News - The Nigerian Army

Army Launches “Python Dance 3” In Abuja

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has launched exercise “Egwu-Eke Three”, otherwise called “Python Dance”, in Abuja, as part of efforts to guarantee security in the coming general elections.

Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack On Buni-Yadi

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

A major attack launched by suspected ISWAP faction of Boko-Haram on Nigerian troops stationed at the Nigerian army special forces school, Buni-Yadi, in Gujba local government of Yobe state, has been successfully repelled.

Army Promises Neutrality In The Conduct Of Polls

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Men and officers of the Nigerian Army have promised to remain neutral in the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army Raises Lassa Fever Alert

5 months ago /
Nation 

The headquarters 3 division of the Nigerian Army has raised a medical alert over the suspected death by Lassa fever of one of its soldiers.

Army Responds To FOI Request By SERAP, Others

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has responded to joint freedom of information request sent to him by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough Is Enough (EIE), and BUDGIT requesting him to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in the northeast.

13 Slain Soldiers Buried In Kaduna

5 months ago /
Nation 

The bodies of the 13 soldiers and an officer who was ambushed by Boko Haram terrorists along Damaturu-Maiduguri road have been laid to rest at the Commonwealth Military Cemetery, Kaduna.

Nigerian Army Launches “Operation Python Dance” In Katsina

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has launched “Operation Egwe Eke” also known as “Python Dance” iii to rid Katsina state and neighboring Niger Republic of armed banditry, cattle rustling, kidnapping and other criminal activities within the region.

Nigerian Army Neutralises Attack In Nasarawa State

5 months ago /

The “Operation Whirl Stroke” of the Nigerian Army says it has recovered several weapons and ammunitions from a militia camp in Zwere, Toto local government area of Nasarawa state.

Gov. Okowa Drums Support For Nigerian Forces

5 months ago /

Delta state Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Nigerians to appreciate the efforts of the Nigerian army, especially those that sacrifice their lives to stabilize the peace and unity of the country.

Clarification On Invitation Of Media Trust Staff By The Security Agencies

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has clarified an invasion of Media Trust Headquarters in Abuja and regional office in Maiduguri.

Army Flags Off Operation Python Dance In Ondo

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has promised to work closely with other security agencies to ensure the 2019 elections are conducted peacefully.

Nigerian Army Warns Against Politicizing Terrorism

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it has noted the concerted efforts in some quarters to politicise and derail the on going fight against terrorism and insurgency in the country.

2019 Election: Army To Conduct Exercise Python Dance

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it is set to conduct exercise python dance three to forestall breakdown of security ahead of and during the 2019 general election

Army Goes After Kidnappers In Ondo State

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The troops of 32 artillery brigade of the Nigerian army, Akure have commenced a three-day clearance operation at kidnappers hideouts within Owo and Ose local government areas of Ondo state.

Over 480,000 IDPs Still In Camps In Benue

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency in its current update of the population of displaced persons within internally displaced persons camps or their host communities says it stands at a staggering figure of over four hundred and eighty thousand.

Presidential Guards Brigade Stages Parade To Mark Buhari’s 76th Birthday

6 months ago /
Nation 

A special military parade was staged on Monday at the State House, Abuja to mark the birthday anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari who turned 76.

Troops Repel Terrorists Infiltration At Gudumbali

6 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says its troops located at Gudumbali in northern Borno state have repelled an infiltration by boko haram terrorists that came disguised as civilian internally displaced persons and inserted themselves in the community.

Late Gen. Salihu Ibrahim Buried In Kaduna

6 months ago /
Nation 

The body of late former Chief of Army Lieutenant General Salihu Ibrahim has been laid to rest at the commonwealth military in Kaduna.  

Command And Staff College Jaji Graduates 172 Officers In Tactical Communications

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Armed Forces have called on officers to exhibit a high level of professionalism at all times especially in dealing with security threats confronting the nation.

Nigeria Gets Assurances Of Support From Jordan In Fight Against Terrorism

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received a condolence message and assurance of support in the fight against terrorism from His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, who prayed for peace and calm in Nigeria, and throughout African region.


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