Nigerian Army: Troops in pursuit of abductors of Kagara school staff, students

The Nigerian Army says its troops have been mobilised in pursuit of abductors of kidnapped members of staff and students of Government Science School,...

Boko Haram: Massive shakeup as Army redeploys senior officers, Commanders

Okodili Ndidi, Abuja The Nigerian Army last night effected a major redeployment of senior officers to reinvigorate the war against terrorism and other forms of...

Military air strikes knock out more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores...

NAF elevates 107 senior officers, gets 16 AVMs

The Air Force Council (AFC) has approved the promotion of 107 senior officers to the next higher ranks in the Air Force (NAF), a...

GOC 1 Division, seeks collaboration from sister agencies

The Nigerian Army, says the citizens have invested so much and placed a high premium on both the military and paramilitary agencies, that they...

Nigerian Army releases helplines for Exercise Crocodile Smile VI in Benin

The Nigerian Army 4 Brigade in Benin has released telephone helplines to reach the Exercise Crocodile Smile VI as well as the Edo Joint...

Nigerian Army releases another batch of wanted Boko Haram terrorists

The Nigerian Army has inaugurated manhunt for the 4th Batch of wanted Boko Haram terrorists. It has also co-opted more Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF)...

Nigerian Army to commence exercise “Crocodile Smile 6” October 20

The Nigerian Army says it is set to commence Exercise Crocodile Smile 6 in the country. The exercise is expected to start on October 20...

Troops rescue 12 hostages from Boko Haram in Lake Chad

By Sumaila Ogbaje Troops of Sector 2 (Chad), Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF), have rescued 12 hostages from the Boko Haram terrorists enclave near Barkalam in...

General Buratai: Nigerian Army competent to tackle insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army is professionally committed to combating insurgency without jettisoning the constitution...

Nigerian Army’s Operation Sahel Sanity extended by three months

The Nigeria Army has extended Operation Sahel Sanity, which is fighting banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the North West, to December. The Chief of...

Army chief tasks regimental sergeant majors on ethics, custom, enhanced regimental activities

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has directed Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) to observe traditions, customs and ethics of the Nigerian...

DHQ: 20 Boko Haram terrorists, commanders killed in Lake Chad

Following Air Strikes by fighter aircraft of the Nigerian Airforce on terrorists and their camps in the Lake Chad region, more than 20 Boko...

DHQ: Nigeria will maintain rightful place in peace operations globally

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has expressed the determination of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to maintain its rightful place in...

DHQ: Troops eliminate bandits in Niger

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Punch have eliminated an unspecified number of armed bandits in an encounter at Tashan Kare...

Military deploys special forces to curb Southern Kaduna killings

The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), on Thursday, said that special operations forces have been deployed to curb the incessant...

Nigerian soldier jailed 55 years for killing WHO worker

A General Court Martial presided over by Maj. Gen. P. Fekrogha on Wednesday sentenced Army Lance Corporal Babangida Ibrahim to 55 years imprisonment for...

Nigerian Navy disown ‘fake press release’ inviting candidates for NNBTS Batch 30 training

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has disowned a fake press release inviting candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS), Batch 30 to commence...

DHQ: Nothing new about ISIS, Al-Qaeda infiltration

The Defence Headquarters has said that the reported activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups in West Africa is not new. It stated...

US warning on ISIS movement not new – DHQ

Okodili NDIDI, Abuja The Defence Headquarters has described the recent warning by the United States of America about bandits’ infiltration of the West African region...
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