Army denies restricting movement in Maiduguri
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed as ‘false’, social media reports that it had imposed a restriction of movement in Maiduguri.
Army takes Operation Crocodile Smile III to market, streets in Delta
The Nigerian Army has taken the Operation Crocodile Smile III exercise in Delta State to the popular Effurun Market and some major roads in Uvwie Local Council of the state on environmental sanitation mission.
Nigerian troops ambushed, Captain severely wounded
A Captain in the Nigerian army, Zakari Sani, Tuesday night was ambushed and brutalised alongside other officers by unknown gunmen. The troops were on Whirl Stroke operation in Benue state. Whirl Stroke operation a full-scale military operation in collaboration with other security agencies to completely restore law, order, peace and stability in that sate. "Captain…
Remains of retired Alkali buried in Abuja
The remains of late Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali, which was found by a team of Nigerian Army on Search and Rescue Operation, was buried at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja on Saturday. The burial, which was concluded at around 3 p.m., was attended by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, former Military Administrator of Lagos,…
Army begins ‘Crocodile Smile III’ in Bayelsa, urges residents to be calm
The 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Friday commenced `Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise across some states of the Niger Delta, to stem the tide of pipeline vandalism in the region. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Port-Harcourt, said the 2018 operation…
Why we attacked Shiites members- Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army has denied that its men made the first attack against the members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement on Monday at Kugbo in Abuja. The rift between the army and the Islamic group started off on Saturday when the soldiers embarked in a shoot out with the Shiites members. The Force alleged…
Military uncovers open shallow grave of General, body still missing
An open shallow grave where the body of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) was allegedly buried before it was exhumed and reburied in another...
Army uncovers shallow grave of missing general
The Nigerian Army has discovered a shallow grave where a missing Major General Muhammed Alkali, was buried after he was killed. General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, Friday, disclosed this at a press briefing in Plateau State. “Please note that four different sources not known to each other at various times took…
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).