Dikwa Recaptured From Boko Haram

The Nigerian military have today captured the town of Dikwa, Borno state, in a strategic mission accomplished by the army and airforce operating in tandem.

Motorcyclists In Akure Protest Enforcement Of New Number Plate Purchase

Commercial motorcyclists in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State have staged a street-wide protest against the demand by the officials of the State Ministry of Transport for the purchase of  a new number plate for their motorcycles. The motorcyclists who staged the protest at the NEPA roundabout on Friday,

Recruitment Scam: Army Parades Suspected Cyber Fraudster

The Nigerian Army has advised unsuspecting members of the public to be wary of persons soliciting for funds in order to enlist them into the Army, Nigeria Customs Service or any of the nation’s security agencies. Speaking in Abuja while parading a suspected cyber fraudster who established two websites on

UNIBEN Students Protest Death Of Colleagues

Students of the University of Benin in  Edo State, South-south Nigeria have laid siege to the Benin-Lagos expressway in protest of the death of two students allegedly knocked down by an Army patrol vehicle. The students led by the President of the Student Union Government, Comrade Omorogbe, are demanding for

19 Boko Haram militants killed in Chad

FILE PHOTO: Soldiers and police forces stand guard at a market in N’Djamena following a suicide bomb attack on July 11, 2015Brahim Adji (AFP/File) N’DJAMENA, (Reuters) – At least 19 Boko Haram fighters and two Chadian soldiers were killed in combat on Friday after the insurgents attacked a Chadian village

28 Nigerian Soldiers Murdered By Boko Haram, Fulani Militia


The Commanding Officer, 72 Special Forces Battalion, Timothy Lagbaja, has dislosed that the battalion had lost 28 soldiers to Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East and Fulani militia crisis in Benue. Premium Times reported that Lagbaja, told pressmen in Makurdi on Wednesday that between 2012 and 2015, the battalion lost

Nigerian Army Dismantles Boko Haram Militants Obstructing Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway


Gallant troops of the Nigerian Army yesterday clashed with Boko Haram militants on the Damaturu-Maiduguri expressway, killing scores of the terrorists. Information gathered says, the incident took place on Saturday morning between Ngamdu- Mainok- Jakana villages which is about 50km drive to Maiduguri, the state capital.

Army arrests mastermind of Jos, Zaria suicide attacks

Col. Sani Usman, acting Director of Army Public Relations The Nigerian Army on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of the mastermind of the two recent bomb and gun attacks in Jos and Zaria towns of Plateau and Kaduna states, respectively.

Nigerian Army Set Free Detained Boko Haram Suspects


The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah, has disclosed that Boko Haram suspects, who have being under detention in Nigerian military cells for some months will be released today. This disclosure was made known at this year’s Nigeria Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) in Maiduguri, Borno.

DSS Out, Soldiers Rumour To Take Over Pres. Buhari’s Security


A top Presidency official, on Tuesday disclosed that soldiers might take over the responsibility of guarding the Presidential villa very soon as a lieutenant who will be leading 21 other military personnel had already been transferred to the Strike Force with an instruction to take over from the DSS officials.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army To Court Martial Ransome-Kuti, 4 Others


Following the offences committed during Boko Haram attack on Baga in Borno State in January, the Nigerian Army has concluded plans to arraign a former Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, Brig. Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti and four other officers on the 29th of June.

Dear Para-Militaries, You’re No Longer Permitted To Wear The Camouflage Uniform – FG


The National Security Council has banned the use of camouflage uniforms by various security agencies other than the Armed Forces namely; the Army, Navy and the Air Force. This was delivered in a statement by the Director of Defence Information, Chris Olukolade on Friday.

Badeh, Minimah, Ihejirika, others “potentially” guilty of war crimes – Amnesty International


A report by the rights organization says the leadership of the Nigerian military allowed and aided atrocities in the fight against Boko Haram. The post Badeh, Minimah, Ihejirika, others “potentially” guilty of war crimes – Amnesty International appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.