Nigerian army arrest 13 Boko Haram suspects in Kano
Nigerian army have arrested 13 suspected Boko Haram members around Filin Lazio, Hotoro axis of Kano State. Army spokesman Mohammed Yerima in a statement on Sunday said the arrest was made by troops of 3 Brigade. Yerima said the suspected insurgents were arrested during an operation conducted by the troops to flush out criminals in…
Troops eliminate top bandits’ commanders, 48 others in North West – Army
The Nigerian Army says the troops of 8 Division operating in Zamfara and adjoining states, have eliminated many bandits’ commander and over 48 members of their gangs in North West.
Ignore rhetorics against Nigerian army – Spokesperson
The Nigerian Army has urged Nigerians to ignore the enemies of peace and unity of Nigeria who peddle divisive and subversive rhetorics against the sovereignty of Nigeria and its patriotic army.
Army to sue people who share pictures of soldiers killed in action on social media
The Nigerian Army has condemned the indiscriminate sharing on social media of graphic pictures of personnel who die in the cause of defending and protecting the country from its adversaries. The Army, therefore, announced that it will take legal action against such “despicable and unacceptable” acts in order to protect troops who die in action.…
Troops repel terrorists incursion, eliminate scores in Borno
The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno, killing scores. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Monday, said the success was recorded on April 10. Yerima…
Army confirms killing of 11 personnel in Benue
The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by yet to be identified criminals.
Troops rescue 5 abducted Kaduna college students – Army
Troops of I Division FCC Nigerian Army has rescued five of the students of the College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna who were kidnapped by bandits on March 11, Army Headquarters says.
Army warns Gumi, others against disparaging remarks
The Nigerian Army has cautioned Sheikh Ahmed Gumi against tarnishing its image. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, in a statement yesterday, urged the Islamic cleric....
Army reports fire outbreak at headquarters
The Nigerian Army, yesterday, reported a fire outbreak at its Headquarters complex in Abuja, attributing the cause of the inferno to faulty electrical installations.