By Juliet Odey The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed several suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group, recovered serveral stolen livestock in Borno State. The soldiers from Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with 82 Task Force Battalion, were said to be on a long range clearance...
By Juliet Odey The Nigerian Army on Sunday denied the alleged killing of 30 soldiers by Boko Haram at Zari village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno on Friday. Neptune Prime gathered that troops deployed in Zari in Guzamala Local Government Area were killed when Boko Haram launched a deadly...
Azu Ishiekwene Hundreds, if not thousands, of lawyers who converged on Abuja on Sunday for this year’s Bar conference may find themselves discussing something other than transition, transformation and sustainable institutions, which the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) had previously advertised. In his opening address to the association, President Muhammadu Buhari said...
On August 18, the Nigeria military handed over 23 children who were formerly associated with Boko Haram insurgents, to UNICEF through the Borno State government. The children were picked up during various military operations around the north-east region. Aged between 17 and 10 years, the boys and girls confessed to...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja The Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) 81 division chapter, Lagos, has donated food items to some widows of Nigerian soldiers who died in line of duty while fighting Boko Haram insurgency in North-east. President of the chapter, Mrs. Grace Udoh, who presented the items at Ikeja cantonment,...
By Juliet Odey In a statement today, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command said the protest by the few mutinous  troops happened while the command was conducting a redeployment of soldiers at the Maiduguri Airport, following a directive to review troops’ deployment in Maiduguri...
 From Fatima Bukar, Abuja As the Nigerian army makes another valiant effort to contain renewed onslaught by Boko Haram insurgents, the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, has in a widely circulated new operational guidelines warns Nigerian army commanders to desist from fleeing in the wake of Boko Haram offensive...
From Esther Manga Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante/Hunters Association in Borno that they are ready to collaborate with them in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North East. In a statement by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu,...
The Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA), 81 Division Chapter, Lagos, has donated food items to some widows of Nigerian soldiers who died in the insurgency in the North-East of the country. Mrs Grace Udoh, the President of the Association in the chapter, made the presentation on Monday evening at...
From Esther Manga President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a 1,000-strong military force to be deployed to Zamfara State on Monday. Buhari made the revelation on his Twitter handle, @MBuhari while talking about the agenda for the ECOWAS-ECCAS Summit in Lome, Togo. He said the top agenda would be peace and security. He said; “I...