Browsing: Slain soldiers

The mutilated bodies of soldiers killed in last Friday’s attack by suspected bandits have been found in Niger State. The soldiers were killed during a clash with bandits in the Roro, Karaga, and Rumace communities, Bassa Ward, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State.

South-South zonal branch of Military Widows Association of Nigeria is asking for complete support, including psychological and social help, for the widows of deceased soldiers to show them love, even after their loved ones have passed away. The association also stands with Nigerians and the international community in denouncing the savage murder of 17 soldiers who were deployed for security and peacekeeping duties in the Okuoma community of Delta State. […]

The Ovie of Ewu Kingdom in the Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Clement Ikolo, Urhukpe 1, has surrendered himself to the police. This decision comes on the heels of the Defence Headquarters declaring him and seven others wanted on Thursday at a briefing in Abuja in connection to the killing of military […]

The Defence Headquarters has announced that they are looking for eight people who were involved in the recent killing of 17 military personnel in Delta State. The military released the list on Thursday at a briefing in Abuja. Those declared wanted are Prof. Ekpekpo Arthur, Andaowei Dennis Bakriri, Akevwru Daniel Omotegbo (a.k.a Amagben), Akata Malawa David, Sinclear Oliki, Clement […]

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, expressed sadness on Wednesday, stating that 21 children were left without parents and 10 women lost their husbands due to the recent killing of 17 military personnel in Delta State. He mentioned that among the 10 widows, three of them are pregnant for four, five, and eight months respectively. He noted that it was […]

The funeral ceremonies for the soldiers who died in Delta State have started at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. President Bola Tinubu and other top government officials, as well as service chiefs and leaders of security agencies, are leading the event. Prayers were said for the peaceful rest of the killed soldiers at the start of the ceremonies.

The burial ceremony for the 17 military personnel killed in Delta State is underway. On March 14, military personnel comprising four officers, and 13 soldiers were gruesomely murdered by some irate youths in the Okuama community during a peace mission. Here are their profiles as contained in the programme of events for the slain personnel’s […]

The remains of the military personnel killed in Delta State recently have arrived at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. The bodies arrived at around 2:39 pm in different ambulance vehicles. The PUNCH reports that military personnel consisting of four officers and 13 soldiers were killed on March 14 by some irate youths in the Okuama community. […]

Shortly after the deaths of at least 16 soldiers and officers of the Nigerian Army in Okuoma community of Delta, the State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, went to see President Bola Tinubu at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja on Tuesday. Oborevwori told reporters at the State House after the meeting that the situation is being handled, promising Nigerians that there […]