Browsing: Nigerian Army

The Defence Headquarters announced plans to build the advanced Invictus Centre for the complete recovery and rehabilitation of injured soldiers and veterans of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. The announcement was made during a reception honoring Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are visiting.

The Nigerian Army has pledged to examine the situation at its detention centers after a video appeared online showing soldiers complaining about overcrowding and inadequate food at the 8 Division Garrison detention facility in Sokoto State. In the video that was posted online on Friday, the soldiers expressed their dissatisfaction with the state of the facility and the way they […]

The Nigerian Army troops, in collaboration with Volunteer Guards, have successfully repelled a kidnapping and rescued two victims in Benue State. This information was shared in a statement released by the Nigerian Army on on Monday. According to the statement, the rescued victims, Chief Sano […]

The Nigerian Army has announced the commencement of the recruitment application process for non-tradesmen and women. The Army announced on its official X account on Friday, stating that the application is free and starts from May 3 to May 4, 2024. The post read, “This is to inform the general public and all interested applicants […]

Troops of the Nigerian Army have foiled attacks on Kweserti village in Taraba State, killing two armed militia. The troops who acted on intelligence were able to thwart the attack, following a fierce gun battle with the militias. The ensuing confrontation by the troops forced the militias to retreat in disarray. Militias’ attacks on communities […]

The special task force of the Nigerian Army, Operation Safe Haven, has convened a crucial meeting with key stakeholders from Bokkos and Mangu Local Government Areas of Plateau State. According to a statement on Wednesday via the Nigerian Army’s X handle, the objective was to address the resurgence of criminal attacks that have plagued the […]

The Nigeria Army, 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, on Tuesday, said that it has handed over 441 pawpaw sized substance suspected to be cannabis sativa weighing 223Kg to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, Ogun State Command . The acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations of the Brigade, Lt Mohammed Goni, stated this in a […]

An explosion happened on Monday at the Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos State on a farmland within the cantonment. Details of the explosion were still unclear at the time of reporting, and there were no casualties. On January 27, 2002, there was a bomb explosion that killed several people and left many homeless in the cantonment.

Troops of the Nigerian Army in separate operations conducted in Zamfara and Katsina states killed no fewer than 11 terrorists. The terrorists were killed following a raid on terrorist kingpin enclaves in the states. In Zamfara, the hideout of a terrorist leader, Hassan Yantagwaye, in Tsafe Local Government Area was raided which resulted in a […]