Fayemi seeks enrolment of more Ekiti indigenes into armed forces
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has advocated employment of more indigenes of the state as officers in the Army, Navy and Air Force.
Tension as Diri, Lyon battle for soul of Bayelsa
There has been uneasy tension and apprehension in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, and its neighbouring local government areas as the major political parties- the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC)- battle for the soul of oil rich state.
Reps move to halt army’s planned Operation Positive Identification
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to beam its searchlights on the moves by the Nigeria Army to embark on a nationwide exercise code named Operation Positive Identification (OPI).
ECOWAS court orders FG to pay soldier dismissed for losing rifle N10m
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has ordered Nigeria to pay a soldier, Barnabas Eli, N10 million as compensation for the violation of his right to work...
NAF kill Boko Haram terrorists, destroy hideout
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said it has destroyed the meeting venue of Boko Haram terrorists at Boboshe area around the Sambisa Forest in Borno State. NAF spokesman Ibikunle Daramola in a statement said “several BHTs (Boko Haram Terrorists) were also killed as a result of the strikes." Daramola said the Air Task…
Army neutralises 39 bandits in Zamfara
No fewer than 39 armed bandits were said neutralises by soldiers in two different operations in Zamfara this week, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Army rescues abducted Kaduna school children
The Nigerian Army 1 Division said the troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued students of Government Day Secondary School, Gwagwada in Chikun Council of Kaduna State that were abducted by unknown gunmen. In a statement by Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel Ezindu Idimah he said the Troops who were…
Open schooling as panacea for Nigeria’s army of out-of-school children
The Federal Government’s new initiative to tackle the menace of out-of-school-children is a welcome idea. It underscores the seriousness of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to revive a comatose primary education system in the country, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL.
Troops raid Boko Haram terrorists in Gworege village, recover weapons
Nigerian Army troops of 22 Brigade Super Camp in Dikwa, Borno State, have dealt heavy blows to Boko Haram terrorists in Gworege village in Dikwa Local Government Area of the state.
How soldiers helped my escape, by kidnap kingpin Wadume
It was jubilation yesterday in Taraba State as police re-arrested the suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, who confessed that soldiers assisted him to escape after being nabbed by the slain policemen.