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Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Conduct Joint Clearance Operation

In order to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within remote and border areas, Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along Nigeria and Cameroon border. The two-day joint operation which was led by Col Dourai and Lt Col  Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces had troops drawn from the Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention ...

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Nigeria’s Defence HQ Appoints New Spokesman

A new Director Defence information has been appointed.  He is Major General John Enenche.  He replaced Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar who is now the Director of Information Management in the Department of Civil Military Affairs, Army Headquarters. Until his appointment as the new Defence Spokesman, Major General Enenche was the Defence Liaison Officer at the Defence Headquarters.  He has since taken over w ...

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Nigerian Army flags-off new Brigade in Bayelsa, commend Dickson

The Nigerian Army has again commended Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for placing security as one of his administration's top priority and for his continuous support to security agencies as well as the provision of modern crime fighting equipment. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai gave the commendation when he led other senior military officers on a courtesy call on the governor at t ...

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NAF Rejigs Trainer Aircraft For Combat Role

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has adapted its L-39ZA trainer aircraft for combat role. According to NAF  Director of Public Relations and  Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa  said in a statement that  the decision was informed by the need to commit more platforms to the various Internal Security Operations in which the NAF is currently engaged.  He said hitherto, the NAF had employed the L-39ZA airc ...

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Troops Raid Illegal Refineries In Niger Delta

(Press Release) In its effort to protect oil and gas infrastructure in Niger Delta, troops of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) have intensified its operation to frustrate the activities of economic saboteurs across the region. Accordingly, troops of Nigerian Naval Ship (NNS) Delta successfully carried out a raid on 2 illegal refineries along LAPASE CREEK in Warri South of Delta State. During the raid, 11 metal t ...

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Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Vehicle Mounted With Anti-Aircraft Gun

(Press Release) The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets yesterday successfully intercepted a group of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) moving in an Hilux vehicle mounted with anti-aircraft gun, Director of Public  Relations and  Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said Saturday. The armed vehicle was sighted at Talala in Northern Borno by an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft ...

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Nigerian Air Force Strikes Boko Haram Location

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF)  has struck a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) location at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain general area about 10km Southwest of Gwoza in Northern Borno. NAF Spokesman,Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said in a statement that  intelligence report by Sister surface forces had it that remnants of fleeing BHTs were gathered at the location. This report was confirmed by NAF Intelligence, Surveillan ...

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US Envoy: We Are Committed To Making Nigeria Succeed

Nigeria has been described as an important nation that is very strategic, not only to Africa but to the whole world while her success determines Africa’s success in the social political and economic emancipation of the continent of Africa. The Commander of the United States African Command (AFRICOM), General Thomas Waldhauser, said this when he paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, General Aba ...

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You Are Lying: Nigerian Military Blasts Amnesty International Over ‘Fabrications’

The report recently published by the Amnesty International (AI) alleging death of 240 people including babies in Borno and 177 pro Biafran agitators, is yet another in its series of spurious fabrications aimed at tarnishing the good image of the Nigerian military, Acting Director Defence Information, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar has said in a statement. Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters said “Without mincin ...

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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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