Army vows to stabilise Zamfara, Kaduna
The military has assured that it will soon stabilise the troubled areas of Zamfara State and Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State.
COAS approves five FOBs for 82 Division
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved the formation of five Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) for the 82 Division of Nigerian Army in Enugu State. Meanwhile, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed 16 Boko Haram insurgents and recovered ammunition along Mairari FOB in Monguno council of Borno State.
Army partners CSOs to attain peace in Northeast, says Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai has said the Army is planning to collaborate with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to attain peace and stability in the Northeast. Buratai disclosed this at the weekend in Maiduguri, while speaking at a two-day Civil-Military Coordination Roundtable, in Borno.
Military immortalises 200 slain officers in Borno
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has immortalised 200 slain officers at Gudumbali Cenotaph after troops recaptured from Boko Haram...
Army an instrument of national unity, others, says Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Nigerian Army is an instrument of national unity, integration and development, despite security challenges in the last decade.Buratai disclosed this at the weekend in Maiduguri, while flagging off this year’s Nigerian Army Day Celebration...
Power, abuse and creation of apartheid state
The Kaduna State government has now charged leader of the Shiite sect, Sheik El Zakzaky and three others (Zeenah Ibrahim, Yakubu Katsina and Sanusi Koki) for offences
Air Task Force kills terrorists in Borno
The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (ATF) in Borno State said it killed scores of Boko Haram terrorists, following Nigerian Air Force (NAF) intelligence...
Niger Delta: JTF colludes with foreigners stealing crude oil, youth leaders claim
The Niger Delta Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders Council, yesterday, alerted of a high powered illegal bunkering ring operating in the Niger Delta region, carried out allegedly “by some powerful forces in the country in collaboration with foreigners”, with the active connivance of the military joint task force (JTF), which provides them cover.
Osinbajo escapes death as chopper makes emergency landing
A major tragedy was averted yesterday when a chopper that was to convey Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada in Abuja, was forced to land, few seconds after take off.
`Operation Last Hold’ primarily to relocate IDPs to communities
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating IDPs to their communities.’’