Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara
A source at the 223 Light Tank Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Gusau, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that one soldier was wounded and two operational vehicles were burnt by the hoodlums.
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.”
One soldier dies as troops kill 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman in Abuja, said the troops used their firepower and act of bravery to deal a decisive blow to the terrorists.
Panel, army chide Amnesty International for alleged failure to honour invitation
The nine-man presidential panel of investigation set up to review compliance of the military with human rights obligations has condemned the failure of Amnesty International to appear before it.
Military deployment in South South will have frightening potentials, says PANDEF
Given its very poor human rights record, the latest being the widespread abuse of civilians in the South East, stakeholders have taken umbrage at the military action planned for other parts of the country.
Army rescue six abducted herdsmen, Kill two Boko Haram members
Troops of Defence Company, 27 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Operation Lafiya Dole, said it rescued six abducted herdsmen from suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Kamuya, Yobe State, killing two of the terrorists.
Boko Haram resurgence sparks sharp rise in civilians’ death
A major resurgence in Boko Haram attacks and suicide bombings in Cameroon and Nigeria has left at least 381 civilians dead in the five months since the start of April 2017...
Military kills five Boko Haram commanders in joint operations
The Nigerian Army said it has killed a number of top Boko Haram commanders during heavy bombardments of their hideouts in Sambisa forest, Borno State, within a week.