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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
Epe Kidnap: Militants Reduce Ransom To N100m

Epe Kidnap: Militants Reduce Ransom To N100m

Epe Kidnap: Kidnappers of the six Senior Secondary School students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, have reduced ransom for their release to N100million. It will be recalled that the students were abducted last Thursday and have since been held hostage [...]

June 3, 2017 Military
Military Allays Fears Of Coup

Military Allays Fears Of Coup

The military yesterday dismissed rumours of the impending coup in the country, saying  Nigerians should not panic as there was no such attempt to topple the government of the day. The Director of Information in Defence Headquarters, Major General John [...]

May 25, 2017 Military
`Ibori’ Killed By Troops Fighting Militants

`Ibori’ Killed By Troops Fighting Militants

Troops deployed to tackle militants and criminals in Niger Delta have killed one notorious gang leader, Ossy Ibori. One soldier was killed and three others wounded in the operation. The gang leader was reported killed on Monday morning when troops [...]

May 2, 2017 Military
Delta Police Gun Down “Tompolo”

Delta Police Gun Down “Tompolo”

The Delta police command on Monday said its operatives had killed a notorious suspected armed robber simply known as “Tompolo”. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Andrew Aniamaka, who confirmed the death of the suspected robber, however, added that [...]

April 18, 2017 Military
Bayelsa Shootout With Heavily Armed Sea Pirates

Two Soldiers Died, 3 Injured In Bayelsa Shootout With Heavily Armed Sea Pirates

 Bayelsa Shootout With Heavily Armed Sea Pirates – Two officers of the Nigerian army were yesterday killed in Bayelsa State after they responded to a distress call. The Army said they were hit by the bullet when they exchanged fire [...]

April 13, 2017 Military
Somali Army Commander Escapes Explosion

Somali Army Commander Escapes Explosion

Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale, the new Commander of the Somali National Army (SNA) has escaped a car bomb explosion on Sunday in Mogadishu. Initial reports indicate that a suicide mission was waged on a convoy of cars leaving the military [...]

April 10, 2017 Military
Germany deports German ISIS suspect to Nigeria

Germany deports German ISIS suspect to Nigeria

Germany has deported to Nigeria,  an alleged Islamic extremist, an ISIS suspect,  deemed dangerous by authorities. He is a German citizen, not Nigerian. The German news agency, dpa reports that the 22-year-old man, who was born in Germany and who [...]

April 9, 2017 Military
EFCC Declares AITEO Group MD, Benedict Peters Wanted

EFCC Declares AITEO Group MD, Benedict Peters Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has declared managing director of Aiteo Group, Benedict Peters wanted. He is declared wanted in connection with a case of alleged criminal conspiracy, diversion of funds and money laundering. He was said to [...]

April 1, 2017 Military
Corps member Okoroha kingsley

Corps member Presents A Laptop To The Best Graduating Student At His Place Of Primary Assignment, Donates Chairs

Corps  member Okoroha kingsley Instagram hjandle Phoenix23401 Presented a laptop to the best graduating student at his Place of Primary Assignment, and donated chairs to them; Meet Okoro izuchukwu gospel, the eventual winner of the laptop i had previously donated [...]

April 1, 2017 Military
kidnappers now disguise as security guards

Kidnappers, Militants Now Disguising As Security Guards – Police

The Lagos State Police Command has said militants and kidnappers now disguise as security guards to spy on their victims. Lagos State Police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni said they have infiltrated private security companies. “Criminal elements and suspected militants/kidnappers have found [...]

April 1, 2017 Military
Kuje Prison

Nnamdi Kanu In Grave Danger As Kuje Prison Reportedly Goes Up In Flames [Happening Now]

A building located inside the popular Kuje Prison in the federal capital, Abuja, is currently on fire as fire extinguishers are not working. According to a new report posted on Twitter by SaharaReporters, the clinic building inside the popular Kuje [...]

March 17, 2017 Military
Niger Delta Ex-Militants Will Support Buhari’s Govt

Niger Delta Ex-Militants Will Support Buhari’s Govt

Former militants under the aegis of Niger Delta ex-Agitators, have expressed support for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, stressing that they are ready to give peace a chance. Speaking at a meeting in Ughelli, Delta State on Friday, leader [...]

March 11, 2017 Military
Nigerian Pirates Free Russians After Ransom Paid

Nigerian Pirates Free Russians After Ransom Paid

Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing a human rights activist in Crimea. The sailors were released [...]

March 5, 2017 Military
Prof. Peter Breunij, and his associate

German Kidnappers Demand N60m Ransom

The kidnappers of German archaeologist, Prof. Peter Breunij, and his associate, Johannes Buringer, in Jenjela village in Kagarko Local Government of Kaduna State, have put a N60m ransom tag on them. A source at Jenjela village, said the kidnappers have [...]

February 24, 2017 Military
Indigenous People of Biafra

IPOB Vows To Drag Nigerian Army To ICC

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to drag the Nigerian Army to the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague. The group said the army’s refusal to admit that it killed 11 members of IPOB during the group’s [...]

February 22, 2017 Military
10 Killed In Cameroon Army Recruitment Drill

10 Killed In Cameroon Army Recruitment Drill

No fewer than 10 young men have died at a military recruitment in Maroua in the Far North Cameroon, an exercise to pick candidates for the country’s elite commando. Africa Review quoted French language daily newspaper, Mutations on Thursday, citing [...]

January 28, 2017 Military
Fed Govt To Shoulder Medical Expenses Of Injured

Fed Govt To Shoulder Medical Expenses Of Injured

The Federal Government will pay the expenses of the injured, who are receiving treatment in various hospitals, Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari, said yesterday after visiting some of the injured and the Borno State Government. He led [...]

January 19, 2017 Military
Many Die As Air Force Jet Bombs IDPs Camp In Error

Many Die As Air Force Jet Bombs IDPs Camp In Error

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jet targeting Boko Haram members, yesterday killed scores and injured many more after firing into an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp. The accidental strike occured in Rann, Kala/Bage Local Government Area in the northern [...]

January 18, 2017 Military
US Army Chuks Okebata Assassinated in Nigeria

US Army Chuks Okebata Assassinated in Nigeria [PHOTOS]

US Army Veteran Chuks Okebata was shot dead in an alleged case of ‘broad day light assassination' in Nigeria. According to information received by LIB from Chuk’s cousin, Chima Ndiukwu some gunmen abducted him and shot him dead on the [...]

January 16, 2017 Military
Niger Delta militants

MEND Withdraws Support For Buhari, Sends Him A New Year Bomb.Read Shocking Details

President Muhammadu Buhari has been given an exceptionally enormous rocket by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), as the gathering passed a vote of no certainty on his administration. As per Vanguard, an announcement signed by [...]

January 3, 2017 Military
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