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15 Jul 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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…
22 May 2021
The Nigeria Army standards are now flying half mast in all military barracks, formations and units across the country over the death of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten others in a military plane crash. ‘The flags would remain half mast till further notice”, a senior army personnel told…
13 May 2021
Nigerian Army has refuted online media reports that Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province had distributed Ramadan welfare packages to some residents of Borno and Yobe States. Army spokesman Mohammed Yerima in a statement said the article did not mention any specific location where the alleged distribution took place. Yerima said said "The…
19 Apr 2021
The Nigeria Army says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, have again, inflicted heavy casualty on Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to launch attacks on Dikwa town in Borno on Sunday night.
19 Apr 2021
Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, the General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, has charged soldiers to be combat ready and maintain physical fitness.
12 Apr 2021
Nigerian Army on Monday buried the remains of Captain Adeolu Adedayo and 11 other soldiers killed by bandits in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. The Army on Friday confirmed the killing of the soldiers who were on stabilisation operation in Benue State by bandits. Army spokesman Mohammed Yerima said the troops were initially…
8 Apr 2021
The Nigeria Army said it has dislodged a group of miscreants in Akwa Ibom State after killing policemen and carted away several weapons. Army spokesman Mohammed Yerima in a statement stated that "the general security situation in Akwa Ibom state has been very peaceful until recently when the security situation around Essien Udim Local Government…

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