Army fumigates headquarters as 26 officers test positive for COVID-19
The Nigerian Army, yesterday, revealed that 26 personnel had tested positive for COVID-19 after the death of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Major-General Johnson Irefin.
Nigerian Army to conduct SSC, DSSC selection exam November 14
The Nigerian Army says the computer-based pre-selection examination for Short Service Combatant 47/2020 (SSC 47) and Direct Short Service Commission 26/2020 (DSSC 26) will hold on November 14 in 15 centres nationwide.
Army denies occupation of Nigerian territory by Chadian security personnel
The Nigerian Army has refuted claims by a Chadian military officer that his officers who were occupying Nigerian territory on the fringes of Lake Chad region had been waiting to hand over.
Why North opposes reprieve for insurgents
A former Military Administrator of Kebbi State and immediate past Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Col. John Ubah (rtd), has advised the federal government not to enter into any negotiation with insurgents, bandits and kidnappers.
Nigeria, Niger security teams meet on border crimes
A Joint security team from 8 Division Nigerian Army, Sokoto has visited their counterpart in Niger republic to discuss modalities to tackle common border crimes.
Army redeploys senior officers in major shake-up
The military high command has redeployed senior officers in a fresh major reshuffle. A statement yesterday by Army spokesman, Sagir Musa, said Maj.-Gen. H.O. Otiki had been moved to 8 Division, Sokoto as General Officer Commanding (GOC) while his predecessor, Maj.-Gen. S.O. Olabanji, heads for the Infantry Corps Centre as Commander. Brig.-Gen. H.I. Bature leaves…
Army loses four officers repelling Boko Haram attack in Yobe
The military at the weekend lost four officers in a gun duel involving its Special Forces of Army (SFA) and Boko Haram insurgents who were attempting to seize the Buni/Yadi military base in Gujba council area of Yobe State.
Five Boko Haram, four soldiers killed in NorthEast Nigeria
Five Boko Haram fighters and four soldiers were killed in fighting in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest clashes between troops and jihadists. Army spokesman Sagir Musa said five rebel fighters "met their Waterloo" as they attempted to overrun a military base in Buni Yadi, in Yobe state, at about 6:00…