Tag Archives: Nigerian Army

Soldier Narrates How His Mother Was Allegedly Raped In A Barracks By A Fellow Soldier

In the wake of several social media campaigns against rape, an ex-Nigerian soldier has shared the horrid story of how his mother was raped by a neighbor in the barracks where he lived. Sharing his story via his Twitter handle @FestusNG, the former soldier said when he was still serving in 146 Batallion, his mum had…

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GRAPHIC: 21-Year-Old Man Kidnapped And Murdered By Alleged Army Officers In Imo

Owerri Youths are currently protesting after a 21-year-old man identified as Leo Micah aka Leo Wire, was kidnapped last week in Imo allegedly by Army officials and taken to Anambra State, where he was gruesomely murdered. Leo’s dead body was recovered in a bush in Anambra days later. He had his hands cuffed behind him and he was…

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UPDATE: Nigerian Army Apologises, Admits Killing 20-Year-Old Student In Jos

Hours after social media users called for justice after an Army personnel shot Rinji Peter Bala, a 20-year-old student dead at the University of Jos on Tuesday, the Nigerian Army’s Operation Safe Haven in Plateau State has rendered an apology. Recall that Bala was first arrested by vigilantes alongside six others for violating the lockdown…

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#JusticeForRinji: Nigerians Mourn 20-Year-Old Student, Rinji Bala Allegedly Killed By Soldiers In Jos

A 20-year-old boy identified as Rinji Peter Bala aka Bobo is currently being mourned by Twitter users after he was allegedly shot dead by soldiers in Jos, Plateau state. According to unconfirmed reports, Bala was arrested with his friends by vigilantes over suspicion of being part of a robbery gang after they were found guilty of breaking the lockdown…

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Mixed Reactions As Banky W Seeks Nigerian Army’s Support In Sharing Stimulus

Banky Wellington popularly known as Banky W has generated mixed reactions on Twitter after calling on the Nigerian Army to deploy some of its men to his Lekki food bank initiative, where meals are being served per day in order to cushion the COVID-19 lockdown effects. The singer cum actor announced that he needed helping hands to help…

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Carry Valid Identification in North East – Army Tells Residents

The Nigerian Army Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has urged Nigerian operating around the North East region of the country to carry valid identifications. Thia was as it launched “Operation Positive Identification” against the fleeing Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists in the North East. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relation, OPLD, Col. Ado…

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Nigerian Army Parades 11 NYSC Members Accused Of Engaging In Electoral Offences Fraud

Eleven National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members have been paraded in Rivers state for allegedly committing various electoral offences during last weekend’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. They were paraded yesterday by officers of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army, in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. The corps members were said to have been arrested in a hotel…

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We’ll Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Hiding In Baga – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army says it will clear the Boko Haram “terrorists” hiding in Baga, a town in Borno state. On Thursday,insurgents attacked the headquarters of the 7 brigade multinational joint task force (MNJTF) at Baga and hoisted their flag in the town. In a statement, Sani Usman, director army public relations, said soldiers are in pursuit of…

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