Soldiers allegedly shoot 35-year-old mother of five to death in Jos
A 35-year-old woman, Sarah Edward Nyam, was allegedly shot dead in Fwapwa Doi Village of Jos South Council of Plateau State Thursday evening by men of the Nigerian army.
Missing General: NHRC advises army on human rights violation
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advised the Nigerian Army to respect human rights while searching for missing Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali (retd).
Army denies alleged mass killings in Plateau
The Nigerian Army yesterday raised the alarm over fake video clips, allegedly depicting mass killings in Plateau State by the service.
Troops kill 5 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed five Boko Haram insurgents in northern part of Borno.Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri.
Search for missing general: Army promises to respect human rights
The Nigerian Army says it will adhere to and respect human rights in the search of missing retired Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Alkali, the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on Sept. 3. He was said to have gone missing on…
Army jails two soldiers 10 years for abduction
The Nigerian Army has found two soldiers on Operation Lafiya Dole guilty for alleged violation of human rights in Borno State and sentenced them to 10 years imprisonment.
Nigerian army discovers more vehicles in Jos ‘death pool’
Military authorities have discovered more vehicles in a pool in Daru Du community of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, where the car of a missing general, Muhammed Alkali, was recently discovered. A blood-stained T-Shirt and a boxer short believed to belong to the general were also found in the car on Saturday.…
A fate worse than death
One of those cruel and dramatic ironies of life is playing out with all the tell-tale signs of foreboding - a surreal spectacle full of anxiety and expectation.
Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on base
Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram jihadists to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian sources told AFP on Tuesday.
Accidental discharge kills two Nigerian soldiers
Two unnamed Nigerian soldiers were killed by an accidental discharge during a theatre training of the 192 Battalion in Gwoza on Wednesday, the Nigerian Army said in a statement. " We deeply regret to announce the death of 2 soldiers of 192 Battalion, who lost their lives as a result of an accidental discharge during in-theatre…