News - The Nigerian Army

Over 480,000 IDPs Still In Camps In Benue

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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.

GOC 82 Division, Kabuk Says Army Ready For Emerging Security Challenges

9 months ago /
Nation 

The General Officer Commanding, GOC 82 division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Major General Emmanuel Kabuk, says the division is professionally prepared to deal with contemporary and emerging security challenges within its areas of operation.

Nigerian Army Reorganizes Northeast Operation

9 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has announced the posting and appointments of some of its senior officers for the Northeast counter-insurgency operations.

Suicide Bomber Killed In Adamawa

9 months ago /
Nation 

Troops of 143battalion deployed at a checkpoint in Gulak, Adamawa state, have neutralised a girl with person-borne improvised explosive device.

Masari Condoles Army Over Recent Attack In Borno

9 months ago /
Nation 

Following the recent attacks by the boko haram insurgents in Borno state that left several soldiers dead, Katsina state government has condoled with the armed forces and the Nigerian army in particular.

Benue PDP Alleges Neglect Of The Army

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as sad and humiliating, the recent massacre of dozens of Nigerian Army troops by Boko Haram at Metele in North-East Nigeria.

Army Speaks On Metele Attack By Boko Haram

9 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army has finally spoken out about the attack on its troop’s position in Metele, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno state days ago, where several soldiers were killed.

Army On Metele Attack

9 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian has finally spoken out about the attack on its troops position in Metele, Guzamala local government area of Borno state days ago, where several soldiers were killed. 

House Of Reps Committee On Army Wants More Funding For Military

9 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives Committee on Army and Security is advocating for more funding for the Nigerian Army to enable it provide adequate services to the nation.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Reves-Up Deradicalization Process

9 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says its soft power approach in the fight against Boko Haram is gaining ground with more of the repented terrorists now embracing civil life. 

Senate Adjourns Sitting In Honour Of Troops Killed By Boko Haram

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday cut short it’s plenary session in solidarity with the Nigerian Army following the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Metele, Borno State over the weekend.

Key Leader Of Group That Abducted Leah Sharibu Killed – Military

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu.

Troops Intercept Female Suicide Bomber In Borno

10 months ago /
Nation 

A female suicide bomber has been arrested by Nigerian troops in Maiduguri, Borno State, while attempting to infiltrate the city and detonate her suicide vest in a public place.

Nigerian Army Redeployment

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has appointed Major General Benson Akinroluyo as the new Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole. He takes over from Major General Abba Dikko.

Gen. Alkali Buried

10 months ago /
Nation 

The remains of late Major General Idris Alkali have been buried at the Gudu cemetery in Abuja. The body of the retired general was found in a well after a search-and-rescue operation that lasted a little over a month.


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