News - Nigerian Army

African Military Forces Unite Against Terror, Insecurity

2 days ago /
Security 

As terrorism and other security threats spread across Africa, the militaries of different nations in the continent have resolved to unite to combat these threats.

Nigerian Army To Improve Infantry Training

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it is working to improve the capacity of its infantry soldiers to address the ongoing war against boko- haram and other internal security threats. 

Police Disperse Protesting Shiite Supporters

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police has again come down hard on the protesting El-Zakzaky group forcing them out of the nation’s Unity Fountain with canisters and dogs on Friday.

Army’s Investigative Panel Begins Work In Taraba

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigerian army's fact-finding panel on human rights abuses and alleged sabotage by the military has started its assignment in Taraba state.

FG Approves 13 Billion Naira For Dredging Of Excravos Channel In Warri

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has approved the sum of 13 billion Naira for the dredging and navigation of the Exravos Channel in Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria.

Nigeria Hosts Africa Land Forces Summit

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army in conjunction with the U.S Army African Command will be hosting 2018 African Land Forces Summit in Abuja. 

Army Sets Up Standing Court Martial On Election Malpractice By Its Personnel

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Nigerian Army has set up a standing court martial ahead of the 2019 general elections, to prosecute its personnel who get involved in election malpractice. 

Security Takes Over Two Warring Communities In Cross River

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

Joint security operatives of the Nigerian army, police, DSS and the civil defense corps have taken over two communities of Inyima and Adun in Yakurr and Obunra local government areas of Cross River state following an unrest in the area. 

Nigerian Army Investigates Conduct Of Personnel Involved In Exercise Ayem Kpatuma

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of nigerian army personnel involved in Exercise Ayem A Kpatuma in Taraba state. 

Nigerian Army Sets Up Investigation Committee For Exercise

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of Nigerian Army personnel involved in exercise Ayem A Kpatuma in Taraba state. 

Nigerian Troops Repel Terrorists

1 week ago /
Nation 

Special forces of the Nigerian Air Force in conjunction with some Nigerian army troops, late Sunday night successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at the University Of Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Cross River To Build Three Referral Hospitals

1 week ago /
Health 

Cross river state government has expressed it's readiness to build three new referral specialist hospitals as part of the sustainable development goals on universal health coverage target.

Nigerian Army Decries Falling Standard Of Education

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says quality education that instills discipline, learning and character in citizens is the surest way to move Nigeria away from the current low quality of schools that produce half baked graduates.

Army Says $1billion For Arms Procurement Will Boost Fight Against Insurgency

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the approval of one billion dollars for arm procurement by the federal government is a boost to the ongoing fight against insurgency in the Northeast.  

Army Neutralizes 21 Bandits In Zamfara

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says troops of 232 Battalion Zuru while on clearance patrol on encountered armed bandits and neutralized 21 of them at Tunga Daji in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Troops Intercept Armed Herdsmen In Benue

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says its troops deployed in exercise Ayem a Kpatuma have intercepted large number of armed herdsmen in Asom village, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State following a tip off.

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Takum LGA In Taraba

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Two villages have been attacked by suspected herdsmen In Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Islamic Movement Protests Continued Detention Of El-Zakzaki

2 weeks ago /

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, again trooped to the streets of Abuja, the Nigeria’s capital city to protest the continued detention of their leader.

Killings: Nigerian Army Extends Duration Of Operation Cat Race

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has extended the duration of the military operation code-named Ayem Akpatuma, meaning Cat Race.

Army Buries Slain Soldiers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has described the 11 soldiers who lost their lives in one of its Operations Ayem Akpatuma in the Birnin Gwari forest as heroic as they paid the supreme sacrifice in their effort of defending the territorial integrity of the nation.


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