Presidency orders immediate arms procurement for military
The presidency has ordered immediate procurement of critical equipment for the armed forces in line with the Federal Government policy of purchasing such items from the original manufacturers on government-to- government basis.
Fake news threatens national security, operations – Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai says fake news not only poses threat to national security but makes the ongoing counter terrorism operation in the North East more difficult.
Military has improved rule of law in operations, says CJN
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnogen, yesterday said the military has improved its adherence to rule of law in its operations.He disclosed this in Abuja at the 2018 Nigerian Army Law seminar....
Buratai encourages troops, says Boko Haram highly degraded, expiring
Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has urged troops in the North-East not to relent in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents as the terrorists have been highly degraded and are expiring. He described the recent sporadic skirmishes from the terrorists as a desperate effort from a highly degraded and expiring adversary, striving to…
Buratai assures Nigerians of 'absolute victory' over Boko Haram
Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai on Friday assured Nigerians of 'absolute victory' over the terrorist group Boko Haram. Boko Haram, since 2012 have carried out series of attacks on Nigerian communities, displacing, abducting and killing scores of the Nigeria citizens. The insurgency group has killed over 20,000 people and has left an estimated…
Police parade 19 suspects over death of Alkali
The Plateau State police command yesterday paraded 19 suspects handed over to them by the military, stating their levels of involvement in the disappearance and death of Major Geneneral Idris Alkali (rtd).
Army to begin Operation Crocodile Smile III in Calabar to tackle kidnapping, others
The Nigerian Army has trained 800 military and para-military officers in exercise code-named Operation Crocodile Smile III in Calabar in a bid to ensure peace and security during 2019 elections.
Army kills scores of terrorists in Borno
The Nigerian Army has killed scores of Boko Haram insurgents who ‘mistakenly’ attacked a military base in Damasak, Borno State.The Army spokesperson, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement yesterday in Maiduguri, said the terrorists attempted to attack the military formation at 6p.m.
Nigerian Army University for insurgency?
A two billion naira worth of an Army University to tackle insurgency in the North East should be regarded as an idea whose time should not come at a time like this.