We will crush Boko Haram in next few days – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has assured that in a matter of days, the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents troubling...

Buratai to troops: give Boko Haram no breathing space

FROM the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Friday came a fresh charge to troops in the North East to give...

NAF destroys ISWAP hideout, neutralises insurgents in Borno

Doris Esa The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout at Bukar Meram on the...

Insurgency: Buratai promotes 3 soldiers for outstanding performance

By Sumaila Ogbaje Three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have been rewarded with special promotion to the next rank for their outstanding performance in...

Alleged killings of over 250 insurgents by NAF, fake – Official

By Doris Esa The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says a supposed ‘Breaking News Flash’ with the headline “Nigerian Air Force Kills Over 250 Boko Haram...

Peace keeping: Nigerian Army officer bags Commonwealth Peace Award

By Emmanuel Afonne The Commanding Officer, 72 Special Forces Battalion Makurdi, Lt. Col. A.D. Alhassan, has been honoured by the West African College of Freelance...

Maiduguri-Damaturu Road not blocked by insurgents – Army

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports insinuating purported blockade of the Maiduguri-Damaturu Road by the insurgents as “fake and mischievous”. The Acting Director,...

Troops in hot chase of remnant of B/Haram terrorists – Army

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Army says its troops of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ have heightened the tempo of chase of remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s...

GOC urges all segments to join in insurgency fight

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Khalifa Ibrahim, says winning the war against insurgency in the North East...

Army Headquarters Garrison celebrates WASA 2019

The Nigerian Army Headquarters Garrison on Saturday celebrated its 2019 edition of the West African Social Activities popularly known as WASA as part of...

Don’t stop at irregular check points, Army cautions motorists

By Hamza Suleiman Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has cautioned motorists against stopping at irregular security check point on the Maiduguri-Damaturu...

Air-force chief inspects ongoing projects

THE Chief of the Air staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday, undertook an inspection tour to assess 2019 capital projects including Nigerian...

Nigerian Army to strengthen military cooperation with Egypt – Buratai

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and the Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt to Nigeria, Amb. Assem Hanafi, have...

Naval College commissions 22 participants for maritime operations

By George Odok The Commandant of Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN), Rear Adm. Adeseye Ayobanjo, has commissioned 22 naval personnel for the Command Level Officers’...

GOC 7 Div dances with wounded troops in hospital

By Hamza Suleiman The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Devision, Nigeria Army, Maiduguri, Brig.-Gen. Abdul Khalifa, on Sunday rocked the dance floor with wounded troops...

Film corporation, military to co-produce documentary on Abu-Ali

By Joshua Olomu The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) and the Nigerian Military are set to co-produce a feature film on the life of Lt. Col. Mohammed...

Insurgency: Nigeria Army records more successes

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Army says its troops have neutralised and captured more Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa’s Province (ISWAP) terrorists and rescued...

Air Force appoints new branch chiefs, others

By Doris Esa The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed a total of 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including...

Military operatives not underpaid, fraud allegation false – DHQ

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the allegation of embezzlement in the military by a whistle blower claiming underpayment of soldiers as provided...

Army extends Operation Show Your ID, Crocodile Smile, others

Ndidi Okodili, Abuja The Army has extended its special operations – Atilogwu Udo, Ayem Akpatuma, Crocodile Smile1V and Operation Positive Identification  – to January 7. They...
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