News - Nigerian Army

New GOC For 7 Division Nigeria Army, Maiduguri

2 hours 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"

4 days 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 week ago /
Nation 

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

Shiites Protest In Abuja

1 week ago /
Nation 

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

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

2 weeks 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.

Buratai Warns Army Operatives Against Social Media Use

3 weeks 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.

Army Nabs Alleged Benue Attacks Mastermind

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have arrested a key Boko Haram suspect believed to have masterminded most of the attacks in Benue State.

Operation “Last Hold”: Army Launches Final Boko Haram Clearance

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army is to conduct a special operation in the northern axis of Borno State to clear the last vestiges of Boko Haram in the area.

African Military Forces Unite Against Terror, Insecurity

1 month ago /
Security 

As terrorism and other security threats spread across Africa, the militaries of different nations in the continent have resolved to unite to combat these threats.

Nigerian Army To Improve Infantry Training

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it is working to improve the capacity of its infantry soldiers to address the ongoing war against boko- haram and other internal security threats. 

Police Disperse Protesting Shiite Supporters

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police has again come down hard on the protesting El-Zakzaky group forcing them out of the nation’s Unity Fountain with canisters and dogs on Friday.

Army’s Investigative Panel Begins Work In Taraba

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigerian army's fact-finding panel on human rights abuses and alleged sabotage by the military has started its assignment in Taraba state.

FG Approves 13 Billion Naira For Dredging Of Excravos Channel In Warri

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has approved the sum of 13 billion Naira for the dredging and navigation of the Exravos Channel in Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria.

Nigeria Hosts Africa Land Forces Summit

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army in conjunction with the U.S Army African Command will be hosting 2018 African Land Forces Summit in Abuja. 

Army Sets Up Standing Court Martial On Election Malpractice By Its Personnel

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Nigerian Army has set up a standing court martial ahead of the 2019 general elections, to prosecute its personnel who get involved in election malpractice. 

Security Takes Over Two Warring Communities In Cross River

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

Joint security operatives of the Nigerian army, police, DSS and the civil defense corps have taken over two communities of Inyima and Adun in Yakurr and Obunra local government areas of Cross River state following an unrest in the area. 

Nigerian Army Investigates Conduct Of Personnel Involved In Exercise Ayem Kpatuma

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of nigerian army personnel involved in Exercise Ayem A Kpatuma in Taraba state. 

Nigerian Army Sets Up Investigation Committee For Exercise

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of Nigerian Army personnel involved in exercise Ayem A Kpatuma in Taraba state. 

Nigerian Troops Repel Terrorists

1 month ago /
Nation 

Special forces of the Nigerian Air Force in conjunction with some Nigerian army troops, late Sunday night successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at the University Of Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Cross River To Build Three Referral Hospitals

1 month ago /
Health 

Cross river state government has expressed it's readiness to build three new referral specialist hospitals as part of the sustainable development goals on universal health coverage target.


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