Nigeria appoints new chief to head Boko Haram fight
Nigeria has replaced the officer leading troops fighting Boko Haram, the army said on Thursday, after a recent surge in deadly attacks in the country's remote northeast.
Troops capture terrorists’ commander, kill four, rescue 212 hostages
The Nigerian Army said troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade in conjunction with 22 Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) and members of civilian joint task force...
Army introduces new language policy for officers, soldiers
The Nigerian Army has introduced a new language policy for officers and soldiers, saying the policy would encourage them to be multilingual in the discharge of their duties across the country.
Army promotes 137 senior officers
The Nigerian Army Council has approved the promotion of 137 senior army officers from Brigadier Generals to the rank of Major Generals and Colonels to the rank of Brigadier Generals respectively.
Two female bombers, one soldier die as troops, terrorists clash in Adamawa
Troops of 28 Task Force Brigade of Operation Lafiya Dole yesterday said it had killed two female suicide bombers while a soldier lost his life when they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in Gulak, Madagali Local Council of Adamawa State.
Boko Haram attack Madagali village in Adamawa
Supected members of the Boko Haram sect yesterday night attacked Bakin Dutse village as they advanced to Gulak administrative headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Yoruba groups allege plan to use ‘Crocodile Smile’ to stop agitation for restructuring
Various Yoruba groups have rejected plans by Federal Government to deploy military operation tagged “Crocodile smile 11” in the South West, describing it as a ploy to “silence and intimidate their leaders’ clamouring for restructuring of Nigeria.”
Army Kill three Boko Haram terrorists, rescue a child
A statement signed by Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja yesterday said the terrorists on sighting the troops, withdrew their attacks as the troops overpowered them with a heavy fire.