News - The Nigerian Army

Over 70 Boko Haram Members Killed By Nigerian Military In Air Raid

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Over 70 Boko Haram Terrorists have been killed in an air raid with the support from the 7th Division troops of the Nigerian Army. 

Female Suicide Bomber Attacks Military CheckPoint In Gombe

5 years ago /
Security 

A female suicide bomber on a motorcycle on Sunday detonated a bomb at a military checkpoint in Gombe the Gombe state capital.

Nigerian Army Claims It is Winning War Against Insurgency

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is succeeding in the fight against terror in the northeast.  

Soldiers Open Fire On Their Commender In Maiduguri

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Soldiers in seven-division have opened fire on their commander in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, Borno state.

Nigerian Army To Audit Equipments

5 years ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah has directed all segments of the Nigerian Army to undertake equipment and materiel audit in order to effectively prosecute the war against insurgents.  

Senate questions the capability of the Nigerian Army

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The upsurge of attacks including the recent abduction of female students of government secondary school Chibok in Borno state has continues to raise questions on the Nigerian military’s capability to combat the insurgent’s activities.

Human Rights Commission indicts security operatives on Apo killings

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has been ordered to pay the sum of N10 million to the families of each of the victims killed in the September 2013 raid of an uncompleted building in Apo district of Abuja by security agents.

 

Governor Tanko Al-Makura to investigate military raid

5 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has appealed to the nation’s security authorities to halt further reprisal actions against violence prone communities inhabited by Fulani herdsmen in the state.

Over 70 killed in separate attacks by Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram in Benue and Borno states

5 years ago /
Nation 

It was a bloody day for residents of Benue and Borno states yesterday when suspected Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram killed 70 people, among who were five policemen.

Army tasks parents on good upbringing of their children

5 years ago /
Security 

The role of parents in curbing youth violence in the country is key to national development.

 

Nigerian Military opens up about the Boko Haram threat

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian army spokesman, Brigadier-General Chris Olukolade says the areas already secured by the military are no longer threatened by Boko Haram.

 

Shettima, others criticise Okupe's claims on Boko Haram

5 years ago /
Security 

Following the statements made by the Governor of the embattled Borno state, Kashim Shettima, showing a lack of confidence in the ability of the nation’s security forces to defeat Boko Haram, the SSA to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe quickly issued a statement dismissing Shettima’s concern.

 

President Jonathan appoints new Chief of Staff.

5 years ago /
Politics 

Brigadier General Jones Oladeinde Arogbofa has been appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan as the new Chief of Staff.

 

Governor Shettima says Nigerian leaders have failed the Nigerian people

5 years ago /
Security 

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state on Monday described the recent killings in the North-Eastern state as a very unfortunate situation that could only occur in a warfare zone. 

Nigerian Army warns Nigerians on fraudulent recruitment adverts

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has made it part of their trend in recent times to keep Nigerians abreast of latest happenings within the service. 

Nigerian Military announces readiness to defeat Boko Haram

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian army has procured unmanned aerial vehicles to enhance its operations to check insurgency in north east Nigeria.

Details of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration

5 years ago /
Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday led prominent Nigerians including Vice President Namadi Sambo, Senate president, David Mark, Speaker of the House of representatives, Aminu Tambuwal and service chiefs in laying wreath to commemorate this year’s armed forces remembrance day.  

APO KILLINGS: ARMY SAYS THEY CANNOT TELL IF VICTIMS WERE CRIMINALS OR NOT

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian army says it is not certain if Boko Haram members were among those killed in the September raid on an uncompleted building in Apo district of Abuja.

COMBAT READINESS: SOLDIERS OF SECOND DIVISION, NIGERIAN ARMY UNDERGO TRAINING

5 years ago /
Nation 

Explaining the importance of the competition of the Nigerian army, the General Officer Commanding the Second Divison, Major General Tijani Jibril, stated that training is the Bedrock of Military activities as it equips soldiers in all ramifications.

 

GOVERNOR OSHIOMOLE FIRES BACK AT COLONEL NYIAM (RTD)

5 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Adams Oshiomole has responded to the excuses with which Rtd. Colonel Nyiam defended his behaviour at the National conference meeting in Edo state. The actions of the Colonel had led to the abrupt halt of the proceedings to prevent an outbreak of violence.


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