News - Army

Nigerian Military Announces N5M Reward For IED Factories In North East

3 days ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military has announced a five million Naira reward for information on Improvised Explosive Device, IED factories in the North-East. 

Failed Bomb Attack At Military Mammy Market

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Borno Command of the Nigerian Police Force has said that two female Boko Haram bombers died on Wednesday night while attempting to infiltrate 333 Artillery military hangout in Maiduguri.

Security Forces Repel Boko Haram Attack On Borno Village

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Sources close to security say heavily armed Boko Haram Terrorists operating in about 11 vehicles including gun trucks have attacked Gajiram town, Headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State at about 5.40pm Monday.

NOA Commences Peace Building Programme For 2019 Polls

1 week ago /
Nation 

In a bid to prevent violence in the 2019 general elections, the national orientation agency in collaboration with other key players in next year’s polls has set up a planning committee to design and implement a peace building programme ahead of the elections.  

Uganda’s Ex-Police Chief Denies Arrest

1 week ago /
International News 

Uganda’s former police chief kale kayihura has denied reports of his arrest amid conflicting - and confusing - reports.  

Nigerian Airforce Moves To Tackle Security Challenges In Taraba State

1 week ago /
Security 

Nigeria's Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar says the Nigerian Airforce will deal decisively with persons that undermine the national sovereignty of the country.

Army Celebrates Army Day In July

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian army says the 2018 edition of the army day celebration, NADCEL, is an opportunity for the service to showcase its achievements and innovations in security operations.

Army, JTF Rescue Hostages Used As Sex Slaves By Boko Haram

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army says troops of the Twenty-One brigade and members of the civilian joint task force have rescued hostages used as sex slaves and forced labour by Boko Haram in Borno state.

Army Commences Clearance Operation In Ekiti

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has commenced a clearance operation within black spots in Efon-Alaaye Local Government area of Ekiti State.

Nigerian Army Rolls Out Operation Last Hold In Borno

3 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army's special operation to clear Boko Haram in Northern Borno, named operation last hold, is gathering momentum, and troops deployed in the operation have been advised to obey the rules of engagement in their task.

Insurgents Ambush Nigerian Troops

3 weeks ago /
Security 

Five Nigerian soldiers conducting a clearance operation have lost their lives, when their vehicle stepped on a landmine buried by Boko Haram insurgents along the Pridang-bitta road in Gwoza local government of Borno state.

New GOC For 7 Division Nigeria Army, Maiduguri

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

A new General officer commanding, GOC, has been appointed for 7 division Nigeria Army, with headquarters in Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Army Set To Conduct "Operation Last Hold"

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is set to conduct a special operation to clear the remnants of Boko-Haram in Northern Borno.

Nigeria Army Takes Delivery Of Armoured Vehicle Engines

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it has taken delivery of several engines for armoured combat vehicles.

Buratai Briefs Buhari On Security Situation

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received security briefing from Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai.

Shiites Protest In Abuja

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the Islamic movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites again clashed with the Nigeria police in Abuja on Monday.

US Defies Global Outcry, Set For Controversial Jerusalem Embassy Move

1 month ago /
International News 

The United States moves its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on Monday after months of global outcry, Palestinian anger and exuberant praise from Israelis over President Donald Trump's decision tossing aside decades of precedent.

FG Scales Up Security In Birnin Gwari LGA To End Deadly Attacks

1 month ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as part of measures to scale up the security response to the banditry affecting the area.

Another Killer Herdsman Captured In Benue

1 month ago /
Nation 

Troops are beginning to give hope to the people especially farmers in Benue, following the capture of another killer herdsman in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue, the scene of recurring deadly attacks by herdsmen.

Buratai Warns Army Operatives Against Social Media Use

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned officers and men of the Nigerian Army not to resort to social media to air their grievances or discuss operational strategies.


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