News - The Nigerian Army

Defence Industry Corporation Pleads For More Funding

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Director-General, Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria, Major General Bamidele Ogunleye, says Nigeria can be self-sufficient in the production of arms and ammunition if the company is adequately funded.

Election Observer Group Commends Military For Adequate Security

5 months ago /
Security 

One of the election observer groups during the 2019 polls, Impart Africa, says the Nigerian Army deserves a pat on the back for providing adequate security for electoral officers, materials and voters in some dire situations.

Army Stresses Training Of Personnel On Modern Global Warfare

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it remains determined to ensure that its officers and soldiers are exposed to trainings in modern global warfare strategies to enable them to respond effectively to current security challenges in the country.

Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram In Adamawa Village

5 months ago /
Security 

Troops of the Nigerian army repelled an attempt by suspected Boko Haram insurgents to capture Kopa Village in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State on Monday night.

EU Commends Nigeria On Deradicalization Of Ex-Boko Haram Combatants

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The European Union has commended the Gombe state government, Nigerian Army and officials of “operation safe corridor” on its deradicalization, rehabilitation and reintegration Programme of boko haram ex-combatants.

Boko Haram Bomb And Loot Union Bank Michika

6 months ago /
Security 

The Union Bank Michika branch in Adamawa State was attacked and raided in a suspected Boko Haram insurgency on Monday night.

Court Orders Release Of Man Detained By Army

6 months ago /

A Port Harcourt high court has given an exparte order for the unconditional release of one Kenneth Opusingi from the custody of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt.

Army Redeploys Senior Officers

6 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has redeployed several senior officers to new commands and appointments across the country.

Bayelsa PDP To Challenge Election Outcome In Court

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it will challenge the declaration of election results by INEC in favour of the All Progressive Congress, APC, at the tribunal to reclaim the people's mandates in areas where the just concluded elections were marred by violence and hijacking of electoral materials.

Army Arrests Thugs In Military Uniform

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian army says it has arrested several election thugs and impostors posing as soldiers to carry out election malpractices.

Invasion Of The Residence Of Rivers State Commissioner By Security Agents

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army says it has started conducting a forensic investigation of some video footages in circulation on social media, allegedly showing soldiers and other security agents invading the residence of the Rivers State Commissioner of Education, Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja.

Army To Investigate Election Misconduct By Its Personnel

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it has set up a committee to investigate alleged cases of malpractice by its personnel during the presidential and national assembly elections.

CAS Buratai Meets Army Chiefs, Review Election Security

6 months ago /

The chief of army staff, Lieutenant-general Tukur Buratai on Wednesday meet with branch chiefs, general officers commanding, and brigade commanders at the army headquarters in Abuja to review directives on security support for the rescheduled 2019 elections.

NIPR Commends Army

7 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has commended the Nigerian Army for appointing a certified member of the institute as the spokesperson.

Army Opens Election Security Situation Room

7 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has opened a situation room for the monitoring of the 2019 general election activities to enable it to respond to violence in support of civil authority, should the need arise.

Okowa Mourns Ex-Army Chief, Gen. David Ejoor

7 months ago /
Nation 

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed sadness over the demise of retired Maj. Gen. David Ejoor, former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) from 1971 to 1975.

 

Army Launches Python Dance In Adamawa and Taraba

7 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has assured of the safety of the 2019 general elections ahead of the elections and with Boko Haram's renewed attacks on some communities in Adamawa State.

Army Repels Insurgents In Adamawa Communities

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has successfully repelled Boko Haram insurgents who raided some communities around Michika, Bazza, and Shuwa on Monday night.

Gov. Okowa Bags Silverbird Man Of The Year Award

7 months ago /
Entertainment 

The year 2019 has been a year of harvest of accolades for Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as he was once again honored with the 2018 Silverbird Man of the Year Award.

Boko Haram Attacks Four Adamawa Towns

7 months ago /
Security 

Four towns in Adamawa, Madagali, Shuwa,  Michika, and Baza reportedly came under attack by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists. The insurgents have once captured the towns.


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