The Nigerian Army at the weekend rounded off its Crocodile Smile II Operation in the Niger Delta with the rehabilitation of the abandoned Oloibiri Oil Well 1 in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, where crude oil was first discovered in the country in 1956. Shell Darcy, now Shell Petroleum...
The Nigerians Army says it is investigating videos being circulated online, purportedly showing Army molestation to supposed members of IPOB and other related videos aimed at promoting hate and disunity among Nigerians. This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Sagir Musa, Deputy Director Army Public Relations 82 Division Nigerian...
The Nigeria Army has said it is not involved in any misunderstanding with the NUJ IN Abia state. There were reports on Tuesday that some army officials had ransacked the NUJ Secretariat and harassed some officials of the NUJ on the grounds that someone was seen taking pictures of them while...
IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu has been placed under house arrest after his residence was surrounded by military personnel on Tuesday. His Lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said his client has been placed under house arrest by the Nigerian Army. Ejiofor made the claim in a statement on Tuesday. The attorney to the IPOB leader alleged...
Soldiers have been reported to have surrounded the Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. A report by PUNCH said the Nigerian Army returned to Kanu’s Afaraukwu country home on Tuesday with about 10 Armoured Carrier Vehicles and seven Hilux vans, with the...
The Defence Headquarters has refuted claims in a report that said the Nigerian Airforce "inaction" prolonged the war against Boko Haram. In a statement signed by Director Defence Information, Major General John Enenche, the Defence HQ said the NAF has been part of the war against insurgency in the North East...
The Nigeria Army has urged Nigerians to ignore "fake" reports making the rounds online that it attacked IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu and killed five people. IPOB had alleged in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Emmanuel Powerful that five people were killed and at least 30 were injured when the...
The Igbo National Council, INC, has given the Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Turkur Yusuf Buratai, 21 days to withdraw his men from the Southeast region. The Council gave the ultimatum in a statement issued by the Council by the National President, Comrade Chilos Godsent. The statement noted that the...
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) neutralized hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists in Garin Maloma area in Sambisa Forest, a statement has said. A NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (iSR) platform had earlier sighted the terrorists who were gathered under some trees. Consequently, a combination of NAF fighter aircraft namely the F7-Ni, Alpha...
From Junaid Jibril Maiva, Maiduguri The Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has warned parents who "donate" or send their children to "hypocritical" leaders of Boko Haram for suicide missions to desist from the act. The act is sometimes carried out under the guise of undergoing a...