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  1. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari Salutes Nigerian Army For Colourful Parade On 74th Birthday

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday marked his 74th birthday anniversary with a special birthday parade and inspection of the Guard of Honour mounted by the Nigerian Army. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event, which took place at the fore-court of the Presidential Villa...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Operation Delta Safe Arrests Militants Behind 'Attacks On Oil Facilities'

    The Joint Military Force deployed to the Niger-Delta, Operation Delta Safe, says it has arrested two suspected militants who are masterminds of recent attacks on oil infrastructure in the region. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rear Adm. Suileman Apochi, Commander of Operation...
  3. K

    Politics Rivers Re-run: Nigerian Army Reacts To Allegations of Killings, Arrest During Election

    The Nigerian Army on Sunday denied reports of killing of some people and mass arrest during Saturday’s legislative re-run election in Rivers. Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, Port Harcourt, denied the reports in a statement issued in Port...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Rivers Rerun: Materials Hijacked At Gokana LGA, Army, Party Thugs In Gun Duel

    Electoral Materials have been hijacked at Polling unit 9, ward 3, Bodo in Gokana Local government area of Rivers state. Nigerian Army and party thugs are currently exchanging fire, Situation room reports.
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics Rivers Rerun: Nigerian Army Deploys Troops To ‘Flash Points’

    The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had deployed troops to flash points to prevent breakdown of law and order before, during and after today’s legislative elections in Rivers State. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt, Maj.-Gen. Kasimu...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Army Promotes 227 Senior Officers [See LIST]

    The Army Council on Friday approved the promotion of 227 senior officers from various ranks to the next higher ranks in the Nigerian Army. Those promoted include 21 Brigadier Generals to Major Generals, 93 Colonels to Brigadier Generals and 113 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels. Those promoted...
  7. K

    Metro Nigerian Army Will Invade Sambisa Forest This Week - Buratai

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has revealed that the Nigerian Army will completely invade Sambisa forest this week in a bid to intensify its fight against the Boko Haram insurgent. Buratai made this known during the maiden bi-annual public lecture series of the...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nigeria: There Is Corruption in EFCC, Everywhere – Ibrahim Magu Admits

    The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has stated that there is corruption in every institution of government, including the anti-graft agency. He made the remark when he paid a visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai at his office in...
  9. Jules

    Metro Nigerian Army Declares 46 Soldiers Missing

    The Nigerian Army has officially declared one officer and 45 soldiers missing. According to PREMIUM TIMES, the declaration was contained in a November 20 notice sent by M. Jimoh, the new commander of the Nigerian Army 145 Task Force Battalion in Damasak, Borno State. Army authorities have...
  10. K

    Metro Nigerian Army Releases New PHOTOS of Wanted Boko Haram Terrorists

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Maiduguri unveiled the poster carrying photographs of 55 most wanted Boko Haram members, including their supposed leader, Abubakar Shekau. The poster, with the inscription, written in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages, is the...
  11. K

    Metro Nigerian Army Declares 50 Boko Haram Terrorists Wanted

    The Chief of Defense Staff, Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin, on Monday declared additional 50 members of Boko Haram fighters wanted. Major-General Olonishakin, who declared the insurgents wanted at an event held at Theater Op Command in Maiduguri, urged the public to offer useful...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Army Begins Operation Crack Down In Sambisa Forest

    Counter-insurgency operations are ongoing in the notorious Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria, to clear remaining Boko Haram terrorists in the area, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said on Sunday. He says the army is not relenting in its counter-insurgency war. General...
  13. K

    Metro Nigerian Army Suspects Sabotage in Lt. Col. Abu Ali’s Death, Set To Probe

    Nigerian Army High Command has concluded plans to probe the death of the Commander of the 272 Special Forces Tanks Battalion, Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali, and six of his men in a Boko Haram attack at Mallam Fatori on November 4, 2016. Abu-Ali, described as a brave and efficient Army commander...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Army Modifies Logo [See PHOTOS]

    Nigerian Army has modified its official logo. The new logo is a slight modification of the star position in the logo but still include the inscription from the Holy Quaran. The announcement of the slight modification was notified though the official Facebook account of the security agency...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Metro VIDEO: Nigerian Soldiers In Gun Battle With Boko Haram

    Here is a new video showing the Nigeria troops in a tense gun battle with the Boko Haram terrorists. Meanwhile, the troops of the Nigerian Army have foiled a planned suicide attack by the Boko Haram sect, resulting in the death of eight suicide bombers in Borno State. The acting Director, Army...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics How Nigerian Officials Abuse, Rape Women, Girls in IDP Camps – HRW

    A rights group has accused Nigerian government officials and other authorities of raping and sexually abusing women and girls displaced by Boko Haram militants. The Human Rights Watch (HRW) revealed that how it documented in July 2016 the abuse and exploitation of 43 women and girls living in...
  17. Jules

    Metro How to Report Nigerian Soldiers For Human Rights Abuse

    The Nigerian Army has launched a human rights desk. The desk was launched to give citizens direct access to the Military. Citizens can now report cases of human rights abuse by officers of the Nigerian army. To report human abuse, call - Phone Numbers: 08160134303 or 08161507644 Email...
  18. K

    Metro Nigerian Army Captures Last Boko Haram Stronghold in Borno

    The Nigerian Army says it is closer to ending the Boko Haram insurgency with the capture of the group’s last strongholds in Northern Borno. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, said this in Maiduguri on Wednesday. He said the capture of the terrorists’ last...
  19. K

    Metro Crocodile Smile: Army Destroys 143 Illegal Refineries In Niger Delta

    The Nigerian Army has destroyed 143 illegal refineries during its Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta region. Brig-General Hassan Hamisu, the Brigade Commander, 2 Brigade, Port Harcourt, made the disclosure while fielding questions from newsmen after a Jumat service at the barracks...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Army Releases 348 ‘Cleared’ Boko Haram Suspects

    Nigeria’s 56th independence anniversary was marked by the Army handing over of 348 suspected but cleared Boko Haram suspects to the Borno State government on Saturday. The event held at the Ramat square civic centre,Borno State capital Saturday, Maiduguri. The General Officer Commanding, 7...
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