News - The Nigerian Army

Army Chief Explains Ownership Of Disputed Giri Land

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the Nigerian Army is in possession of all legal documents allocating the land in Giri, Abuja, to the service. 

Gbagyi Youths Barricade Abuja Airport Expressway Over Land Dispute With Nigerian Army

4 months ago /
Nation 

The original inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on Tuesday shot down the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Expressway to protest the invasion of their land by the Nigerian Army.

Northwest Security Operation Re-Organisation

4 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is reorganizing Exercise Harbin Kunama III to address the spike in activities of bandits in Zamfara, Katsina and other states in the Northeast of Nigeria.

Senate Directs Nigerian Army To Suspend Development Of 7,488 Hectares Abuja Land

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate Committee on Defence has asked the Nigerian Army to suspend further development on the 7,488 hectares of land alleged to be illegally occupied by the three services of the armed forces along the Giri Airport road of the FCT.

Nigerian Army Works towards Self Sufficiency in Military Hardware

4 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is working towards attaining self-sufficiency in the production of military hardware.

Buratai Canvasses Greater Synergy Between Security Agencies, Civil Society

5 months ago /
Security 

For Nigeria to overcome its present security challenges, there must be an effective collaboration between security agencies and civil society.

Troops Neutralize More Bandits In Zamfara, One Soldier Killed

5 months ago /
Security 

Seven bandits have been neutralized and one soldier killed in a fierce encounter between troops of Operation Sharan Daji, Harbin Kunama 111 in conjunction with the Nigerian Army deep blue special forces, the Nigerian Air Force, vigilantes, and armed bandits during a clearance operation by troops in Aljumana Fulani and Ketere villages in Zamfara state.

Dismissed Army Sergeant, Others Paraded for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Cultism

5 months ago /
Security 

The Benue state police command on Wednesday paraded a dismissed army sergeant along with other suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.

FCT Indigenes Storm National Assembly, Protest Alleged Takeover Of Their Ancestral Land

5 months ago /
Politics 

Protesters under the umbrella of coalition of FCT indigenes on Tuesday stormed the National Assembly complex asking Senate President, Bukola Saraki to prevail on the Nigerian Army to stop the forceful take over their ancestral land.

Army Reacts To Abuja Killing Of Protester

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is working with FCT police command to investigate the alleged killing of a civilian in Abuja and identify the shooters.

Nigerian Army Trains Female Soldiers for Combat Duties

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is building a corps of professional combatant female soldiers who are ready to be deployed at short notice for various operations.

FG Begins Reintegration Of Repentant Boko Haram Militants

5 months ago /
Security 

The Federal Government has begun the process of reintegrating repentant Boko Haram militants into communities as they undergo deradicalization and rehabilitation programme of “Operation Safe Corridor”.

The Plight Of Zamfara Kidnap Victims

5 months ago /
Security 

More families are becoming victims of the banditry crisis in Zamfara state, where the killings and abductions of people are getting more widespread.

Ex-Boko Haram Militants Begin Reintegration

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has begun the process of reintegrating repentant Boko Haram militants into the communities as they undergo the deradicalization and rehabilitation programme of “operation safe corridor”.

Zamfara Gov. Commends FG On “Exercise Harbin Kunama 3”

5 months ago /
Security 

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari has commended President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government for the newly established “Exercise Harbin Kunama 111” in the state.

Army Launches Operation To End Zamfara Violence

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has launched an exercise to combat the spate of violent attacks in parts of Zamfara state.

Army GOC Stresses Need For Continuous Capacity Building To Tackle Contemporary Threats

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it will continue to train and build the capacity of its personnel in line with contemporary threats and challenges of warfare. 

32 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army Gets New Commandant

5 months ago /
Security 

The 32 Artillery of the Nigerian Army, Akure now has a new commandant.

Army Says Made In Nigeria Combat Vehicle Will Be Ready Soon

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says the made in Nigeria combat vehicle will soon be ready following successful research and testing of ballistics materials for the infantry fighting vehicle within 30 meters range of fire power without bullet penetration.

Kidnapped Islamic Scholar Regains Freedom

5 months ago /
Education 

After spending thirteen days in captivity in the hands of kidnappers, famous Kano Islamic scholar and Qur'anic Reciter Ahmad Suleiman has regained freedom.