Tag Archives: Army

US Warns Nigeria Of ISIS, Al-Qaeda Penetrating Northwest & Seeking Expansion Into South

The United States Government has warned that international terrorist groups, ISIS and Al-Qaeda are penetrating Northwest and looking to expand further south into the littoral areas of Nigeria. The Commander of US Special Operations Command Africa, Major General Davin Anderson, raised the alarm during a digital briefing on US efforts to combat terrorism in Africa…

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Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested Across Abuja, Lagos & Osun

Several men and women participating in the #RevolutionNow protest initiated by the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore have been arrested by security agents across three different states. The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. The security agents which include police and Army,…

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105 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed By Nigerian Soldiers In Yobe

According to a statement released by the Nigerian Army, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa who released the statement on Sunday April 19, said it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe…

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Nigerian Army To Recruit Nigerian Youths To End Insurgency In North East

According to Daily Post Nigeria, the Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has announced that the army will soon embark in recruitment of Nigerian youths into the force to enable it fight insurgency in the north east of the country. Buratai, who was represented by Brig. Gen. Emmanuel Akpan, the…

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Buratai Inaugurates the Nigerian Army Polo Association Board of Trustees; Umar, Garba, Danu & Aliyu

On Wednesday the 22nd of January 2020, the inauguration of Nigerian Army Polo Association Board of Trustees was inaugurated. The board is Chaired by Col. Dangiwa Umar (rtd), Gen. M. Garba (rtd), Alh. Nasiru Danu (Grand Patron and supported of Polo in Nigeria) and Maj. General MSA Aliyu. The inauguration was done by the Chief…

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Nigerian Army kills 14 Boko Haram Terrorists & Rescues 21 Travelling Hostages in Borno

The Nigerian Army has killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued the 21 hostages abducted in Pulka village, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri on Friday, 7th of September.  “The troops have neutralised 14 Boko Haram and rescued 21 civilians, comprising…

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Nigerian Army Commences Probe of Trending Video Showing Soldiers Torturing IPOB Members

The Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army has begun investigating a video clip trending on social media and other platforms, which seems to show soldiers humiliating some civilians at a checkpoint in Abia State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division Nigerian Army. “The issue…

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