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Exercise Crocodile Smile 11

Exercise Crocodile Smile 11: Buratai cautions soldiers

Exercise Crocodile Smile 11: The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has warned troops of the Nigerian Army participating in various internal security operations around the country to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law. He warned [...]

October 16, 2017 Military
Army, Police dismiss monkey pox vaccination in Anambra

Army, Police dismiss monkey pox vaccination in Anambra

The Nigerian Army and the Police on Wednesday dismissed as false social media reports of monkey pox vaccination of students in Anambra. In a statement signed by Col. Sagir Musa, Deputy Director Public Relations, 82 Division Enugu, the army described [...]

October 12, 2017 Military
Nigerian Army has launched its 2017 training operations tagged Exercise Crocodile Smile II

Nigerian Army launches Exercise Crocodile Smile II in Lagos, Ogun

The Nigerian Army has launched its 2017 training operations tagged Exercise Crocodile Smile II, in Lagos and Ogun states, areas covered by troops of 81 Division. The force disclosed that the exercise commenced in Ogun and Lagos, on October 7, [...]

October 10, 2017 Military

Court orders Nigerian army to pay N85.5 million for killing civilian

The Nigerian Army has been ordered by the Federal High Court in Lagos to pay N85.5 million for the assault and killing of one Olajide Enilari, a flour merchant. The verdict came eight years after the deceased died from a [...]

October 6, 2017 Military
Nigerian Army gives update on Operation Python Dance

Nigerian Army gives update on Operation Python Dance

Nigerian Army gives update on Operation Python Dance: Nigerian Army has provided an update on its Exercise EGWU EKE 11 in the Southeast. This is contained in a statement by Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division on [...]

September 30, 2017 Military
Abdulazeez Suleiman

October 1: Police speaks on arrest warrant against Arewa youths

The Kaduna State Police Command has reacted to the warrant of arrest slammed on the spokesman of Arewa Youths Coalition, Abdulazeez Suleiman. The commissioner of Police in Kaduna, Agyole Abeh, while speaking to newsmen in Kaduna, vowed to fully implement [...]

September 30, 2017 Military
Nigerian Army Captain, Dogari Kefas Apyeyak

Army captain murdered 6 weeks to wedding buried amid tears [PHOTOS]

Nigerian Army Captain, Dogari Kefas Apyeyak murdered along Kaduna-Brinin Gwari road on September 10 has been laid to rest. The officer, who was killed less than two months to his wedding, was buried in his country home, in Ussa LGA [...]

September 29, 2017 Military
Nigeria Airforce

Nigerian Air Force deploys air assets in support of Egwu Eke Il

In line with its commitment to national peace and security, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet aircraft, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing [...]

September 20, 2017 Military
NAF gives assistance to troops on Python Dance

NAF gives assistance to troops on Python Dance

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets to give cover to ground troops currently on `Operation Python Dance 11. They are deployed to assist the Nigerian Army 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt. The [...]

September 20, 2017 Military
Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

A trigger happy policeman on Sunday, September 17 shot dead a man simply identified as Mike and injured one Onome Eko popularly known as Chairman at a child’s dedication reception which held at number 15, Ejewor Street by Polokor Market [...]

September 18, 2017 Military
Nigeria Army Logo

The Real Meaning Of The Nigerian Army Logo & How The Arabic Script Got There

• Transliteration is NASRUNMINALLAH • Which means victory is from Allah alone • Not Arabic like those in our currency it's Ajami which is ancient hausa writings The Nigerian Army is the pride of the Nigerian nation but not many [...]

September 17, 2017 Military
Nigerian Army counters Abia governor, says no withdrawal of troops from state

Nigerian Army counters Abia governor, says no withdrawal of troops from state

The Nigerian Army says it will go ahead with its planned military operation in the South-east. The army, in a statement issued at about 12:42 a.m on Friday, advised Nigerians to disregard the statement by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu which gave [...]

September 15, 2017 Military
Army reacts to viral video showing IPOB members tortured

Biafra: Army reacts to viral video showing IPOB members tortured

The Nigerian Army has said it is investigating a video being circulated on the social media, which shows Army personnel assaulting some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). In the three-minute clip, a flag of Biafra could be [...]

September 14, 2017 Military
Edgal orders officers to shoot cultists

Lagos Police Commissioner, Edgal orders officers to shoot cultists

Edgal orders officers to shoot cultists: The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered policemen in the state to shoot any cultist found with firearm. The Police boss vowed that he was determined to put an end to [...]

September 14, 2017 Military
Police re-arrest village chief at Cross River court

Police re-arrest village chief at Cross River court

Police re-arrest village chief at Cross River court: A team of police detectives from zone six command has whisked away the Village Head of Ehom Central in Biase local government area of Cross River State, Chief Onda I. Onda. Chief [...]

September 14, 2017 Military
Nigerian-Army (1)

Python Dance 2: Soldiers Invade NUJ Office, Vandalise Devices And Beat Up Journalists

A team of Nigerian soldiers have invaded the Abia State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists on Aba Road, Umuahia, and destroyed laptops and other valuables on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. According to multiple sources at the location, the detachment [...]

September 12, 2017 Military
Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA

Niger Delta militants threaten to plunge Nigeria into another recession

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, in coalition with nine other militant groups, last night vowed to plunge Nigeria into another economic recession if urgent steps were not taken to address issues facing the region. The militants said they would [...]

September 11, 2017 Military
Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army to begin exercise Python Dance 2 in South East

The Nigerian Army, Friday, said it would commence its second phase of Exercise PYTHON DANCE, tagged Python Dance II, otherwise known as EGWU EKE II, in the South Eastern part of Nigeria, comprising states such as Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu [...]

September 10, 2017 Military
Kogi police kill notorious, vicious, long-reigning serial killer

Kogi police kill notorious, vicious, long-reigning serial killer

The Kogi will now experience some quiet and peace following the killing of a notorious serial killer, Mr. Lukman Issah, aka Commander. The state Police Command confirmed on Friday that Commander was killed on September 3 at Obeida. Lukman, according [...]

September 10, 2017 Military

HOW GENERAL BURATAI CELEBRATED SALLAH WITH INJURED SOLDIERS (PHOTOS)

As part of the routine visits to troops at Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, delegated Major General David Duwandi Ahmadu, the Chief of Training and Operations (CTOP) to visit and celebrate Sallah with troops. [...]

September 4, 2017 Military
Olusegun Obasanjo

Why Army has not staged coup again in Nigeria — Obasanjo

…I retired 93 military officers in one day …Officers given six hours notice of retirement President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his decision to suddenly retire 93 officers in a day ensured that the Nigeria Army was rid of [...]

August 12, 2017 Military
Osinbajo disowns ‘fake news’ on restructuring

Osinbajo charges Nigerian Army to respect human rights norms in operations

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday called on the armed forces and those in government to ensure that their activities conform with human rights norms and basic rules of decency observed across the world. Osinbajo said history had taught [...]

August 12, 2017 Military
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Buratai Decorates Soldiers With Gallantry Medals

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai  has on Tuesday, 8th August 2017 presented gallantry awards medals to 2 officers and 63 soldiers serving of 151 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, for [...]

August 10, 2017 Military
Super Tucano

US approves Super Tucano attack planes for Nigeria

After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons.   Super Tucano The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered their [...]

August 4, 2017 Military
Onitsha Checkpoint deaths: Mob kills policeman, burns factory

Onitsha Checkpoint deaths: Mob kills policeman, burns factory

Onitsha Checkpoint deaths: A mob on Thursday  killed a policeman over the death of a woman and two children at a checkpoint on Owerri Road, Onitsha, Anambra state. Witnesses said that the incident occurred at 3.30p.m. when the policeman attempted [...]

July 28, 2017 Military
Buratai

Army Redeploys 52 Generals, 597 Others In Major Shake-up

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 52 general and 597 other officers in what appears to be a major shakeup, it was gathered last night. Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, who was recently posted out of 1 Mechanised-Division of the Nigerian Army, [...]

July 24, 2017 Military
Police detain journalist over critical Facebook posts

Police detain journalist over critical Facebook posts

Police detain journalist over critical Facebook posts: The police in Katsina State on Saturday night detained a journalist, Danjuma Katsina, over postings on Facebook alleged to be critical of a newly-elected member of the House of Representatives from the state, [...]

July 17, 2017 Military
Evans’ Lawyer Loses Court Case

Evans’ Lawyer Loses Court Case, To Pay N500,000 Fine

Evans’ Lawyer Loses Court Case: The lawyer standing for kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has lost yet another case in court. Evans’ counsel, Olukoya Ogungbeje, was defeated on Friday, when Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in [...]

July 2, 2017 Military
Evans

Evans Victim That Escaped From Den Says My Life Is In Danger

THE owner of Maydon Pharmaceutical Company, Ilupeju, Lagos, Chief Donatus Dunu, who escaped mysteriously from the den of Evans’ kidnapping gang at Igando, a suburb of Lagos, before the gang was rounded up by the police, yesterday, lamented that the [...]

June 28, 2017 Military
How Police Arrested Abuja-Kaduna Highway Terror Gang

How Police Arrested Abuja-Kaduna Highway Terror Gang

Abuja-Kaduna Highway Terror Gang: Police on Monday paraded eight persons arrested previous week who were suspected to be behind recent kidnappings along the Abuja-Kaduna and Kaduna-Zaria highways. They include Adamu Mamman, said to be the gang leader, Ali Rabo, Shehu [...]

June 24, 2017 Military
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