Five soldiers killed, 30 missing’ in Yobe Boko Haram attack
An attack by Boko Haram on a military base in Yobe State Saturday night reportedly killed five soldiers and left about 30 others missing.
Army redeploys 399 Generals
Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.
Army to increase operations, commercialise resources
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General, Tukur Yusuf Buratai, yesterday announced that it will increase its land operations next year. Speaking at the Chief of Army Staff annual conference in Ibadan, Buratai explained that the Army is consolidating on its successes in the outgoing year. The new operations namely; Crocodile 3 (South South, South…
Army plans production of machine-guns, other weapons from local metal materials
The Chief of Army Staff (CAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday said the Nigerian army was presently involved in various researches towards evolving suitable local metals...
Military restates Operation Crocodile Smile II is meant to sharpen troops’ combat skills
The Commander, 16th Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Kevin Aligbe, who disclosed this at the weekend, also dispelled rumour of vaccination and immunisation being given to pupils by military operatives.
One soldier dies as troops kill 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman in Abuja, said the troops used their firepower and act of bravery to deal a decisive blow to the terrorists.
What Nigerians need is attitudinal change, not restructuring, says David Mark
Former Senate President, Dr. David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, has walked through the various epochs of independent Nigeria. Disregarding the stabilizing roles he played and continues to play in Nigeria’s democratic dispensation, Senator Mark is a prominent member of the Nigeria military.
Army highlights gains of Operation Python Dance in Southeast
The Nigeria Army said yesterday that it has checkmated the activities of the recently proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other Biafra agitators in the southeast zone.
IPOB: Senate to meet security chiefs
Saraki said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that security agencies, political and religious leaders must work for the promotion of dialogue as means for tackling agitations, to ensure peace in the country.