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

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 separatist group as a terrorist organisation by the Nigerian Army. Achuzia, a civil war veteran, also lashed out at the governors of S...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

Security Threats: Army to Conduct More Exercises – Buratai

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 Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai announced this Monday at the commencement of the 2nd and 3rd Quarter Chief of Army Staff Conferen...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

Army Declares IPOB Terrorist Organisation

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. According to the Defence Headquarters, IPOB has not only formed a secret service and a national guard, but its members are also in p...

Posted on Sep 16, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 16, 2017

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

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 military operation in Nigeria’s Southeast. This was contained in a statement reported by Punch Newspapers. Mr. Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeany...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

Shootout: Injured Soldiers Are Alive – Nigerian Army

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 treatment. Aminu Iliyasu, the spokesperson of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday. Mr. Iliyasu,...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Sokoto Donates N10m to Army Officers’ Wives 

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 establish a new nursery and primary school at Giginya Barracks, Sokoto. Announcing the donation when he received executive members of ...

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 14, 2017

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

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, in a statement by its spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman on Wednesday, told the members that their leaders have already abandoned them...

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 9, 2017

Benue’s High Cost Of Marriage And Army Of Singles

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 ever-increasing tribe of singles in the state. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE writes Benue State can well pride itself as the “food basket” of the...

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2017

Army Rescues NNPC Staff From Boko Haram But Loses Nine Personnel

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 security for a team of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) returning from oil exploration at Barno Yasu in Magumeri. Aft...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 27, 2017

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

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 Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, and made available to journalists in Maiduguri, said that the insurgents ...

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 24, 2017

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

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 was disclosed by the Acting General Officer commanding, GOC 8 Task Force Division, Stevenson Olabanji, when he visited troops of t...

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 17, 2017

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

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 Force Division in Borno State, Timothy Antigha, said the six suspected terrorists were killed in two separate operations carried out by...

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 12, 2017

Army Assures UniMaid Of Security Support

Army Assures UniMaid Of Security Support
 

By Francis Okoye Maiduguri The Nigerian Army yesterday assured the management of the University of Maiduguri of security support towards ending Boko Haram attacks. The acting general officer commanding (GOC), 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Ibrahim Manu Yusufu, gave the assurance when he ...

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 12, 2017

Army, Uniabuja Brainstorm on “Critical Thinking”

Army, Uniabuja Brainstorm on “Critical Thinking”
 

By Usman Shuaibu The Army War College Abuja in partnership with the University of Abuja on Tuesday brainstormed on “critical thinking” at the permanent site of the University. Speaking at the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Michael Adikwu, said that critical thinking is al...

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 7, 2017

Army Warns Separatists, Says Nigeria Will Remain One

Army Warns Separatists, Says Nigeria Will Remain One
 

By Sunday Isuwa, The Nigerian Army yesterday sounded a very strong note of warning to advocates of the country’s breakup, saying it will  continue to work hard in ensuring that the country is kept as one. Speaking at the 2017 Nigerian Army Day celebration held at the Army Resource Centre, Mambila...

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 7, 2017

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