Plateau South is dead.

Buhari Commiserates With Buratai's Family Over Death Of Yusuf Buratai

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari,  has commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai. President Buhari,  in a statement,   joins them in mourning the ex-serviceman and veteran of World War II, whose service to Nigeria will always be...

Killings: It Is Frankly Unfair To Insinuate That I am Sitting Doing Nothing, Buhari Tells Bishops

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the speculations that he is doing nothing to address the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the country. The President said this on Thursday when he received a delegation of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Most Reverend Ignatius Kaigama at the...

Army Reacts To Shekau Video

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has described Boko  Haram’s latest video as one of its ploys to get the mainstream media to its extremist propaganda.

Shekau Releases New Video, Vows To Keep Fighting Against Nigeria

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram leader,  Abubakar Shekau,  has released a new video pledging to continue attacks days after Nigerian Army repeated that the group had been defeated.The factional leader said in the video which was released on Tuesday said that a recent effort to clear out Boko Haram’s stronghold of Sambisa forest...

Army Launches ‘Exercise Cat Race’ To Tackle Killings In Benue, Other States

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has launched a new operation code-named “Ayem Akpatuma”, meaning ‘Cat Race’ to tackle the crises between herdsmen and farmers as well as cases of kidnapping in Benue and other states.Chief of Training and Operations, Major General David Ahmadu, announced this on Wednesday while briefing reporters at the...

Government Pledges Improved Support For Military Operations In Lagos

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode,  has promised to support and scale up the operations of the Nigerian Army against kidnapping and armed robbery among other security challenges in the state.The Governor said this on Wednesday when he received the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army,...

Nigerian Army To Conduct Exercise Ayem-A-Kpatuma In Benue, Taraba And Other States

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is to conduct an exercise in areas affected by attacks by herdsmen men, herdsmen of farmers clashes, armed militias, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other forms of armed banditry.

Ogun Community Cries Out Over Reported Herdsmen Invasion

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Residents of Ketu Local Council Development Authority are calling on the Ogun State Government and all security agencies in the state to come to their aid in the face of an alleged incessant invasion and attacks by herdsmen on their communities. In a press statement issued under the aegis of Ketu...


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