Central Mali deaths: What we know
Controversy has erupted over an attack on Sunday on a village in central Mali, located in an area where the French armed forces say they carried out an airstrike on jihadists the same day.
Exercise Crocodile Smile V1 to be conducted nationwide
The Nigerian Army has said that its annual Exercise Crocodile Smile for 2020 would be conducted nationwide from Oct. 20 to Dec. 31. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa
Covid-19: Military boosts fight with medical personnel deployment
The Armed Forces of Nigeria has commenced the training of 80 of its medical personnel to manage COVID-19 cases in the country.
COVID-19: Armed forces ready to implement presidential directive – DH
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says the Armed Forces of Nigeria is ready to implement the Presidential directive on the fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19)...
We owe our armed forces immense gratitude, says Akeredolu
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said that the nation remains grateful for the selfless service of the Armed Forces through their unquantifiable efforts to ensure global
Governors pledge more support for armed forces, bereaved families
As the country was remembering its fallen heroes yesterday, state governors across the federation canvassed as well as promised more support for the armed forces
General Yakubu ‘Jack’ Gowon at 85
In the tumultuous and chequered history of the Nigerian nation, the name of General Yakubu ‘Jack’ Gowon, head of state and commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, from August 1 1966 to July 29, 1975, serves as a reference point in our quest for national unity and reconciliation especially after the fratricidal civil war of 1967 to 1970.
Buhari’s remarks at graduation of Defence College Course 27
Address by his excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as the special guest of honour at the graduation ceremony of the National Defence College Course 27, Friday 2 August 2019
A nation and its armed forces
So much indignation has greeted a comment attributed recently to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai expressing dissatisfaction with the performance of his troops in the war against insurgents. He was reported in various media to have said, ‘it is unfortunate, but the truth is that every setback the Nigerian Army…