N1bn claim: Court dismisses Nigerian Army’s preliminary objection
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday dismissed the preliminary objection raised by the Nigerian Army, in a suit filed by retired Col. Danladi Hassan...
US, Nigeria hold military summit in Abuja
Military top brass from across Africa on Monday kicked off a conference co-hosted by the United States aimed at boosting cooperation between countries fighting extremist groups.
Troop’s ambush, kill 7 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops killed seven Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in separate ambushes in Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu disclosed that the troops also arrested a suspected Boko Haram insurgents’…
Father demands N700m from Nigerian Army for son’s death
Andy Ita Ukpe is demanding N700 million compensation from the Nigerian Army to take care of the two children left behind by his son, who was allegedly killed by a soldier attached to Command Secondary School in June 2017. The deceased, Solomon Ukpe, aged 29, was allegedly shot dead by a private soldier identified as…
Army probes allegation of collusion in Benue, Taraba killings
The Nigerian Army yesterday inaugurated an investigative panel of inquiry to probe allegations by some Nigerians that its personnel were colluding with Fulani herdsmen in the killing of residents in Taraba and Benue states.
Army arrests 13 impersonators, deserters
Operatives of the 81 Division Nigerian Army yesterday paraded 13 alleged impostors and criminals, who were arrested within Lagos and Ogun states. The suspects were said to have paraded themselves at different locations as military officers, extorted and assaulted civilians. According to the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udo, the suspects were…
We’re not withdrawing troops on internal operations – Army
The Nigerian Army says it will continue to assist civil authorities and live up to expectations in the discharge of its constitutional duties of defending the territorial integrity of the country. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, who stated this in a statement on Sunday, said troops on internal operations across the country were not…
Troops kill five Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Adamawa
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops killed five Boko Haram insurgents in a gun battle at Barkin-Dutse Area of Adamawa.