The Wukari killings: Challenges of using military in open society operations
The recent ghastly shooting of three special duty policemen and a civilian in Taraba State comes at a time the image of the Nigeria Army has been witnessing a downward slide. There was the case of troops on escort duty making away with N400million and the better-forgotten excesses of some soldiers...
Nigerian Army restates commitment to end insurgency, buries five soldiers
The Nigerian Army on Friday reiterated its commitment to end Boko Haram insurgency, restore peace and stability to the North-East. Maj-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, the incoming Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this at the burial of five fallen heroes...
Buhari to take 'decisive action' on the killing of policemen by soldiers - Presidency
Nigeria's presidency Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari is not indifferent to the killings of three policemen and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba state. "In response to press questions, I will confirm that a committee was set up during the National Security Council meeting to investigate the killing of three policemen and a civilian by…
Fayemi urges support for military to tackle insecurity
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has solicited more support for the Nigerian Army to enable it effectively tackle the nation’s myriad of security challenges.
Army detains suspected Abia killer soldier
The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has detained one Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson suspected to have killed a commercial cyclist at Umuokereke Ngwa in Abia. Umuokereke Ngwa is in the Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia.
Nigerian Army trains 223 officers in Bangladesh
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army has trained over 223 of its officers in various military institutions in Bangladesh.
Troops kill 10 bandits in clearance operation
Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, deployed at Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Operation CLEAN SWEEP, has confirmed 10 bandits during a clearance operation at Kuduru forest.
Nigerian Army embarks on multiple projects in Jos
The Nigerian Army has embarked on the construction of multiple intervention projects in Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos in Plateau State in furtherance of its efforts to enhance civil-military relations in the country.
Troops kill five, arrest four bandits in Kaduna
Troops of 1Division Nigerian Army have neutralised five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.