DHQ to upscale protection of national assets – Irabor
The Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, has pledged to ensure that the armed forces of Nigeria upscale its operations to ensure adequate protection of critical national assets across the country.
Security summit postponed on Sultan’s absence, others
The security town hall meeting of North West Governors and traditional rulers with the new security chiefs, led by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor, to address insecurity ...
Terrorists still alive, prowling, despite government’s victory claim
The president would repeat the same declaration in an interview with BBC in February 2016, despite the fact that, few days to the interview, terrorists had just attacked Dalori, a village in Borno State, where about 86 persons were killed.
Conflicts can’t be resolved by military force alone, says Gambari
Former Nigeria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations (UN), Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, says that most global conflicts cannot be resolved by the deployment of military force alone.
Army arrests 126 Boko Haram suspects in Borno IDPs camp
The Nigerian Army yesterday said it had arrested about 126 suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State.
Court sentences Falae’s kidnappers to life imprisonment
The kidnappers seized the elder statesman in 2015. He was released four days after he had reportedly paid N5 million as ransom. The convicts, who were arrested at different locations, pleaded not guilty to the five-count charge preferred against them.
UN lauds military onslaught against insurgency, pledges more aid
The United Nations Security Council has commended the Nigerian military for its successful operations against Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
Troops kill 53 terrorists, recover 16 bodies of soldiers
The Nigerian Army has recovered the bodies of one officer and 15 soldiers declared “Missing in Action” during an operation to dislodge the Boko Haram insurgents from Gashigar Area in Borno on October 16, 2016.
Operation to take over Sambisa forest ongoing – Olonisakin
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said on Sunday in Maiduguri that an operation tagged “Operation Crackdown’’ to take over the Sambisa forest from the Boko Haram terrorists by troops had commenced.
Military confirms officers sold arms to Boko Haram
The Nigerian military yesterday disclosed that some of its officers had sold arms and ammunition to Boko Haram.The theatre commander, Operation Lafia Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, told reporters in Yola that the affected officers were already facing a court-martial.