Man Utd's Ighalo slams Nigeria government after soldiers fire at protesters
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo says he is ashamed of the Nigerian government following reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday.
Military eliminates more bandits, recovers rustled animals, rescues kidnapped victims in north west zone
The military says its troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have continued to record tangible achievements in their quest to rid the entire North-West zone of Nigeria of banditry, cattle rustling, kidnapping and other sundry criminalities.
No plan to absorb repentant Boko Haram fighters into military – Presidency
The Presidency says none of the 601 de-radicalised former Boko Haram members will be absorbed into the military as being peddled by mischief-makers.
Presidency debunks rumours of military recruiting repentant Boko Haram members
The Presidency has debunked reports that the President Mohammadu Buhari-led administration was absorbing repentant Boko Haram members into the military. The Presidency, via President Buhari's Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Wednesday also stated that the government was not contemplating such plans. "Now that groups with hitherto proven bona fides, some religious…
Troops neutralise bandit leaders in Zamfara, rescue kidnapped victims in Kaduna – DHQ
The Military says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised some notable leaders and several members of the criminal group in airstrikes in the Zamfara State section of the Kagara Forest.
Military eliminates 92 terrorists, 104 bandits in a week – DHQ
The military says it has eliminated 92 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and 104 bandits in its ongoing counter -insurgency and anti-banditry operations across the North East and North West in the last one week.
Do not panic, armed bandits won’t flee to other states– Military assures
Following the intensified offensive and military onslaught against armed bandits and other criminality in the Northwest and North Central parts of the country by the Nigerian military, there are mountain concerns and phobia from different quarters that bandits could move to other States of the federal.
Nigerian military encourages sexual abuse, brutality of children at rehabilitation centres – Amnesty
Global rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian military of unlawfully detaining boys and men at a rehabilitation centre for alleged members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram,
Troops destroy armed militia camp, kill 3, recover cache of arms in Benue
The Defence Headquarters says military troops on Wednesday, raided a suspected militia camp at Anku Mbagen in Atera-Jange Torov Council Ward of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue.