By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-A Nigerian Air Force student pilot escaped death Monday, when a Diamond 40 Trainer Aircraft he used on a solo mission developed problem mid air in Kaduna State. The incident, according to the Air Force spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, in a statement, “was …...
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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has reacted to a statement released by the Nigerian army over the abduction of schoolgirls in Dapchi – The police claimed the army’s statement of formally handing over of Dapchi town to the …
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Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian army has announced the appointment of new Director Public Relations. He is Brig.-Gen. JTE Chukwu. He replaces Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, who has been sent on course. Until his appointment, Gen. hukwu, was the Commandant Nigerian Army School of Public...
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The Nigerian Army says it has commenced its online registration for the 77 Regular Recruit Intake for both Trades, Non-Tradesmen and women from Dec. 29 to Feb 9, 2018.
The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Saturday that the exercise was aimed at selecting able bodied...
Documents obtained by the Punch have shown that the military has a plan to bar women cadets from being admitted into the Nigerian Defence Academy as combatant officers.
The 32-page document, which is marked ‘restricted’, shows the ‘Terms and Conditions of Service Officers 2012’ and new...
Over 50 officers of the Nigerian Army will be retired in the next few days, with the official process begun.
According to the list, ADCs to former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan are among the 58 military officers retired by the Nigerian army in its latest exercise.
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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites, has reacted to claims by security agencies in the country that the movement has links with the Boko Haram sect.
The movement’s out-rightly denied the claims in a statement signed by its spokesman, Ibrahim Musa made available to...
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Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has reveals that the military has entered mop up phase in the fight against Boko Haram that would facilitate the release of captives, including Chibok girls, PM News reports.
He made the remark at a meeting in Military Command and Control Center...
Following the recent deadly attacks carried out in some towns in Borno State by the Boko Haram militants, the nation’s Service Chiefs have opened up to the leadership of the National Assembly why they have been unable to successfully prosecute the insurgency war.
Here are the six reasons why...
Since inception of president Buhari's administration last year, it seems most of the occurrence that happened during his era as Military head of state are coming into play again.
Litle wonders, The Economists, last week, aid the President is repeating the same mistake he made while he was the...
Major General Adekunle Shodunke, the new Commanding Officer of the 72 Special Force Battalion in Makurdi, has denied knowledge of the planned relocation of the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering to Maiduguri, Borno State.
According to Channels TV, the Commanding Officer disclosed this...
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January 15 is here again, a day set aside to commemorate the Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Nigeria. What a wonderful way to remember and celebrate our fallen heroes – the soldiers who lost their lives in the cause of defending our country and to appreciate the survivors – the legionnaires who...
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Abiyamo.com has released an article published in February 1984 where the then Military head of State, Mohammadu Buhari was quoted saying all plunderers will vomit what they have loot.
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The publication reads thus:
“All ill-gotten money, wherever hidden by those who...
The Emir of hunters in Borno, Mai-Gana Mai-Durma have pleaded with the military to allow them join in the war against insurgents in Sambisa forest.
The emir, who made the appeal in Maiduguri while addressing journalists, said the call became imperative because the hunters were familiar with the...
The military on Monday said that Boko Haram terrorists have devised other means of inflicting harm on innocent citizens to further their terrorist cause.
Rabe Abubakar, a Brigadier General and acting Director Defence Information, in a statement said some of such tactics Boko Haram now used...
Brutal weekend attacks on three villages by Boko Haram Islamists in the restive Northeast of Nigeria have left 30 dead and 20 others wounded, a vigilante told AFP.
“Most of the victims were slaughtered and most of the wounded (had suffered) machete cuts,” Mustapha Karimbe, a civilian helping...
The Nigerian army buried Boko Haram militants near camp Dhaka in Sambisa forest, north-eastern part of Nigeria.
The Boko Haram militants were killed after a heavy shootout with Nigerian troops in the deadly Sambisa forest.
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The 2011 Libya revolution has placed a big question mark on the military capabilities of a country with population of just over 6 million. Almost 3 million...
The Peoples Democratic Party has charged the Nigerian military to face its constitutional duties of defending the nation against insurgency group like Boko Haram instead of aiding the All Progressives Congress, APC, in rigging election.
The acting National Chairman of the party, Mr. Uche...
A coalition air strike killed an Islamic State finance chief in Iraq last month, the US military said Thursday, hailing it as another scalp in its bid to blow apart the extremists’ financial network.
Abu Saleh was killed in late November, US military spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said in a...