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Soldier commits suicide after killing colleague, army confirms

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army  today confirmed that Senior Non-Commission Officer (SNCO), deployed on duty at Chibok, Borno State has shot dead...

Army loses 3 soldiers, clears 13 Boko Haram hideouts in Sambisa

The Nigeria army says it lost three soldiers after successfully clearing 13 Boko Haram hideouts in the Sambisa Forest in one week. Col. Kinsley Samuel, Deputy Director...

Senators Furious Over Nigerian Army Chief Buratai’s Absence at Public Hearing

Members of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions were on Wednesday infuriated by the refusal of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to...

IPOB: Where S’East govs, Army Got it Wrong – Achuzia

From: Paul Osuyi, Asaba Acting President-General of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Elders’ Council, Chief Joseph Achuzia, has condemned the labeling of the...

Security Threats: Army to Conduct More Exercises – Buratai

The Nigerian Army says it will conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country. The Chief of...

Army Declares IPOB Terrorist Organisation

BY OUR CORRESPONDENTS The Nigerian Army yesterday declared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation, calling on Nigerians not to join the group....

Nnamdi Kanu Accuses Army of Plotting to Kill Him, to Re-Consider ‘Non-Violent’ Struggle

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday announced his group would re-consider its “non-violent” separatist struggle amid...

Shootout: Injured Soldiers Are Alive – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army says that the two soldiers who sustained several wounds from gunshots during a raid on criminal hideouts in Rivers are alive and responding to...

Sokoto Donates N10m to Army Officers’ Wives 

From: Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Sokoto State Government has donated the sum of N10 million o the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) in its drive to...

Army to Boko Haram: Your Leaders Have Abandoned You, Surrender Now to Avoid Humiliating Death

The Nigerian Army has called on the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists to surrender now to avoid humiliating death from the renewed onslaught of the army. The army,...

Benue’s High Cost Of Marriage And Army Of Singles

  High bride price and cost-intensive marriage rites have combined to make getting married dreadful for eligible bachelors in Benue State, thus breeding an...

Army Rescues NNPC Staff From Boko Haram But Loses Nine Personnel

BEVERLY HILLS, July 26, (THEWILL) – The Nigerian army has confirmed losing eight soldiers and an officer in a Boko Haram ambush in Borno state. The deceased provided...

Nigerian Army Begins De-Radicalisation of 43 Repentant Boko Haram Members

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had begun the de-radicalisation of 43 Boko Haram insurgents who recently surrendered in Borno. A statement signed by Onyema...

Nigerian Army Identifies New Boko Haram Base, Set to Launch Attack

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it will soon launch an attack on a remote Island in Lake Chad where Boko Haram fighters now use as their new operational base. This...

Six Boko Haram Fighters Killed in Battles With Soldiers – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said six Boko Haram suspects were killed after a gun batlle with soldiers along the shores of Lake Chad. The spokesperson of the 8 Task...