In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Taraba State on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Abu, the Taraba State Government cited few instances that the Federal Government and the military were informed about security breach and soldiers’ misconduct, which were allegedly...
Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and four wounded in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno.
The attack on Monday, February 26, happened as soldiers were travelling between the towns of Biu and Damboa.
“Our men fell into an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists while on their way to Damboa...
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Troops in Borno killed five Boko Haram insurgents and captured a top commander of the group in the ongoing operation in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin. Col. Onyeama Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of Operation Lafiya Dole, in a statement in Maiduguri, said troops also...
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A Nigerian soldier, David Okechukwu Smart, who is in the forefront of the Boko Haram battle, has urged Nigerians to pray for him and his colleagues. According to the soldier, it is the prayers of Nigerians that are keeping them alive despite loosing many officers in the war against Boko Haram...
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A sergeant soldier identified as Silas Ninyo killed his superior, and injured four residents in Chibok local government area of Borno state on Sunday, TheCable reports.
Ninyo, who was said to be drunk, also took his own life after wreaking the havoc.
TheCable while quoting source, said that a...
The younger brother of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), claimed that four persons were killed and 15 arrested in the “invasion” of Kanu’s house on Thursday by soldiers.
Emmanuel Kanu, who is also known as “fine boy”, said the soldiers did not find his brother who...
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that the soldiers who held him hostage in his house were acting on the order of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Kanu claimed that Buhari gave the “Hausa, Fulani” soldiers’ order to assassinate him because he “strongly...
The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that it had arrested three foreign terrorists as part of its ongoing anti terrorism war in the North-East.
Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri.
Irabor said that the...
A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Abuja, Alex Ochienu, has narrated how he was beaten by two soldiers into a coma for refusing to obey their order to do frog jumps.
The cleric alleged that he was flogged by Cpl. M. Dankwa and his colleague whose name he did not know, until...
An exclusive list of 30 people arrested by the Nigerian military for allegedly helping the Boko Haram to sell rustled cows has been released by Premium Times.
The arrested people include at least four serving soldiers, two police officers, and some members of the civilian-JTF
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Members of the Operation Delta Safe on Thursday raided five camps of the Bakassi Strike Force, a militant group from Cross River State, and arrested three of its top commanders.
The militant group is known for carrying out attacks on vessels and other oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta...
It was a sad day for the military as the Nigerian Army lost an officer and three soldiers to a landmine and an ambush by the Boko Haram in Borno State on Sunday.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a late night statement on Sunday that 16 soldiers and three...
Seven Niger soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in two separate attacks by Boko Haram Islamists over the past week, the army has said.
The two attacks took place in the southeastern Diffa region near the border with Nigeria, according to a military statement released late on...
A suspected female suicide bomber was on Monday seen approaching troops check point located at Kara Cattle market axis, Dikwa, towards Antul and Mukdala, Dikwa Local Government Area, Borno State.
She was challenged from afar by the vigilant duty sentry, she refused to stop claiming to be...
Soldiers attached to the 144 Battalion, Asa Ukwa West council area of Abia State have killed two kidnappers as their gang made to escape from a foiled kidnap operation at Umukanma village in Ugwunagbo council area.
The gang which specializes in kidnapping and armed robbery operates...
An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Segun Enikuemehin, is currently at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, with one of his eyes totally damaged.
According to Sahara Reporters, the incident happened on Sunday August 14th when Segun saw some military...
About twenty soldiers comprising four officers and sixteen men of the Nigerian army have been arraigned before a court martial over charges of gun-running and murder.
While inaugurating the court martial at the military media center in Maiduguri, the commander in charge of 7 Division of the...
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A clash between soldiers and villagers at Kpaidna village near Beji of Bosso local government area of Niger state killed five people.
According to Daily Trust, four vehicles were destroyed while the crisis lasted but the total number of injured person can not be ascertain.
Sources said the...
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The Nigerian Army has announced that it has found some of its troops that went missing after an ambush by Boko Haram at Guro Gongon on 20th July 2016.
Army spokesman, Col Sani Usman, in a statement on Saturday, said concerted efforts were initiated to search for and rescue the soldiers...
Nigerian soldiers went back to Oporoza community, traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, Monday morning, less than 72 hours after they ended a six-day siege to the riverside town.
A source told Vanguard that: “The soldiers are...