The Defence high command on Wednesday, cautioned media handlers as well as supporters of political parties to desist from misusing images and visuals of military personnel, saying it could sow seeds of distrust and instability in the country.
Major onslaught against terrorists by Nigerian troops in the frontline have led to the death of no fewer than 38 ISWAP terrorists in the dreaded Sambisa forest in the past two weeks in Borno State.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa has handed over some military equipment and accouterment to the Nigerian Military High Command. Speaking at a brief ceremony at the Commission's Zonal Command in Abuja, Bawa commended the longstanding collaborative relationship between the Commission and the Nigerian Military. Represented by Head of Operations,…
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, says the operations and activities of the Nigerian armed forces are guided by extant laws, rules of engagement and standard operating procedures.
I posed the above question in this column about a year ago, precisely in March, 2021 after Vanguard newspaper of February 22, 2021 reported that some 1,525 people were killed across Nigeria within six weeks of 2021.
Nigeria's military said Monday that it was probing reports from neighbouring Niger that it accidentally killed children in an airstrike targeting an armed group at the border.
15 Dec 2021
Sen. James Akpankudohede, National Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has said that the country’s military deserves the support and commendation of all Nigerians.
10 Dec 2021
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, says all branches of the Nigerian military are working in synergy to strategically defeat threats to national security.
15 Oct 2021
The Nigerian military deserves praises for the resilient manner they have carried on in the war against terrorism, banditry and Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in many parts of the north, while at the same time still struggling to put an end to various...
28 Sep 2021
At least 20 fishermen were killed accidentally in a Nigerian military strike on a jihadist camp in northeast Nigeria, two security sources and locals told AFP on Monday.
21 Sep 2021
Nigeria's military campaign against criminal gangs in the northwest is pushing them into neighbouring regions as a result of a telecom shutdown and a squeeze on fuel and food supplies, local residents and officials said.
18 Aug 2021
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has assured that the military has the capacity to tackle any form of criminality in the country.