'Some' missing Nigerian schoolgirls rescued after Boko Haram attack
The families of dozens of girls missing for several days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeast Nigeria on Thursday faced an anxious wait for their return after confirmation some had been rescued.
Troops seizes pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba
Troops of 93 Battalion, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) on Tuesday seized a pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba.
Benue group wants Army to partner vigilance organisations
A group, the Benue Valley Initiative (BVI), has called for partnership between the Nigerian Army’s Operation Cat Race and local vigilance groups.
Nigerian Army embarks on water project in Sambisa Forest
The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had drilled a bore hole in Sambisa Forest to enhance water supply to troops and communities in the area as part of efforts to make the forest habitable.
Nigerian Army places N3m bounty on Abubakar Shekau
The Nigerian Army Thursday said it has placed a N3-million reward on information that could lead to the arrest of 'fugitive' Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. Shekau, the army said, is on the run, disguised as a woman after his Sambisa hideout was bombarded by the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole. "The Nigerian Army will…
Of presidential absence, ministerial insolence and sundry insensitivity
It is still unacceptable that what people feared most about the presidency and its attitude to the herdsmen’s killings in Benue State was actually what happened...
Shekau on the run, disguised as woman, Nigerian Army says
The Nigerian Army Tuesday claimed that the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists, Abubakar Shekau is on the run disguising as a woman in different hijabs. The Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman said in a statement on Tuesday that credible information from surrendered insurgents indicated that the factional leader of the…
Shekau pledges to continue attacks days after Nigeria claims defeat
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau released a video Tuesday pledging to continue attacks days after Nigeria's military repeated that the jihadist group had been defeated.
Nigeria to send troops to restive central states
Nigeria's army on Wednesday said it would send troops into the country's volatile central states to quell violence between farmers and herders that has killed hundreds in recent weeks.