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Lady forced to take off her Camouflage Army uniform

Nigerians have condemned an alleged public harassment of a yet-to-be identified lady by some military officers. A picture of the incident, which has been trending on the Internet, showed the victim being forced to pull down her trousers as her underwear jutted out. A military man, who was supervising the …

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Nigerian Army kills Six Boko Haram members

The Nigerian Army said that it killed six terrorists in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno during an operation to dislodge the remnant of Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement in Maiduguri on Wednesday, disclosed that the insurgents …

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Nigerian Army issues fresh threats to Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Army has issued a threat to the Boko Haram insurgents to surrender now to avoid humiliating death from the renewed onslaught of the army. According to a statement by the army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman on Wednesday, told the members that their leaders have already abandoned them. “This …

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Nigerian Army set to train Police, NSCDC to help fight against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had concluded plans to train mobile strike team among personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and the police fighting Boko Haram in the North-east. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said this in Maiduguri at the graduation of …

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Nigeria Army to give N500,000 to anyone with information about Suicide bombers

The Nigerian Army has sent an appeal to religious, traditional and community leaders, and well-meaning Nigerians in the North-East, to dissuade their people from donating their daughters to Boko Haram for indoctrination and suicide bombing missions. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman explained in a statement on Saturday that the …

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Nigerian Army recovers 21 additional bodies of oil exploration crew

The  Nigerian Army confirmed on Sunday, that it had recovered 21 additional bodies in an operation to rescue oil exploration crew abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. A statement signed by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka, released in Maiduguri, said that the army recovered …

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Defense Headquarters to strength the Army through Research

In the quest to ensure that the Nigeria Army doesn’t relent in his activities, the Defence Headquarters has reaffirmed that it will give more attention to research and development. This was made known by Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, Director, Defence Information, who gave the reassurance at an event to mark the …

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Nigerian Army Promotes 468 Officers…Check Full List

Nigerian Army Promotes 468 Officers...Check Full List

The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, has promoted 468 lieutenants to captain, in an Army circular obtained by correspondents on Tuesday. An official circular exclusively obtained exclusively by Premium Times revealed that Nigerian Army has promoted 468 lieutenants to captain. The promotions will take effect from June 2016 …

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Nigerian Army gives Cultists in Rivers State Ultimatum

 Cultists terrorising some Rivers communities have been warned by the 6 Division, Nigerian Army to desist forthwith or face the wrath of the law. According to  the Spokesman for the division, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, said the warning was part of a nine-point communiqué issued at the end of a stakeholders …

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Nigerian Army to set up task force in Rivers

The Nigerian Army says it will on Thursday activate its 6 Division, Port Harcourt, with the inauguration of special task forces and operational outfits. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, Deputy Director of Army Public Relations of the division, disclosed this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. Iliyasu said the operational …

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Nigerian Army Distributes 1000 Treated Mosquito Nets

The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army has distributed more than 1000 treated mosquito nets to residents of Hayin Danmani community in Kaduna North Local Government, Kaduna State. Spokesman of the division, Col. Kingsley Umoh said on Friday in Kaduna that the gesture was part of activities carried out to …

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Nigerian Army urge Nigerians to help fight Boko Haram

Nigerians have been called upon on Thursday by the Former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Martin-Luther Agwai, to support the Nigerian Army to win the war against the Boko Haram insurgents. Agwai, who was the special guest at a seminar to round off activities to mark the 2017 Nigerian Army …

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Nigerian Army rescues 19 children, arrests Boko Haram suspect

A suspected Boko Haram member, identified as Aliyu Ahmed,was arrested by men of the Nigerian Army in the Toro Local Government of Bauchi State on Saturday. The suspect, also known as Aliko, allegedly confessed that he owned an AK-47 and participated in several terrorist operations with the sect in 2016. …

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Nigerian Army confirms the arrest of top Boko Haram terrorist

The Nigerian army on Saturday confirmed the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Aliyu Ahmed, alias “Aliko”. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman said in the statement said that “Aliko” was arrested on Friday by troops of 33 Brigade following a tip off in Yuga village in Toro Local …

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Coup: Nigerian Army begins investigation on Soldiers

The recent news of a suspected coup has allowed the Nigerian Army to begin an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to be engaging in political meetings, a top military source has told SUNDAY PUNCH. The source said that some arrests may have been made, but that the information was …

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Nigerian Army apprehends Boko Haram suspect in Yobe State

The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected Boko Haram suspect, identified as Bala Ibrahim, has at Fika village in Yobe state, a statement from the directorate of army public relations said. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, a brigadier general, said the 30 years old …

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Nigerian Army seizes food supplies meant for Boko Haram in Borno

The Nigerian Soldier Troops of 145 and 158 Task Force Battalions, 5 Brigade have smashed a fish smuggling ring perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists to fund their criminal activities. The success was recorded during a joint ambush operation conducted in Julari village, along Kareto – Damasak road, Borno State. During …

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Illegal Refineries: Army arrests two suspects

Two persons have been arrested by the Operatives of the 4 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State. One of those arrested was said to be a lady who had gone to the illegal refinery with a truck load of gallons apparently to …

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Army withdraws case from court after he got promoted

A Nigerian Army officer, Patrick Falola, who was demoted from the rank of Major General to Brigadier-General September last year, has withdrew his case he filed over the demotion at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. The development followed the restoration of Mr. Falola to the rank of Major General by …

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Nigerian Army gives reason for choosing Sambisa forest for Small Arms Championship

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria,Tukur Buratai, has backed the reasons why they decided to choose Sambisa Forest as the venue for the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship 2017, he said the venue was chosen to consolidate  the army’s grip on the area. Lt.-Gen Buratai, announced this while speaking …

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