Nigerian troops were denied guns to fight Boko Haram – Buhari


Nigerian troops were denied weapons to fight Boko Haram and thousands of lives were lost because of rampant fraud in the procurement process, PresidentMuhammadu Buhari has alleged. The post Nigerian troops were denied guns to fight Boko Haram – Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.

30 Killed, 80 Injured As Blast Hits Yola


No fewer than than 30 people were killed on Tuesday when a bomb blast hit packed crowds in Yola, northeast Nigeria, just days after President Muhammadu Buhari visited and declared that Boko Haram were close to defeat.

Boko Haram Rocket Making Factory: Allegation a Make-Belief —Army


FOLLOWING the posting of rockets manufacturing and bomb making factories by the Boko Haram terrorists’ group in the internet and foreign news organizations which has sent shivers down the spine of many Nigerians, security agencies told Vanguard under condition of anonymity that the allegations and pictures were make belief. A

Cameroon Army Battles Boko Haram After Village Raid

Boko Haram group clashed with soldiers in neighboring Cameroon on Friday after raiding a village in a remote border region that aid groups say is turning into a war zone.The Islamist militant fighters attacked Kerawa in Cameroon’s Far North Zone on Thursday afternoon, leaving at least 12 people dead, one

Suicide Attack At Nigerian Army Base Frustrated


An attempted suicide attack on a military base in the Northeast part of Nigeria was today, October 18, frustrated by soldiers of the Nigerian army. Some military and civil vigilante sources disclosed that a female suicide bomber was shot dead outside the military base adding that detonating explosives were concealed

Soldiers foil suicide attack at Nigeria army base


Nigerian soldiers shot dead a suspected suicide bomber outside a military base in the northeast on Sunday, detonating explosives concealed in her handbag, a civilian vigilante and a military source said. The post Soldiers foil suicide attack at Nigeria army base appeared first on Vanguard News.

Four Killed, Many Injured in Maiduguri Blasts – Army


Four people were killed when three suicide bombers blew themselves up in a suburb of the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the army said on Wednesday. “The explosions occurred at three-minute intervals and seven people were confirmed dead, including the three suicide terrorists,” said army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman.

Rivers gov poll: Army lied, INEC tells tribunal


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, told the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that the Nigerian Army lied when it testified that the election that produced Governor Nyesom Wike, was marred by violence. The post Rivers gov poll: Army lied, INEC tells tribunal appeared first

Sallah: Army Bars Movement in Borno State


The Nigerian Army has announced a restriction of movement in Borno State for vehicular movements during the Eid El Kabir celebrations from 5pm on Wednesday, September 23rduntil the celebrations are over. A statement signed by Col.

Army Recruit Dies During Training at Pirbright


An Army recruit has died while undergoing initial training in Pirbright, Surrey. The female recruit was in her early 20s, although the Army has refused to confirm her age or identity.