News - Army

Nigeria Gets Assurances Of Support From Jordan In Fight Against Terrorism

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received a condolence message and assurance of support in the fight against terrorism from His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, who prayed for peace and calm in Nigeria, and throughout African region.

GOC 82 Division, Kabuk Says Army Ready For Emerging Security Challenges

5 days ago /
Nation 

The General Officer Commanding, GOC 82 division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Major General Emmanuel Kabuk, says the division is professionally prepared to deal with contemporary and emerging security challenges within its areas of operation.

Nigerian Army Reorganizes Northeast Operation

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has announced the posting and appointments of some of its senior officers for the Northeast counter-insurgency operations.

Suicide Car Bomb Attack On Iran Police Hqs Kills Three

6 days ago /
International News 

At least three people were killed and 24 others were injured in a suicide car bomb attack on the Police headquarters in Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar on Thursday.

Fed. Govt Directs Chief Of Air Staff To Relocate To North East

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The chief of air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has been directed to relocate to the northeast to coordinate Nigerian Air Force Operations against Boko Haram terrorists.

Insurgency: FG Approves Emergency Procurement Of Equipment For Troops In North East

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the emergency procurement of critical equipment for troops in the northeast, in line with the presidency' s current government-to-government procurement policy.

Gov Udom Emmanuel Demands Sack Of CP

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel has demanded the withdrawal of the new commissioner of police, Musa Kimo within 24 hours accusing him of colluding with the sacked 5 defected members of the state house of assembly to disrupt the peace of the state at the assembly complex.

Benue Govt Accuses Akume Of Changing The Benue Massacre Narrative

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue state government says it is now clear that the recent changing narrative on the Benue massacre as well as conquest and occupation agenda is a fabrication of one of its senators, George Akume who is the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Suicide Bomber Killed In Adamawa

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Troops of 143battalion deployed at a checkpoint in Gulak, Adamawa state, have neutralised a girl with person-borne improvised explosive device.

Masari Condoles Army Over Recent Attack In Borno

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Following the recent attacks by the boko haram insurgents in Borno state that left several soldiers dead, Katsina state government has condoled with the armed forces and the Nigerian army in particular.

Benue PDP Alleges Neglect Of The Army

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as sad and humiliating, the recent massacre of dozens of Nigerian Army troops by Boko Haram at Metele in North-East Nigeria.

Probe Military Spending, SERAP Tells Buhari

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has appealed to  President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the spending of defence and military budgets between 1999 and 2018.

Army Speaks On Metele Attack By Boko Haram

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army has finally spoken out about the attack on its troop’s position in Metele, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno state days ago, where several soldiers were killed.

Army On Metele Attack

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian has finally spoken out about the attack on its troops position in Metele, Guzamala local government area of Borno state days ago, where several soldiers were killed. 

House Of Reps Committee On Army Wants More Funding For Military

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives Committee on Army and Security is advocating for more funding for the Nigerian Army to enable it provide adequate services to the nation.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Reves-Up Deradicalization Process

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says its soft power approach in the fight against Boko Haram is gaining ground with more of the repented terrorists now embracing civil life. 

Army Donates Hospital Equipment To General Hospital, Ikot Abasi

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

As part of activities to mark exercise “crocodile smile three”, commander 2 brigade Nigerian army, Brigadier General Abdu Hassan has donated hospital equipment to general hospital, Ikot Abasi, to enhance civil-military relations in the area.

Senate Adjourns Sitting In Honour Of Troops Killed By Boko Haram

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday cut short it’s plenary session in solidarity with the Nigerian Army following the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Metele, Borno State over the weekend.

Key Leader Of Group That Abducted Leah Sharibu Killed – Military

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu.

Myanmar Detains 106 Rohingya Muslims

3 weeks ago /
International News 

Myanmar Immigration Authorities have detained 106 Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people smugglers.


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