The United Nations has negotiated the release of nearly 900 children detained by Nigeria’s army and security forces. According to Unicef’s regional director for Western and Central Africa, Manuel Fontaine, who disclosed this after visiting [read more…]
The Nigerian Army, has urged Nigerians, especially residents of Maiduguri, Kano, Kaduna and Zaria, not to panic over a video purportedly posted by a factional leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau.
Few months after gallant Nigerian soldiers flushed out Boko Haram insurgents from the northeastern town of Baga, Borno State, life has returned to normal. Baga was the fishing centre in the 1960s and 1970s. “The [read more…]
Troops participating in Operation Crocodile Smile have arrested five suspects known to be terrorising East-West road, between Ughelli and and Patani, Delta, during a reconnaisance exercise in the area.
Lawyer with the National Human Rights Commission and wife of a judge in Borno State judiciary, Aisha Wakil, who was recently declared wanted by the Nigerian Army, had an interview with Premiumtimes where she said the [read more…]
The Kaduna State government has released the report of the judicial commission of inquiry set up by the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai to investigate the cause of the clash between the Nigerian Army and members [read more…]
Some members of the Borno state Civilian Joint Task Force have been recruited into the Nigerian Army. Twitter user @danborno shared these photos from their induction ceremony which took place at the government house in [read more…]
The Nigerian Army has released a statement following the clash between Pro-Biafra activists and security agencies on Monday. The statement signed by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Hamza Gambo, said that the security [read more…]
The Nigerian Army has warned groups and individuals who are celebrating the decimation and routing of Boko Haram terrorists from the country to exercise caution as this premature jubilation could be distractive to them.
The Nigerian Army has revealed the new tactics devised by Boko Haram terrorists to entice unsuspecting youth. Below is the statement issued today, April 20 by the Defence Headquarters:
In a letter he wrote to the Nigerian State Security Service demanding for the immediate release of Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, humanrights lawyer, Femi Falana revealed that the Muslim cleric lost his left eye during [read more…]
The Nigerian Army Council has reportedly retired two senior officers; Brig.-Gen. Aliyu Momoh and Brig.-Gen. Olajide Laleye among others, over their role played in the 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State.
According to reports, a 51-year-old mother of six, Joy Agboghide, who resides in Benin, Edo State, was at about 4 pm yesterday beaten by officers in Benin, Edo State, for allegedly obstructing traffic with her [read more…]
Troops of 7 Division Garrison, 112 Battalion and Army Headquarters Strike Group, yesterday killed many Boko Haram members and recovered their weapons while clearing the sect members camp in Kotokuma, Dikwa Local Government Area of [read more…]
The Nigerian army says it has recovered weapons and ammunition from robbers, cattle rustlers and other criminal elements in North East Nigeria. The weapons were displayed at a press briefing in Kaduna yesterday January 6th. [read more…]
Press statement from the Nigerian Army… The outgoing Theatre Commander of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Yushau Abubakar has described officers and men of the theatre as heroes, as many of them have put their [read more…]
This was sent in by Endsng.com Perry Brimah. It’s quite sad and revealing…if all true. Read below On the evening of December 12th, Bukhari set out for Kaduna from Abuja. Sheikh Zakzaki had sent word [read more…]
Yesterday evening, Hon. Hussaini Monguno (pictured left) from Yerwa, Borno State, sent out an SOS to the Nigerian Army on Facebook saying that his house was under attack by unknown gunmen. What he wrote and [read more…]
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has placed a ban on all forms of religious procession in the state following last Saturday December 12th clash between the Nigerian Army and Shiite members. Nasir made the announcement [read more…]
The four siblings, all children of Hajj Isa Waziri were killed in the Zaria clash betwen the Nigerian Army and the Shitte Sect. Source: Harun Elbinawi. See more photos of victims after the cut… Nusaiba, [read more…]