Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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Nigeria Army

4 Oct
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government has concluded the discussion with the Chief of Army Staff over the possession of a piece of land belonging to the Nigerian Army
27 Sep
The video, which has gone viral, tells the story. It surfaced on Thursday, September 23. When I watched it, my stomach churned. And I was diminished as a human being.
24 Aug
Last week, I visited Awka as one of the speakers in the Emeka Anyaoku Lecture on Good Governance which celebrated a decade of commitment to the legacy of the Commonwealth icon in Awka, Anambra State capital.
13 Aug
The Nigerian Army has said that Col. Ibrahim Saka died in the war against terrorism, describing his death as painful.
5 Aug
AI blames ESN for attacks on government infrastructure, police Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of using excessive forces against separatists in the country's southeast. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been campaigning for the independence of the region. The agitations, spearheaded by Nnamdi Kanu, have been met with crackdowns by the Nigerian…
22 Jul
 The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has empowered Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) of the Nigerian Army with vehicles to enhance their functionality in the war against terrorism. General Yahaya handed over keys and official documents of a brand new Toyota Hilux to the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of Headquarters 7…
15 Jul
The Nigerian Army (NA) has debunked reports that it has released over 1009 ex-Boko Haram fighters to Borno State government. Army spokesman, Onyema Nwachukwu, a Brigadier General who debunked the story noted that the army has been notified of a media publication alleging that the NA has handed over 1009 Ex-Boko Haram fighters to Borno…
15 Jul
The Nigerian Army high command has launched an investigation into the alleged killing of an undergraduate student of Niger Delta University in Bayelsa by a soldier. Army spokesman, Onyema Nwachukwu, a Brigadier General, who made the disclosure noted that it has been notified of a media publication, alleging that a jealous soldier killed his lover,…
12 Jul
The Nigerian army high command has arrested a soldier attempting to flee after allegedly killing a final year student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL). Army spokesman, Onyema Nwachuckwu, a Brigadier General has also disclosed that an investigative panel has been launched to ensure justice is served. According to Nwachukwu, “The attention of the Nigerian…
6 Jul
No fewer than 2,520 residents of Nchatancha Nike, Obinagu Nike, Akpoga Nike and Mbulujodo Nike communities in Enugu East Council of Enugu State have benefited from the Nigerian Army’s free and comprehensive medical outreach.
1 Jul
The military onslaught against bandits and insurgents across the country may have yielded breakthrough as troops of ‘Operation AWATSE’ have arrested a suspected member of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) around the Sango Ota area of Ogun State. Briefing newsmen on Defence Military Operations (DMO) across the country, Acting Director of DMO,…
29 May
Seven suspected persons were killed when the Nigerian troops from 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt and 29 Battalion in conjunction with operatives of Nigerian Police, DSS, and NSCDC raided an operational base of the Eastern Security Network, an armed arm of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra. The raid was carried out on Thursday, 27 May…


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