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Boko Haram Terrorists Attack NAF Helicopter

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter conveying personnel on medical outreach programme at Gwoza has come under attack by members of the Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) group, Director of Public Relations & Information,  Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa  disclosed in a statement Thursday. He said “The Mi-17 helicopter was shot at severally by the insurgents however there was no casualty except for an airman th ...

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GOC Urges Stakeholders To End Communal Clashes Between Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers States

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA), Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar, was in the early hours of today, Sunday 12 February 2017, undertook a visit to sites of yet another communal crisis, between Oku Iboko community of Itu Local Govt Area of Akwa Ibom State and Ikot Effiong neighbourhood in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State. The visit to the scene was aime ...

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El-Rufai Shocked As Unknown Persons Destroy New Military Structure In Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Saturday 11th of February 2017, frowned at the destruction of the foundation laying structure of the proposed Nigerian Army Battalion in Southern Kaduna. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai and Governor El-Rufai had last week laid the foundation for the establishment of the battalion at Ungwan Yashi area of Zangon Kataf Local Governm ...

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7 Soldiers Killed,19 Injured As Boko Haram Again Ambushes Troops

(Press Release) Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole gallantly fought their way through Boko Haram Terrorists ambush along Ajiri-Dikwa road, Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Friday. A statement by Deputy Director Army Public Relations 7 Division, Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Samuel on Friday said elements of troops affected encountered the ambush while conducting routine rotation of troops last night. The gall ...

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Nigerian Army Punishes Soldiers In Video Clip  Manhandling Physically Challenged Person

The Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA) said Wednesday that it has identified the perpetrators in a video clip  of 2 military police soldiers maltreating a physically challenged person along the new market road, Onitsha. A statement by the Army Division's Spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa said the soldiers have been tried and will receive commensurate punishment Musa said, "The Division has with great c ...

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Southern Kaduna: Army Chief Lays Foundation for Military Formations

The Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has laid the foundation stone for the building of a military barracks in Kafanchan in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State at the weekend. The event was in fulfilment of the federal government’s promise to establish two military formations in Southern Kaduna to ensure security in the area. General Buratai said the setting up of military ...

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Army Commissions Projects in Onitsha Military Cantonment

(Press Release) The General Officer Commanding 82 Division (GOC) Nigerian Army (NA) Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar and the Executive Governor of Anambra State Mr Willie Obiano have commissioned 5 projects at 302 General Support Artillery Regiment in Onitsha Military Cantonment, Onitsha, Anambra State, today Friday 3rd February 2017. A press release signed by  Deputy Director Public Relations, 82 Division ...

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‘Fleeing’ Boko Haram Kills 3 Soldiers, Injures 5, Abandons Fighting Vehicle,Others

(Press Release) Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole during clearance operation at Dulsa and Buk, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, Wednesday had an encounter with fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in which they recovered Armoured Fighting vehicle, trucks, arms and ammunition. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in ...

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Suicide Bombers: Army To Give N500,000 Reward For Information, Releases Numbers

(Press Release)The spate of suicide bombings in the North East and in particular, Maiduguri and Madagali metropolis is assuming a disturbing proportion. Consequently, the Nigerian Army is offering a reward of the sum of N500,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of a suicide bomber, the guide to the suicide bomber, or discovery of the transit house or factory of the suicide bombers. Director Army ...

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BREAKING: 3 Soldiers Killed, 27 Wounded As Troops Kill 10 Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that 3 soldiers were killed while 27 other soldiers were wounded in a fierce battle against Boko Haram which launched attack against military location in Borno state. In the battle the Army said,“Unfortunately, 3 soldiers paid the supreme price in the course of the encounter, while 27 soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries. The bodies of the gallant soldiers and those ...

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Again, Explosions Rock Madagali In Adamawa

Many people were feared killed in an explosion  which occurred Friday morning at Madagali town, a local government headquarters in Adamawa state, north east, Nigeria. According to an eyewitness, the explosion  occurred  close to a checkpoint in the outskirt of the town. The witness, simply identified as Baba,  said, “We heard three blasts near the checkpoint where people gathered to be screened before enter ...

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Nigerian Air Force Destroys Illegal Oil Storage Facility In Rivers State

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an illegal oil storage facility belonging to militants in Rivers State. Located about 25km south of Opubiri, the oil facility was attacked about 4:45pm by NAF helicopter on armed patrol over creeks around Opubiri, Bille and Alakiri areas. Another canoe, carrying drums filled with suspected stolen petroleum products, was also attacked at Alakiri creek. Director of P ...

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