The Chief of Training and Operations, Defence Headquarters, Maj.-Gen Adeyemi Yekini, says the military will not rest until the killers of 15 villagers at Tiortyu, a community in Tarka Local Government Area of Benue, are apprehended. Yekini, who served as the first Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), said he was at Tiortyu to commiserate…
There was pandemonium at the Gaga Area of Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Tuesday evening as men of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Akure, and the men of the State’s Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun Corps engaged in mild skirmish.
The Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nigeria, Yann Bonzon has extolled the support of the Nigerian Army towards the attainment of its humanitarian efforts. Bonzon gave the commendation today 20 January 2022 when he led a high-power delegation of the organisation on a courtesy visit to the Chief of…
29 Dec 2021
Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN and General Officer Commanding 3 Division of the Nigeria Army, Major General Ibrahim Ali said abductors of Sum Pyem, a traditional ruler of Gindiri...
29 Nov 2021
My attention was caught recently by this apparently succinct summation of the idea and personality of Nigeria as a movie, with all its implications, its innuendos, its positives
16 Nov 2021
Nigerians are reacting to the report submitted by the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry which highlighted the role of the Nigeria Army and Police in the killing of #EndSARS protesters. The Nigerian government, Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Army and Police at separate times had insisted no one was killed in the attack on protesters…
4 Oct 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
The Nigerian Army has said that Col. Ibrahim Saka died in the war against terrorism, describing his death as painful.
5 Aug 2021
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 2021
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…