Nigeria Army to court-martial two Major Generals

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has ordered the military trial of two Major Generals of the Nigerian Army for what military sources said were offences contrary to service discipline. The senior officers are Major General Ibrahim Sani, former Chief of Army Transformation and Innovation Centre and Major General Patrick Falola, former Commandant,… Read More Nigeria Army to court-martial two Major Generals

92 herdsmen arrested in Abuja on charge of illegal arms possession

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for the deployment of military personnel to regions of the country affected by violent clashes between herdsmen and farmers, Nigerian troops stationed in Abuja have arrested 92 armed herdsmen in Abuja. According to Captain Bashir Jajira, the Assistant Director of Public Relations for the Army, 36 suspects were arrested at… Read More 92 herdsmen arrested in Abuja on charge of illegal arms possession

Nigerian Army issues statement on Boko Haram members fleeing Sambisa Forest

The Army Headquarters’ Public Relations Director, Col. Sani Usman issued a statement of Boko Haram militants fleeing their Sambisa Forest enclave and called on members of the public to be observant and report any suspicious person(s). He said, “This is to inform the public that due to aerial bombardment and concerted efforts of the ground… Read More Nigerian Army issues statement on Boko Haram members fleeing Sambisa Forest

Two suicide bombers nabbed by soldiers in Borno

The Nigerian Army, on Friday, said it had averted another blast in Borno following the interception of two suspected suicide bombers near Maiduguri. Col. Sani Usman, the Acting Director of Nigerian Army Public Relations, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Usman said that the interception was done in collaboration with the local vigilantes,… Read More Two suicide bombers nabbed by soldiers in Borno

Army troops launch offensive on Boko Haram hideout, arrest wanted terrorist

Troops of 7 Multinational Joint Task Force Brigade Quick Response Group (QRG) stationed in Baga and 118 Task Force Battalion, sprang an ambush along Daban Masara axis used by Boko Haram terrorists elements to convey logistics. At the encounter, one of the suspected wanted Boko Haram terrorists leaders who is serial number 95 on the… Read More Army troops launch offensive on Boko Haram hideout, arrest wanted terrorist

Reason we flogged, booted protesting women in Delta- Army Unit Commander

The Nigerian Army Unit Commander stationed at Ovre-Eku community, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, Lt. E. D. Oworobo, has told a police source that the reason he ordered his men to flog the women who had embarked on a peaceful protest over a disputed land claimed by PRESCO Oil Company, was because they… Read More Reason we flogged, booted protesting women in Delta- Army Unit Commander